Adobe Is Finally Killing the Flash NameAdam Clark Estes12/01/15 11:27am11811EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkSteve Jobs was right. Flash never stood a chance of surviving in the same world as HTML5. And now, nearly five years after Steve Jobs shared his thoughts, Adobe is finally laying the name to rest. Farewell, Flash Professional. Hello, Adobe Animate.