Adobe Flash gives second life as Animate
- After nearly two decades Adobe throws it with Flash Professional animation tool a different tack. The software renames Flash in 2016 to Animate CC. With the name change, Adobe seems to take an advance on the internet of the disappearance of the Flash animation technology.
Adobe has announced that now, more than a third of all in Flash Professional-made animations in HTML5 and not in its own Flash technology. For the time being Flash (SWF movies) and Adobe AIR is still supported by Adobe, but it looks like Animate CC mainly aimed at people who animate for HTML5.
The Flash technology has long been widely criticized. Flash plugins for web browsers are controlled leaks were found that could put users at risk. Furthermore, critics find it closed the Flash format should never win the open HTML5. Because Flash is a closed technique, Adobe always keep a secure grip on Web content. Something does not many Internet professionals.