Join Joseph Labrecque for an in-depth discussion in this video What is Adobe Animate CC?, part of Adobe Animate CC: First Look.
- What is Adobe Animate CC? Adobe Animate CC is the premiere application for creating expressive animation and interactive content. Enabling publication to multiple platforms, including Flash Player and AIR, Apple iOS, Google Android, Windows, and OS X desktop, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, or even custom platforms like Animated SVG, and reach viewers on virtually any desktop or mobile device. Adobe is investing heavily in Flash Professional once again and wishes to restore it as the premiere animation and interaction tool, but now is a platform agnostic creativity application, not restricted to any single platform.
As a point of clarity, to reinforce this renewed focus, Adobe has decided to rebrand Flash Professional CC as Animate CC. Longtime users of Flash Professional may be asking, what does all this mean for Flash Player and AIR? Nothing has changed in terms of what can be accomplished with these targets within the application. Adobe even states in their announcement that Animate CC will continue supporting Flash and AIR formats as first class citizens. In fact, all the enhanced drawing tools that are now available can absolutely be used when targeting ActionScript-based FLA documents.
Start watching for your first look at the new era in Adobe animation: Adobe Animate CC.