[thelist] Program to create Flash audio clip?

Rick den Haan rick.denhaan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 04:26:50 CST 2007

Chris Dempsey wrote:
> Is anyone aware of a Windows program that has a wizard type
> interface to create a Flash object from an audio file?

No, but...

> If not, how would you suggest we can let our non-technical
> client add audio clips to their site when the only tool
> available is Contribute?

I haven't worked with Contribute before, but you might want to check if you
can "borrow" the play-button used at music.podshow.com (I have, but I didn't
ask first because it was for a private page behind a login only four people
have access to). You can download the SWF for it[1], then embed it with the
path to the MP3 file in the url:

<param name="movie" value="button.swf?theFile=/path/to/sound.mp3" />

But, since I haven't worked with Contribute, I don't know whether this is a
good solution in your case.


[1]: http://music.podshow.com/button.swf

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