22 Adobe Flash Menu and Navigation Tutorials

Flash design is being used less and less within web design nowadays, ads and games aside. We all know how about its down sides, and everyone certainly hates the “Click here to open in Full Screen” links that are, fortunately, not being used as much as in years gone by. There is no denying it though, visually Flash is beautiful. Is it time for a revival?
Below we have 22 Flash Menu and Navigation Tutorials, they can all be used for all website designs, whether it be CSS or Flash.

Versatile ActionScript 3.0 Menu with Masking

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Description : You will learn in this tut a quick and solid way of using basic ActionScript skills, blended with a bit of your own creativity, to construct an intuitive and user friendly navigation system.
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Glass Aero Flash Menu with Fade Effect

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Description : In this tutorial you will learn how to make a Vista Aero-like flash menu with awesome fade effect using Flash CS3.

Modern Horizontal Flash Menu

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Description : In this tut you will learn how to create a cool animated horizontal menu. You will use ActionScript 3 for the animation, so no timeline animation is involved, and you will use random colors in the menu for extra difficulty. Great tut.

Funky Flash Navigation Tutorial

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Description : In this six part flash tutorial you will create an amazing Funky Navigation, just like the one in the image.

Colorful Menu with XML and ActionScript 3

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Description : In this tutorial you will be shown how to create a nice colorful Flash XML menu with ActionScript 3.

Flash Infinite Gallery and Menu

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Description : In this Flash and ActionScript 3 tutorial you will be taught how to create an infinite gallery, which will also work perfectly for menus and and any type of navigation system.
You will need the free plugin TweenMax for this tutorial.

Advanced Color Menu in Flash with Sound

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Description : In this, step by step action script tutorial, you will create a very advanced and modern flash menu with sound. The end result can be incorporated into style or type of website.

Actionscript 3.0 Drop Down Menu (Video)

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Description : In this great and simple tutorial you will learn how to build a Flash Actionscript 3.0 Drop Down Menu which is easy to add drop down sections to, and pretty simple to setup. With this technique you can simply reuse the menu infinite times by adding a few color changes, or some menu or text changes.

Advanced XML Menu

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Description : Learn how to create this cool advanced XML menu. You will first set up everything ready in Flash, then create the XML file and finally add some ActionScript 3 for the functionality.

Advanced and Powerful Flash Menu with Sound

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Description : In this detailed Flash tutorial, you will learn how to create a very advanced and very modern flash menu useing action script and with added sound. The menus end resut is very versatile and can be used in any style of site design.

Rotating Menu

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Description : In this easy to follow tut you will create a basic rotating menu with ActionScript 3.0. You will be able to edit your Flash movie easier, and make the menu items that little bit more visually appealing.

Advanced Drop Down Menu

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Description : In this fairly advanced tutorial, you will create an advanced drop down menu using Flash. You are expected to know some Flash basics, such as creating an MC (movieclip symbol), using labels on the timeline etc.

Black and Orange Flash Menu

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Description : In this lesson, you have a chance to learn how to create modern black and orange flash menu using some special flash tips and tricks using action script.

Black Menu Flash Tutorial

Flash Navigation and Menu TutorialsLink : View Tutorial » Description : This Flash tutorial will show you how to create a sleek black navigation menu.

Advanced Flash Menu with Effects and Sound

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Description : Using this thoroughly explained and detailed flash tutorial, you will see how to create a cool, advanced and trendy flash menu with sound.

Vertical Menu with Actionscript 3 and XML

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Description : This tutorial will teach you how to create a smooth scrolling vertical menu with the help of XML and ActionScript 3. You will first set up everything on the Flash stage, then make the XML file and last, adding the functionality with ActionScript 3.

Shaky Flash Menu

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Description : This tutorial will teach you how to create a cool looking shaky menu with ActionScript 3. All the animation is done with ActionScript, so no timeline animation is required.

Drop Down Flash Menu

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Description : This Flash tutorial will show you how to create a basic drop down menu.

Blue Flash Menu

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Description : In this Flash 8 tutorial you will be taught how to make a powerful flash menu with sound.

Spore Menu

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Description : You will learn how to create a simple navigation menu with basic effects.

Advanced Business Flash Menu

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Description : In this thoroughly explained, detailed lesson made for Flash 8, you will learn how to create a really cool and attractive image based advanced business flash menu (that’s a mouthful!) which you can use for any web site.

XML Flash Menu

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Description : A tutorial showing you how to create a Flash menu, using xml for the button text.

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