The following tables list the file formats that Flash Professional CS5.5 can open, import, export, publish, or save. For more information about specific support for each file format, see Flash Professional CS5.5 Help.

File formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can open

File format Filename extensions
Adobe Flash authoring File FLA
ActionScript File AS
Flash XML File XML
Compiled Flash file SWF
ActionScript Communication File ASC
Flash JavaScript File JSFL

Outdated file formats

Flash Professional CS5.5 can no longer import FreeHand, PICT, PNTG, SGI, and TGA files. Flash no longer exports EMF files, WMF files, WFM image sequences, BMP sequences, or TGA sequences.

Graphic file formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can import

File Format Filename extensions
Adobe Illustrator (version 10 or earlier) AI
Adobe Photoshop PSD
AutoCAD 10 DXF DXF
Bitmap BMP, DIB
Enhanced Windows Metafile (Windows only) EMF
FutureSplash Player SPL
GIF and animated GIF GIF
JPEG JPG, JPEG
PNG, including Fireworks PNG files PNG
Flash Player 6/7 SWF
Windows Metafile WMF
Adobe XML Graphic File FXG

You can import the following bitmap file formats into Flash Professional CS5.5 on Macintosh and Windows if QuickTime 4 or later is installed:

File format Filename extensions
QuickTime Image QTIF
TIFF TIF, TIFF

Audio file formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can import

File format Filename extensions
Adobe Soundbooth ASND
Wave (Windows only) WAV
Audio Interchange File Format (Mac OS only) AIFF
MP3 MP3

You can import the following audio file formats into Flash Pro CS5.5 on Macintosh and Windows if QuickTime 4 or later is installed:

File format Filename extensions
Audio Interchange File Format AIF, AIFF
Sound Designer II (Macintosh only) SD2
Sound Only QuickTime Movies MOV, QT
Sun AU AU
System 7 Sounds (Macintosh only) SND
Wave WAV

Video file formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can import

File format Filename extensions
QuickTime Movie MOV, QT
Video for Windows AVI
MPEG MPG, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, MTS, TOD, MPE, MPEG
Digital Video DV, DVI
Video for Adobe Flash FLV, F4V
3GPP/3GPP2 for Mobile Devices 3GP, 3GPP, 3GP2, 3GPP2, 3P2
MPEG-4 MP4, M4V, AVC

File formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can export

File format Filename extensions
Compiled Flash Movie SWF
PICT and PICT sequence (Macintosh only) PCT, PIC
Enhanced Windows Metafile and EMF sequence (Windows only) EMF
Windows Metafile and WMF sequence (Windows only) WMF
Bitmap and BMP sequence (Windows only) BMP, DIB
GIF, GIF sequence, and animated GIF GIF
JPEG and JPEG sequence JPG, JPEG
PNG and PNG sequence PNG
QuickTime Movie (Windows only) MOV
Windows AVI (Windows) AVI
WAV audio (Windows) WAV
Adobe XML Graphic File FXG

File formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can publish

File format Filename extensions
Compiled Flash and Flash Lite File SWF
Compiled AIR File AIR
HTML HTML
GIF GIF
JPEG JPG, JPEG
PNG PNG
Windows Projector EXE
Macintosh Projector APP
Compiled Flash Library/Script SWC
Compiled Flash Player Flex-signed RSL File SWZ

File formats Flash Professional CS5.5 can save

File format Filename extensions
Adobe Flash CS5 File FLA
Adobe Flash CS4 File FLA
Adobe Flash CS5 Uncompressed Document XFL
ActionScript File AS
XML File XML
ActionScript Communication File ASC
Flash JavaScript File JSFL

 

 

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