Take complete control over your text with print-quality typography via the new Text Layout Framework. Work with columns and bidirectional text, and maintain layout and formatting with greater fidelity when importing from other Adobe products.
Creative Suite integration
Enhance productivity when working with Adobe® Creative Suite® components such as Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, InDesign®, and Flash® Builder™.
Increase development speed with an improved ActionScript® editor, including custom class code hinting and code completion. Use Flash Builder as your primary ActionScript editor for Adobe Flash Professional projects.
Take advantage of advanced motion capabilities and visually add realistic physics effects with new Strength and Damping settings for the Bones tool. Create natural, chainlike motion with a simple, familiar interface.
Streamline video embedding and encoding processes with on-stage video scrubbing and a new cue points property inspector. See and playback FLV components directly on the stage.
XML-based FLA source files
Manage and modify projects using source control systems and collaborate on files more easily. An XML-based nonbinary implementation of the FLA format allows projects and associated assets to function as items in a directory or folder.
Code Snippets panel
Reduce the ActionScript 3.0 learning curve and enable greater creativity by injecting prebuilt code into projects. Quickly include functional code for things like timeline navigation, actions, animation, audio and video, and event handlers.
Object-based animation model
Use object-based animation and visually achieve granular control over motion attributes with the Motion Editor. Develop interactive content more efficiently with the Motion Preset panel that offers prebuilt motion effects and lets you create, save, and share your own.
Advanced native drawing tools
Author expressive interactive content with easy-to-use tools. Draw stylized shapes and transform them into complex patterns and effects, and animate 2D objects through 3D space with 3D transformation tools.
Support for an extensive number of device runtimes
Deliver interactive content consistently for more runtimes across personal computers, mobile devices including the iPhone*, and screens of virtually any size and resolution, and leverage integration with Adobe Device Central for enhanced testing and debugging.