Dec 16

Preparation for DIY Special Christmas Card – Tutorial Two: Extract Christmas Card Elements

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22As the second step of DIY Christmas cards, you need to prepare various pretty card elements, such as image, sound, shape, sprite, ActionScript, etc. Now I will introduce you how to extract elements from your captured Christmas card.

 

Used Tool: Sothink SWF Decompiler for Mac V5.3

Estimated Time: 5 Minutes

Purpose: Extract an image from SWF on Mac (For Windows Users >>)

 

Step 1: Open the SWF containing desired Christmas card elements

1. Launch Sothink SWF Decompiler for Mac.

2. In the explorer panel, locate the folder containing target SWF, and then the SWF will be listed in the below panel.

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Dec 14

Easily Convert SWF to MXML by Sothink SWF Decompiler

flexMXML file is an Adobe Flex Markup Language and its component is used by an Adobe Flex application.

The MXML file is used for laying out user interface components in the application. Most Flex applications include multiple MXML and ActionScript (.AS) files.

For decompiling and reusing the SWF created by Adobe Flex Builder 3, Sothink SWF Decompiler, the leading SWF to Flex project converter and resource extractor, can help you to decompile the SWF to MXML. Please see the following step-by-step tutorial.

For more information about this SWF to MXML converter >>
 

Used Tool: Sothink SWF Decompiler V5.3 – Leading SWF to MXML converter

Estimated Time: 5 Minutes

Purpose: Convert SWF to MXML

 

Step 1: Open the SWF to be converted to MXML

1. Launch Sothink SWF Decompiler.

2. In the Explorer panel, browse to find the folder where the SWF you want to convert to MXML locates, and the SWF will be listed in the panel below.

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Nov 16

Introducing the Best Windows 7 Compatible Flash SWF Editor

We are very excited that SourceTec Software added compatibility with Windows 7 as a significant enhancement in Sothink SWF Quicker V4.7 on November 16, 2009. This latest version is also enriched with lots of appealing features focused on improving usability for drawing tools. All of these make Sothink SWF Quicker the best solution for the Flash animation designers to edit SWF or create Flash animations from scratch.

Quicker4.7SWF Quicker is the leading Flash SWF editor. It fully supports Flash CS4 (V10) and AS 3.0; offers seven popular Flash filters for you to add visual animating effects to texts, buttons and movie clips; supports applying plenty of built-in animated effects to Flash movie elements; provides quick-start templates to make Flash Albums, Banners, Navigation Buttons and Slide Shows easily…

For more information about this best Flash SWF editor >>

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Through from my eyes, the new Sothink SWF Quicker V4.7 is more powerful than previous versions. It adds compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating system, which will bring users more security. What’s more, it supports exporting movies to Flash Lite 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0 now.

To offer users better usability for easy-drawing, Sothink SWF Quicker V4.7 greatly enhanced the Pen, Subselection and Ink Bottle tools. I’m sure you will find totally new and handy drawing experience in this latest version.

It is for sure that the SWF Quicker team will update with more features as they find them. So you can tell us here or contact support@sothink.com if you find what SWF Quicker is still missing. We’ll be keeping an eye out for future developments. Please concern on Sothink Blog to get the first-hand information!

Nov 05

New SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 Offers Compatibility with Windows 7

Aiming to offer customers enhanced security, on November 2, 2009, SourceTec has announced the release of new version of Sothink SWF Decompiler (Windows version). The SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 is enriched with lots of new features and improvements focused around improving stability and user experience, which turns into one of the most complete solutions for Flash fans that want to decompile SWF to FLA or FLEX project.

windows7I tried out the new version and really like its new and easy-to-use interface. What makes this new version notable is that it supports Windows 7. Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating system will offer customers many compelling benefits, such as improved security and reliability.

Apart from the above features, the new SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 is more stable than previous versions, and the optimized interface will also bring you better usability and user experience. As a smart multi-language Flash decompiler, SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 now provides French interface besides the existing English, German and Traditional Chinese interfaces.

Overall, Sothink SWF Decompiler is expected the best to arouse super lively interest in professional Flash designers or amateurs to decompile SWF to FLA or FLEX project, as well as extracting any Flash elements from SWF files. It is for sure that the team will update with more features as they find them. So what new features have you found and what is Sothink SWF Decompiler still missing? You can tell us here by leaving a comment.

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Oct 29

Active Upgrading for Better Photo Album Maker

Aiming to help photo album users create Flash album better, this week SourceTec Software announced the upgrade of Sothink Photo Album Maker, the free Flash album creator.

Photo Album Maker version 2.0 build 210 has fixed a few bugs, like the error of unable to play BMP images in the templates and some other little ones. Now this free Flash album studio totally and greatly supports all popular formats of photos and pictures, like *.jpeg, *.jpg, *.png and of course *.bmp.

The new released Photo Album Maker also runs more stably, including under Windows 7. And it can offer customers enhanced security, as well as innovative user interface features and reliability improvements.

Photo Album Maker still has a few raw sides that we expect will be fixed in the future releases. However, this free Flash album creator is always working hard to be the best choice of making and sharing Flash photo album. If you have any ideas or suggestion, please feel free to write us at support@sothink.com.

We will closely watch all events concerning Sothink Photo Album Maker to deliver first-hand information to you. Check out Sothink Blog not to miss a thing!

Oct 23

The Lazy Way to Create Photo Album and Share it Online- A Quick Tutorial

People always do more than just 1-2-3 steps to create album and make it more stunning and unique. If you would most like to use the least amount of time to create a Flash photo album and share it online, you definitely can use the preset effects and theme to skip the editing and setting work.

