25 August 2010
Introduced in Adobe Flash CS4 Professional, Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) data enables you to add metadata such as title, author, description, copyright, history, origin, and more in your FLA files. XMP is a metadata format that many other Adobe applications can understand. XMP metadata can be viewed in Flash and in Adobe Bridge. For more information about XMP metadata, see the section on Metadata and keywords in the Bridge documentation.
Embedding metadata improves the ability of web-based search engines to return meaningful search results for SWF content. The search metadata is based on the XMP specifications and is stored in the FLA file in a W3C-compliant format. To view and edit the metadata for the current file, choose File > File Info to access the File Info dialog box:
Depending on the selected file, the following types of metadata may appear:
Note: The History Log preference must be enabled in Photoshop in order for the log to be saved with the file's metadata.
For more information, visit the XMP Developer Center.