I know you can import an .avi video & during the process, save it as a m.clip - w/ frames added as necessary. What's nice is that you can add a preloader on the main stage/1st frame of a flash movie that contains the embedded video/m.clip - then in another flash movie, have a button and empty movie clip to load the other .swf into.
That way, the video has its own preloader, no matter which .swf movie you use to loadMovie("videofilename.swf"); it into.
I want to add a video to my website and need a little help. By no means am I an expert but I've messed around with programs enought to get a few pages up on the internet.
I currently have Dreamweaver MX 2004 on my computer and know the VERY basics as far as adding/changing text and pictures and adding links/emails, etc.
The program comes with Flash 7.0 so I'm hoping that's what I need.
Currently the video I have is in Windows Media format and is approx. 200MB in size (Ya, big file) but I want to change it to SWF format and add it to one of my webpages.
How do I do this? Having the video streaming, is there a way to have it Pre-load part of the file before it starts to play?
Keep in mind I haven't used the Flash 7.0 program yet so try to give me as much detail as you can.
Thanks in advance for any and all help!
I did this with windows media file (music)... I'm sure it will work the same with video. "Import to Library" in Flash and save the flash file. There's some other steps involved but since you don't know flash, it's going to be difficult to tell you how to do it.