Two days ago we revealed that the Skyfire 2.0 web browser was coming to the App Store, apart from its great performance the main reason people were looking forward to this release was because of its ability to convert Flash videos to HTML5, which in-turn allows iOS devices to play them.
Now that it has arrived at the App Store it has overtaken Angry Birds as the top grossing app, in fact it is now sold out as Skyfire’s servers can’t keep up with the demand for all of the video conversion.
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Obviously it is impossible for a mobile application to sell out, however Skyfire made the decision to pull it from the App Store until they increase their server capacity.
You have to admire Skyfire’s decision to pull the app, they could have quite easily left it on there for everyone to buy at $2.99, however instead opted to stop sales and concentrate on delivering great Flash conversion, rather than offer a poor service.
At this moment in time we have no idea as to when Skyfire 2.0 will become available again at the App Store, therefore we will have to keep you posted, one thing that is for sure is just how much iPhone users want to view Flash content.
Have you used Skyfire 2.0 on your iOS device? If so, did the Flash conversion work well for you?