The extensive lists of flash tools in flash software directories make website owners and bloggers hesitate what tool to choose to create flash elements and embed them into a web page. In this post, I want to list my own selection of the most helpful flash website tools – tools for creating flash media players, flash animation and graphics effects, flash slideshows and flash graphs. Each of these utilities is a highly ranked swf tool used by web developers and general users. But the most important for me is that they are easy-to-use tools with intuitive interface and great features set. I’ve divided all the tools in some categories depending of what they are used for.
1. Flash tools for creating flash media players and embedding audio or video to a web page:
• flash mp3 player creators:
Fun SoundPlayer Maker - allows you to create Flash music players and buttons for your website.
SWiSH Jukebox - converts your MP3s to cool Flash sound players at the click of a button.
Website Music Player - easily add music to your Website with this advanced flash mp3 player.
FlashWAmp - transforms any original Winamp skin to Flash sound player for publishing background music to sites.
• flash video player creators:
VLC Media Player - a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats.
JW FLV Media Player - an easy and flexible way to add video and audio to your website.
CoffeeCup Web Video Player - convert your movies to Flash and get them on the Web.
2. Flash animation tools:
CoffeeCup Flash Firestarter - quickly creates complex text and image effects with just a few clicks of the mouse.
SWiSH Max - everything you need to create stunning fully interactive Flash animations. You can create shapes, text, buttons, movie clips, and motion paths.
IncrediFlash XTreme 1.0 - filters and blend modes, 100+ text effects, videos, music, sounds, interactivities, layer effects.
3. Flash slideshow makers:
Wondershare Flash SlideShow Builder - helps you create elegant flash slideshows, flash photo albums, flash photo galleries, etc.
Amara Slideshow Builder - developed to help create and design Adobe Flash Player compatible photo slideshows and photo albums.
CoffeeCup Photo Gallery - an easy-to-use photo gallery creator for a website.
FlashSlider - make flash slide shows with photo and sounds, and share them on the web in a few minutes.
4. Flash charts creators:
Animated Chart - generates animation charts as movies in Adobe (Macromedia) Flash™ format for publishing them to web sites.
XML-SWF Charts - a simple, yet powerful tool to create attractive web charts and graphs from dynamic XML data.
Swiff Chart – an easy-to-use tool which lets you create animated charts in Macromedia Flash format.
AmiChart - create animated column, line and pie charts with just a couple of clicks of your mouse.
These flash tools can help you to create an attractive website content and make your web page or blog eye-catching and unusual.