FLA file format description
Many people share .fla files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fla file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fla files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.fla - Shockwave Flash Source File
The FLA development files are related to Adobe Flash Professional. FLA file is a Shockwave Flash Source File. It is the source, and editable version of the Shockwave Flash movie.
- Adobe Flash Professional
- Development files
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- Shockwave Flash Source File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .fla file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fla files. Be especially cautious with .fla files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .fla file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .fla file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bla, fma, vla, flw, tla, lfa, gla, flx, fl, fal, dla, rla, la, fpa, flz
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Blaise Datamodel
- RealFlow Project
- PermitMD FMA Form Definition File
- Fluke LinkWare Database
- Digistar II VLA Geometry File
- FMAudit Exported Audit Data
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