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About the FlashKit Site and Team

Flash Kit

Flash Kit provides you or your business with a host of useful, complete, and often rare resources for your Flash projects, Flash experiments or your next training break. Every Flash related topic that you might need can be found at FlashKit.com. Resources such as Flex tutorials, fully functional ActionScript movies, scripts, sound fx and even new and unique fonts to put the finishing touches on your Flash projects. Poke around the site and let your imagination run wild.

Flash Kit History

Flash Kit was started in October of 1999 by Mark Fennell and friends, and after having spent countless hours surfing for sounds, images and ideas for their Flash projects, it occurred to them that it would be a good idea to collate and collect as much Flash related development material as they could into one place! And so the vision of creating a one-stop-shopping resource site for Flash developers and enthusiast had begun with the goal of providing a useful and easy to use, raw materials center for Flash creations.

As the team moved forward with their vision, they hadn't realized how much hard work had to go into creating a site of this nature. At every point the team had to take a step back and consider "would that help us?", "Would that be useful?" These ideas, combined with the task of sourcing content, collating content, presenting content, administering the site, promoting the site, and adding functionality to the site, turned into many late nights and hair pulling, and the team pressed forward.

In January 2000, Mark partnered with the Internet.com network, which was not only a great sign of recognition, but also propelled the site further forward by allowing the team to create a host of new features, and provided much needed bandwidth for the growing number of Flash Kit server. Today, and now partnered with QuinStreet, the Leader in Vertical Marketing and Media online, Flash Kit succeeds because of the generosity of the community and volunteers it serves, as well as the team working diligently in the background to keep the servers, databases and network running smoothing, 24x7.

Flash Kit Volunteers

Flash Kit's success is not just in the team running the site, but in the many volunteers who spend countless hours moderating the board. You can take a look here to see who they are, what they do and if they're currently online. These are industry pros who set aside time each day/week to devote to helping newcomers and those with complex questions regarding Flash and other third-party products. By volunteering their time, they are also contributing greatly to the growth of the Flash Design and Development Community. To learn more about these amazing deities, check out the Mod Squad Forum

Where our Flash Resources Come From!

To start with, all of the resources found here on Flash Kit have been and continue to be submitted to the community by YOU and others just like you! Whether you are an expert in Flash, Flex, Swish, AIR, Swift3D, ActionScript of any version, or if you have training or other experience with any other Licensed or Open Source Flash related tools or utilities, you can quickly and easily submit any type of resource here and within minutes, share it with the rest of the Flash community around the world. This is how Flash Kit continues to grow and provide fresh and useful Flash resources to the Flash community at large. All resources are validated by our trained staff before they are made available to the general public.

Thanks for using FlashKit.com and be sure to help spread the word about the world's best Flash resource site.
Featured Flash FLA
» Author: Inocreato
» Title: RaiseTheBlocks
» Description: Raise all the blocks to win the game
Featured Sound Loops
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Audio Player

» Author: TomCat Carty
» Title: The Wood
» Description: Just a little game ending or it can maybe be looped. Recorders with music box and percussion to give the feel of well, I don't know, the woods? Free to use, just credit me. thank you
Latest Font
» Author: Fábio FAFERS
» Description: I created this font for free use. Everyone can apply it in personal or business texts. Its free, but I want to be communicated in case of business use. Donations are accepted to keep the project of free fonts alive! Thank you all
Featured Sound Fx
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Audio Player

» Author: Davisigner
» Description: Hmm... what to say about this one? It's reminiscent of the closing notes of the opening music from the Three Stooges done in a church organ style with a closing cymbal crash. I'll give this one away gratis, but feel free to check out my free loops and potential upcoming license-mandated ones over in the respective part of Flashkit.