In this video by Task Tutorial we learn how to create a simple text effect in Flash. The first step is to create the text you want to use. Then use CTRL-B to break apart and distribute to layers. Now, convert your letters into movie clips using the menu options. Then add key frames and edit Alpha values in all of the letters. Alpha must be 0. Then add motion to the values and at frame 10 add a key frame. And at frame 15 add another key frame. Next use the free transform tool to move the text ...
This simple video tutorial teaches you how to create an animation of basic shapes transforming from one shape to another when using Flash.
This software tutorial shows you how to create a stick figure animation using the draw tools in Flash. Animating in Flash is made easy with the onion skin tools so watch and see how to create your own cartoons in Flash.
All versions of flash contain hidden games and this video will show you where to play them and yes they are FREE :)
In this video tutorial you will learn to animate text within Flash. Learn to use Flash's built-in feature to quickly separate each letter in a word onto different layers. We'll then animate each letter one by one to achieve the effect we want. Create text animation in Macromedia Flash 8.
Radio buttons let you build quizzes, surveys and polls which you can incorporate into your website, game, animation or other Flash-based project. Follow this short tutorial, which explains how to code radio buttons and then customize their appearance in Adobe Flash CS4.
A style sheet can ensure a uniform appearance for your website, as it gives you the ability to standardize font appearance, layout and spellings of unusual words on your website. This tutorial shows you how to create a style sheet and then import it into the Adobe Flash CS5 program using ActionScript 3.
Create links and change elements with AS3 in Flash CS3 Use buttons to change the appearance of a button, navigate to a different place in a time line and link to a website. Use action script 3.0. Publish settings. Need to apply actions. Create an event listener. Attach to a button that you want it to listen for something to happen. When it hears a mouse click, it will execute the function. Give the buttons instance names R_btn, G_btn, and B_btn.
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.
Has looping got you thrown for a loop? See how it's done with this clip. 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 the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, and to get started making your own Flash-based twinkling starscapes, watch this video guide.
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 watch this and get back to animating!
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 greatly increased accessibility and flair.
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 to make an automatic image gallery using Flash CS4, which is a slideshow where the images advance automatically on a timer.
Layer masks create a viewing window to the layer(s) behind it. Manipulating the mask can create certain effects or animation without editing the object or layer directly.
This tutorial shows you how to create a picture rotating slideshow, that fades in and out using Adobe Flash. Using optimized embedded photos is not the only way, but it is a very basic and easy method to create a slideshow picture rotator. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash CS3, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ...
Learn how to load HTML-formatted text for an external .txt file into a dynamic text field or textarea component within Adobe Flash CS3, CS4 or CS5. See how to use the Code Snippets panel to add ActionScript functionalities to your Adobe Flash CS5 projects. 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 the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from thi...
Learn all there is to know about creating and animating 3D text in Swift 3D v6. Whether you're new to Electric Rain's popular Flash-oriented 3D modeler or just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program, you're sure to find much of value from this free video software tutorial. For more information, including a complete walkthrough of the process, watch this web developer's guide.
This video tutorial will help you to use the bone tool on an imported or Photoshop image while in Flash. If you want to use an image from Photoshop you must first pull the image up in the Photoshop program. Once the photo is pulled up in Photoshop you can save it by going to, file, and save us. Save your file as whatever file extension you would like to use (Photoshop, jpeg, etc). Pull up the Flash program and find file, and import. At this point you can import your Photoshop picture to your ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to grab flash files (.swf) from websites. Begin by going to the website and locates the flash file that you want. Right-click on the page and select "View Page Source". Go to the Media tab and copy the URL that ends with .swf. Paste it into your address bar and go to the site. Click on File and select Save Page As. Choose the location, name the file and select Save. The file will download and you will be able to access it whenever you want. This video...
This video describes how to create a jumping letters in Flash, first create the text for example "JUMP" and using Break the letters each and then make the layer and now convert the letters into "Movie clips" and now we should add the key frames to our "time line”. Then moves the letters up by using the up arrow now copy the key frames from font end and paste on the back again for go up and come down the letters again and add the "motion between" for each letters and now skip the key frames by...
