What Is Adobe Animate CC and What Can It Do? Quickstart for Beginners

What is Adobe Animate CC?

If you know Mario game, you could use that as a reference for what we are going to discuss today. As the game was developed by using an older version of the software called Adobe Flash. Adobe Animate CC is a newer version of Adobe Flash with some major improvement to animation. This software is used to animate anything from 2d to 3d in real time.

What does Adobe Animate CC do?

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Design interactive animations for games, TV shows, and the web. Bring cartoons and banner ads to life. Create animated doodles and avatars. And add action to eLearning content and infographics. With Animate, you can quickly publish to multiple platforms in just about any format and reach viewers on any screen.

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Get your game on.

Create interactive web and mobile content for games and ads using powerful illustrations and animation tools. Build game environments, design start screens, and integrate audio. Share your animations as augmented reality experiences. With Animate, you can do all your asset design and coding right inside the app.

Create characters that come alive.

Sketch and draw more expressive characters with Adobe Fresco live brushes that blend and bloom just like the real thing. Make your characters blink, talk, and walk with simple frame-by-frame animation. And create interactive web banners that respond to user interactions such as mouse movement, touch, and clicks.

Publish to any platform.

Reach your audience on desktop, mobile, and TV by exporting your animations to multiple platforms, including HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, Flash/Adobe AIR, and custom platforms like SVG. You can include code right inside your projects and even add actions without having to code.

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49 thoughts on “What Is Adobe Animate CC and What Can It Do? Quickstart for Beginners”

  1. In my class project, I was assigned by my lecturer to create a game inspired by Super Mario using Adobe Animate. The character of the game must be based on legendary figures.

  2. Plan for my group project (Michael Jordan)

    – We will use adobe to animate, make our character blinking when it failed to avoid the obstacles.
    – Make the character dribble the ball throughout the game
    – Shoot the ball at the end of the level

  3. My project for multimedia subject is my group need to make a educational RPG game. The theme for the game that we need to develop is based in lagendary figure. We need to find a legendary that we know and develop a game based on his or her story.

  4. My plan for the class project is to create an interesting game inspired by the legendary figure. I want to develop a cool and amazing character. By using Adobe animate cc, I can develop and illustrate my game’s character to be more realistic and can attract many people to use it. I also want to improve the animation of the characters in my game. I want to animate the characters to look alive where it can blink, talk, and fight as well. The graphic design for my game must contain an interesting color of the background.

    1. My group project is to create an RPG game related to legendary figures. Therefore, our chosen legendary figure is the legendary Hang Tuah. Our objective is to let people play the game while educate them with the stories of Hang Tuah and some moral values in it.

  5. Me and my groupmate intend to create a game that are based on a Malay legendary figure that made Malay community proud. He is Panglima Awang. As advised by Madam Suhaila, we will create a simple figure that can be animated easily but still having the elements of panglima which include the tanjak, keris, samping and baju melayu on the figure. Adding on to this, we will also create the environment and the atmosphere of the game to be like a Malay village style. This is intended to educate players of the 47 Asian countries in this world that are played by the Panglima Awang character that will collect pieces of puzzle scattered around his journey to create a flag of a country.

  6. Mohamad Nasurudeen

    In our class project, we are planning to do a game that is related to artistic knowledge. We will create a game where the player have to paint an art that done by pablo picasso. We also will make every painting harder by each level gain. In the game, the player will learn some information about the painting and also history of pablo picasso.

    The player will interact in the game by using keyboard and mouse. We will provide the brush as a tool to paint the paint. The reason we create this game is to make the player know who is pablo picasso and his majestic drawings. Our targets are mostly young generations that always easily get influence by social medias. We will try to reach them by some of the useful social media platforms.

  7. My group’s project is to create a role-playing game. It is based on Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer. We intend to draw the characters in 2D. Sketching will be done with the Adobe Fresco application. Following that, we will begin the process of selecting and developing an appropriate game environment. My team also intends to create visually appealing game start screens. In response to player input, the characters created in Adobe Animate will be able to jump, move forward, and backward. Not to mention that including appropriate audio will make the game appear more alive. Hopefully, the class project plan will go smoothly and without any problems.

