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Details of extension .fla

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .fla file?
  • Which program can create the .fla file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .fla format?
  • What can convert .fla files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .fla extension?
Shockwave Flash Source File .fla file icon

Shockwave Flash Source File

The FLA file is a Shockwave Flash Source File. It is the source, and editable version of the Shockwave Flash movie.
Category: Development files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Adobe Director Shockwave Media Data
Adobe Flash Project File
Macromedia Flash Paper
Shockwave Flash Component Data
Shockwave Flash

Other types of files may also use the .fla file extension. If you have helpful information about .fla extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adobe Photoshop Black Color Separation Data
Java Class Data
Defense Department DLA Procurement Data
EasyLanguage Archive
FASTA Sequence

The .fla filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

fl (1), fal (1), dla (1), vla (1), bla (1), rla (1), la (1), fpa (1), flz (1), flw (1), fia (1), ela (1), cla (1), tla (1), lfa (1)

Can't open a .fla file?

If you want to open a .fla file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .fla association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fla

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android