One of the quickest ways to learn Flash Professional is to look at existing sample files to see how they are built. This page contains links to several Flash samples, with instructions on how to use them.

ActionScript 3 samples for Flash Professional CS5

Adobe (Jul 25, 2011)

Explore these ActionScript 3 samples demonstrating features common in Flash Professional development, including 3D, masking, transition effects, and interactivity.

Preloading TLF runtime shared libraries

Dan Carr (Oct 17, 2011)

Learn several publishing strategies in Flash Professional to deploy SWF files that contain TLF text content.

Web video template: Media presentation with details

Dan Carr (Apr 25, 2011)

Create compelling video presentations by using an interactive gallery template that displays rich media assets.

RealEyes OSMF Player Sample – Part 1: Setup and deployment

David Hassoun, John Crosby (Jun 14, 2010)

Discover the Open Source Media Framework's capabilities for building and skinning custom media players through the RealEyes OSMF Player Sample project.

RealEyes OSMF Player Sample – Part 2: Building and configuration

David Hassoun, John Crosby (Jun 22, 2010)

Through the example of a simple video player, discover the architecture of the REOPS project and see how it uses the OSMF to provide power and flexible media player functionality.

RealEyes OSMF Player Sample – Part 3: Skinning and control bar system

David Hassoun, John Crosby (Jun 28, 2010)

Take a walk through the REOPS skinning and control bar system to see how it works and how to customize it for your purposes.

Building progressive video players in Flash with the Adobe Open Source Media Framework

R Blank (Oct 09, 2009)

Follow these lessons to learn the concepts required to build a fully functioning progressive video player authored from scratch using the OSMF and Flash.

Building streaming video players in Flash with Open Source Media Framework

R Blank (Dec 21, 2009)

Follow these lessons to learn the concepts required to build a fully functioning streaming video player authored from scratch using OSMF and Flash.

Flash Professional CS5 and Flex 4 samples

The samples in this ZIP file demonstrate features of ActionScript 3. Each sample is described in detail in the CS5 version of the ActionScript 3 Developer's Guide. Download the ZIP file to investigate how each sample was constructed, explore the graphics and timelines in the FLA files, and examine the ActionScript code in the associated AS files.

 

FlashPlatformAS3DevGuideExamples.zip (ZIP, 25 MB)

Flash CS4 Professional samples

The samples in this ZIP file demonstrate features of ActionScript 3. Each sample is described in detail in the CS4 version of Programming ActionScript 3. Download the ZIP file to investigate how each sample was constructed, explore the graphics and timelines in the FLA files, and examine the ActionScript code in the associated AS files.

 

Flash_ActionScript3.0_samples_CS4.zip (ZIP, 15 MB)

Flash CS3 Professional samples

The samples in this ZIP file demonstrate features of ActionScript 3. Each sample is described in detail in the CS3 version of Programming ActionScript 3. Download this ZIP file to investigate how each was constructed, explore the graphics and timelines in the FLA files, and examine the ActionScript code in the associated AS files.

 

Programming_ActionScript3.0_samples.zip (ZIP, 42 MB)

ActionScript 3 components samples

The samples in this ZIP file help you learn ActionScript 3 components in Flash CS3 Professional and earlier versions of Flash. They demonstrate the use of animation,arrays, strings, bitmaps, filters, context menus, file upload, text, images, XML, and so on. Many topics in Using Flash and Learning ActionScript 2 refer to these samples.

 

Flash_ActionScript3.0_samples.zip (ZIP, 8.10 MB)

 

Note: These samples are ActionScript 3 versions of the ActionScript 2 samples available below in Samples.zip.

Flash video samples

flash_welcome_screen_cs5

Check out updated video templates for Flash

Download and explore these sample files with video clips to learn about the video authoring capabilities of Flash.

 

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Extending Flash, ActionScript 2, and ActionScript 2 components samples

The samples in this ZIP file help you learn how to use various features in Flash. Available samples include accessibility, behaviors, data integration, Flash JavaScript, masking, working with graphics and text, and various samples that demonstrate ActionScript 2 features. Many topics in Using Flash, Extending Flash, and Learning ActionScript 2 refer to these samples.
Samples.zip (ZIP, 8.96 MB)

Note: ActionScript 3 versions of the ActionScript 2 samples in this ZIP are available above in Flash_ActionScript3.0_Samples.zip.

Flash Lite samples and tutorials

Download the tutorial to help you learn Flash Lite 4. This tutorial demonstrates how to read, import, and display an RSS feed on a mobile device.
Flash_Lite_4.zip (ZIP, 26 KB)

Download these samples to help you learn Flash Lite 2.0 and 2.1. Available samples demonstrate navigation, soft keys, menus, input text, sound,video, and shared objects. The Café Townsend tutorial files are included also.
Flash_Lite_2x.zip (ZIP, 2.63 MB)

Download samples to help you learn Flash Lite 1.0 and 1.1. Available samples demonstrate navigation, soft keys, menus, input text, and sound. The Cafe Townsend tutorial files, an animated cartoon, a newsreader, and a strategy game are included also.
Flash_Lite_1x.zip (ZIP, 807 KB)

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