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Grab photos from adobe flash gallery?

stylingal 1,344 1,314 October 4, 2010 at 12:52 PM
Wondering if there is a program or something that would allow me to download pics from a photo gallery that is in flash. When I right click my only options are "Settings", "Global Settings" & "About Adobe Flash Player 10"...I tried to search but couldn't find anything, if this question has already been answered pls post the thread link.
Thanks in advance

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This isnt generally easy to do thats why most photographers do it this way. They don't want people stealing their stuff and re-purposing it on blogs, facebook etc. To do this you have to grab the flash files (if they exist and are not being generated on the fly) and deconstruct them. The other way is to take screenshots which is time consuming and not high resolution. Your best bet is to contact the person who's gallery it is and ask for copies of the images. They might be very willing to provide them, especially for a small fee.
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Yes, it's not that type of situation where I would be using without permission. My foreign supplier has sent zipped pic files 3x and I've had issues each time. At this point, due to language barrier and work ethic it's just pointless. I have approx 20% of pics missing that I need to grab from their gallery site. I was hoping to find a program that would allow me 'deconstruct the flash files' as you say.
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save2pc

http://www.save2pc.com/

Flash Video Grabber 2.0

http://www.brothersoft.com/flash-...42053.html

Firefox has an addon you can install, Video DownloadHelper

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/...ddon/3006/

or any youtube downloader should be fine.
If you need to extract the pictures, you can use a swf/flash decompiler.

http://www.flashdecompiler.net/

http://www.sothink.com/product/flashdecompiler/
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oh wow THANKS! I'm still a bit fuzzy as to what/how to do it, but I'm going to go check out the links you provided and try to figure it out.
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if the images are not in the flash movie itself, but rather are downloaded by the flash app as they are accessed, the image files may show up in adblock's list of blockable items. there may also be other files downloaded by the flash app (configuration files, xml, etc) that lists image file url's and what-not used by it that may help you figure out how to get 'em... (this is how we saved a few large images of wedding dresses from sites like jcrew last year)
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Quote from stylingal View Post :
Wondering if there is a program or something that would allow me to download pics from a photo gallery that is in flash. When I right click my only options are "Settings", "Global Settings" & "About Adobe Flash Player 10"...I tried to search but couldn't find anything, if this question has already been answered pls post the thread link.
Thanks in advance

well, I'm using such one useful XFlip flash photo maker [xflip.com] to convert image files to flash photo gallery with rich media content easily.
hi, dear, luckily, there're several tools online or oggline for your choice, you could try one by one to find your favorite one, good luck!
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I just use the Gadwin Print Screen [gadwin.com] program that cuts out the exact size needed.
It may or may not be high enough quality for you, but it's so easy to use that it might be worth a try.
Just choose the "Rectangular Area" option in the "Source" options.
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win 7 snipping tool
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