Blinking is one of the most basic things that mammals do, and making your animated characters do it properly will make them look much more natural and expressive. This Flash CS5 tutorial video will show you how to make an animated character blink using movie clips. Trust us, t ...more
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This tutorial demonstrates how you can use the For Loops function in the Adobe Flash CS3 program in order to create duplicates of movie clips you have placed in your library. You're also shown how to use Action Script to add and create child clips.
A step by step guide on making your own stick figure clip in Flash 8. This video is good for someone who has worked with Flash previously.
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
Learn how to export a Flash .SWF file and put onto your website using Adobe Dreamweaver.
The mouse is the primary way in which web users interact with most websites, and it can do almost anything if your website allows it to. This video will teach you how to use Flash CS3 and Actionscript 3 to create custom mouse and movie clip interactions. This will make viewing ...more
Paul Wyatt brings us an introduction to Flash CS3, and reveals how to create an animated movie clip.
Learn how to use a movie clip symbol in Flash to repeat or reuse an animated library item. This free video software tutorial will walk you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating movie clip symbols within Adobe Flash you ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to control, stop and play movie clips in Macromedia Flash. Learn to use Actionscript to "talk" to your Flash object. Please note that Actionscript is case-sensitive. Control, stop and play movie clips in Macromedia Flash. Click through to ...more
Use the Flash tools in Adobe Flash CS5 to create an animated character after you've already used the bone tool to create your character pose. Create several poses for your movie clip and then string them together in an animation using Flash!
Take an .flv video clip and embed it as a Flash movie, complete with stop, play and pause buttons to control the video. This tutorial shows you how you can use the Adobe Flash software to set up your own embedded videos.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use Code Snippets to display and hide movie clips in Flash CS5.. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Lynda. For more information ...more
Is your webpage dull and uninteresting? How about adding a Flash movie to your page? In this video Terry White will teach you how to use Dreamweaver to do just that.
Save space on your page by adding a scroll bar! This tutorial teaches you two separate techniques: first, how to create custom movie clips or similar content for your webpage; and then how to incorporate a scrolling list into that particular element of your website.
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
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! In my continuing effort to demonstrate to you how to hack the ubiquitous Windows 7, we will going after that notoriously vulnerable Adobe Flash that is on nearly every client Windows system (you are not likely to find it on servers). Flash ...more
Create transitions in Flash Catalyst CS5 Essential. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Creative Suite 5, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Lynda, which presents a thorough, step-by-step overview on how to easily add tra ...more
Learn how to get the cool glow effect on your sprites for your flash movies.
In this how to video, you will learn how to open an SWF file the easy way. First, download the link shown at the bottom. It is a flash player that will open flash movies saved on your hard drive. You can view these movies in full screen mode and control the play back. Once it ...more
This video shows you how to work with independent timelines, specifically the main timeline and movie clip timelines. You learn about how multiple timelines can interact, and how to navigate using the edit bar when you have multiple timelines. You nest movie clips and learn ho ...more
Change object colors via ActionScript in Flash 8 This video is changing colors of movie items in ActionScript using Flash. Go to www.tutvid/download to get the program to change the colors. We're going to change the navigation bar and the text color. Choose the navigation bar ...more
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 Blu ...more
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 f ...more
Movies, TV shows and other media content can fill up even the most generous hard drive quickly. You can use MediaUSB on aTV Flash to connect an external USB drive to your AppleTV for extra media storage capability, and this tutorial shows you how. Make the most of your Apple TV!
Using Action Script, you can turn an image into a link to a website within your animation or movie clip. This tutorial demonstrates how you make invisible buttons and attach them to your chosen images in order to turn them into links.
Scripting languages, like coding languages, are among the most complicated and daunting aspects of computer use to master. If you can do it, however, they allow you to do nearly anything you want with a computer. This video will introduce you to the popular scripting language ...more
If you find yourself viewing a lot of Flash content, you've probably seen a moving object or cursor that has a ghostly likeness trailing behind it. Have you ever wanted to create that effect yourself? Now you can, quickly and easily. This video will teach you how to create a g ...more
Creating cool animations is the bread and butter of Flash. This video will help you get started making them yourself for your website, video game, or movie. It explains how to animate objects, making them move around however you wish and form the basis of your animation. No so ...more
Need to insert a scrollable gallery of thumbnails into your website or web project? You've come to the right place. In this tutorial, learn how to build a scrolling thumbnails video and take it to the next level by building a fully functional gallery with a bonus randomizer bu ...more
Getting started with motion tweening? You've found the beginner's guide! Motion tweening is one of the best and easiest ways to animate just about anything. Learn how to motion tween in Flash 8 Professional in a matter of minutes... Also taught? Learn how to make a simple imag ...more
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, Bert invades Tinseltown. Create your own movie poster simply by using a few Photoshop tools - colorize, hue/saturate, and gradient color levels. It's show time. Create your next blockbuster movie poster in a flash.
Planning on shooting a low budget sci fi flick? The guys at Indy Mogul teach you how to make a cyborg arm and eye patch using a PVC coupler, coin tray, thin orange tubing, blue flash controllers, silver bubble wrap, duct tape, a rolodex, and costume jewelry.
