[18/12/2009] What is flash banner
Now, many websites are using flash banners. Flash banners bear .swf file extension and have recently become a popular Internet promotion tool. This is mainly because Macromedia Flash is a very simple tool that could help in producing some complicated animated effects that results to a high-end quality. This flash banner, however, has also some share of setbacks.
Sometimes, some browsers do not support Flash, in which additional plug-ins must be incorporated. But flash banners are considered more advantageous when compared with animated .gif banners. Flash banners are vector-based. It is always better than ordinary animated .gif banner that are only ideal for small banners that has two to three frames only.
One of the greatest advantages of using flash banner is that there is a wide range of choices when it comes to colors. The .gif format of banners only offer 256 colors—a very limited set of options for website owners who want to make the best out of their website. The 256 colors may not be enough to come up with a decent banner for a website, especially if the website owner wants to attract enough visitors. The more options on the colors to pick, the more beneficial it is to the website owner.
Web flash design could really be interesting if you will spend time in exploring its extent. There are many features that professional web design experts can implement in your website.
Flash has indeed made website development more high-end given the interesting features and add-ons it offers. For sure, more developments in the coming years would emerge that could make Flash a viable tool for more advancements in the field of web development.