Questions tagged [adobe-animate]

Questions about Adobe Animate, a program used to create interactive animations and publish them to multiple platforms. Adobe Animate is the replacement for Adobe Flash Professional. Ask anything about developing projects with Adobe Animate.

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What is the difference between After Effects and Flash/Animate for animation?

I'm thinking of becoming an animator. I mainly want to make videos similar to Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, who make videos like this. When I searched for AE and Animate / Flash comparisons for flat ...
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Software for math-based animations

I'm looking for an animation software which has native support for creating and manipulating mathematical objects, such as parabolas, and algebraic curves. At the same time I want to be able to use ...
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ActionScript Dialogue

Essentially I'm wondering how I would have a text box pop up and every time you press e, the next string of text will appear. Then, once you get to the end of the array of text, the textbox art should ...
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exportSVG in jsfl run as a command in adobe animate doesn't work

In Adobe Animate and with a .fla file (after importing a swf file, import to stage), I run this script var exportFileName = 'file:///C|/temp/files/a.svg'; fl.getDocumentDOM().exportSVG(exportFileName,...
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Adobe Animate: Export SVG seqence

I want to export a svg sequence in animate, however I can only find tutorials / info on how to export animated svgs. The latter is not usable in the project we are currently doing and right now it ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

I am an iOS mobile app developer, and I am looking to hire someone to create an animated illustration similar to this image hosted on Dribble. My question is, what file type(s) will the graphic ...
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What is the best way to export animation from Adobe Animate for WEB?

I'm not familiar with Adobe Animate. But I want to ask 2D artist to export animations from Adobe Animate to append to my HTML page. As for me the best way to append animations is SVG animations with ...
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How to make animate line with an arrow in Adobe Animate CC

How to make animate line with an arrow in Adobe Animate CC like below: Not necessarily dashed line. But it is necessary that the arrow would go not only along a straight trajectory but also along a ...
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Cannot create classic Tween in Adobe Animate

I am trying to do a basic walk cycle in Animate using classic tweens. For the most part, it works. However, when I try to tween the character's muzzle (it just goes up and down with the walk), I get ...
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Best tools for Web Animations

If a site has several short, simple, web-based animations what software would be the best to create them in? (Best in terms of (i) how quickly the animations can be made; (ii) how big the animation ...
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Terrible results with exporting animated gif's in Adobe Animate

I designed and infographic in Illustrator that I want to turn into an animated gif in Adobe Animate. I've had bad luck doing this in the past, having to export a video clip and then turn it into a gif ...
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Adobe Animate Canvas infinite zoom

I have many layers of SVG with different objects, starting from the universe down to the cellular level. Each of them are scaled down to acertain extend to simulate depth as each successive layer is ...
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Is it possible to animate the guide layer itself in Adobe Animate?

I am looking to have a series of objects animate around the perimeter of a blob-like shape. To further illustrate what I'm hoping to achieve, I'd like to have the hairs of a paramecium like object ...
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Import SVG so that each path is on a different layer in Animate CC

I am trying to import and SVG to the Stage in Adobe Animate CC so that each path/element of the SVG on a separate layer, as described on the official Adobe help pages. When I select "Import each path ...
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Strange artefacts in GIF-animated image with transparency

I try to create an animated GIF of a bee. This image is a gif with transparency. I export it in Adobe Animate CC 2018 with such settings: but as a result: I can't use this image on web. There are to ...
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How to make a "squared gradient" in Adobe Animate (or Photoshop, XD, or Illustrator)

I would prefer to do this in Animate, although if it's possible to do it in Photoshop, XD, or Illustrator instead, I would be interested in learning that technique as well. In Adobe Animate, I can ...
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Do I have to create a nested symbol to use motion tween inside a symbol?

I've created a graphic symbol that includes a single shape and nothing else. Now I want to apply a motion tween to that shape inside the symbol timeline: I want it to wiggle back'n'forth so I can ...
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Whats a good rate of change in frames for starting out in animation with adobe animate?

