Adobe Shockwave Player Logos

The Adobe Shockwave Player logo represents the Adobe Shockwave Player on the Web. Because the Shockwave Player logo is an extension of the Adobe brand, it is crucial to follow these usage guidelines.

General Specifications

These guidelines apply to the Adobe Shockwave Player logo found on this page.

The Adobe Shockwave Player logo is used for identifying and promoting our Shockwave Player technology.

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Other companies cannot use the Adobe brand—in print, multimedia, or on a Web site—without the express written permission of Adobe. Permission to use the brand can be obtained by sending e-mail to In general, permission to use the Adobe brand is granted only to companies with whom we have a direct business relationship. Web sites using Adobe Shockwave Player technology may use our "Get Shockwave Player" button without written permission to allow visitors to download the latest version of the Shockwave Player by following the button usage guidelines.

Trademark Information
Proper trademarks and credit lines must be used with the Adobe Shockwave Player logo. Adobe, Shockwave and the Shockwave Player logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.

The Adobe Shockwave Player logo must always stand alone and may not be combined with any other graphical elements except in the case of the combined Adobe Flash Enabled and Adobe Shockwave Enabled logos for print. They may not be less prominent than the most prominent third-party trademark appearing in the same area.

Positive Presentation
The Licensee must display the logo or button in a positive manner. The logo may not be used to depict Adobe in a negative way.

Placement on Backgrounds
Each logo file is enclosed in a container with a solid color background which allows it to be placed on any background.

When used as a button, the Adobe Shockwave Player logo must be linked to the following URL: