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06-11-2001, 07:29 AM
Hi, i have a problem. I have to put a flash intro into a digital camcorder to make a movie. Unluckly i don't know how to save the swf file because i tried several ways, one of these is to save it as a DV file but i always have bad quality and the text in the into is not readeable. Any suggestions?

06-12-2001, 11:09 AM
iMovie is good for some things but if you want to do all that, you may need Final Cut Pro or Premeire. I use both, and I believe Final Cut is the best by far. In Flash I would export the swf file as a quicktime with the DV video dimension(720X480). Then import tis movie into Final cut, ALTHOUGH, you can bring a swf file directly into final cut, I think you can do the same in Premeire 6, but I don't use it for such things, maybe i'll check later. Now back in Final Cut, you can then write it to dv tape, but it will render to DV format anyway, I did it before, it looks ok.

Zacha K
06-21-2001, 11:33 AM
How are you exporting from Flash to DV stream?

06-21-2001, 06:55 PM
Hi there:

You have to consider that any animation inside a movie clip will not be exported. Your intro text is a Movie Clip?

Is it? Then convert it to a Graphic Symbol. Then export your movie using:

File - Export Movie... Then choose QuickTime Video.

I always got perfects results using this setting:

Dimension: 720x480
Format: 32 bit (alpha)
Compressor: Animation
Quality: 100%
Sound Format: 44 Khz 16 bit stereo.

Wish helps.