Creating rich professional-level Flash media components isn’t simple for the ordinary designer or developer who doesn’t have a strong command of Flash/Flex. And even if you were a Flash/Flex guru, you’re probably looking for ways to save time so that you can focus on other things.
SnackTools, a suite of webapps for creating Flash components, is here to help. SnackTools aims to bring non-Flash developers a way to create customized, sophisticated and impressive Flash media components without having to know how to code.
Since SnackTools is web-based, there’s no need to install anything, and you can access your work any time and anywhere (with an internet connection).
BannerSnack lets you create Flash banners using a very intuitive interface. It has standard templates that you can modify so that you don’t have to start from scratch. If you want a more customized solution, you can import your own graphics assets and use the tool to design your Flash banner. You can select a standard size or customize the size of your banner. Check out some examples of banners created with BannerSnack.
PhotoSnack is a web-based application that lets you generate stunning photo slideshows/galleries. You can choose from a wide variety of templates. It will literally take you a few minutes to get your slideshow set up: you pick a template, you upload your photos, then adjust the settings, and voila – your own professional-level slideshow. You can use it to display your portfolio, photos, and more. Here are some examples of PhotoSnack in action: Slideshow examples.
A special Six Revisions giveaway
SnackTools has teamed up with us here at Six Revisions to give five lucky readers 1000 points for SnackTools. A download costs 4 points, so that’s a lot of awesome stuff!
How to participate in the SnackTools giveaway
To participate in the SnackTools giveaway for 1000 points, simply leave a comment below answering the following question:
If you won 1000 SnackTools points, how would you use it?
Participation to giveaway now closed
We’ll select five winners at random using the same methods as previous Six Revisions giveaways. The giveaway ends on Thursday, January 14, 2010 after which you’ll no longer be able to participate.
We’ll write a follow-up post to announce the winners, so you should subscribe to the RSS feed to get instantly notified when the announcement of winners has been posted. You should leave a valid email address when leaving your comment as this is the only way we’ll be able to contact you regarding your prize if you win.
One day only: exclusive Six Revisions freebie
For the entire day today, you can get 100 points free just by using the coupon code SIXREVISIONS100.
You have 30 days to spend all 100 points, so you better hurry!
How to claim your points
- Sign in or register to SnackTools.com
- Paste this link into your browser window: http://www.snacktools.com/cart.html?coupon=SIXREVISIONS100
An Easter egg for geeks
If you’re familiar with the Konami Code, here’s a tip: you should try it out when you’ve logged into the system and see what happens!
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