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Use Adobe Animate for Interactive projects Web design Game development Design vector graphics Online video

Adobe Animate CC Introduction 2 Days - Online

Key Course Details:


Introduction to Intermediate


- 10am to 5pm


£395 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

After we give you a complete tour of the Animate environment, we will take you from a blank canvas to being able to produce your own graphics and animations. You will see how it easy it is to import your own audio and video, add simple interactivity, and then publish your projects in a variety of formats.

Learn the fundamentals of Animate as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the new leading interactive-design program. We will show you how to draw and animate your own graphics. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in creating enhanced web output.

After we give you a complete tour of the Animate environment, we will take you from a blank canvas to being able to produce your own graphics and animations. You will see how it easy it is to import your own audio and video, add simple interactivity, and then publish your projects in a variety of formats.

  • Animate Introduction 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Animate CC. We will help you understand how this new industry-leading program takes interactive design to a new level. We will guide you in learning the work area and the best practices for creating animated content with different export options. Plus, you will get the hands-on experience you need to create your own projects.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Animate environment
    • Import and create graphics
    • Draw using the built-in tools
    • Create and use symbols
    • Animate shapes
    • Import audio and video
    • Add simple interactivity through Script Assist and Behaviours
    • Publish in several formats

    Our goal is for you to be able to create simple visual projects that are ready to use for the web.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for designers and developers who are new to Animate and who want to learn the interface and commonly used features.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Getting to know Animate
    • Adobe Animate Workspace
    • The Tools panel
    • Working with Panels
    • Panel Dock
    • Libraries
    • Setting Preferences
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    Working with documents
    • Working with the Stage
    • Resizing Stage and Content
    • Using Guides, Rulers, and Grids
    • Using the Timeline
    • Using Layers
    • Importing Native Photoshop and Illustrator Files
    • Copying and Moving Content
    • Undoing, Redoing
    • History in Animate
    Working with shapes and colour
    • Drawing in Animate
    • Using Vector Graphics
    • Using Bitmap Graphics
    • Merge Drawing Mode
    • Object Drawing Mode
    • Drawing Primitive Shapes
    • Creating Overlapping Shapes
    • Adding Colour
    • Strokes and Fills
    • Gradients
    • Lines
    • Arranging Objects
    • Transforming Objects
    Working with text
    • Using Text in Animate
    • Working with Fonts
    • Using Typekit Web Fonts
    • Using Leading
    Working with symbols
    • What Symbols are and how they work
    • What Symbols’ Instances are
    • Movie Clip Symbols
    • Graphic Symbols
    • Button Symbols
    • Creating Symbols
    • Converting Content to Symbols
    • Swapping Content
    • Editing Symbols
    • Editing Instances
    • Working with Library
    Working with animations
    • Shape Tweens
    • Classic Tweens
    • Motion Tweens
    • Motion Presets
    • Frame-by-Frame Animation
    • Working with Frame Rates
    • Frames and Keyframes
    • Keyframes and Blank Keyframes
    • Orient to Path
    • Masks
    • Motion Guides
    • Easing
    • Nested Timelines
    • Using Onion Skinning
    • Previewing Animations
    Creating interactivity
    • Using JavaScript in Animate
    • Using ActionScript 3.0 in Animate
    • Frame Labels
    • Using Code Snippets
    • Adding Code Snippets to Objects
    • Working with Buttons
    • Making Movie Clips into Buttons
    • Buttons States
    • Editing Buttons
    • Testing Buttons
    Publishing and exporting
    • Exporting from Animate
    • Publishing from Animate
    • Differences between Exporting and Publishing
    • Exporting as SWF
    • Exporting for HTML5
    • Exporting Formats
    • Publishing Preview
    • Publish Settings
    • Adding Flash Player Detection
    • Publishing HTML5 to InDesign, MUSE and Dreamweaver
    • Create responsive animations
    • Add a pre-loader to your HTML5 animation
  • Location Details

    This course is provided as a remote online course with live training provided by our Certified Trainer.

    Accessing the live online course anywhere is easy and all you will need is:

    • Computer with the trial or full version of the software
    • Separate screen or device for the shared video display
    • Sound output via computer or headset
    • Ideally a camera and microphone on the computer for remote contact

    Our goal is for you to be able to create simple but professional documents that are ready to use for the web and for print.

    It is important to note this is not a classroom based training.

    XChange Online Training Setup
  • Animate CC Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming Online Course Dates

    Next 31 Jul - 01 Aug £395 + vat
    Next 12 Aug - 13 Aug £395 + vat
    Next 25 Sep - 26 Sep £395 + vat
    Next 14 Oct - 15 Oct £395 + vat
    Next 27 Nov - 28 Nov £395 + vat
    Next 10 Dec - 11 Dec £395 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Trainer was extremely well prepared and thought out our training needs well. Moved at a great pace, not too slow but at the same time willing to stop and take a breather if needed."

    Murray Ziervogel, BGL Group, Adobe Animate - One Day Advanced

    "Excellent training location and resources. My third course at XChange in Manchester and I can't wait to come back for more. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend XChange to friends and colleagues, and have done so on many occasions. "

    Eddie Allen, South Liverpool Homes, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "The course was set at the right pace. The course instructor was very approachable, friendly, patient. Overall a good course."

    Jayne Edwards, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "This was an excellent course and I feel it's really added more to my general skill-set. I can't wait to get started and creating. Many thanks!!!"

    Peter Songi, RIBA Enterprises, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "Really enjoyed the course feel I've learned significant amount in order to be able to put my news skills in to practice - thanks!"

    Esther Lazenby, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "Excellent course that was delivered at a good pace and very easy to understand and apply."

    David Cunningham, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "I learned a lot within just one day, the instructor was very competent and tailored the session to my company's needs."

    Marina Kozlova, Hangar Seven, DPS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very good and enthusiastic tutor who clearly enjoys the subject, and was very keen to impart his knowledge - very good indeed. Thank you."

    Stuart Hill, BGY Architects, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    "The training content was set at just the right pace. Full of content that we were all able to 'get to grips with' and the trainer was very helpful."

    Helen Seddon, ENEHL, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

    "Good trainer, learnt the things I needed to learn, very helpful, thanks very much."

    Jane Wraight, AXA Investment Managers, Powerpoint & Excel - 1 Day Introduction