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WizardInBlack
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Greets, I have been doing research and reading about creating flash games for a while now, and some C++, and was looking for some feedback on game creators on what software they use. Thanks in advance.

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Spartan
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im not a creator yet but im planning to use adobe flash player.but i dont knhow if it costs anything

dank
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There is one program and only one program to create flash .swfs with. SWF files are not an open format, meaning no one can use it unless licensed.

C++ is great for anything but in-browser games.

John
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Flash CS3, by far is the best tool for creating Flash. It's available on the Adobe website for a free 30 day trial.

neodeltai
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dank: "There is one program and only one program to create flash .swfs with."

This is not true. The Flex 3 SDK makes .swf files, and it's free.

Tony
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There are several programs which can generate .swf files, but only one program for those serious about making games - Flash CS3. All the hoops you have to jump though for Flex really isn't worth it.

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