Here is a list of my 20 favorite flash components. Some are freebies, though most of them are for sale. Have fun browsing!
Create powerful Rich Internet applications and Flash content management systems with a set of powerful text editing and image management Flash components. The suite includes the flashTexteditor and new flashTexteditor2 components as well as the flashTexteditor 2 for Flex component.
This is a lite version of the FlashTexteditor component. This is a v2 Macromedia Flash component which provides a user friendly toolbar for runtime content editing of any flash textfield. This Flash MX 2004 developer component can be used to create Rich Internet applications in Flash.
This is the PRO version of the advancedLoader component. Easily create slideshows without the need for ActionScript. Build slideshows with component parameters, XML or dynamically generate them from the contents of a web folder. Over forty customizable effects provide a variety of transition options. The ideal solution for loading sequential images in Flash.
This pro version of the fCMS component is a full Flash Content Management System which allows you to design, edit and update your web pages without ever leaving your browser window. The exciting new template based system allows you to add and delete pages dynamically. The content of your Flash site is also fully indexable and searchable by search engines. Using the advanced backend templating system, you can also create dynamically generated RSS feeds of the content of your Flash website.
TxEff is a Flash CS3/CS4 AS3 component (by JumpeyeComponents) created for easing the creation of Flash text effects. It is also a collection of tens of transition patterns (and growing) that enable cool effects on texts within Flash. FlashEff can be used/customized from both the visual interface and code.
FlashEff is an advanced Flash effects component (works both on Flash CS3 and Flash CS4, AS3.0) developed by JumpeyeComponents for easing the animation/transition process. It is also a collection of over 140 effect patterns (and growing) that enable cool transition effects and interactive actions on visual objects and texts. FlashEff can be fully used/customized from both the visual interface and from code.
FlashTextFX is a Flash component that creates an unlimited number of high quality text effects in Flash. Includes an easy to use custom interface with real time preview. Option to add multiple effects per textfield. Effects can be saved and loaded for future projects. Customizable scale, position, rotation, opacity, tint, blur and glow. Available for ActionScript 3.0 (Flash CS3/CS4) only.
Origramy is graph editor/viewer component. It can be used to create complex graphs presentations, save them and use the same component as graph viewer.
JC Flash Map
JC Flash Map is an Adobe Flash CS3/CS4 ActionScript 3.0 component used to display online maps from all of the major map providers: Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Microsoft Maps and OpenStreetMap. You can use the component to navigate through the map and pin down selected location with custom defined markers. This component can also be customized by you so you can fully integrate it in your applications and websites.
ThumbnailSlider is a navigation component that enables you to load a set of images, swf's or symbols from the library or fed from an xml file. You can scroll through it with the help of the arrows, or simply depending on the mouse position.
FlippingBook Flash Component
FlippingBook Flash Component enables use of flash books in projects developed with Adobe Flash. Using the flash component you can create not only online flash books, but also offline Windows and MacOS applications which use page flip effect. This product is essential for developing websites and presentations using flash.
Engage your users with truly intuitive browsing experiences with the pageFlipper, a Flash component that enables magazine style flipping of pages. Sensational when used for company brochures, family photo albums or editorial style content. With realistic page turning effects introduce an enhanced sense of interaction to your users.
A real time Flash engine capable of creating realistic Flash effects such as smoke and explosions. Every single particle is made within Flash at runtime with zero render time. Partigen includes the engine, the emitter and the particles, which are fully customizable at design and runtime. Create and access particles through a user friendly custom interface and/or ActionScript. This Flash component is available for ActionScript 2.0 only.
FlyCharts is a new version (2.0) of flash charts component. The second version brings you more ways to visualize your data, much more rich and customizable interface, fast and easy tuning of your component. And please note - it's still free for private individuals, still tiny and fast!
3D Carousel (AS 3.0)
The ActionScript 3.0 3D Carousel component allows you to display collections of DisplayObjects (images, MoveClips, etc) in a 3D carousel view. Built using Papervision3D.
QG BuyNow; a drag and drop solution to Flash and PayPal integration to have you up and selling in minutes. The simplest solution to Flash and PayPal based e-commerce available. Seamlessly integrates into any Actionscript 3 file.
The 3DEnvironment is a Flash component that allows you to build 3D interactive interfaces and environments in Flash. Built-in depth and perspective effects create the illusion of three dimensions.
Customizable controls and full keyboard and mouse interactivity enable movement and rotation of the environment. Use simple graphic or movie clip symbols as well as external objects and animated movie clips. Requires no 3D modeling.
The BEST of them all!
SlideShowPro for Flash is distributed in two forms: an extension for Flash and as a standalone, customizable SWF for web developers without Flash. Both are included in the single purchase. The product comes with full documentation, customization tips, access to the members-only account center for product demos, and free support.
SlideShowPro Director is installed on your web server (or hosted by SlideShowPro) and is "always on" to supply content to one or more SWFs containing SlideShowPro. You can batch upload a group of images or videos through a web browser, or via FTP with the self-install version. After installation, all management and slideshow content updating can be performed through a web browser.
PhotoBUSTER CS is a utility used for real time capturing movieclips/graphics inside your flash to bitmap. The bitmap can be output to client or sent to server, supporting output to .jpg and .png format. Built in stylish toolbar with customizable skin. To add text and draw on your movieclip/graphics on the fly. No action script needed and includes all necessary server script.
Now it's your turn! What are your favorite Flash Components? Post them in the comments, I'd love to hear them!
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