Chapter 19. Using Video

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

  • How to import and use video in movies

  • How to include advanced features using the FLVPlayback component

  • How to use cue points to synchronize a video to the graphics in your Flash movie

  • How to optimize for high quality and low file size

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In the not-too-distant past, it was impossible to display video inside of Flash without something short of a miracle. The video support in Flash has really come of age. You can import video, trim it, and compress it, using the state-of-the-art VP6 codec from On2 that keeps files small and quality high. With this version of Flash, a new feature supports the H.264 video codec, giving you a broader choice of content. Even though ...

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