File Type Adobe Animate Animation IconAdobe Animate Animation
File Format Proprietary (Adobe Systems)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

Editable movie or animation created with Adobe Flash; often saved as a .SWF file for use on the Web; the FLA file is the editable project file saved by the Flash development program; the SWF (or "swiff") file is a compressed format that is viewable in most Web browsers with the Flash plugin.

Flash was originally developed by Macromedia, which merged with Adobe in 2005.

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Updated May 2, 2014