Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 is a software development tool that allows you to create rich Internet applications and mobile apps using the ActionScript and Flex frameworks. However, if you want to use it beyond the 60-day trial period, you need to purchase a license or find a way to crack it.
In this article, I will show you how to crack Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 using a modified amtlib.dll file that bypasses the activation process. This method is based on the information from this blog post[^1^], but I have simplified and updated it for your convenience.
Before you proceed, please note that cracking software is illegal and unethical, and may expose you to malware and viruses. I do not condone or encourage this practice, and I am only providing this information for educational purposes. Use it at your own risk.
Steps to Crack Adobe Flash Builder 4.6
Download Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 from the official website here. Choose the Simplified Chinese version, as it is easier to crack.
Install the software as a trial version. Do not enter any serial number.
After the installation is complete, go to the installation directory and modify the following three files:
eclipse\\plugins\\com.adobe.flexbuilder.project_22.214.171.1248916\\META-INF\\MANIFEST.MF: Change the line Bundle-Version: 4.6.0.qualifier to Bundle-Version: 0.0.0.
eclipse\\features\\com.adobe.flexide.feature_126.96.36.1998916\\feature.xml: Change the line <plugin id=\"com.adobe.flexbuilder.project\" download-size=\"0\" install-size=\"0\" version=\"4.6.0.qualifier\"/> to <plugin id=\"com.adobe.flexbuilder.project\" download-size=\"0\" install-size=\"0\" version=\"0.0.0\"/>.
eclipse\\plugins\\com.adobe.flexbuilder.flex_188.8.131.528916\\config.xml: Copy this file and rename it to config_builder.xml.
Edit your hosts file (located at C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\etc\\hosts) and add the following lines at the end of the file:
This will block Adobe's servers from verifying your license.
Download the cracked amtlib.dll file from this link[^3^]. Make sure you scan it with an antivirus before using it.
Replace the original amtlib.dll file in the installation 0efd9a6b88