project: What is a Preloader?


description: In this tutorial you will see an example of what a preloader is. In the following tutorials you will learn how to construct and script your own preloader.

Files: The preloader_sim.fla file is in the fla_files folder.

  step 1: Preloaders give the viewer something to look at while the SWF file downloads. The example below is only a simulation. Click the button to play it. (Figure A)
  step 2: Next up: The Bandwidth Profiler.