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Mastering Adobe Captivate 2017 - Fourth Edition by Damien Bruyndonckx, Dr. Pooja Jaisingh

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Importing Flash animations

The first type of animation you will focus on is Flash. The external application for generating these animations is Adobe Animate CC (formerly Adobe Flash Professional) and the file imported in Captivate is the compiled .swf file. If you do not have Animate CC installed, don't worry, all the necessary animations have already been created for you.

The file extensions of Adobe Animate CC When saving a file with Adobe Animate CC (formerly Adobe Flash professional), the file extension used is .fla. The .fla file contains every object, animation, timeline, filter, and so on, needed for the animation to work properly. Consequently, it can be a very large file. Once the .fla file is finished, it is necessary to export ...

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