Supported file formats for Flash Professional CS5.5

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Outdated file formats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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