In the past, we’ve known how to create album with some album maker, but we most wanted to easily and quickly make a professional photo album in simplest way and really hope the product helping us, is totally free. This guide is to help you learn how to use completely free Flash album studio (Sothink Photo Album Maker) to create Flash album in just one minute.

  • Step1. Add Photos

Launch Sothink Photo Album Maker, under “Add Photos” interface browse photos in your PC and click button “Add to Album” to add them to your album.

  • Step2. Add Effects (You may just skip this step if you are satisfied with the transition effects applied by default. Trust me, you will.)

Go to “Edit Effects” interface to add transition effects for your album.

If you want to quickly replace all the default effects with your own choice, you may select any effect thumbnail between any two photos, pick one from effects panel, and click button “Apply to All”.

  • Step3. Apply Theme & Music (Album theme and background music are also ready by default.)

Go to “Theme_Music” interface to apply album theme and background music.

You may select any theme listed at right to apply it for your album. As for background music, you may pick one from your own resources.

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Oct 14

Be the Most Envied Album Maker—Through Album Sharing from Camera

Nowadays sharing personal album on the Internet becomes a fashion. More and more people can’t wait to make their own photo album and upload it on Blog or website. Under this trend, SourceTec Software is willing to offer much better album sharing service, by introducing Sothink Photo Album sharing site and releasing Photo Album Maker 2.0, which are totally FREE and can help users create and share stunning Flash photo album.

  • Let friends all over the world view your album on Sothink album sharing site

Sothink photo album sharing site is a free and clean album sharing space for everyone to share Flash album. It always welcomes users to upload their Flash wedding album, family album, photograph gallery and so on. This Photo Album site has no photo or album size restriction and it will recommend the excellent album shared to top page.

Uploading Flash album on the photo album site is similarly easy as onto other websites. Instead of boring and trouble steps, users just need to download and install a freeware – Flash album studio called Sothink Photo Album Maker 2.0, then they can directly generate album offline and one-click upload created photo albums onto free Photo Album Sharing site within the program.

  • Sothink Photo Album Maker can be the best choice of album creation

Not everyone has an account to share photo album online via free album hosting space. But it is possible to get a photo album making tool to create Flash album from scattered photos. For that reason, a program like Photo Album Maker 2.0 could bridge the gap between photo album creation and photo uploading & sharing.

The free Photo Album Maker 2.0 is not just an album uploading tool. It is the easiest, most powerful free album maker yet, packed with brand new and friendly interface, stunning themes, transition effects and album music customization.

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Aug 05

Optimal Flash Editor: New Build of Sothink SWF Quicker is Ready!

Glad to inform every Flash fan here that a new build of Flash editor —- Sothink SWF Quicker 4.5 is coming out, which help you create SWF or edit SWF with more accuracy and stability.

For elder users, it is absolutely a free upgrade.
Download the latest version of SWF Quicker now >>

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Why use the latest Flash editor
— SWF Quicker 4.5?

 

  1. It is the long-waited Flash editor that supports Windows Vista 64-bit
  2. Import & edit Flash SWF files of Flash 9, 10 and previous versions
  3. Decompile or edit SWF with ActionScript 3.0
  4. Draw shapes in either Straight, Smooth or ink modes with Pencil in Flash maker
  5. Achieve more smoothing objects by optimized Brush tool

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Jun 26

Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5 Lets You Import & Edit SWF of Flash CS3 (V9), Flash CS4 (V10)

The Adobe Corporation has consecutively released Flash CS3 (V9) and Flash CS4 (V10) after the Flash 8, and this was undoubtedly good news to all the Flash fans. Now, here comes more exciting news —- the long-awaited function that importing and editing SWF files created by Flash CS3 (V9), Flash CS4 (V10) is recently realized in Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5.

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As the leading Flash SWF editor in the market, Sothink SWF Quicker always keeps up with the latest technical updates in the Flash area. It is the best Flash animation editor to edit SWF files or create Flash animations from scratch. Sothink SWF Quicker supports applying plenty of built-in animated effects to Flash movie elements; provides quick-start templates to make Flash Albums, Banners, Navigation Buttons and Slide Shows easily. This Flash animation maker also allows you to export Flash movies to SWF, EXE, GIF, or AVI, which helps you to enjoy colorful Flash arts more conveniently.

More details about this Flash animation maker >>

When editing a SWF of Flash CS3 (V9) or Flash CS4 (V10), you can edit almost all elements of the SWF file, such as adding or changing texts and images, assigning new URL, adding ActionScript to control the animation more precisely, etc. The latest version (V4.5) of Sothink SWF Quicker supports ActionScript 3.0. And in the previous version, it has supported ActionScript 1.0 and 2.0 already. Besides this, you can find better Operating System compatibility in Sothink SWF Quicker V4.5, that is, it begins to support Windows Vista 64-bit now. I’m sure all of this will bring you totally new Flash creating and editing experience.

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Jun 03

How to Make Flash Album for Children’s Day?

Children’s Day has just been celebrated. Have you prepared a gift for your kids? Did you have a party for them? Maybe you can make a Flash album for saving all the happy moments in that Children’s Day and share it with your families. So, how to realize that?

Here is a tutorial illustrating how to make a Flash album in clicks from Sothink SWF Easy template:

Tool Used in this Tutorial:

  • Adobe Flash Player

The following image shows appearance of a Flash album created by Sothink SWF Easy. The Flash album itself could be played under control or display photos automatically. When the photos changing, it also shows Flash tranform effects.

Preview

Link to Sothink SWF Easy Album Samples >>

Following the tutorial below and you will create a same Flash album like the previewed one.

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