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Update to Flash Professional CC available

For more information, see Flash Professional CC 2014 Release Notes.


Flash Professional CC | December 2013

The December 2013 update for Flash Professional CC contains critical bug fixes. Adobe recommends that you install this update.

Flash Professional CC | November 2013

The latest Flash Professional release is a major update that enables you to natively create and publish HTML5 Canvas content. You can convert existing CreateJS content to HTML5 Canvas using JSFL script. The update also contains fixes to some critical bugs.

For more information, see What's New for Flash Professional CC.

List of Bugs fixed

Flash Professional CC November 2013 Update contains important bugs fixes. The following is a list of critical bugs fixed in this update:

  • [Reference #3583725]: (Mac 10.9 only) Playing sound in the timeline (not in a swf) causes a buzzing sound, which remains until you quit Flash CC.
  • [Reference #3548347]: Flash CC crashes on closing a .fla file that has an empty group.
  • [Reference #3590905]: (MAC 10.6 only) Flash CC crashes on exporting a .gif file. 
  • [Reference #3595461]:Flash CC crashes on launch if the action-script editor preference is set to fonts like _typewriter,_sans,_serif.

Adobe recommendeds that you install this update.

Known issues

Please refer to Adobe Support http://www.adobe.com/go/customer_support for late-breaking information and known issues for all Creative Cloud applications.

  • [Reference #3637900]: Unused sound item in the library is not copied to the new HTML5 Canvas document on running the Convert AS3 to HTML5 Canvas document command.

Flash Professional CC Update 1 (13.0.1)

Flash Professional CC 13.0.1 Update contains important bugs fixes. The following is a list of all bugs fixed in this update:

  • [Reference #3590263]: The Welcome Screen fails to load on launching Flash CC. And also, Flash CC crashes on creating a document, if FlashFirebug add-on is enabled for Mozilla Firefox. Due to this, the Test Movie window does not load.
  • [Reference #3597140]: Frame scripts added, modified, and saved to a movieclip is lost on closing a reopened document.
  • [Reference #3606259]: Flash straightens the first curve drawn using a Wacom tablet.
  • [Reference #3603351]: "Cannot load scene into memory" on opening a saved file whose publish settings has duplicate profile entries.
  • [Reference #3588521]: Flash CC freezes on closing, intermittently. It is strongly recommended that you download and install this patch from Microsoft.
  • [Reference #3594685, #3592211, #3598994]: Memory corruption issues when working with Timeline and Sprite sheets.
  • [Reference #3585379]: Flash CC freezes when zooming-in on a large canvas, with filters applied for objects on stage.
  • [Reference #3549614]: Flash CC crashes on setting some specific fonts in code editor preferences.
  • [Reference #3427773]: Flash CC crashes on exporting images and SWF files on Mac 10.6.

Adobe recommendeds that you install this update.

System requirements

For the latest system requirements visit http://www.adobe.com/go/flash_systemreqs

In addition to the Adobe Flash Professional CC system requirements, applications created using AIR for iOS will only run on devices that support iOS 4.2 or higher and iPod Touch 3rd & 4th generation, iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5, and iPad 2 & 3.

Applications created and published from Flash Professional CC for Android platforms will run on devices that run Google Android™ 2.3 operating system or higher. For a list of the latest certified devices, please visit www.adobe.com/flashplatform/certified_devices/

Note: MAC OSX 10.6 is not supported with Flash Professional CC.

Installation instructions

For detailed instructions on installation, visit the installation page 
http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/help/install-apps.html

Trial software

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.

License agreement

Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement are required to activate and use this product. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/legal.html). Applications and Services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.

New features

For the complete list of new features with Flash Pro CC, see this page.

Toolkit for CreateJS extension

The Adobe Flash Professional Toolkit for CreateJS 1.2 is now fully integrated with Flash Professional CC that enables designers and animators to create assets for HTML5 projects using the open source CreateJS JavaScript libraries. It supports most of the core animation and illustration capabilities of Flash Professional, including vectors, bitmaps, tweens, sounds, button, and JavaScript timeline scripting. With one click, the Toolkit for CreateJS exports the contents on the stage and in the library as JavaScript that can be previewed in the browser to help you start building expressive HTML5-based content in no time.

The latest Toolkit update also contains several critical bug fixes related to JSX errors. For more information, see this article.

Online Resources

Submitting bugs & feature requests

To submit feature request and bugs for Flash Professional, please send our team an email by completing the following form:  http://www.adobe.com/go/wish/

Flash Professional CC and the Android Market

Flash Professional CC 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 http://market.android.com/publish 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 http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_air_relnotes_en

Extension Manager CC

Adobe Extension Manager CC allows you to download and install useful extensions for Flash Professional CC. To install Extension Manager CC, go to Help > Manage Extensions. This installs Extension Manager CC automatically.

For more information about Extension Manager, visit this page.

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