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Using Adobe Media Encoder in Flash Professional CC

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  1. Adding a video file to Adobe Media Encoder
  2. Converting video files to Flash Video
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You can convert your video files to the proper FLV or F4V format using Adobe Media Encoder, a stand-alone application that comes with Flash Professional. Adobe Media Encoder can convert single files or multiple files (known as batch processing) to make your workflow easier.

Note: This excerpt does not include the lesson files. The lesson files are available with purchase of the book.

Adding a video file to Adobe Media Encoder

The first step to convert your video file to a compatible Flash format is to add the video to Adobe Media Encoder for encoding.

  1. Launch Adobe Media Encoder, which comes installed with Adobe Flash Professional.
  2. The opening screen displays the Queue in the upper left, which shows any current video files that have been added for processing. The Queue panel should be empty. The other panels are the Encoding panel, which shows any video currently being processed; the Watch Folders, which shows folders that have been identified for batch processing; and the Preset Browser, which provides common predefined settings.

  3. Choose File > Add Source or click the Plus button in the Queue panel.
  4. A dialog box opens for you to select a video file.

  5. Navigate to the Lesson07/07Start folder, select the Penguins.mov file, and click Open.
  6. The Penguins.mov file is added to the Queue and is ready for conversion to your choice of a video format.

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