Wednesday, January 03, 2007

How To get Flash File from Webpage with Firefox

In the previous post. I told you how to download flash files from a website by browser's cache. If you found out that "how to" is too complicated, I found a simple way to found out the flash file URL, then you can download it to your computer and you can play the flash file when ever you want (Isn't this what you want?)

It's a little bit frustating for the first time to find out how to download flash files from websites. But later on I knew from some forum that you could use firefox to easily get the flash file address.

For example I want to download the animation flash file from bluemountain website in this address
  1. Open the page using Firefox

  2. Then after the flash file loaded right click on the page in select View Page Info

  3. And then you'll see Page Info window, Choose media tab and select the address in the screenshot below, Right click and copy the address

  4. Paste the file in your notepad, or wordpad and you'll see the flash file's adress. The highlited text in image below is the address of the flash file

Then all you need to do is copy the address and paste it in your internet browser and you'll get the flash file
The problem after you download the file is you must do right click on the file and choose play. Anyone with solution?

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Flash Testimonial Tips (How To)

This is my first post in testimonial in year 2007. So I hope is not to late to say

In this post I want to give you tips how to get, steal, copy or whatever, flash animation files from and use it as testimonial in friendster, myspace or even your own website

I know that some users didn't notice that "almost" all the animation in friendster, myspace are based on flash. And this flash file is quite different with images (.jpg, .gif, .png, etc). You "can't" save the flash file with right click on the browser, just like what you did with images. There are extra step to get these files.

If you are a computer geeks, I'm sure that you realize that all the page content of the website we have accessed are stored in your computer. All the script, images, the text an also the flash animation already saved in your computer harddisk. 
And the next question is... "How to get these files?" There are many ways to get these files, one of them is to search it in your browser cache.

If you are using Opera,
The path is C:\Documents and Settings\[Your Windows account name]\Application Data\Opera\Opera\profile\cache4

When you open the directory you'll find many files, then sort the files by the type. You will find the flash file, just like I show you in the screenshot below :P

And then you can try to play the flash file :D.
In the screenshot below I play Happy Feet Ecard from

The next step is you must put this file on the web, and this can be done by many ways. All you need is the path to the file, for example I upload duck.SWF (flash animation file) to y googlepages site, so my file path is :

After you upload the file, next thing you need the learn is the script (code). With this code you could use the flash file on the friendster testimonial (Huh.... at last) .

You know that there are many ways to embed a flash file in a webpages. But I will give you the simple (I hope) the steps are:

1. Copy script below to your own page
2. Change red colored text with your file path
3. Change blue colored text with your message