Custom Platform Support plug-ins extend the Animate functionality to platforms that Animate does not support by default. Installing a custom platform support plug-in allows you to create graphics and animation in Animate and publish them the format that the plug-in supports. You can take advantage of the powerful graphics and animation tools in Animate to create your work in any platform of your choice, if you have a platform support plug-in for the that platform. To enable this capability, install the plug-in for the platform with Animate using one of the following methods:
Once installed, the plug-in adds a new document type to Animate. You can use a set of tools that the plug-in has enabled for the platform to create your work. While publishing your work, Animate uses the publish settings configured for the custom platform.
If you have the plug-in as a ZXP file, complete the following procedure to install the plug-in:
Use the following procedure to create and publish a document for a custom platform:
2. In the New Document dialog box, choose an intent of your choice from the tabs at the top of the screen such as Character Animation, Social, Game, Education, Ads, Web, and Advanced. Select the new document type added by the custom platform plug-in and click OK. You can see the following changes:
3. Use the Animate authoring tools to create your animation content.
4. To view or change the publish settings for the custom platform, choose File > Publish Settings.
5. Choose File > Publish to publish your document.
If you are a developer who wants to create plug-ins to support a custom platform on Animate, you can refer to the complete documentation of the Custom Platform Support development kit.