  8. My plan on class project is to develop a simple 2D game inspired by King Arthur’s tale. The design for the characters I plan on doing it like characters design in Metal Slug. It is simple 2D characters yet enjoyable. The storyline will take only 2 of the major story in King Arthur’s tale which is Roman War and the Final Battle.

  9. Aboubacar Sidiki Kourouma

    Class projects are something very important for students. As a student I want to discover ways to work within a group, because it instills interpersonal values and skills. Students learn to value the work and contributions of others, share responsibilities, and compromise. Therefore, my plan for class project is to work hard on it and make them done, also try my best to learn and gain knowledge from it, that will also allow me to do more research and get familiar with multimedia.

  10. My project will be about survival RPG. The player will have to clear each stage full of mobs to unlock mini boss of the stage. The player’s attack pattern is shooting projectile like a mage. Defeating the mini boss will drop loots like gears and weapon for the player. After defeating the mini boss, a special stage will trigger where the player will have to play a song by pressing specified key with the rhythm and it will be a stage clear. Clearing all the stage will unlock the final boss with the similar mechanism like before and it will be a game clear after defeating the final boss.

  11. Our project intend to do like a character running and collecting puzzles like ‘subway surfers’. After finish collect all puzzles, the current level considered complete and player can go to next level. Puzzles are made to form a country flag in Asia and their country name. Along the running path, there is a obstacle like tree, stone etc that need to avoid.

  12. Our group project is about the legendary Lee Chong Wei. The game is similar like Maria Bros, where the the character will be Dato’ Lee Chong Wei and he will training with some objects before facing his coach, Misbun Sidek.

  13. my project is the legendary robert the bruice which is our game idea is to solve some puzzle regarding the main actor(robert the bruice )
    The game will show some actions and then they need to solve the puzzle then continue to going to journey and solve some puzzle, that is roughly idea about my project,

  14. For my group project, we plan to do a game based on the legendary character which is Mahsuri. The character will be running and collecting coins and need to overcome some obstacles just like ‘super mario’. After the character successfully gets on the boat, it will mark the end of the level, and player will proceed to next level and the level of difficulty will increase in the form of obstacles.

  15. For my group project, we plan to do a game based on the legendary character which is Mahsuri. The character will be running and collecting coins and need to overcome some obstacles just like ‘super mario’. After the character successfully gets on the boat, it will mark the end of the level, and player will proceed to next level and the level of difficulty will increase in the form of obstacles.

  16. In our class project, we required to design one of the RPG game based on legendary figure. So, we choose Bawang Putih and Bawang Merah as our character in the game. In this game, this character must also overcome challenges including an evil pumpkin, a snake, and a cruel stepmother. I want to create an animation of this figure with mobility (jumping and running) and a village setting using Adobe Animate CC.

  17. My group plan to choose Mahsuri as our legendary figure which is based on the story of the legend of Mahsuri
    in Langkawi Island. The name of the game is The Curse of Mahsuri. There are 3 characters and 6 objects that are involved in this game. The characters are Mahsuri, Wan Mahora and Tok Penghulu. The objects are gold coins, trees, stones, holes, keris and a boat. To make it simple to animate, we’ll build a simple figure of these characters as told by madam. Mahsuri needs to collect the gold coins while running. At the same time, she needs to jump over objects or barriers such as fallen trees, holes and stones to avoid collisions.

  18. This knowledge is important forr our group project considering it will be about RPG games. The game that my group have choose is with the tittle The Fiery Fatty inspiration from Tun Fatimah. By learning these skills will help us in producing a greater outcome.

  19. Assalamualaikum, we are going to develop RPG game on the legacy of robert Bruce. The kind of Scotland. He got inspired from spider after that he won the battle.

