Chapter 18. Publishing Flash Movies
IN THIS CHAPTER
Using the Bandwidth Profiler
Generating a size report
Understanding Flash movie publish options
Creating profiles in Publish Settings
Using HTML templates with your Flash movies
Creating bitmap image alternates for your Flash movie
If you have read Parts I through V of the book, you're probably more than ready to get your Flash movies uploaded to your Web server to share with your visitors. This chapter shows you how to create Flash movies (.swf files) from Flash CS5 so that they can be played with the Adobe Flash Player plug-in or ActiveX Control for Web browsers. I show you how to test your Flash movies, prepare Flash movie options, and adjust other output formats from Flash CS5, such as HTML documents and image formats.
Testing Flash Movies
You have four ways to test your Flash movies: in the authoring environment by using the Control
Flash document files (.fla) have much larger file sizes than their Flash movie file (.swf) counterparts. To accurately foretell the network bandwidth that a Flash movie requires, you need to know how large the final Flash movie will be. If the download demand ...