What is Animate CC

What is Animate CC – comprehensive introductory overview video for Adobe showcasing loads of community content. See how you can use Animate CC to create a variety of animated content such as animated cartoons, advertisements, games, and other interactive content to publish on platforms such as HTML5 Canvas, Flash Player & Air, WebGL, or custom platforms such as Snap SVG.

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Welcome… Adobe Animate CC!

As announced by Adobe in November, and extensively written about here… Flash Professional CC has finally made the transition to Animate CC and it available for download immediately! The 3 major points made those months ago still hold true: 1) the application rebrand has occurred with a new release along with bunches of enhancements and new features, 2) Flash Player and AIR are still fully supported within the application, 3) Edge Animate and the entire Edge suite of products is officially dormant… with features finding their way into the major desktop applications – like Animate CC, Dreamweaver CC, et cetera. I’ve

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Edge Animate to Animate CC

I’ve recorded and published a set of three videos walking users through the transition from Edge Animate to Animate CC. These videos cover a number of conceptual comparisons between the applications, including… the differences in timeline, differences in publish targets, and workflow differences. I’ve embedded the full playlist below, and you will find links and descriptions of individual tutorials following that as well. Here are the individual video recordings: Edge Animate to Animate CC: Timeline Methodology Edge Animate and Animate CC animate content in very different ways. Let’s look at animation workflows using Edge Animates Pin tool, and compare that

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Making the Case for Flash as a Creative Platform: Part II

This is the second part of a two-part series regarding correspondence with Adobe around Flash Professional over the past few years. I encourage you to read the first part as well. The following comes about based upon some emails previous to the “Create Now 2014 World Tour” Adobe launched that year, which I did participate in as a speaker. I discovered that despite the enhancements Flash Professional received, there was zero acknowledgement from Adobe during the tour. The following correspondence demonstrates just how difficult communication around Flash Professional was during this time. I have many other examples, but this one does well to

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