The following sample applications will help you get started using Adobe AIR. These are basic applications built by Adobe engineers to demonstrate the capabilities of the runtime. By downloading the sample applications listed below you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms of the Adobe AIR SDK License.

Note: You will need to have Adobe AIR installed in order to run the applications on this page.

AIRWebFontDemo

AIRWebFontDemo

Developer: Mihai Corlan

AIRWebFontDemo is a simple book reader. It demonstrates the AIR 2.5 web font support and provides a scrollbar and buttons for navigation, lets you change the font size and family, is state aware and lets you switch to fullscreen mode.

  1. Download the application
  2. Download the source code
  3. Learn more about the application
Bee

Bee

Developers: Romanian Internship Team

Bee is a desktop blog editor build on Adobe AIR in HTML/JavaScript. Bee integrates WordPress blogging platform and Flickr photo sharing support and offers simple unified workflows for photo blogging. This application integrates a number of JavaScript frameworks and libraries, including Prototype, script.aculo.us, Spry, TinyMCE, and Walter Zorn's Tooltips for JavaScript.

  1. Download Bee
  2. Download the Bee source code
BkMark

BkMark

Developer: Claudius Iacob

This sample app allows you to create a permanent bookmark for your favorite website or application. The application shows how to use JavaScript to store data locally using the file system APIs, as well as how register an application to run at startup.

  1. Download BkMark
  2. Download the BkMark source code
BlackBookSafe

BlackBookSafe

Developers: Mirela Budaes, Horia Olaru, Alex Chiculita, Raul Hudea, Marius Ioana, and Tudor Muscalu

BlackBookSafe is an HTML/JavaScript contact list sample application built on Adobe AIR 1.5. The application uses the JQuery framework and the AS3CoreLib library, and leverages three new AIR 1.5 features: Pixel Bender effects, 3D transformations, and the encrypted local database.

  1. Download BlackBookSafe
  2. Download the BlackBookSafe source code
  3. Learn more about BlackBookSafe
dAIRnotes

dAIRnotes

Developers: Claudius Iacob

dAIRnotes is an HTML-based AIR sample application that allows several users to keep track of their notes on a computer. The application leverages the popular Dojo Toolkit Ajax framework for the user interface components, including a calendar and a rich text editor.

  1. Download dAIRnotes
  2. Download the dAIRnotes source code
Drag'n Share

Drag'n Share

Developers: Claudius Iacob, Raul Hudea, Alexandru Chiculita

Drag'n Share lets you manage your documents on Google Documents by dragging them to or from the desktop. The application connects to the Google Documents Service and is built with HTML/JavaScript using the Yahoo! UI framework.

  1. Download Drag'n Share
  2. Download the Drag'n Share source code
Fresh

Fresh

Developers: Raul Hudea, Dragos Georgita

Fresh is a skinnable RSS reader built entirely using Ajax. It features offline RSS reading, multiple panels within a single window, customizable reader pane, tabbed browsing, notifications, basic browser integration, and local database support. Fresh has been localized into 11 languages (German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese) and uses the Ext JS library and RSS Feed Viewer sample by Jack Slocum.

  1. Download Fresh
  2. Download the Fresh source code
KeePIPE

KeePIPE

Developers: Horia Iosif Olaru, Tudor Muscalu, Dragos Georgita, Marius Ioana, Mirela Budaes

KeePIPE is a JavaScript-based application that lets users share files on the same network. The application demonstrates how the new networking capabilities can be used to create peer-to-peer applications. KeePIPE also demonstrates the new open document capabilities. If you use an application such as VMWare, you can use this application to transfer files between your VM and host computer.

  1. Download KeePIPE
  2. Download the KeePIPE source code
  3. KeePIPE readme
PodcastPlayer

PodcastPlayer

Developers: Raul Hudea, Dragos Georgita

PodcastPlayer is an easy-to-use Ajax application that allows you to subscribe and listen to your favorite podcasts. Check out how PodcastPlayer calls the Adobe AIR sound APIs from HTML to play audio without using any Flash or Flex.

  1. Download PodcastPlayer
  2. Download the PodcastPlayer source code
RoadFinder

RoadFinder

Roadfinder combines two of the most popular online maps, Yahoo! Maps and Google Maps, into a single application. Search for an address by typing it in or dragging it from the desktop. There is close collaboration between these two maps as moving or zooming on either map effects the other.

  1. Download RoadFinder
  2. Download the RoadFinder source code
Scout

Scout

Developer: Christian Cantrell

This app gives web developers the ability to look inside a web page. Scout takes advantage of the HTML capabilities of Adobe AIR to inspect a page as it's rendered on the client.

  1. Download Scout
  2. Download the Scout source code
SyncIn

SyncIn

Developer: Alexandru Chiculita

SyncIn is a sample application that demonstrates how to communicate between HTML and PDF to maintain a synchronized object across two different presentations. It uses a simple shopping cart to demonstrate multiple windows and the adding and removing of items.

  1. Download SyncIn
  2. Download the SyncIn source code

Featured community sample application

Simple Tasks

Simple Tasks

Developer: Jack Slocum

This sample application demonstrates how the Ext.air package simplifies the use of the Adobe AIR APIs within an HTML/JavaScript application. Simple Tasks v2 uses the Ext library to manage native window, SQLite database, drag-and-drop, clipboard, system tray, and sound support in AIR.

  1. Download Simple Tasks
  2. Download the source code (part of the Ext 2.0.2 distribution)
  3. Read the tutorial