Featured Tutorial of the Week 055

Don’t get too excited, but this week we have a double whammy of tutorials!

We are looking at how to export your Flash animations to video, for screening on Youtube, TV, media servers etc. This used to be quite tricky, but it is much easier in Flash CC 2013 onwards.

If you have a version of Flash prior to Flash CC 2013 (e.g. Flash MX 2004, Flash 8, Flash CS4-6), then use this tutorial:

If you are fortunate enough to have Flash CC 2013 onwards, then use this tutorial:

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Featured Tutorial of the Week 054

Happy new year!

This week we are looking at exporting your work for Flash player. It might not be the most popular plugin these days, but it is still useful to know. Some of these options also apply to exporting to HTML5 Canvas and WebGL in Flash.

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Featured Tutorial of the Week 053

I hope you are having a nice yuletide log season!

This week we look at rotoscoping, which is a way of tracing over video to create animation.

If you use Flash CC 2014 onwards, I would recommend using h.264 video, rather than FLV, as this format also imports sound (ideal for lip sync) and plays much better inside Flash.

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Featured Tutorial of the Week 052

Happy almost festive time!
Last week we looked at importing video. This week, we look at importing video with an alpha channel, for compositing into Flash projects. For example, if you want someone to provide sign language as an overlay.

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Featured Tutorial of the Week 051

This week we look at importing video into Flash.

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