A file with the extension "FLA" can be opened by the Adobe Flash application. FLA files are typically Flash animations.Know More
The Adobe Flash application was formerly known as Macromedia Systems Flash, a company which was acquired by Adobe in 2005. The FLA extension is assigned to an animation or movie file created using the Adobe Flash authoring application. The FLA file stores the film while it is still in a raw and editable form, as a work in progress. As such, the animation is not yet viewable online; it can only be edited and further developed using the Adobe Flash application.
Once the development process is complete, the FLA document must be published in order to be viewed. When it is published and exported from Flash online, it changes extensions to become an "SWF" file, which can then be viewed on the Internet. An SWF file is a compressed format optimized for viewing and it can no longer be edited. Most browsers feature a Flash plug-in which allows them to run SWF files. They may also be viewed with a stand alone Flash player and other programs which support Flash, including MediaMonkey and other compatible software applications. A universal file viewer application may also allow for viewing of an FLA file but not further editing.Learn more about Software
A *.dcm file extension can refer to one of three files types: a DICOM image file, a DiskCatalogMaker catalog file or a DCM audio file. DiskCatalogMaker is a program for Macs by Fujiwara Software, while a DICOM image is a standard imaging format used in the medical field.Full Answer >
A Compact Shared Document file extension is a compressed assemblage of electronic document files that consist of text and images. As a CSD it compresses the original collection of files by a factor of ten. In Windows, the CSD file extension is a temporary file created by Microsoft Sharepoint Server.Full Answer >
The SQM file extension stands for "Software Quality Management" and "Software Quality Metrics," both of which refer to Microsoft's software monitoring system that evaluates the quality of software. The SQM file type runs in the background to report any errors and monitor usage statistics.Full Answer >
A file extension allows a computer's operating system to decide which program is used to open a file. They can also show what type of file something is, such as image, video, audio or text. For example, .gif, .jpg and .png are all image file types.Full Answer >