FLA

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File Format
Name FLA
Ontology
Extension(s) .fla, .spa
MIME Type(s) application/vnd.adobe.fla
LoCFDD fdd000132
Wikidata ID Q28756039

FLA files are the project files used in creating Macromedia/Adobe Flash animations, originally called FutureSplash[1], which are compiled into SWF files for publication and use. The FLA project file contains the objects and images (raster or vector) used in the animation, ActionScript program code, and other elements used in building the project. Now used as the Adobe Animate file format.

Contents

File Identification

Version Extension Year Container Contents Hex XFL Version PRONOM
FutureSplash Animator SPA 1996 OLE 10000000
Macromedia Flash 1 FLA 1996 OLE
Macromedia Flash 2 FLA 1997 OLE 11000000
Macromedia Flash 3 FLA 1998 OLE 14000000
Macromedia Flash 4 FLA 1999 OLE 1B000000
Macromedia Flash 5 FLA 2000 OLE 20000000
Macromedia Flash MX (6) FLA 2002 OLE 29000000
Macromedia Flash MX 2004 (7) FLA 2003 OLE 38000000
Macromedia Flash 8 FLA 2005 OLE 3F000000
Adobe Flash CS3 (9) FLA 2007 OLE 43000000
Adobe Flash CS4 (10) FLA 2008 OLE 47000000
Adobe Flash CS5 (11) FLA 2010 ZIP 2.0
Adobe Flash CS5.5 (11.5) FLA 2011 ZIP 2.1
Adobe Flash CS6 (12) FLA 2012 ZIP 2.2
Adobe Flash CC (13) FLA 2013 ZIP 2.3
Adobe Flash CC 2014 (14) FLA 2014 ZIP 2.4
Adobe Flash CC 2015 (15) FLA 2015 ZIP 2.6
Adobe Animate CC 2015 (15.1) FLA 2016 ZIP 2.7
Adobe Animate CC 2017 (16) FLA 2016 ZIP 2.9
Adobe Animate CC 2018 (18) FLA 2017 ZIP 2.96
Adobe Animate CC 2019 (19) FLA 2018 ZIP 2.97
Adobe Animate 2020 (20) FLA 2020 ZIP
Adobe Animate 2021 (21) FLA 2021 ZIP 2.98
Adobe Animate 2022 (22) FLA 2022 ZIP 22.0

Migration

Migration of FLA files is determined by the version of ActionScript used. ActionScript 3.0 was introduced in CS3[5] and ActionScript 2.0 was last supported in CS6.

Software

Sample Files

Links

References

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/19970329033516/http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Animate
  3. https://helpx.adobe.com/animate/using/whats-new-2015-2.html
  4. https://helpx.adobe.com/animate/using/opening-cs6-files-cc.html
  5. http://www.senocular.com/flash/tutorials/as3withflashcs3/
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