Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to edit Flash animation. I have fla, swf and swf fiels, but How I should open them?

Is there any possibility to edit swf file without fla or swd file?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Nov 24 '11 at 2:58

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

    
You should edit the fla file :) I wouldn't know of any other way to alter the contents of an swf. –  Michiel Standaert Nov 23 '11 at 9:09
    
I tried to edit it with adobe flash cs 5.5 and macromedia flash mx(year 2002 lol) but both told me that can't open FLA file, that's why I am asking. –  JakeTheFish Nov 23 '11 at 9:36
    
Flash is not backwards compatible. So I'm guessing the .fla is an older version. (For example, cs3-created files can't be opened by cs5). Your only option would be to find out what cs the file was created with and open/edit it with that version. –  Michiel Standaert Nov 23 '11 at 12:41
    
Edit the swf file is impossible, as far as I know (and I've been working with flash for lot of years) –  Sr.Richie Nov 23 '11 at 14:16
    
But perhaps you know how to define CS where file was created? ? –  JakeTheFish Nov 23 '11 at 14:51
show 2 more comments

1 Answer

up vote 0 down vote accepted

I opened source FLA with CS3.

Also I managed to decompile SWF and delete or change frames, sprites, images, texts and scripts I need.

So to edit ready swf, we need to decompile it, and then compile again.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.