Current photoshop version compatable with Flash programied actions.

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Is there a photoshop version available that can use flash programing?

I have Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 and it apparently does not accept actions programed in flash. I have several actions that save a lot of time in tweaking photographs and am having difficulty in loading them into this version. Is there an update or version of Photoshop that is not a backward step in terms of compatibility that was available in CS 5 and 6?
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No, Flash panel support was removed in Photoshop CC 2014.

Actions still load and work just fine, because they do not depend on Flash.
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Chris,

I am not sure that I understand your answer.

If I have actions that were made and depend on Flash, are you telling me that they will load and work properly if I copy them to the actions folder in CC 2014?

Or, are you saying simply that I can create new actions using CC 2014 and that those will work without depending on Flash? I knew this to be true but did not want to recreate all of the actions that did require Flash.

It is the first of these questions that I seeking to have answered.

Thank you,

Frank Burhenn
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Actions don't depend on Flash in any way, shape, or form.
Just load your actions into the new version of Photoshop.
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Chris,

I think I have managed to omit an important part of the problem, the actions are in a panel. Is that what requires Flash compatibility?

Thanks for your time,

Frank
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The panel itself requires Flash. Yes, that is an important detail.
No, that is not going to work since Flash panel support was removed.
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Thanks Chris,

Does my subscription to the cloud include access to a version of photoshop that supports Flash, is there some other options or is adobe simply through supporting panels not of their construction?

Frank
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If you have the subscription, you can install Photoshop CC, or CS6 as well as CC 2014. But Flash panels are gone, and won't be coming back. New panels are written with HTML/HTML5.
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Thank you for the information provided thus far Chris. I am not sure what is meant by 'subscription.' I downloaded the cc 2014 and have my email and password to access the account but cannot find a place to download either of the programs you mention.

Thanks again,

Frank
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If you have Creative Cloud, then you have a subscription. The Creative Cloud app is where you download the applications, and select which versions you want to download.
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Chris,

As a new user, I am not sure what you mean by a creative cloud app. When I signed up for the CC 2014 and selected a payment plan, the download became available and was installed. When I log into Adobe using my email and password I cannot find any option for downloading a different version of photoshop except those that appear to trying to sell me something. Is there a link to that site where I can download a different version without increasing my plan of 9.99 monthly?

Sorry to be so dense on this whole 'cloud' process.

Frank