I have been working on a project for a week and suddenly it crashed during save (nothing strange had been imported or anything i just saved after moving content around) and now i cant open my file again. I contacted adobe support who claim that since the problem is related to the file this is not their problem, what a load of HORSE ****, who should i contact about this dell if its an FLA FILE!?
Anyways would anyone be kind enough to help me resolve this problem? I have already renamed the file to flash.zip then opened with WinRar and repaired as a new zip file to a different folder (which removes the corrupt content which is document something.xml) then i tried renaming this folder back to flash.fla however the file still does not open.
Would really appreciate some help here .
Unexpected format means that the original fla file is created in the advanced version. Now you'r opening that file in the older version. Convert it from the advanced version to the old version which will open your file.
Did you save your file on a Network ? What were the last few steps before saving and closing the file .
Can you please email your fla to us at mailto:FlashAuthBetaBugs@adobe.com? Please note that our filter system cannot accept .zip file. If you are to zip your fla, please change the file extension from .zip to .zzz.
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My file was on a network however there were no network disruptions. I repositioned a movieclip on the stage, saved the file and then the application crashed during the save.
I have just emailed the file across.
Today we have released Flash CS5.5 update . This update contains fixes for opening and saving some Flash Professional files (FLAs) in CS5.5, and other bug fixes.
Please download Flash CS5.5 updater .
You Can download from Flash > Help > Updates .
Please read the following blog post for a solution to the Unexpected File Format Error:
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