Saving an Animated GIF

Saving an Animated GIF

Flash CS4 Tutorial


How to Save an Animated GIF in Flash



Flash animations can be saved in multiple file formats using the Export Movie command.


Step One

Create and save a 24 frame Flash animation.

Step Two

Choose File > Export > Export Movie.

Step Three

Choose Animated GIF from the pull-down menu and save your movie.

Step Four

Set the options in the GIF dialog box.

Step Five

Test your movie in a web browser.

File Sizes

Don't be surprised if the gif animation is considerably larger than the swf since gif is a bitmapped file.


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