This short video shows you how to create an animated fashion style logo in Flash. First he changes the background and frames per second to black and 24 respectively. He chooses the font for his text and then he converts the text into a movie clipping by hitting f8 and choosing movie clipping. He shows us how to make special effects by using the text in different frames. He creates layers and adds more text with special effects that create a flashing logo.
Converting bitmap images to vector in Adobe Flash sometimes can come as a nuisance. This video will give you a step by step tutorial on how to convert bitmap images to vector images in Adobe Flash.
1. This video shows how to use getURL in Flash ActionScript. 2. Create a new flash application and draw a circle with blue color using tools. 3. Place a text box over the circle and enter the text inside the text box. 4. Then make that circle and text box a button object using the "convert to symbol" menu. 5. Then open the action script window. 6. Create a variable named "url" with string value named Wen Arene. 7. Then create UrlRequest object. 8. Then add a button click event listener for th...
This tutorial will show you how to create a cool image animation using mask in Flash. First lets import image file and now lets create a new layer. Choose oval tools and now lets draw a shape just outside our scene. Then go to frame 30, and add the key frame and select transform tool. Now lets re-size our shape and go to 50 frame and add the key frame. Then go to frame 80 and add the key frame, re-size our shape and use free transform tools. Now lets create shaped in frame over 30, 50,and 80 ...
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 the shape into a movie and adds a glow filter to the object. Watch this video and learn the correct parameters to be supplied to the program to get the desired glow effect.
In this video by Task Tutorial we will learn how to create a simple flash button with sound. The first step is to create a text layer in flash, then convert your text into a button, then double click on the button to enter a sub menu and create a new layer for sound. Then simply add some sound files from your library and assign the sound file. Now you can change the color so you can see when the button is pressed. Then finally go back to your main scene and test your Flash movie. Using these ...
A great free video training from tasktutorial on how to create a cool movie text effect in Flash. Start by creating the text; type in "cool", rename the layer and lock it. Now type "movie" and rename the layer. Type in "effect" and rename this layer as well. Now focus on the first layer. Convert it to movie clip. Now convert the other two layers to movie clips as well. Stack the three layers on top of each other. Next add a key frame starting from frame 10. Select the "cool" layer. Re-size it...
Tasktutorial.com shows us how to create drag and drop functionality into a flash program. Start off by making a few shapes in flash and then add color to each of them, a different one for each shape in order to differentiate between them. After doing this select all the shapes by dragging the cursor over them, once done distribute the shapes into layers by going into the 'modify' drop-down button at the top, then timeline and there will be the option to distribute. Now we have to turn the sha...
This video tutorial will show you how to start animating using the basics in Adobe Flash CS4. This is basically just an introduction to Adobe Flash CS4. You will learn about the Welcome Screen, Defaults, Properties, Layouts, and Tools.
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.
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.
This software tutorial shows you how to use masks in Flash CS3. Colin Smith explains what masks are and shows you how to open up creative possibilities by leveraging their power. Animate an image inside text and create a funky border with masks in Flash CS3. Use masks in Flash CS3.
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Tony Ross demonstrates how to to create a simple text animation in Flash using Motion tweens and the Distribute to Layers command. Create a simple text animation in Flash.
Paul Wyatt brings us an introduction to Flash CS3, and reveals how to create an animated movie clip.
This one is a neat little Flash tip that is fun for sticking on a blog or MySpace page. Put your picture up and have the eyes follow the mouse.
A flash tutorial on how to create a bouncing ball with ActionScript, as well as pointers for creating your own tutorial!
Learn how to incorporate animated GIFs into Flash projects.
How to create smooth Flash animations using the Movie Clip characteristics.
This video introduces the concept of symbols and instances in Flash. It shows you that symbols are objects that can be reused as instances, and targeted with ActionScript code. The tutorial shows you the difference between graphic, movie clip, and button symbols, and how to modify both symbols and instances in different ways. Create and use symbols and instances in Flash CS3 Pro.
Have you ever wondered how to create your own cartoon character? In this video tutorial you will learn to create your own cartoon head from within Macromedia Flash. This is the first installment of the two-part tutorial.