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New Transition Effects added to Flash Banner Creator flash app

Hello everyone, Firstly, a happy Easter to all. There has been query many a times from customers as to the difference between the Flash Banner Creator flash app and the Flash Slideshow Maker flash app. Both these flash apps look identical in the w...

Flash Tip: How to create effective Pan/Zoom flash movies

Flash Tip: How to create effective Pan/Zoom flash movies

Flash Pan/Zoom is an effective tool that can help showcase products, let customers do a quick drag and zoom preview and provide multiple viewing options to see and feel the product better. I'd like to discuss quick tips to produce effective Pan/Z...

Flash Movie Tip: How to create thumbnails for your flash slideshow movies

Flash Movie Tip: How to create thumbnails for your flash slideshow movies

A happy new year to all. This is the first post this 2013 and here is a tip that comes straight out from a query asked by one of our customers. The query was how to create thumbnails for a Slideshow flash movie. The fact is, this option is not availa...

How to create copies of your flash project

There is a need when you have to create multiple versions of the same project. And you don't see a "copy" option to simply create a copy - what do you do? Sometimes, you're short of time and you end of redoing the same flash project, all over again....

Toufee Flash Tip: Workaround to fix audio mismatch in the FLV video

If you had ever downloaded  your flash movie that has a background music attached, as a FLV or a AVI video file, you'd have noticed that the audio is out of sync with the video. When the rendering engine converts the raw Flex flash movie to a video f...

Toufee Flash Tip: How to create effective 3D Carousel flash movies

Flash Carousel is an effective flash tool when you have to showcase items interactively, for example,  a flash movie  intro of latest collections in an online gift shop, a slideshow of kitchenware items, a cool list of masterpieces in your art galler...

Inside Toufee: "Video Processing" message in the Flash Builder - things to know

Some users may have noted that for some videos that they upload into the Flash Builder, they're greeted with a "Video is processing" message. The problem was that users find the message continues to persists even hours after the actual upload. At tim...

Flash Movie Tip: How to create a replay button for your Toufee flash movies

First of all, to all our US customers, wish you all a happy July 4th! Now, if you've been using the Toufee flash player skin for your flash movies, you'd have noticed that there isn't a replay button. If you have to replay the flash movie, then one h...

Toufee Flash Apps: How to use the enlarge image option

Hello everyone, its been a while since the last blog and it couldn't be a good time to write a new post. I keep getting queries to our Support Desk about the use of the enlarge image option found in the Flash Apps ( 3D Carousel, CoverFlow etc). It se...

Toufee Update - No more popup windows on hyperlinks in flash movies

For those of your Toufee flash movie users who've created a hyperlink in your flash movie, you've noticed a popup window show up when the link is clicked. It was a bit of nagging problem and particularly annoying when our customers are creating flash...

How to download Toufee flash movies as AVI, MOV and MP4 video files

As part of the ongoing release of new features, we've introduced the option to download your flash movies in more video formats, especially the AVI format. Previously, the only option was the FLV download, but there has been ever growing requests for...

How to deliver Toufee flash movies on mobile devices

There have been increasing queries lately as to how Toufee flash movies can be delivered over mobile devices, given the increasing use of mobile as a content delivery platform thanks to the smartphone wave. Flash found its adoption slower on the mobi...

How to set a common effect for all your flash movie items

The Flash Builder has a feature called Movie Presets that lets you set a defined preset (or a group of settings) to all the flash movie items. While we are working on making the Movie Presets more robust, you'll for now find only two basic presets -...

Working with backgrounds for a Flash Builder flash movie

When working with the Flash Builder, a frequent question that I see from customers is how to set a common background color or a background image for a flash movie. The following KB articles already address adding a background color as well as setting...

Now get YouTube download links within your Members Area

Yesterday, our development team add a nifty little option that should come in very handy. The development team added an option that lets you access the download links from within your Members Area. Inside the Members Area, on the top right, you'll se...

Toufee Flash Builder: How to Enter Hex Code in Color Palette

The other day, I had a support ticket from a customer named Charlotte who wanted to know if its possible to enter custom hex code into the color palette. She had to create a flash banner movie and wanted to match the exact color from her company logo...

Flash Builder: Working with Layers in your flash movie

In this post, we'll discuss about the concept of layers and how you could utilize layers to arrange the image and text items the way you want in your flash movie.  One may think Layers as stacks (or a pile of books), that lets you customize (arrange)...

How to create text hyperlinks in your flash movies

When working with flash movies, it is common to create hyperlinks in the form of buttons that when clicked takes users to external websites. However, there are instances when you don't want a button, but instead have any text item clickable. If you'r...

Working with Toufee Flash Movies: Points to Ponder

First of all, wish all our Toufee customers and readers of this blog a very Happy and a Prosperous New Year 2012. As I start to think about the first blog entry for the new year, I decided to cover aspects of the Toufee Flash Builder as well as the F...

Toufee Flash Builder: Removing Fade In flash effect from videos

Recently when working with a customer on a video file issue with the Flash Builder, I noticed something interesting that is worth a mention. When you drag an item on to the Toufee Flash Builder movie maker stage, Toufee adds a default Fade In and Fad...

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