  20. Our project is about the 5 Hangs of Melaka. The game is similar like a pokemon game, where we need to gain experience and skills to fight the Hangs of Melaka. The players must fight them before facing the final boss of the game, Raja Bersiung.

  21. hannah kamillia hamidi

    For my group project, our characters will be animated using adobe animate. The characters can run in horizontal direction,jump and also included with simple fight gameplay when meeting the mobs.

  22. Mohammad Badhon Joyaddar

    Assalamualaikum , We are going to develop RPG game on the great king of Scotland. Game is the legacy of robert bruce . The king robert bruce was depressed because of lost battle again ang again after that he saw one spider in the cave and got inspired from spider then again joined battle with soldiers and won the battle . We will use every step in our game .

  23. Our class project is about educational rpg. We have to pick a legendary figure and make a game based on them for educationalpurposes. Therefore, me and my group mates choose Hang Lipo as the main character of the game and the game will be about her journey facing obstacles in order to marry Sultan Malacca.

  24. Assalamualaikum, we will develop RPG game on the legacy of robert bruce. The king of Scotland robert bruce has failed too much time to win battle. After that he entered one cave and see that one spider trying to win but failed again and again then finally spider successfully win. He got inspired and then he won the battle . We will share more details with step by step

  25. Our project will be about Emporer Qin Shi Huang which was the emporer of china that created the great wall of china and united the people of china against the enemy.

  26. The project we’ve chosen is RPG game based on Odysseus the hero of the trojan war, and his journey back home.

  27. My plan for my group project is to be able to make a game with an interesting storyline about the legendary Michael Jordan while learning about his glory in his basketball career. I want to make sure that my game is fun to the players while also introducing to people more about Michael Jordan through this game. For this game, we will be using Adobe Animate CC to animate our characters while at the same time learning more about how to use Adobe Animate CC

  28. My group and I have decided to create an RPG game about the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan for our class project. The storyline will follow his basketball career from a young age until his glory. The aim of the game is to collect balls and energy drinks in order to win the game. From there, the player needs to avoid and overcome obstacles like moving opponents and rolling balls. Therefore, we’ll implement the plan into a game based on our proposal submission using Adobe Animate.

  29. Our project will be a game about the adventures of the legendary sailor Sinbad and his adventures with his sidekick Chandu to find a lost treasure

  30. I plan to do a simple game like mario bros because i like its graphic and it will make me feel nostalgia when i play this game


    our group have decided to developt the rpg game that inspired by the jack ward history, so we have take the captain jack sparrow as our main character for the game. it is based on the island where he need to run from the spanish armada and complete every stage within one minutes. we give the name of our game is pirate hunt


    Assalammualaikum , we are from Section 03 , were given task by Dr Suhaila to make a RPG game . So , we decided to choose Jack Sparrow theme and we named it as Pirate Hunt . We want to make this game is universal for people . We will apply the basic of Adobe Animate CC to make this game created nicely .

  33. Assalamualaikum, our group project task is to develop a RPG game. The theme of the game is need to based on legendary figure. The figure that we choose is Captain Jack Ward well known as a legendary pirate. So, our game is like to escape the main character which is Jack from the armada and Jack need to find all the keys to unlock the door that allow him to go for the next stage.

  34. For our group, we will do a game where parameswara will fight with pirates who come to Melaka using Adobe Animate CC.

  35. We are decided to create a game based on story in Malay folklore which Badang is the name of a human who got super strength from a demon. This game portrays to the players of the adventure of Badang from how he gets his super strength from the demon and protects his village from dangers with his outstanding abilities.

  36. Our project is based on Malala Yousafzai, who is a Pakistani female education activist and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. She became an international symbol of the fight for girls’ education after she was shot in 2012 for opposing Taliban restrictions on female education in Pakistan. Our game is pretty simple as it is designed for children in the age range 5-10 years old. However, we hope to motivate them to always work hard as achieving your goals require a lot of effort and dedication. This can be shown through the game where she faces various obstacles along the way but doesn’t give up and decides to still continue and make it to school.

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