Need to protect a section of your overall flash content (say movie or slideshow) from unauthorized access, learn how to do so in this video. The basic steps to so consist of the following: 1) Select the timeline (section) of the flash content that you want to protect. 2) Ad ...more
In this 2 part video tutorial, Eran Stern shows you the first step to create a retro design title animation for a fictional sci-fi movie. In Part 2, CreativeCOW leader, Eran Stern takes the next step in the science fiction classic and finalizes the promo by projecting graphic ...more
Needing to load website content with AS2 into Flash? You've come to the right place. In the following video, learn how to load text from a text file sitting on a web server and display it in Flash using dynamic text and Actionscript 2.0. Also taught? How to load a jpg, gif, pn ...more
Creating a motion tween in Flash CS4, which is moving one image from one position to another position. 1. Open a blank document in Flash CS4. 2. Drag and drop an image onto the stage. 3. Then convert the image into a movie symbol. Make the registration point to the center. 4. ...more
In this episode of Final Cut Help, Richard Harrington takes a look at keyframing the three way color corrector in FCP. As details change in a movie clip you can have the filter adjust its values over time. This example uses a video of a bird starting in a bright sky and ending ...more
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Michael Park shows you how to recreate the opening gun barrel sequence from the two newest James Bond movies in 3d Studio Max using the default scanline renderer, minimal modeling, and only standard materials. Creative Cow is a supp ...more
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
This video shows you how to use Script Assist to add ActionScript 3.0 to your FLA file. You learn about some of the core ActionScript concepts, such as events, functions, properties, and listeners, while you add code for a button. The button you create plays a movie clip after ...more
Flash CS4 is an incredibly powerful tool for creating all sorts of animated content like games, movies, and websites. This series of videos is meant as a introduction to some of the many tools available to the Flash CS4 user. It moves slowly, is very easy-to-follow, and after ...more
Remember KODACHROME? That color reversal film from Kodak? The film that was the inspiration for Paul Simon? The only brand of film to have a state park named after it? Soon, that's all you'll be able to do— remember it— because today is the last day that any kind of Kodak Kod ...more
Chris Davis with the Educational Technology Center shows us a few easy steps to putting YouTube videos in our Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 presentations. To start you'll need to have an active internet connection and you should have the developer tab in PowerPoint active. To do t ...more
This is a two part video tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 as well to get the full tutorial. Taking a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with ...more
The new Flash CS4 includes 3D tools that allow users to rotate perspective around a movie clip. This tutorial goes over some of the basic controls. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Ma ...more
Make sure you use FLASH Player 9 First: Deinstall Flash Player 10 -- http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html Second: Install Flash Player 9 -- http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/142/tn_14266.html How to hack Coins & Gourmet points in Restaurant City? Step 1: Let all your employees be ...more
Do you want to be that cool person on the web? Heh. Actually, did you just want to try spicing up your embedded YouTube videos? Try it in HD, or have it in autoplay or different sizes! With this code, you will be able to play music, or display your latest vlog as soon as you g ...more
The custom spray brush tool in Flash CS4 is a powerful one indeed. It allows you to spray colors in shapes governed by movie clips, which is very handy for making your paint brush tool match areas that you have to color in frequently. This video will show you how to use the to ...more
In this how-to, viewers will learn how to create a presentation which fades in and out among still photographs using Flash animation. First, each image is given its own layer in Flash. Then the images are converted into movie clips. A motion tween is created among each image a ...more
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 ...more
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
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 f ...more
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 ...more
Let's face it, CDs and DVDs are a thing of the past. We no longer use them as a storage medium because they are slow, prone to failure in burning, and non-reusable. The future is flash memory. Flash memory is cheap, fast, and efficient. Eventually, flash drives might even repl ...more
This video shows how to make a rotating SWF logo in Photoshop. Choose any desired logo that will be used later in the SWF file. Save the logo to the desktop. Use any kind of editing pogram. Make sure we only have what we want showing the area coloured with small squares is inv ...more
In this video the instructor shows how to make a simple flash click-through photo gallery with Action Script 3. First the instructor shows a sample gallery that you can make using this tutorial. To do this open a new flash action script 3.0 file. The first thing you have to do ...more
This video is about sliding an object from left to right in Flash. We will be creating a simple, core animation in Flash. First, let's import an image to our scene. Place it here. Now, let's convert our image into a movie clip. Change the frames per second value. Now, go to th ...more
The typewriter effect is a popular text effect for games and movies that makes text appear letter-by-letter on the screen as if it is being typed as your watch. It's cumbersome for actual reading, but looks cool and old-school. This video will teach you how to create this effe ...more
This video shows you how to create interactive PDF files complete with movies and buttons. You learn how to add a .MOV file to a PDF file, and then how to add a simple button object. You will be amazed by what you can do! Create interactive PDF files with Acrobat and Flash. Cl ...more
A few weeks ago I wrote about Atomic Web as the best web browser for iOS devices, and while I believe it is a superior option, Atomic Web is not the only alternative web browser you can use on your iOS device. There are three more—Dual Browser, iCabMobile, and iSwifter—that ar ...more