Adobe Killed their Flash And Create Adobe Animate

Steve Jobs once said Flash will never survive in this world as HTML5. After five years Adobe finally killed their Flash Professional and introduced Adobe Animate.

This news is arrived on Adobe’s official Blog on Nov 30. According to them this new Adobe Animate looks like updated version of Adobe Flash but this program logically focuses on HTML5. This new program is going hit on January 2016.

From other news, this new Adobe Animate looks so good and unlikely Adobe Flash content web browser will actually support the content made by Adobe Animate. In the meantime you can disable Flash if you like to.

From Adobe here are some of the features which you can expect from Adobe Animate.

  • Drawing, illustration and authoring

    • Vector art brushes – Modify the path of a stroke after it’s been drawn, and scale them to any resolution without losing quality. You can also make custom brushes and import brushes created with Adobe Capture CC.

    • 360° rotatable canvas – Rotate the canvas on any pivot point as you draw to get the perfect angle and strokes. You can even use this feature with a Wacom Cintiq!

    • Improved pencils and brushes – Draw smooth, precise vector outlines along a curve and get faster live previews.

    • Easier audio syncing – Control audio looping directly on the timeline, without having to code.

    • Faster color changing – Naming tagged colors lets you change one color and have it automatically update your entire project.

    • Colored onion skinning – Easily orchestrate complex animations now that adjacent frames can have different color and alpha values.

  • CreativeSync integration

    • Adobe Stock – Browse and license millions of high-quality photos, illustrations and vector graphics directly in Animate CC. You can even add life to static content by adding animations to them.

    • Creative Cloud Libraries – Access colors, vector graphics and brushes directly as you work.

  • Output capabilities

    • Multiplatform support: HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, Flash (SWF), AIR, video, and custom platforms (such as SVG) via extensions.

    • 4K+ video export – Export videos with custom resolutions for the latest Ultra HD and Hi-DPI displays.

    • Custom resolution export – Revitalize older content by resizing and optimizing them for any resolution, such as Ultra HD and Hi-DPI displays.

    • .OAM support – Export your project as an .OAM file for easy importing to Adobe Muse, InDesign, DPS and Dreamweaver.

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