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Adobe Animate

Adobe Animate (formerly Adobe Flash Professional, Macromedia Flash, and FutureSplash Animator) is a multimedia authoring and computer animation program developed by Adobe Systems.

Package for web animation. Originally produced by Macromedia, currently distributed by Adobe.

Product History from:

  • Flash 1 (December 1996) - a Macromedia re-branded version of the FutureSplash Animator
  • Flash 2 (June 1997) - the object library was added to Flash
  • Flash 3 (31 May 1998) - the movieclip element, JavaScript plug-in integration, transparency and an external stand alone player was added to Flash
  • Flash 4 (15 June 1999) - internal variables, an input field, advanced Actionscript, and streamingMP3
  • Flash 5 (24 August 2000) - Javascript like Actionscript, Smartclips, HTML text formatting added
  • Flash MX (15 March 2002) - Unicode, UI Components, XML, compression, streaming video codec
  • Flash MX 2004 (9 September 2003) - text alias, Actionscript 2.0, improved streaming video codec, behaviors
  • Flash MX 2004 Pro (9 September 2003) - all Flash MX 2004 features plus a form and slide editor, web services integration, Object Oriented Programming in ActionScript 2.0, and Media Playback components, which encapsulate a complete MP3 and/or FLV player in a component that may be placed in a SWF.
  • Flash 8 / Flash 8 Pro (released on September 13, 2005) - Added an external interface allowing the host machine to programmatically control Flash content.
  • Adobe Flash CS3 Professional (as version 9, released on April 16, 2007)
  • Adobe Flash CS4 Professional (as version 10, released on October 15, 2008)
  • Flash Professional CC (2014)
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC 2015 (15)
  • Adobe Animate CC 2015.1 (15.1)
  • Adobe Animate CC 2017 (16)

For more details and user comments, view the versions of this application

VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
Animate CC 2020Adobe Animate CC 2020 is a new and powerful animating application designed and developed by Adobe through which users can design animation which supports web formats. ... It also has brushes and templates which will improve animation production and creation.Garbage6.910
CS5.5 (11.5)Version 11.5 - Released 2011. Part of a mid-cycle update to Creative Suite 5 (Creative suite 5.5), but not just a revision, a standalone release.Silver8.1410
Flash 5­One of the most popular vector animation programs for the web.Platinum7.1230
Flash 8Version 8 of Macromedia's Flash animation program.Silver8.13-staging120
Flash CS3Version 9; the first Adobe branded version of Flash, to be released with the Adobe Creative Suite 3Bronze2.22110
Flash CS4Version 10; released October 15, 2008Bronze7.11-staging110
Flash CS5Flash CS5 was released on April 12, 2010 and launched for purchase onPlatinum6.2-staging61
Flash CS6 (12.0)Adobe Flash Professional CS6 was released in 2012. It includes support for publishing files as HTML5 and generating sprite sheets.Platinum7.12121
Flash MXVersion 6; released March 15, 2002.Platinum6.850
Flash MX 2004Version 7; released September 9, 2003.Platinum6.4-staging70
Flash Professional CCInstalled with trial version of Flash CC 13 64bitGarbage2.010
Flash Professional CC 2015Version 15, released on June 15, 2015.Garbage7.320
FutureSplash Animator (1.0a)FutureSplash Animator (1.0a) - Released 1996Platinum8.1410