How To Create Flash Files & Screensavers

Create Flash Files & Screensavers

If you need to create Screen savers, swf files for web pages or slideshows, then this tutorial might help you. In this How-to tutorial, we will teach you how to create flash files and screensavers for your desktop using iPixSoft Flash SlideShow Creator.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator helps you turn your digital images and videos into flash files, slideshows, thumbnails, flash album and screensavers. This software helps you in creating a presentation with professional designed templates, effects & text captions. It also allows to you add background music to your file.

How To Download iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator?

We have downloaded the pro version of this software from Giveaway Of The Day for free, but you can either download the free version or buy the pro version from here.

After you have downloaded the software, click on the setup to install it on your computer. This setup is about 40MB in size. After installing on your PC, open the program & follow these steps.

How To Use iPixSoft Flash Creator To Create Flash Files?

Once installed on the PC, open the program, it will look something like this. There will be some examples of flash banners and an option to create your own slideshows.

Click on ‘click to create new slideshow’.

Create Flash Files
ipixsoft flash slideshow creator

 

It will ask you to add photos, videos or slideshows. Click on the add photo option to add photos in the dashboard.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator Add Photos Upload

Similarly like adding photos, you can click on add videos and select the video files to be included in the iPixSoft Flash creator dashboard. You can also put blank screen at a regular interval in the flash file.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator Add Photos

 

After adding all photos and videos, click on Template. In the template tab, you can all themes/templates to your flash file. You can also configure template. Click on template config to change the default setting of the template.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator Templete Config

 

Lets stylize the file using the ‘decorate’ tab. Here you can add clipart to the file or insert sound effects. Also, you can include text in the flash file. If you want to include custom clipart, click on the related option and upload the custom clipart of your choice.

To add an intro to the video, check the intro option and fill it with appropriate title, and other details.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator Decorate

We are all set now, just click on publish button to save the flash file you just created. You can save the flash file in many ways, like by making it a swf/html file, making it executable, creating screensaver of the file you created. You can even send the file via email or share it online using the servers of iPixSoft.

We saved it as SWF file and it was saved in the My Document folder.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator Publish

If you want to create a screensaver of the file, click on ‘make screensaver’. It will save your file in exe format and will be executable as a screensaver for windows operating system.

After doing all the changes, you can still change the settings of the programs. click on setting function, a window will open with all the general settings. change the default size of the flash files or change flash options and background color.

There are many others settings too related to music and preloader, configure them according to your needs.

iPixSoft Flash Slideshow General Settings

 

Review of iPixSoft Flash Slideshow Creator:

Let’s learn about the pros and cons of this program.

Advantages Of iPixSoft Flash Creator:

  • You can turn the flash file into a screensaver for your computer.
  • Easy integration for music and video files.
  • A wide variety of templates for your file (65 pre designs).
  • You can anonymously share the flash file online with google ads integration.

Disadvantages of iPixSoft Flash Creator:

  • The setup file is quite big.
  • You cannot save the video in Mp4 or avi formats which can be uploaded on youtube.
  • It is bit complex to use. You will have a hard time understanding the normal functions for this program.
  • I feel the software is bit pricy.

Let us know what you feel about the software. If  you want to add something in the article, let us know in the comments.

Author: Naveen Thakur

  • Chatterchit

    Thanks Naveen Thakur. Straightforward show-and-tell, and fair, succinct review.