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How To : Animate a pencil drawing a curved line in Flash

Learn how to use Masking, Motion Tweens, and Motion Guide Layers to create an animated pencil drawing a curved line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. This is an intermediate level Flash tutorial. Animate a pencil drawing a curved line in ...more

How To : Import and export .flv files from Flash

If you're using Adobe Flash and are looking how to import or export a .flv file, this great how-to will walk you through all the necessary steps. This tutorial uses Flash CS3, but the information is the same for Flash CS4 an CS5 as well. As you know, Flash is a very versatile ...more

How To : Smooth and straighten lines in Adobe Flash

First select the pencil tool then click on pencil mode which is located at the bottom of the toolbar, select straighten and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically adjusted, it will make the round and straight shape in the line depending on ...more

How To : Create and animate advanced buttons in Flash CS3

Need to create Flash buttons? You've come to the right place. In this video, learn how to make professional looking, but easy to make, buttons with no scripting. The buttons featured in this tutorial are featured all over the web and on almost every flash site. Create the butt ...more

How To : Change the pivot point position in Flash

This simple video tutorial teaches you how to change the pivot point position when using Flash. The tutorial handles drawing basic shapes, such as squares and rectangles and converting them to movie clips. Then, through the use of the free transform tool and by manually movi ...more

How To : Create a glowing object animation in Flash

This video shows you how to create a glowing object in Adobe Flash CS3 Professional software. This is a tutorial video for beginner level viewers. Making objects glow is one of the many effects that can be applied in Flash. In this video the narrator draws a shape, converts th ...more

How To : Create a cool appearing text effect in Flash

Ever wanted to create a cool appearing text effect in Adobe Flash? This video tutorial will show you how to use Flash to create a text effect that can be used as a website introduction or in other forms of web media. This step-by-step video will have you creating cool Flash ef ...more

How To : Trace in Flash

This tutorial covers a simple "trace" technique to create drawings in Flash. It also uses the line tool, discusses fill options, etc.

How To : Create nice image transitions in Flash

For anyone interested in creating a slideshow with stationary photos, follow the steps in this video tutorial. The video shows how to take multiple images to create an animated slideshow in Flash, with fluid transitions between each image change. Using this technique can add m ...more

How To : Create fades in Flash CS3

To do fading in flash, first drag an image onto your main window. Shrink it down so it fits on the window, then right click your image and hit copy frames, then come out to frame 15 and hit paste frames. Right click in the middle of the set of frames and hit "Create motion Twe ...more

How To : Create a sunburst effect in Flash CS3

Sunbursts are very cool looking, both psychedelic and evocative of the Japanese cultural elements that are so popular in modern America. This video will teach you how to create your own sunburst effect using Flash CS3, which you can then use in your Flash website, game, or mov ...more

How To : Create a rollover button in Flash

You can make a rollover button in Flash by following the instructions shown. You start by opening up Flash to work on your project. You then follow along and draw a shape for the actual button. Then follow the steps given to turn your shape into a button that is click-able and ...more

How To : Use the 3D rotation tool in Flash CS4

This video tutorial will show you how use the 3D rotation tool in Flash CS4. The 3D rotation tool in Adobe Flash may be a bit tricky for people that are new to Flash, because if you just draw a square, you're not going to get anything. See exactly how to use the rotation tool. ...more

How To : Create a page turning effect in Flash

If you'd like to create a cool presentation with Flash, check out this video and the Flash plug-in flipdoo. Flipdoo allows you to build stunning flash flip books for both online and offline use in minutes. You don't need any additional software. Import your PDFs, configure boo ...more

How To : Create a 3D page flip effect using Flash CS4

The 3D page flip is one of the coolest and most underutilized effects that you can put on your website using Flash CS4. You may also know it from the iPod interface. This video will teach you how to create the effect yourself with Flash and Actionscript 3, giving your websites ...more

How To : Shade characters in your Flash animation

Creating really cool animated characters in Flash is an art form that can take years to master. This video tutorial will teach you how to use shading to make your characters looks more dynamic and interesting. The more effects you know, the more that you can do in Flash, so wa ...more

How To : Export Flash movies as .mov or .avi file types

Are you a certified animation or film geek? Then more likely than not your Adobe flash player program has a bunch of videos stored up that you'd like to convert to different file types for better ease of access. This conversion process is a lot easier than you'd think. Simply ...more

How To : Create a rotating 3D book in Flash CS4

This trick from Flash designer David Stiller will help users organize 3D assets in Flash CS4. In this project, David demonstrates how to create a clip of a rotating 3D book using movie clips and the 3D rotation tool. This is a great example of how to start using 3D space in Fl ...more

How To : Animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash. In Part 1, he goes over the process of creating the vector assets in Illustrator. In Part 2, he brings the illustrator assets into Flash to animate the movement of the wi ...more

How To : Start and stop movie clips using buttons in Flash

TaskTutorial gives us an in-depth instruction on how to use Flash to create stop and play buttons. This is a great find if you are interested in creating videos with Flash program. These programs can also be downloaded for free on the website indicated on the videos page. Lear ...more

How To : Create an ActionScript drop-down menu in Flash CS4

See how to create dynamic drop-down menus when working in Adobe Flash CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the a ...more

How To : Adapt your Flash content to fit multiple screens

Flash can play on a laptop screen, a mobile device or even a wide-screen HD televsion. A Flash developer needs to make sure that, whatever your video is, you have coded it so that it can still play on any size screen without losing any content.

How To : Create an image gallery (slideshow) in Flash CS4

Slideshow is such a dirty word. Most people immediately think of boring family reunions or 1980's corporate meetings when they hear it. That's probably why web designers prefer using the term image gallery to refer to their slideshow-like works. This video will teach you how t ...more

How To : Make an animated GIF from a video clip

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an animated GIF from a video clip. First, open up your video clip on your computer. Next, open up MediaCoder onto your desktop and convert your video into an AVI file. After this is done loading, open up GIMP software, then click on optio ...more

How To : Animate a bouncing ball in Adobe Flash CS3

First go to import and click open external library and open your ball as shown before before and drag it to the library window. Now drag it to the first frame and insert key frame to 60 frame. Now insert the ball to the 60th frame. Now click on add motion guide icon and selec ...more

How To : Resize keyframes in Adobe Flash

You can resize keyframes in Adobe Flash and you can do this for anything like images, animation etc. So to do this first click on your first keyframe and hold down the shift key and then click on the last keyframe. Now select the free transform tool and resize that as showing ...more

How To : Use Macromedia Flash Pro 8

If you want to use Macromedia Flash Pro 8 you should first open up the program. You should first take the brush tool and draw a stick figure person or an object so you can use the tool. Press F6 to add a few frames. You should also press the eraser and practice erasing. Erase ...more

How To : Create rain in Flash CS3

In this Adobe Flash CS3 tutorial you will learn how to create rain. Chris Georgenes shows you how to create animated rain drops in Flash CS3. He also shows you how to create puddles and put everything together for one cool rainy watery effect in Flash. Create rain in Flash CS3 ...more

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