.FLA File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Flash Animation

Having trouble opening .fla extension? Don't panic! This page explains what fla files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open fla files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a FLA file?

Fla file extension has Adobe Flash Animation file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Typically generated with Adobe Animate, the file contains an animation project. It also includes various text elements, graphics, audio, video, etc.

FLA files can also use the .SWF extension that is suitable for use on the Internet. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

fla file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Flash Animation
Developer Files

How to open FLA file?

Double click the fla file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .fla extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the fla extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the fla file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open FLA files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the fla file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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