Auto Save

This extension adds a new panel to the Flash Authoring Tool, that enables you to specify an interval for automatically saving the document you are presently working on. Intervals can be set in minutes or hours.

The Auto Save panel can be found in:

Window > Other Panels > Auto Save.

Download Here (.mxp)

To install this extension you will need Macromedia Extension Manager 1.6 or greater and Macromedia Flash MX 2004 or greater.

This extensions is licensed under a Creative Commons License. If you choose to download it then you are agreeing to the terms in this license agreement.

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9 Responses to “Auto Save”

  1. James says:

    That’s useful - could this be modified to autosave with a timestamp? That way you can roll-back the changes when you really mess something up!

  2. I have been visiting this site a lot lately, so i thought it is a good idea to show my appreciation with a comment.

    Jim Mirkalami

    PS: I am a single dad. ;)

  3. Having lost TOO MUCH work because of my inability to remember to save, this is a godsend

  4. erzuk says:

    Excellent function, but is necessary the configuration every time.

  5. Excellent function indeed - Thanks for sharing.

  6. flama says:

    Very great! Thx for this usefull extension! Works fine.

  7. Zeth says:

    Excelent add-on… though it should be part of Flash by default… well, that’s Adobe for you.

    Do you think would it be possible to add a selector for Flash CS3 or Flash 8 (just like in Save As…)? Sometimes I save in Flash 8 mode, for compatibility; due to it, when I use Ctrl+S (Save), appears an annoying dialog telling me that it will save it as CS3, when I want to save as Flash 8. So, as this add-on works over the Save option, the dialog appears. It would be nice to have the Ctrl+S remember what you chose when you first saved, and even nicer if Auto Save extension could add the mentioned feature.

    Anyway, congratulations for this extension, I know it will save the life of hundreds.

  8. kirill says:

    doesn’t work with CS4 :(

  9. Alavri says:

    Thank you very much for putting this up! I can see it saving me tremendous time in the future. After losing about 1.5 hours of work I decided to see if there was a tool to auto-save. I found yours and it works great!

    Very indispensable.

    Just to comment on James comment at the top, I can’t believe that this wasn’t enough for him, and that he had to ask for more. This tool fixes a feature that Flash really should have included, but all that James can say is “Can you add more??” Well James are you paying for this?

    As a free feature, it is perfect. Thanks!