Skyfire App Will Bring Flash Videos to iPad

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Apple has approved a new app that will allow iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users to view flash videos on their devices.

A app called Skyfire will soon bring flash video content to iOS devices. The app is a web browser built on top of Safari that transcodes flash videos to HTML5 on the fly.

Skyfire will not work translate flash games or other non-video content but the app should make millions of flash videos viewable on iOS devices.

Here are some of Skyfire’s other features.

  • Adaptive streaming technology ensures optimal utilization of network and processor bandwidth (preserves battery life)
  • Sharing to Facebook and Twitter – it’s simple!
  • Facebook Quickview – Check your Facebook News/Wall without opening another app or page
  • Intuitive and finger friendly user interface for easy browsing experience
  • Load full desktop webpages on your mobile device
  • Multi-tab browsing – open up to eight windows and browse simultaneously

Skyfire will be available at the App Store on Thursday for $2.99.