I am starting out drawing some basic animations in adobe animate. what I am wondering is what is recommended for drawing changes in the animation like how many frames in between should I skip to ...
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Clone/duplicate object around circular path in Animate cc

In Adobe Animate cc, I have a circle with stroke and no fill. I want to place copy of symbol on the circumference of the circle at equal distance. Ctrl + D duplicate the symbol, but it paste in ...
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How to create a draggable object in adobe animate?

A rectangle that you can drag around. I want to create a rectangle that I can move by clicking and dragging it. The rectangle stays in place after I stop dragging it. Using Adobe Animate CC with html5 ...
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Adobe Animate simple tween whale flapping tail

I need to tween animate a vector whale that simply waves it's tail up and down. I have created three graphics. 1. Whale tail straight 2. Whale tail up 3. Whale tail down I attempted to use the shape ...
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New to Adobe Animate. Trying to make a frame by frame explosion. Need help

I'm new to Adobe Animate and animation software but I'm having trouble figuring out where to start. I want to make a simple explosion, and have created svg files of the individual frames. I want to ...
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Source of a 2D vector skeleton?

I'm looking for a vector skeleton, preferably with all 206 human bones. I want to be able to stretch and alter the shape of human bones for graphic design purposes. More specifically, I would like to ...
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Animate a circle - how to?

I'd like to animate a circle like here http://canvasjs.com/html5-javascript-pie-chart/ using a design tool, not code. I tried with Animate CC and After Effects but can't get ahead of it. The output ...
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1 loop Gif email signature ends with play btn on Outlook MS 365

I'm becoming nuts because of a silly problem.. Not my jam, but to please someone, I'm doing a small gif animation as an email signature. It's fine on main webmails and mail softwares, but on Outlook ...
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Adobe Animate How do I slow an Animation Down if its too fast?

I have an animation I created in Adobe Animate I was wondering is there a fast way to slow the animation down if it plays too fast. I have my animation going about every 15 frames unless I wanna speed ...
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Stroke width changes disappear in Animate

When I use Adobe Animate, I like to use different stroke widths (ie tapering at the end, tapering at both ends, etc). But I find that eventually it arbitrarily reverts the strokes to their normal, ...
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How do I animate gradual color change AND blur?

I am doing a project in which an object needs to gradually go from blue to red AND blur. Here's the problem: I animated the color change within the symbol. Great! Now all I need to do is add the blur ...
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How do you publish interactive adobe animate .swf, or mac/pc projector onto a website?

I have a whole library of interactive (chemistry) learning animations with voice annotation that I had hoped to publish in a dedicated website before the flash player got End of Life and changed ...
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Missing JPG image when publishing html5 in Adobe Animate CC

when I publish an animated banner ad from Animate CC, the jpg image won't show, but it's not disabled in the project file itself. What am I doing wrong?
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Trying to put a guide layer within a mask

I'm doing an animation with a planet revolving around an object. I used a guide layer to create the animation so that the planet goes along the ellipse. In order for the planet to go behind the object,...
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Exporting Standalone Interactivity in Adobe Animate

I'll preface this by saying I'm not sure of much of the vocabulary involved here - so I might not know the term I need to be asking about. Nor am I sure that here is the best place to ask it.This is ...
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Flash: Trigger animation of one symbol on hovering over another

Trying to trigger an animation on mouse hover and reversing it from the current point when the mouse leaves a symbol, I have this code. It works when hovering over symbol A to animate symbol A. How ...
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Copying a background for different variations in Flash

I am used to Gimp and have the ability to make custom brushes and this way greatly reduce the time of animating one animation, but I would like to use Flash and get more serious. I would like to ...
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How can I add a second color effect to an object in Adobe Animate CC

I have a problem with Adobe Animate CC and I'm an absolute newbie. I use symbols and I want them to undergo different changes, one after the other. These are: fade in (used the color effect style "...
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Export svg with animations using Adobe Animate

I have created a simply Sun animation and for now, I want to export my whole 2s animation into SVG file that could be later imported into the React project as an SVG file that contains my all ...
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How can I publish an html5 banner ad for Google Adwords in Adobe Animate DC without Google adwords rejecting it?

How can I publish an html5 banner ad for Google Adwords without Google adwords rejecting it? I tried every tutorial I can find and it is showing errors like this: I tried copying and pasting these ...