Export SVG Sequence from Flash Professional

Flash Professional CC 2014 (14.0) released with a host of New Features including the ability to Export a selected frame as Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Image. These are vector based images which can be scaled to any limit without any distortion or pixelation, and can be used directly on the Web or Imported within Adobe Illustrator for further editing. Export SVG from Flash Pro
[See: What’s New in Flash CC 2014]

What is SVG?
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification is an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999.
[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics ]

How to Export SVG Image in Flash Professional?
1. Open your FLA file in Flash Pro CC 2014 and goto the frame you wish to export.
2. Go to File > Export > Export Image
3. Provide a file name and choose the file type as ‘SVG Image’.
4. Clicking on Save brings up the SVG Export Dialog. Select the desired options and click on OK.,

An alternative way is to open the Publish Settings dialog, tick theย SVG Imageย Checkbox and click on Publish.

See it in Action!

Export as SVG Sequence in Flash Professional:
This functionality was not provided within Flash Pro by default but a lot users started requesting for this soon after the release of Flash Pro CC 2014.
So, here’s an extension I’ve created that lets you export your entire timeline as a Sequence of SVG Images at once and can prove to be a huge time saver!

Download and Installation:
Download the Extension from here: Export_SVG_Sequence.ZXP
Double-click on the ZXP extension and install it using the Extension Manager CC.

Note: Make sure you have Extension Manager CC and Flash Professional CC 2014 or later for this to work.

How to Use?
After installing the above extension, open your FLA file in Flash Pro.
Goto Commands Menu > Export as SVG Sequence
A sequence of SVG Images (corresponding to each frame on the current Timeline) gets exported to the same location where the FLa file is saved.

If you wish to export only a Symbol from the library, open that Symbol in Edit Mode and use the same Command > Export as SVG Sequence.

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