VerifyError: Error #1014: Class IIMEClient could not be found.

If you have run across this error recently: VerifyError: Error #1014: Class IIMEClient could not be found.

You may be wondering what it means, and more importantly how to fix it. What appears to be the sole cause of this error is your versions not matching up between your Flex/AIR SDK and the AIR application descriptor file. This can happen after you update/reinstall Flash Builder, or the SDK folder manually.

The fix is pretty easy: Just open your AIR descriptor file(generally the only XML file in the project src folder) and change the xmlns to the current version of the SDK you are using(1.5.3 => 2.0 for instance). See screenshot below for an example(warning: it’s big):


  1. Thanks for the tip.

  2. Thanks a bunch!!

  3. DanDev you helped me a lot with this! thanks very much. One note – with the new SDK (4.1) I set it to

    and it seems to work nicely

  4. Helpful tip, appreciated.

  5. Thanks a lot…

  6. Thanks A LOT !!! Really Helpful

  7. Worked for me. Thanks!

  8. Any idea how to fix it for flash professional ?
    I’m using flash professional to create my application, but like you getting the same error, when trying to republish a project from a few weeks ago.

  9. THANK YOU!!! =)

  10. Thanks a lot :). This was really helpful

  11. Thanks a lot …u saved me

  12. Thanks a lot buddy … very helpful!

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