Downloading and Running Flash Player Projector

This section describes a tutorial example on how to download and run Adobe Flash Player Projector to play Flash applications stored in SWF files without using Web browsers.

We know that Flash applications can be embedded in Web pages and played in Web browsers with Flash Player ActiveX or Plugin.

But Flash applications can also be played in Adobe Flash Player Projector without using Web browsers.

Let's download a copy Flash Player Projector first:

1. Go to Adobe Flash Player Support Center at

2. Click "Download the Windows Flash Player 13 Projector (EXE, 9.95MB)" link.

3. Copy the downloaded flashplayer_10_sa.exe to folder \local\bin.

To test Flash Player Projector, try this command to play the Flash application created earlier in this book:

C:\herong>\local\bin\flashplayer_13_sa.exe space_explorer_4.swf

You will see "Adobe Flash Player 13" window showing up with Space Explorer running:

Flash Player Projector
Flash Player Projector

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

Flash Player Projector

Downloading and Running Flash Player Projector

 Converting SWF Files to Executable Files

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

 SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials


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