How do I create a Flash movie that will eventually be exported as a Quicktime movie?
Posted on 2009-05-19
In the past I have created lengthy Flash movies and presentations that play through from start to finish as a SWF file. However, later, the client will return asking to convert the SWF to Flash video and/or Quicktime movies. I know that for either the Flash must first be exported as a Quicktime movie. I'm having trouble with this. I use Flash CS3 and I've only been able to successfully export one of my Flash projects. This particular project utilized only the root timeline and had only one Stop at the end of the movie. Any Flash movies with multiple movieclips, timelines, some simple actionscript, I could not get to export. Are there any tricks or tips to keep in mind when creating your Flash movies if you know this may be a request down the road? Perhaps there is a more specific way to set up the file to make this possible?
P.s. none of these are interactive. they all play through as one long movie.