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Export Flash to animated gif - getting white boxes

Posted on 2008-10-02
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I am trying to export a flash file as an animated gif. (client cannot use swf files)
But the text that "fades" in and out now only appears as a white box.

How can I get the animated gif to accurately represent my flash animation?
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Question by:sharonweiter
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Flash exports animated GIF very poorly...  I suggest you export a video format like MOV and then use other tool to convert that to GIF...  I find that is the best solution to keep the quality...

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by:sharonweiter
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Well the Quicktime movie looks good. Much better.


Thanks!


Any suggestions on a Mac utility that can convert the QT mov file to an animated gif?
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by:sharonweiter
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http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/235

I am on a mac and I found that this one works nicely.
Mov to gif.

Thanks.
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by:CyanBlue
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I am sure QuickTime Pro can do the job fine...

I did a quick google and GIFfun came up...
     http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/7387&vid=260884

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