Alternatively in short form known asÂ Adobe Flash, Flash.
It is a software program which allows the users in creating the works in animated forms which are typically saved in .FLV format as well as can be easily viewed over the Internet.
Originally, Flash was developed by Future Splash Animator (FutureWave), but in 1996, it was introduced after renaming it as Macromedia Flash 1.0, because Macromedia purchased it. In the first half of 2005, Adobe announced their plans of purchasing Macromedia and it was finally done by the end of 2005.
The term Flash is also being used by the Apple for describing a SSD (Solid State Drive).