0 Replies Latest reply: Feb 3, 2011 10:06 PM by Kim Isola RSS

    FAQ: How do I optimize Illustrator graphics for best performance in Flash Catalyst?

    Kim Isola Adobe Employee

      • Consider converting some of your vectors into Optimized Vector Graphics. This post on the FlashCats blog that explains how, and covers other tips on optimizing:

      Optimizing for smaller SWF output size in Flash Catalyst

       

      • A short technote covering size restrictions on imported art:

      Size restrictions on imported art in Flash Catalyst

       

      • Ian Giblin demos a wide range of techniques for structuring UI comps in Illustrator and Photoshop for use in Flash Catalyst.

      The entire movie is worthwhile, but jump to the 29:35 mark if you are short on time:

      Structuring UI comps in Illustrator and Photoshop

      The presentation (in PDF) from a similar talk by Ian at MAX 2010 is available here:

      Best Practices: Working with Flash Catalyst CS5 and Adobe design applications

       

      • An article by Andrew Shorten covers best practices for moving art from Illustrator and Photoshop into Flash Catalyst:

      Flash Catalyst Best Practices