Flash Application Icons
|Macromedia Flash 5 & below|
|Macromedia Flash MX/MX2004|
|Macromedia Flash 8|
|Adobe Flash CS3|
Related file formats, extensions, and icons
|.as – ActionScript File
ActionScript source files, contain ActionScript source code, can be edited with any text editor such as Notepad or SimpleText.>
|.asc – ActionScript Communication File
Server-Side ActionScript (SSAS) source files used to develop flexible client-server Flash Communication Server MX applications.
|.aso – ActionScript Object
Cache files created during compilation, contain compiled ActionScript byte code. To delete ASO cache files, in Flash authoring environment, select Control – Delete ASO files.
|.clr – Flash Color Table File
Color set for Macromedia Flash Color Swatches.
|.exe – Flash Player / Window Projector File
Executable application, can not be edited with Flash authoring software.
|.fla – Flash Document
Contain source material for the Flash application, include all the information required to develop, design and test content. Can be edited with Flash authoring software and compiled into .swf files.
|.flp – Flash Project
XML files used to reference all the document files contained in a Flash Project, allow the user to group multiple, related files together to assist in Flash project organization, compilation and build.
|.flv – Flash Video
A proprietary file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player or be embedded within SWF files.
|.mxi – Macromedia Extension Information
XML file provides information for the Extension Manager to use. In particular.
|.mxp – Macromedia Extension Package
Extension Package, to be opened with Extension Manager for extensions installation.
|.spl – FutureSplash Document
Contain source material for the FutureSplash application.
|.swc – Shockwave Flash Component File
Contain a compiled clip, ActionScript class file, and other files for distributing components.
|.swd – Shockwave Flash Debugging File
Temporary debugging files used during Flash authoring software. Once finished developing a Flash project these files are not needed and can be removed.
|.swf – Shockwave Flash
Completed, compiled and published files that cannot be edited with Flash authoring software.
|.swt – Shockwave Flash Template File
Templatized forms of .swf files, used by Macromedia Generator.