Yes, you need to unzip the file and manually import the projects.
If at all possible, for future builds, could the OSMF team build the projects in the releases in a way that they import without errors into Flex Builder (aka Flash Builder)?
For instance, in the v0.5 release, after import the projects under apps\samples display the error:
unable to open '\MediaFramework\bin\MediaFramework.swc'
Secondarily, might future releases please also include:
- Sample App descriptions
- Release notes of significant changes in the sample apps (such as the v0.4 to v0.5 changes noted here:
The absence of the above may have related to the following post (plus similarly stymied developers who didn't post):
Thanks again for your great work.
These are great suggestions and we're working to incorporate them into our process. Keep an eye out for improvements in the version 0.5 drop that's coming at the end of the August development sprint.
And going forward, please continue to let us know how we can improve the project. Thanks for the feedback!