Any help is much appreciated the assignment is due tomorrow [inappropriate language removed].
This is a known limitation in Flash. Do note that the size of the image on the filesystem may say something like half a gig but once you take it into Photoshop you'll see the uncompressed actual size of the image (on the bottom of each window). For example a 52KB JPEG in Photoshop right now states it's 950.2K. I'm assuming your images are probably larger so you can quickly see how this becomes an issue. Open 700 52kb images and you're sitting at 7GB ram, 1GB for the OS and are now in pagefile (HD ram).
Flash is about being light weight. After Effects would sequence those images like nothing but Flash is not designed like that.
The solution depends on your needs. Why are you importing 1200 frames individually? If the frames make up a video (or several videos) you should create them in an actual video while saving huge amounts of disk space and processor, while also getting around this Flash limitation.
Sinious, thank you for the reply,
I was able to solve my issue by splitting up the file into 6 segments of 200 and compiling the export afterwards, the reason i needed an image sequence for a video that long is a very long explanation, but to make it short i basically had to be able to remove individual frames from the footage, and i dont have experience with programs like after effects yet or what ever program might have been able to do it, i have rotoscoped content that wasnt lining up, and the frame rates were off due to a change i had to make. So yeah, long story short, had to remove images and i ended up doing so by splitting it up.
I see what you mean about wanting to extract trouble frames and often when I was only used to using Flash I'd use it for things it's not necessarily ideal for.
Are you using a suite or have AE or Premiere? If so I can point out how to do what you want in a couple seconds. The bonus for software like AE is it's extremely good at fixing frame rate issues like the one you mentioned.
Otherwise I'm glad you got your issue fixed and can you mark the thread answered. Good luck!