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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. The 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:
Adobe Pixel Bender Bytecode
Adobe Pixel Bender Kernel
Adobe Pixel Bender Graph
ActionScript 3.0 Source Code
Adobe ExtendScript Binary File
Adobe ExtendScript File

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.

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, cla, dla, ela, fa, fal, fia, fl, flw, flx, flz, fma, fpa, gla, la

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Fluke LinkWare Database
PTV VISSIM Matrix Data
Digistar II VLA Geometry File
Blaise Datamodel
Kivio Flowchart Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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