Thanks for sharing and detailed production breakdown
i thought there wouldnt be anything better than akeytsu for creating easy animations. im happy if i am proven wrong.
Keith, I just wanted to stop by and say: Thank you.
Multimedia Effects & Components
- Advanced Flash design for the graphic artist or animation programmer. Full design control.
- Project Templates and Wizard Panel for quick publish of included projects.
- Bundled with over 380 built-in multimedia effects and a simple effects browser.
- Built-in effects make creating animations quick and easy using your videos, text, images, graphics or sounds.
- Effects can be applied to multiple objects.
- Supports multiple overlapping soundtracks with multiple sound effects.
- Choose from over 300 components and vector shapes, or add your own custom built components.
- Create and distribute your own special effects and components.
- Component Tool for fast and easy placement of common components.
- Type text directly on the stage and even give each character an individual attribute (bold, font, size etc.).
- Advanced drawing tools include: Line, Pencil, Pen, Text, Ellipse/Circle, Rectangle/Square, Perspective and AutoShapes.
- Keyboard short cuts are available for all the drawing tools.
- Complex Shape editing options make it easy to modify your shapes.
- Use AutoShapes to place arrows, stars, polygons and more.
- Guides, grids, and alignment tools.
- Knife tool and Shape Operations.
- Bezier curves for motion paths. Convert shapes to motion path.
- NEW! Transform shapes with morphing
- NEW! Filters and Blend Effects.
- A simple yet comprehensive interface puts all the tools within easy reach.
- Objects, frames and effects can all be added, modified or deleted directly from the timeline.
- Open multiple documents simultaneously to manage your large projects.
- Moveable panels can be hidden to clear your workspace.
- Preview all your work within SWiSH Max4, even playback at different internet speeds.
- Sharing resources between your Flash movies is a breeze with the content library and assets.
- NEW! Undo/Redo Panel shows the history of your actions.
- NEW! Advanced Find and Replace lists results in objects, script and labels.
Import & Export
- Import SWF movies produced by any other Flash application.
- Import videos, sounds, graphics and text files.
- Paste Special offers a choice of import formats when transferring from other applications.
- SWiSH Max4 SWF movies can be imported into any other Flash application with ease.
- Advanced compression features help keep your SWF file sizes small.
- Export straight to AVI, EXE, PNG or GIF animation.
- NEW! New SWF Export options.