Convert Bitmaps to Vector Art

Wrap and Review

Adobe Flash is a versatile piece of software! Not only is it the industry standard for web-based vector animations, it's a great tool for creating eye-catching bitmaps. Don't forget those bitmaps can be further modified in Photoshop or Fireworks.

What We Did

  1. Imported a bitmap image to the Stage
  2. Used Trace Bitmap to convert the image to vector art
  3. Scaled the vector art
  4. Added gradient backgrounds
  5. Exported the image as PNG file.

Self-Check for Understanding

If you need to preserve transparency in your exported .png file, what Colors option would you choose:

  1. 8-bit
  2. 24-bit
  3. 24-bit with alpha channel