Install Shockwave Player for Standalone Firefox

I am using optimized Firefox build by Moox. It gives very much performance improvement above official builds. The optimized build is standalone Firefox. No installation required, only extract to a folder and run.

However, there is a problem with standalone build. The installer of Macromedia Shockwave Player could not find the browser installation folder to copy library file into plugin folder. Therefore, the plugin does not work. 😕

Here is the solution:

  1. Download and install Macromedia Shockwave Player
  2. Download(LiewCF.com) Shockwave Player plugin library and unzip it.
    *I pull the plugin library from shockwave player installation
  3. In the zip file are “np32dsw.dll” and readme.txt files. Copy “np32dsw.dll” into your Firefox plugin folder.
    Example:
    C:\Program Files\Mozilla\Firefox\Plugin
  4. Done!
    To test your installation, visit Macromedia Shockwave trigger page. You should see “Installation Complete.” shockwave movie.

Note:
For user who install Firefox using official build, the Macromedia Shockwave player installation will detect your Firefox plugin folder.

Updated: Removed local download link due to legal issue.
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