How to Use Filters in Flash

With filters you can add shadows, blur effects and even change colors in unique ways!  Discover how to utilize filters with this free and easy tutorial!

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  2. Stephen Johnson says:

    Thanks! I was going nuts with another tutorial, trying to find the filters. You sorted me out perfectly. Looking forward to watching more of your tuts.

  3. Black Tiger says:

    Haha xD

  4. TacticalBacon7 says:

    You spell very unique.

  5. Pip Joy says:

    Thnku … your vidz r good … your character style seems unique

  6. Felician Galgau says:

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  7. Mr Manson says:

    you explain things very very very good. Your voice is so nice chand charming to listen to. You are great.

  8. monkeeyo101 says:

    When I export it as an .avi file with blur, the blur looks all bad quality even if I select high quality. Help :( ?

  9. Zelda4420 says:

    Cool !! I needed these graphics ! =D

  10. Zelda4420 says:

    [..YouTube..] Cool !! I needed these graphics ! =D

  11. was2526 says:

    please anyone tell me , how to bring Filters comand to my workstation, i have been to windows , even colors, i cannot find ” FILTERS command”, when i first opened the flash cs5, i saw it, but its hidden and cannot find it, help me please.wasim

  12. was2526 says:

    [..YouTube..] please anyone tell me , how to bring Filters comand to my workstation, i have been to windows , even colors, i cannot find ” FILTERS command”, when i first opened the flash cs5, i saw it, but its hidden and cannot find it, help me please.wasim

  13. oventoster09 says:

    need istaller ?? just Copy/Paste lick below and then erase the space between the (A and the dot) …..!!adf .ly/2GKUx

  14. jachvideos says:

    I wish I could add other filters

  15. jachvideos says:

    [..YouTube..] I wish I could add other filters

  16. MrEpicFlashes says:

    one really cool thing to do is make the movie clip animated by double clicking then animating it then copy that symbol when its done animating and flip vertical and place it below the char where its feet meets its feet from the top and on the bottom add a blur effect it looks like theres a shiny ground lol

  17. [..YouTube..] one really cool thing to do is make the movie clip animated by double clicking then animating it then copy that symbol when its done animating and flip vertical and place it below the char where its feet meets its feet from the top and on the bottom add a blur effect it looks like theres a shiny ground lol

  18. davis2110 says:

    cut those frames into a symbol and use the filters on the symbol

  19. davis2110 says:

    [..YouTube..] cut those frames into a symbol and use the filters on the symbol

  20. davis2110 says:

    [..YouTube..] cut those frames into a symbol and use the filters on the symbol

  21. davis2110 says:

    [..YouTube..] @ShadowEnchantix2008 cut those frames into a symbol and use the filters on the symbol

  22. davis2110 says:

    try adding the movieclip inside a graphic Symbol and puting the filters inside that graphic symbol 0_o

  23. davis2110 says:

    [..YouTube..] try adding the movieclip inside a graphic Symbol and puting the filters inside that graphic symbol 0_o

  24. davis2110 says:

    [..YouTube..] @SultanRoyal try adding the movieclip inside a graphic Symbol and puting the filters inside that graphic symbol 0_o

  25. vicodee says:

    yes it does;D

  26. vicodee says:

    [..YouTube..] yes it does;D

  27. vicodee says:

    [..YouTube..] @Jmations yes it does;D

  28. Jmations says:

    does this work for cs3

  29. Jmations says:

    [..YouTube..] does this work for cs3

  30. ethosaur says:

    its awsome!

  31. ethosaur says:

    [..YouTube..] its awsome!

  32. ethosaur says:

    [..YouTube..] @gabelossus its awsome!

  33. SultanRoyal says:

    I tried adding some shadows to an animated figure but it wont move when I turn it into a movie clip. Is it possible to add effects to a graphic symbol?

  34. SultanRoyal says:

    [..YouTube..] I tried adding some shadows to an animated figure but it wont move when I turn it into a movie clip. Is it possible to add effects to a graphic symbol?

  35. gabelossus says:

    you could use this for a character who needs glasses

  36. gabelossus says:

    [..YouTube..] you could use this for a character who needs glasses

  37. yougotOWENd1 says:

    you can go into the symbol and add the effects from there

  38. yougotOWENd1 says:

    [..YouTube..] you can go into the symbol and add the effects from there

  39. yougotOWENd1 says:

    [..YouTube..] @ShadowEnchantix2008 you can go into the symbol and add the effects from there

  40. ShadowEnchantix2008 says:

    If I have 50 frames for some character’s movement and I need to add the same effects to each and every frame, is there any way to make it easier thab clicking frames one by one and add the effects? I saved the preset of the effects so that makes my job a little easier.

