How does HTML5 compare with Adobe Flash?
- Flash has several security issues and flaws that make it vulnerable. It has a history of security flaws, malware, and bugs.
- Flash is less flexible and user-friendly and does not support much-needed accessibility.
- Flash is an Adobe proprietary, and you have to buy it.
- Flash incompatible with iOS-based Apple devices, such as iPhone and iPad.
- Flash is not friendly with SEO; it requires Adobe Flash Player plug-in and higher processing power to operate.
- Flash provides limited options to develop interactive eLearning courses compare to HTML5
- HTML5 does have security issues, but it is minimal compared to Flash. It has updated and dedicated security measures and fight against threats.
- HTML5 is more accessible than Flash and consumes less processing power. It offers multimedia integration which makes content more accessible on all platforms and browsers, including mobile devices.
- HTML5 is open source and freely available.
- HTML5 is iOS and Android compatible, and by converting Flash to HTML5, eLearning courses will become easily accessible on these devices.