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Focal Easy Guide to Macromedia Flash 8 by Birgitta Hosea

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Creating Sounds to Bring into Flash

There are lots of places on the web to download free sound files – legally! The accompanying website contains links to some such sites. If you are a music whiz kid, on the other hand, you may want to compose your own soundtracks using software such as Adobe Audition or Cubase.

You cannot import a music track into Flash from an audio CD. It is not in the correct format to be used in Flash and if you do not have permission this would be infringing copyright.

It can be fun to record your own sounds. These could be foley effects – sound effects you make yourself – such as banging two halves of a coconut together ...

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