Release Notes / Adobe Animate
Welcome to Adobe Animate 2015.2 release (June and August 2016).
Adobe Animate 2015.2 | August 2016 release
This release of Animate provides you the following features and enhancements:
- Google font support for HTML canvas documents
- New brush sizes
- New publish profile format
- Other enhancements such as improved resize timeline view options, enhancements to onion skin range markers, and additional option to create a keyframe.
For more information on the supported features, refer New feature summary.
Adobe Animate 2015.2 | June 2016 release
This release of Animate provides you the following features and enhancements.
- Pattern brushes
- Frame picker
- Layer transparency
- Improved web publishing options
- Merging JSON/JS code
- Support for transparent canvas background
- HiDPI compatible HTML5 canvas output
- Responsive scaling
- Transparent and responsive OAMs
- Author-time bitmap snapping
- Preloader in HTML canvas
- HTML5 canvas publish template improvements
- JSAPI support to import and export HTML templates for canvas documents
- Publish canvas assets to root folder
- Center stage
- Other enhancements
- User-defined colored onion skinning
- Advanced PSD import options
- Advanced AI import options
- Turbo charged performance on Windows platform
- Improved paint brush interactions
- Latest Flash player and AIR SDK integration
For more information on the supported features, refer New Feature Summary.
For the latest system requirements visit https://helpx.adobe.com/animate/system-requirements.html
In addition to the Adobe Animate system requirements, applications created using AIR for iOS will only run on some iOS devices. For more information, see Adobe Air Tech specs.
Applications created and published from Animate for Android platforms will run on devices that run Google Android™ 2.3 operating system or higher.
For detailed instructions on installation, visit the installation page
Note: If you are updating from previous versions of Flash Professional, this latest version will be found on your computer as Adobe Animate (not Adobe Flash).
Creative Cloud trials are "try and buy", allowing you to evaluate individual products or editions and then convert the installed trial to a full version. You can convert from a trial to a full version at any time by signing up for a subscription. You are required to be online and log-in with an Adobe ID to start using your full version. For more information on downloading trial versions, visit http://www.adobe.com/in/downloads.html.
Custom Platform Support SDK and sample plugin
You can download the Custom Platform Support SDK and sample plugin from Enabling Custom Platform Support.
Download and install extensions
- For queries specific to Adobe Animate, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/animate/faq.html.
- To find help on topics related to downloading, installing, and getting started with your software visit https://community.adobe.com/t5/get-started/bd-p/get-started?page=1&sort=latest_replies&filter=all
- For general Adobe Community, visit https://community.adobe.com/
Connect with us
To read about the latest developments about Animate, smart tips and tricks, information about webinars and events, visit the Adobe Animate Blog at: http://blogs.adobe.com/animate
Submitting bugs and feature requests
To submit feature request and bugs for Animate at http://www.adobe.com/go/wish/, select Adobe Animate (Formerly Flash Professional) from the product drop down list and complete the Wishform.
Animate and Android Market
Animate supports the publishing of AIR applications for Android so developers can deliver applications to Google Play. Developers will need to establish an account with the Android Market to publish their application. For more information, visit https://play.google.com/apps/publish/signup/ to set up an account.
Apple App Store submission requirements
Developers can deliver applications built with AIR for iOS to the Apple App Store. This requires the developer to be a member of the iOS Developer Program and follow the program guidelines.
A developer certificate from Apple is required in order to test and deploy applications to iOS devices. Apple provides information on its developer programs at http://developer.apple.com/ios/
For the latest information about Adobe AIR releases, go to https://helpx.adobe.com/air/air-releasenotes.html.
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