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How To: Make a cartoon character in Flash

This video will show viewers how to use Adobe Flash and how to make a cartoon character talk in this program. This tutorial covers aspects such as recording the voice of your characters, drawing their mouths to speak, and how to sync the recorded speech to the animation. Furthermore, this video will also show how to create subtle facial expressions that display emotion in the character. In order to record the sound, the host recommends a program called Audacity which has a free downloadable v...

How To: Make a slideshow using Flash CS4

Back in the analog days, slideshows were considered a boring aside reserved for family get-togethers and corporate events. On the web, where they can be viewed at the viewers own pace and from their own comfy chair, slideshows (or picture galleries) are enjoying a renaissance. This video will teach you how to create a slideshow using Flash CS4. It has no narration, so you must follow along closely, but the beautiful Mozart Rondo in C that plays at the beginning should make up for that.

How To: Create motion tween fades within Adobe Flash CS3

See how to create simple motion tween fades when working in Adobe Flash CS3. 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 instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Create a rotating slideshow with Flash ActionScript

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 ...

How To: Export an Adobe Flash CS5 project as an iPhone OS app

Learn how to export your Adobe Flash CS5 projects as Apple iPhone OS applications. 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, watch this video guide.

How To: Import Flash into the PDF file format

One of the advantages of using the Adobe family of creative products is that its many programs can be combined easily to create cool digital multimedia projects. This video tutorial teaches you how to integrate .swf files from Flash into .pdf files in Adobe Acrobat Pro 9. Including Flash in pdf files makes it easier for people who don't have the appropriate Flash players on their desktop to view the great images that you've made in Flash.

How To: Use Macromedia Flash 8

This how to video shows you how to use the program Macromedia Flash 8. First, open the program and click Flash Document. Next, select show frame in the drop down menu. Next, right click and select insert layer. Select the pen tool and choose a size. Next, select a color and then draw a picture. Click the other layer and zoom in. Click the onion skin. Continue to draw and then press F7. Keep on doing this for each new animation. Click control and test the movie. Go to file and save the file. Y...

How To: Create a preloader in Flash CS3

Flash CS3 can be fun to use and handy for a load of different reasons. You can create small videos of stick men chasing each other or use it to benefit yourself or someone you know. So in this video tutorial, witness how to make a preloader in Adobe Flash CS3.

How To: Create a scroll text using buttons & actionscript

Tasktutorial teaches you how to create a scrolling text box using buttons and ActionScript in Flash. Create a dynamic text field and then right click and make it scrollable. Create scroll buttons using two simple rectangles. Convert those to buttons using shortcut F8. Click the button and go to Window - ActionScript. Copy the text from the video to make the buttons scroll the text. You can test the movie by going to Control and then Test Movie. This will bring up a new window and you can see ...

How To: Create a simple text animaton in Flash

This is a video tutorial showing you how to make animated letters in the program Macromedia Flash. It shows you how to open up a text box and then separate the letters and add them into an animation sequence. Then it shows you how to set up the animation by setting the letters in different places in the time-line. The outcome is that your letters become animated into a word. This video is helpful for people who want to use animated letters in flash.

How To: Create animated glowing text on Flash Professional 8

1. The following lines describes how to create animated glowing text on Flash. 2. Open a new Flash Project and select first Key Frame and place a Text Box and Type "HELLO" 3.Select TextColor as red. 4. Then Go to Filters->Glow a. select color as Dark Yellow b. increase the Blur x,y Property value to 5 c. strength value to 200 d. Quality: Low 5. Select 15th Frame and Right click->Select Insert KeyFrame. 6. Then increase the Blur x,y Property value to 50 and strength value to 300. 7. Then selec...

How To: Turn a black & white image to color animation in Flash

If you don't know how to turn a black and white image into color animation in flash, then this is the perfect video for you. This tutorial is perfect for newcomers! In the video, you will learn how to import images, make layers, and transform them into movie clips. This video will show you the best and easiest way to turn a black and white image into color animation in flash. This video is what you are looking for!

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 links to your movie clip. This is great for placing on a website instead of placing a bulky video clip on the site. If you complete the directions correctly you will have a fully working click-able button that will link...

How To: Create a glow text effect in Flash

Another cool Flash effect is glowing text. In this tutorial, learn how to make your text glow in Flash. This video will take you step by step through this surprisingly easy process. Soon you will be on your way to making your website stand out above the rest with text that is luminescent.

How To: Create a growing vines flourish in Flash

Create your own animation in Flash with this easy to follow, step by step guide to make a vine grow right before your eyes. He shows you first a simple, less complicated way of doing a basic animation. While it may not look as nice as the later demo, it gives you a good starting point to master the controls that he demonstrates. He then goes on to show a more complicated and magnificent way of making this effect, and in no time flat you'll be creating your own digital plants on your computer....

How To: Create a simple text effect in Flash

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 ...

How To: Create a big to small text animation in Flash

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...

How To: Create an action safe and title safe template in Flash

In this video tutorial from CreativeCOW leader Tony Ross, you will learn to create an Action/ Title Safe template in Flash. Use this as a guide when making animations or motion graphics going to DVD or TV. Using rectangle tool, transform window, saving layers as a guide, and learn to save a document as a template. Create an action safe and title safe template in Flash.

How To: Create optical illusions in Flash CS3

Tony Ross demonstrates how to create optical illusions in Flash. In the first video he creates a spinning illusion of circles with cycling gradients using Motion Tweens and Rotation Options. In the second video, create a tunnel illusion using Motion Tweens and Masking. The last section shows you how to create a more complex spinning illusion of two sets of concentric circles using Motion Tweens, Rotation Options, and Blend Modes. Tools used include the Oval Tool, Free Transform tool, Gradient...

How To: Make cigarette smoke in Flash 8

Less harmful than real smoke, make fake cigarette smoke in Flash 8. The video gives instructions on the steps to take, but doesn't show clearly how to do it in the software, so it's a good idea to know how to use Flash before starting.

How To: Create an animated banner in Flash 8

In need of an eye-catching banner? In this Flash 8 video tutorial you will learn how to create an animated Flash banner. Learn how to export your work as a flash file and an animated gif file. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create an animated banner in Flash 8.

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 program and many, many things on the net are created with it. Knowing how to do this is essential for working with Flash and creating projects, so check it out and get exporting today.

How To: Design a cartoon environment in Adobe Flash

In this tutorial, we learn how to design a cartoon environment in Adobe Flash. Start out by picking the color for the green. Use different types of green, making a gradient so it transitions from a lighter to a darker color. After this, draw on the sky making it go from darker at the top to lighter blue at the bottom near the grass. Add in a fence on the grass, then draw on circles with gradient layers to create mountains. Create a new layer to make dirt and grass on the front of the picture ...