Feature summary | Animate (June 2020 release)

Learn what's new in the June 2020 release of Animate (version 20.5)

Auto Keyframe

Add keyframes automatically and switch to an effortless scene creation.

Auto Keyframe

Add keyframes automatically and switch to an effortless scene creation.

Assets panel 

Export, import, and reuse assets to build a new animation.

Selective texture publishing 

Enjoy faster canvas publishing and reduced output file size. 

Quick social share

Now, share your animations on twitter with Animate.

Hands-on tutorial creator

Create your own hands-on tutorials by following simple steps.

Auto keyframe

When you edit your project on stage or using the Properties panel, Animate automatically adds a Keyframe. This is indicated by a blue dot on the Timeline panel. If you do not want keyframes to be automatically added, deselect Auto Keyframe from the menu as shown below.

Auto keyframe
Auto keyframe

Assets panel

The latest version of Animate introduces Assets panel to store, manage, and reuse ready-to-use assets across documents. From the Context Menu in Library panel, you can export any image or symbol as an asset. Once exported, you can import assets into the Assets panel using Menu> Import.

Assets Panel: Thubmnail view

Assets Panel: List view

Quick social share

The latest update allows you to quickly share your animations on Twitter. To share your content on Twitter, click the Share button> Quick social share>Twitter. Check the preview, type your tweet, and click Share to generate a video via Adobe Media Encoder and post it.

Quick share

Twitter

Hands-on tutorial creator

Quickly create hands-on tutorials using the Hands-on Tutorial Creator extension (Window> Extensions> Hands-on Tutorial Creator). 

Hands-on tutorial details

Card details

Card list

Test your saved tutorial using Help> Hands-on Tutorial> Import Tutorial...

New user on-boarding panel

If you are a new user, check out our hands-on tutorials to quickly get started with using Adobe Animate. You can hover over the tutorial to watch a preview..

Selective texture publishing

Optimize file sizes using Selective Texture: When Export As: Texture is selected in Publish Settings,  Animate converts complex vector shapes into bitmaps and retains simple shapes as vectors without affecting runtime performance.

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