Opening UNIX Executable Adobe Animate File?

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Nov 15, 2020 Nov 15, 2020

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First just want to apologize if I'm not posting to the right place, this is my first time ever posting anything on this site, so please be patient.

 

Basically, I was up until 1:30 last night working on an animated project. There was an error earlier on so I made sure to save and to save frequently for the entire length of time I was working. Finally I saved one last time and tried to export. I got an error message. I tried to close the error window but my whole screen was frozen. It then suddenly closed, and when I reopened it the file, to my horror, had been reduced from 338 mb to 48 mb. Every time I opened it, the error message, "An error has occured opening file "blahblahblah"," and when I checked my folder for a recovered save file, there were none in Application Support/Adobe/Animate 2021/en_US/Configuration/TMP which is just splendid.

 

I have a data recovery software, so I ran that to see if it would reveal an older save file. Didn't work, but I did managed to find some Adobe Animate Unix Executables that were made around the same time as my last save. I was wondering if maybe these held the key to opening my corrupted file, but I don't know a successful way to open them. I can't attach it to here but the file extension is .AdobeAnimateCCS3uEKDmy42856343. I will be able to provide a screenshot however.

 

I have another save file that's pretty far back and recovering the other file would save me tons of time with c o l o r i n g which is something I really don't want to have to do again. Any suggestions would be helpful, regarding data recovery or the Unix Executable. Thanks in advance!

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Nov 16, 2020 Nov 16, 2020

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in the future when you save your work, save with increasing version number so this doesn't happen again (in any app).  eg, project1_v000, project1_v001 etc.

 

you can try renaming your corrupt fla to a rar > use winrar to repair it > rename the repaired rar to a fla and see if it opens in animate.  you can also unrar the renamed fla to see if there are any recoverable assets.

 

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