Flash CS4′s new inverse kinematics tools allow users to create and arrange symbols in a collection called an Armature.

The new motion editor in Flash CS4 is a welcome addition to the Flash toolkit and it has some new options to speed up motion tweening.

<img src="http://www.layersmagazine.com/images/cs4-lc.jpg" In this project we’ll create a banner ad of a rising sun over the mountains using the Flash CS4 motion editor to tween the motion of the sun along a curved path and to change its brightness.

<img src="http://www.layersmagazine.com/images/cs4-lc.jpg" 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. Sample files are available for viewers who want to follow along with tutorial. Click [...]

<img src="http://www.layersmagazine.com/images/cs4-lc.jpg" The new spray brush tool in Flash CS4 is a lot of fun to play around with. You can load any symbol you want, make changes to the spray pattern using the properties panel, and even use the motion editor to create some really fun animations.

<img src="http://www.layersmagazine.com/images/cs4-lc.jpg" With CS4, Adobe changed the name of the Flash Video Encoder to Adobe media Encoder because it is capable of encoding a lot of different types of files. In this tutorial, Tom Green goes thorugh the steps of encoding a Flash video using the new encoder, reviewing the options and showing how to [...]

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the open-source TweenLite library to achieve some effects that would be next to impossible to duplicate using the Timeline in Flash alone.

Basic Coding For Flash Video

This tutorial starts with a visual analogy about how streaming Flash video works and moves on to explain the basic Action Script code behind delivering Flash video.

Falling Snow in Flash CS3

Use CS3 integration to create falling snow over an image of cedar trees.

Flash CS3 Professional offers users a quick way to get HD content onto their web pages.

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