An flc file extension is related to the AutoDesk FLIC format used to store images and frames.

There are 3 other file types using
the FLC file extension!

flc icon.flc - CorelDRAW Corel Show file

empty icon.flc - FIGlet control file

empty icon.flc - Constructor animation data

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Software that open flc file

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FLC file extension - AutoDesk FLIC format

What is flc file? How to open flc files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The flc file extension is related to Autodesk FLC format. This is the format developed by AutoDesk that is designed for storing brief animations. It is a successor to FLI.

FLC can store images of variable size, and allows a palette of 256 colors (although the palette can be changed from line to line to give more colors per frame).

FLC supports a variable frame rate specified in frames a fixed frame rate specified in milliseconds per frame, and maintains information about the original aspect ratio. In theory, all FLC animations must loop, but in practice this requirement is often ignored.

The image data in FLC files is compressed using a Run-length compression scheme. This is suitable for animations, but is inappropriate for videos or dithered images. As mentioned, the FLC format is a successor to (and close cousin of), the older FLI format.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open flc file:

Autodesk Animator picture or screenshot

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutodesk Animator  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Animator is a 2D animation and painting program very popular in the late 1980s and the early 1990s. Eventually the development on the product ended and it became no longer supported by Autodesk.

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Help how to open:

Use Autodesk Animator to view content of *.vlc files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.flc files to other formats.

Find conversions from flc file:

flc to dwg

flc to mp4

flc to mpeg

flc to xls

Find converter to flc file type:

fli to flc

Related links:

Flic Video at Multimedia WIKI

List of software applications associated to the .flc file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open flc file, edit flc file, convert flc file, view flc file, play flc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open flc file - AutoDesk FLIC format

Programs supporting the exension flc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Autodesk Animator for open flc file action.

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