  41. [..YouTube..] If I have 50 frames for some character’s movement and I need to add the same effects to each and every frame, is there any way to make it easier thab clicking frames one by one and add the effects? I saved the preset of the effects so that makes my job a little easier.

  42. imagothicgurl says:

    Please help me, i tried to do one of bender, but it didn’t work! I asked my dad but he’s so smart that it sounded like he was talking nonsence, please help me!

  43. [..YouTube..] Please help me, i tried to do one of bender, but it didn’t work! I asked my dad but he’s so smart that it sounded like he was talking nonsence, please help me!

  44. TbasketballG says:

    @docterfire11 yeah but i got mine for free :P no, not from a website but I borrowed someones CS4 disc

  45. TbasketballG says:

    [..YouTube..] @docterfire11 yeah but i got mine for free :P no, not from a website but I borrowed someones CS4 disc

  46. 00Neven says:

    Where did you found Filters?!

  47. 00Neven says:

    [..YouTube..] Where did you found Filters?!

  48. 00Neven says:

    [..YouTube..] @LH961 Where did you found Filters?!

  49. DTMidian says:

    Hah…I totally agree.

  50. DTMidian says:

    [..YouTube..] Hah…I totally agree.

  51. blumhrrda says:

    Cool, random note tho, U sound like Ben stiller

  52. blumhrrda says:

    [..YouTube..] Cool, random note tho, U sound like Ben stiller

  53. docterfire11 says:

    [..YouTube..] do you have to pay for flash????

  54. oMANiiKx says:

    Thanks alot your a great video maker youve helped me loads. Subed

  55. oMANiiKx says:

    [..YouTube..] Thanks alot your a great video maker youve helped me loads. Subed

  56. firesport2 says:

    you say drag funny you say it like draig! lolthanks for making awesome tutorials keep them coming!!

  57. firesport2 says:

    [..YouTube..] you say drag funny you say it like draig! lolthanks for making awesome tutorials keep them coming!!

  58. coolguyflex says:

    oh you found it thats great

  59. coolguyflex says:

    [..YouTube..] oh you found it thats great

  60. LH961 says:

    [..YouTube..] CS4

  61. coolguyflex says:

    what version of flash do you use

  62. coolguyflex says:

    [..YouTube..] what version of flash do you use

  63. LH961 says:

    [..YouTube..] Found it : )

  64. LH961 says:

    in the button of the properties window? O.o It wasn’t there either : (

  65. LH961 says:

    [..YouTube..] in the button of the properties window? O.oIt wasn’t there either : (

  66. Some Guy says:

    in the button of the propperties window

  67. coolguyflex says:

    [..YouTube..] in the button of the propperties window

  68. LH961 says:

    [..YouTube..] Where can i find that “filters”? I can’t find it : (I tried to look from “windows” but it weren’t there : (

  69. DPpokal says:

    make a toturial on how to daw your cartoons there heps good 5/5 great vid

  70. DPpokal says:

    [..YouTube..] make a toturial on how to daw your cartoons there heps good5/5 great vid

  71. JRONII says:

    Thank you for being crystal clear on all your videos, I am progressing faster thanks to you!

  72. JRONII says:

    [..YouTube..] Thank you for being crystal clear on all your videos, I am progressing faster thanks to you!

  73. Shellocker says:

    [..YouTube..] Does anyone know what this means in actionscript ? – 1126: function does not have a body- What should I do? I can’t “get it”

  74. pivotanimator09 says:

    thanks this really helped me :)

  75. [..YouTube..] thanks this really helped me :)

  76. Gordon Chay says:

    Well… Actually… I don’t really know how to use adobe flash (As in animating stuffs)… So I don’t really know what is going on… I really want to know how to animate stuffs! Can you help me? By doing a video?

  77. gordoncjx says:

    [..YouTube..] Well… Actually… I don’t really know how to use adobe flash (As in animating stuffs)… So I don’t really know what is going on… I really want to know how to animate stuffs! Can you help me? By doing a video?

  78. Fabrice Mazerolle says:

    Excellent !

  79. mazerollef says:

    [..YouTube..] Excellent !

  80. yubboy says:

    [..YouTube..] thanks dude, you explain every thing clearly 5/5

  81. thejellyfish47 says:

    Lol, zero views. Well, anyway, thanks for the help!

  82. [..YouTube..] Lol, zero views. Well, anyway, thanks for the help!

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