Adobe Animate CC 2018 was formerly known as Flash Professional and was originally published by Macromedia, but now the product is owned by Adobe Systems. It is a popular vector graphics and animation tool that helps create and edit graphics for multiple platforms. It also allows you to work with raster graphics, rich text format, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, ActionScript, AIR, spritesheets, Scalable Vector Graphics, SWF format and audio or video embedding. Due to these features, the software is being used for creating content for video games, television programs, websites or web applications and online videos.
Tools and Options:
Adobe Animate offers various options present in well-managed menu at the top of window. You can easily manage your preferences, work on the basis of layers or frames, enable rulers or grids, insert new symbols, modify document, adjust properties, use bitmap and shapes, combine objects, change settings of text, run commands, control testing and debug movie in different modes. The toolbar comes loaded with selection tools, transform tool, 3D rotation tool, width tool, bone tool, pen tool, text tool, Shapes, Eyedropper tool, Camera, Hand tool and many more that assist in animation process.
Adobe Animate is the advanced multimedia authoring application that is suitable for both 2D and 3D animations. Moreover, you can create ads using HTML that can run on every browser. You can create natural outdoor environments with the help of its Effects section where different templates are present for making trees, clouds, plants and other things. If you want to convert any existing 2D images into their 3D form, then this can be done via rotation and translation techniques. The video making can be done at very high resolution when these are targeted for TV programs, but should be optimized for web browsers.
Adobe Animate is the industry standard tool that synchronizes your saved settings with your online account and thus lets you access them from any device anywhere. The Creative Cloud libraries store all your custom brushes, graphics or images, metadata and all the useful assets and can be retrieved on any device you are using. There are also a large number of templates present in the software that help you get your hands on collection of useful graphics 3D videos so that you can make use of them.
For animations, the major point is how you display the movement of objects. This can be successfully achieved with Timeline option and Motion Editor to make the objects look natural. The developers have introduced improved brushes that can draw with more precision and can be saved for later use. Not only you can rotate the images, but can also rotate the whole canvas to work at better angles.