Shockwave player

According to FileHippo’s release history for Adobe Shockwave Player, Shockwave was released on November 25, 2015.

The official download page for Shockwave confirms that the latest version is Unfortunately, the official release notes for Shockwave show the latest version as

Worse still, Adobe’s Shockwave version checker page tells me this: “Sorry, your computer does not have the latest Shockwave Player installed. Please go to step 2. (Your version: Latest Version:” It’s trying to tell me that is the latest version (it isn’t) and that the version I’m running (which is in fact the latest version) is both out of date and somehow older than a version which is clearly the older of the two ( is older than

Hey Adobe: it’s hard enough to keep our software up to date without you sending us mixed messages.

About jrivett

Jeff Rivett has worked with and written about computers since the early 1980s. His first computer was an Apple II+, built by his father and heavily customized. Jeff's writing appeared in Computist Magazine in the 1980s, and he created and sold a game utility (Ultimaker 2, reviewed in the December 1983 Washington Apple Pi Journal) to international markets during the same period. Proceeds from writing, software sales, and contract programming gigs paid his way through university, earning him a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree at UWO. Jeff went on to work as a programmer, sysadmin, and manager in various industries. There's more on the About page, and on the Jeff Rivett Consulting site.

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