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Create and deliver rich interactive content

Simplify the creation of immersive experiences that present consistently across desktops, smartphones, tablets, and televisions. Target the latest platforms, including Adobe® Flash® Player 10.2, Android, Apple iOS, webOS, and Adobe AIR® 2.5. Manage multiple FLA files that target various devices, and efficiently create, test, package, and deploy content. Use the improved Code Snippets panel to visually preview and add over 20 new code snippets, including ones optimized for mobile and application development. Help ensure the integrity of your files with a new auto-save and file recovery feature, copy and paste layers, and intelligently scale artwork.

Top reasons to upgrade to Adobe® Flash® Professional CS5.5

Expanded platform and device support—Reach audiences on the latest Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR® runtimes and on Android, and Apple iOS devices.

Efficient workflows for mobile development—Manage FLA project files that target multiple devices. Share code and assets across documents and device targets to efficiently create, test, package, and deploy content for a wide range of screens and devices.

Content scaling when resizing stage—Quickly optimize content for different screen sizes with a new option that scales artwork and symbols automatically when you change the size of the stage.

Enhanced layer controls—Copy and paste layers, while preserving document structure, across multiple files and projects.

Symbol rasterization—Use new options to easily export content as bitmaps, which help enhance performance of your mobile content.

Enhanced code snippets handling—Use the new pick whip to preview and visually add more than 20 new code snippets, including ones for creating mobile and AIR applications, use of the accelerometer, and multitouch gestures.

Streamlined publishing and document settings—Change settings quickly and efficiently with updated Publish Settings and Document Settings dialog boxes.

Pinning support for inverse kinematics—Lock inverse kinematics bones to the stage and set stage-level movement restrictions to selected bones. Create multiple spans per layer, and define more complex movement of armatures, such as walk cycles.

Customer-inspired enhancements—Benefit from numerous user-requested improvements, including improved controls for the Text Layout Framework.

Seamless mobile testing—Perform source-level debugging on Adobe AIR enabled devices that are connected with a USB cable, running content directly on the device.

Incremental compilation—Use asset caching to reduce the compile time of documents that use embedded fonts and sound files, and deploy rich content faster.