Microsoft announced that the new version of Microsoft Edge will follow the same Adobe Flash retirement roadmap as Chrome and other chromium-based browsers.
As early as July 2017, Adobe announced that it will end its support for Flash by the end of 2020. Subsequently, major browser manufacturers, including Microsoft and Google, also announced plans to eliminate Flash in their browsers.
According to Microsoft's latest releaseannouncementBy the end of 2020, users will no longer be able to enable Adobe Flash in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. Microsoft released the Flash retired of these two browsers in 2017.route map.
Because the new version of Microsoft Edge is based on chromium development, it follows Google's roadmap to eliminate Flash in the same amount of time as other Chromium-based browsers. In the phase-out plan, Flash will initially be disabled and users will need to re-enable them on a site-by-site basis; by the end of 2020, Flash will be completely removed from the browser.
The Flash experience of the older versions of Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer will not be changed in 2019 and will remain disabled by default. According to the original plan, Adobe Flash in these browsers will be completely removed by December 2020.