Adobe TCS 3.5: Input/Output files supported by FrameMaker 10, RoboHelp 9


Adobe Technical Communication Suite 3.5 (TCS3.5) is the industry-leading single-source authoring toolkit. With TCS3.5, you have the flexibility to link or import a wide variety of document and graphics formats into your authoring tool—FrameMaker or RoboHelp—and output to multiple channels: on the web, for print, and to mobile devices. In addition to textual and graphical content that you can add to your publications, you can also enrich the content with several multimedia formats that include Adobe Captivate demos and videos of many formats.

Here’s a quick representation of the file formats that FrameMaker 10 and RoboHelp 9 support and the publishing format options.

FrameMaker 10

Content Type File Formats Content Type File Formats
Textual content - TXT- DOC, DOCX- HTML

– XML

– SGML

– DITA

– BOOK

– MIF

– FM

Multimedia - MP3
[MP3 Audio File]
– WAV
[WAVE Audio File]
– AU
[Audio File]
– AIF
[Audio Interchange File Format]
– AIFC
[Compressed Audio Interchange File]
– AIFF
[Audio Interchange File Format]
– CDR
[Raw Audio CD Data]
– M3U
[Media Playlist File]
– MP2
[MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File]
– MPA
[MPEG-2 Audio File]
– MPG
[MPEG Video File]
– ASF
[Advanced Systems Format File]
– AVI
[Audio Video Interleave File]
– FLV
[Flash Video File]
– IVF
[Indeo Video Format File]
– M1V
[MPEG-1 Video File]
– MOV
[Apple QuickTime Movie]
– MPE
[MPEG Movie File]
– QT
[Apple QuickTime Movie]
– WMV
[Windows Media Video File]
Graphics for output to the web or devices - JPG- PNG- BMP

– GIF

– SVG

– SWF

Graphics for print output - EPS- AI- PSD

– TIFF

RoboHelp 9

Content Type File Formats   Content Type File Formats
Textual content - PDF- DOC, DOCX- HTML

– XML

– DITA

– BOOK

– MIF

– FM

  Multimedia - MP3
[MP3 Audio File]
– MP4
[MPEG-4 Video File]
– WAV
[WAVE Audio File]
– AU
[Audio File]
– ASF
[Advanced Systems Format File]
– ASX
[Microsoft ASF Redirector File]
– MID
[MIDI File]
– MPG
[MPEG Video File]
– MPG4
[MPEG-4 Video File]
– AVI
[Audio Video Interleave File]
– FLV
[Flash Video File]
– F4V
[Flash MP4 Video File]
– MOV
[Apple QuickTime Movie]
– MPE
[MPEG Movie File]
– QT
[Apple QuickTime Movie]
– RMI
[RMID MIDI File]
– WMV
[Windows Media Video File]
RoboHelp Help projects - HHP
[Help Project]- HLP
[WinHelp]- HPJ
[WinHelp Project]- MPJ
[WebHelp Project]
Graphics - JPG- PNG- BMP

– GIF

– SWF

– AI

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