Why I Finally Deleted Flash

Uninstall flashYesterday, seeing yet another security update for Adobe Flash, I deleted it from my Mac. I’ve had it. It’s full of holes, is too resource-hungry, and is at the end of its life.

Unlike Dan Moren, I don’t think “there are still too many websites [his parents] use it or rely on it.” I see fewer and fewer (because I use ClickToPlugin, which blocks Flash, but shows you when it’s needed), and I can always switch to Google Chrome for the occasional sites that use Flash.

Others have done this before me and written about it; it’s my turn now. Get rid of Flash; it’s a horrible piece of software. Here’s how you do it.

See this article for a tip about how to quickly switch from Safari to Chrome to view the current web page.