Best ways to reduce the file size of an interactive .swf file to optimize for the web.

Posted on 2013-05-21
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What are some methods to reduce the size of .swf files. The file is currently about 80 MB and I am trying to optimize it for the web. There are alot of .flvs which are adding to the size of the file. I am currently working on reducing the size of those videos. However, I am not sure if there are settings with in Flash that I can change to reduce the size even further.

Thanks for any advice!
Question by:msjlogicjunction
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tailoreddigital earned 1200 total points
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Here's a pretty thorough page by Adobe explaining the methods,

This thread explains that you should load your video into the SWF at runtime (which will reduce the SWF size drastically),

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Use Photoshop as save image "As for Web"

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Using these techniques reduced my file size by half and quartered my load time. Thanks!

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