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How to Create Flash Movies For Your Website With a Flash Maker

By Sanchit Bhatnagar The word flash has always been synonymous with lightning and thundering and the advent of flash movies has brought a similar revolution in the cyber world. Flash movies have gained an immense popularity among web designers and the public equally. Why? Flash software enables you to create animations alongside interactive content and […]

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Some Flash Video Converter Tools Compare

By Terry W More and more videos were laid on the web, but not all people can view the video on the webpages because they don’t have the proper video player. In order to make people view the whole videos on the webpages, most video styles were converted to flash styles, such as swf and […]

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Personal Tips For Saving Web Favorite Flash

By Alans Smith We are often interested in the Flash animations which are being played when we browse a web page. Because of the Flash files are vector graph and the animations are smaller than other video formats so that they are very suit for browsing on-line. But the links of these Flash files are […]

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5 Flash Myths About Flash – Why Flash is Not Evil

By Fadi Semaan Many stigmas are attached to flash applications and still hunt this cool development tool.  These outdated myths were the results of old flash bugs and limitations that no longer hold true. Flash has been in the market now for more than 10 years and has a penetration of more than 98%. It is […]

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Adobe Flash – Web Design Wonder Or a Flash Menu For Disaster?

By Ray Cassidy Adobe Flash is a truly amazing innovation, even after more than a decade Adobe Flash is a software platform for multimedia content. It was originally created by Jonathan Gay as a project known as Future Splash Animator. When Disney Studios and MSN got interested in using it for their websites, this pricked […]

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How Does Flash Work?

By Craig Campbell Flash was originally designed to be a tool for creating animations with your computer. Flash (or Future Splash, as it was once called) introduced frames and keyframes to the computer world and made it possible for millions of people all over the world to try their hand at animation. But as Macromedia […]

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Flash Preloader – Why You Need to Add a Preloader to Your Flash Animation

By Micky Stuivenberg If you use a Flash animation or Flash movie on your website that is bigger than 40kb, it is generally recommended that you add a preloader to the Flash file. This article explains: what a Flash preloader is; what the benefits are of using a preloader for your Flash movie; and how […]

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Product Review – Adobe – The Leader in Web Design Software

By Tyson Mullin When it comes to multimedia design and creativity software there is no question- Adobe is the top of the line. It allows you to create advanced multimedia design without knowing how to write code, and is perfect for someone who is interested in design. With a large array of products from Dreamweaver, […]

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Why Flash Should Just Die Quietly

By Harry E J Gordon Like the last guest at a party, it’s time for Adobe’s Flash Player to stagger home, never to be heard from again. Flash is a thorn in the side of website owners and visitors alike, even if they don’t know it yet. It’s inaccessible, inefficient, insecure and expensive to develop. […]

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Adobe’s Love-Hate Relationship With Google

By Eric D Rowell In the past year or so, Adobe, who has been dominating RIA (rich internet applications) since the mid 1990′s, has suddenly found itself in a war with two fronts. While pleading with Apple to allow Flash to run on the iPhone since its introduction in June of 2007, Google comes to […]

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Gone in a Flash?

By Matt J. Dixon As I sat reviewing random video clips of fireworks shows from the recent Fourth of July celebrations on my new iPhone, with all of the pizazz and flash that fireworks bring… it occurred to me some videos would not play. Quite a few videos actually. This in turn made me start […]

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The Power of Adobe Flash

By Lewis Hall More and more these days, if you regularly search the internet, you will find websites that either contain lots of flash, or are created entirely in flash. So why are more and more people resorting to using flash for their websites? There are 3 main reasons for this: Firstly, flash is the […]

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Adobe Flash – Web Design Wonder Or a Flash Menu For Disaster?

By Ray Cassidy Adobe Flash is a truly amazing innovation, even after more than a decade Adobe Flash is a software platform for multimedia content. It was originally created by Jonathan Gay as a project known as Future Splash Animator. When Disney Studios and MSN got interested in using it for their websites, this pricked […]

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The Truth About Flash – Apple Vs Adobe

By Curtis Priest Every emerging technology generation seems to result in a battle of platforms and ideologies – a war between companies for the hearts, minds, dollars and loyalty of consumers for their system of choice. Memories of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer finally landing the fatal blow to Netscape, or Google’s meteoric rise to power over […]

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Buy Adobe CS5 Or Stay With CS4 – New Adobe CS5 Review

By Betty Benjamin Johnson Should I buy CS5 from Adobe or stay with CS4? I am sure a lot of people have asked this question after Adobe Systems release the new product. Well, I hope you will find the right answer in the end of this brief software review. So, what are new features of […]

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Behind the Apple – Adobe Flash Battles

By Gary Klingsheim Apple’s decision to leave Flash support conspicuously absent from its newly-named iOS, the operating system for its insanely popular iPhone and iPad, has created a strange situation. Adobe, owner of Flash, sells a lot of Macintosh software and in any normal universe would be considered a great ally of the Cupertino computer-and-gadget […]

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Graphic Design Tips For Beginners

By Paul H Smith Every beginning is hard – even for graphic design. After all, it’s not enough that you are creative. You must also have excellent marketing skills and a great eye for detail. Just so you can wade through the first steps with more confidence, you can use the following tips below: Know […]

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Flash CS4 and After Effects CS4 – Web Animation Matrimony

By Elise Teddington-Jones Animating in a 2.5D world is just as good as 3D, and in fact it is my preference when you couple the two greatest same-suite motion graphics software together, Flash CS4 and After Effects CS4. Before the release of CS4 integrating the two was like putting together oil and water and forcing […]

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Using Flash Animation As a Webpage Component

By Benjamin G Stone Flash animation is becoming extremely common on-line. The majority of animated banner ads, interactive presentations, and even games are based on Flash design, incorporating motion, audio, and interactivity that can’t be accomplished otherwise. Incorporating Flash animation into a site is an extremely good idea from a promotional point of view – […]

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Five Tips For Making Your Animated Flash Cartoons Look Better

So, you have a great idea for a cartoon. The problem is your artistic skills are a bit lacking. No problem! With a little practice and these tips, you’ll be on your way to creating eye pleasing works of art! The Shape Tool Is Your Friend. Did you know that using the shape tool (circles, […]

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Five Tips For Creating an Animated Flash Cartoon

With Adobe Flash, creating cartoons is as accessible as ever. With a little know-how and time, you can jump right in and start animating a cartoon of your very own. However, there’s a difference between an animated cartoon and a good animated cartoon. These five tips (listed in no particular order) should help you with planning […]