The Adobe Air runtime enables developers to package the same code into native apps for desktop operating systems as well as for smartphone such as Android devices, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet, and other devices, reaching the mobile app stores for over 500 million devices.
With Adobe Air you can build stunning, blazing-fast cinematic 2D and 3D games for the browser, iOS, and Android™. Use fully accelerated GPU rendering, which leverages the power of OpenGL and DirectX graphics. It give developers the ability to call into their native, platform-specific code using AIR native extensions. Free sets of native libraries are available through the Adobe Game Developer Tools to further empower developers.
Also you can play high-quality HD video with industry-standard codecs such as H.264, AAC, and MP3. Use GPU hardware optimization and chipsets that scale across all platforms to provide best-in-class video performance. Deliver smoother animations and interactivity using enhanced high-resolution bitmap support, bitmap caching, and asynchronous bitmap decoding. Further you can read about its features here.
I have wrote a script to automate the Adobe Air installation process for all supported Ubuntu and Linux Mint versions. Adobe Inc. has stopped development of Adobe Air for the Linux, so we are here to do something about it, following script will install most recent version for Linux released by Adobe.
>>>Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak
To install AdobeAir in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:
Tip: Never run script from unknown sources, always read script before execution even you install from trusted sources.
>>>Available for Ubuntu 16.04/14.04/12.04/Linux Mint 18/17/13
To install AdobeAir in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:
Uninstall AdobeAir from Ubuntu/Linux Mint enter following command in the terminal: