Flash galleries are getting more and more popular these days. If you’re going to give a professional look to your image gallery, this post is your chance to check out over 38 professional ones, of course for free! these flash image galleries have a number of features such as supporting Flickr, Picasa, and XML file. There is also a link to 24 beautiful Free Picasa image galleries. Enjoy!
1. Flash Gallery
Flash Gallery is a FREE flash gallery which let you use it in any kinds of personal and/or commercial projects. but your are not allowed to redistribute or resold it to other companies. It has a loading bar for each image built-in.
2. Collection of 24 Free Picasa Flash Gallery
This free flash gallery with 3 different layouts let you create a slideshow on your website fast and easily. You don’t need any technical knowledge to install it. Once it got embedded into your page, it will show the images from a specific folder or from flickr.
- easy installation (no programming skills required)
- forms slideshow automatically (scans specified folder for images, creates thumbnails and uses filenames for titles)
- supports Flickr photostream
- customizable design
- fully resizable
- fullscreen option
- autostart option
4. Free Flash & XML Slideshow Photo Gallery
This would be another free Dynamic Flash Slideshow Photo Gallery. Using this free dynamic flash slideshow lets you to easily add, edit or delete images and thumbnails by editing a XML file via Notepad. Creators of this say: â€œCreating your own Flash slideshow photo gallery has never been easier!â€ Visit their page and their demo for a Flash and XML slideshow photo gallery. Due to their terms of service: 1. The Entheos Flash Photo Galleries may be used in any kinds of personal and/or commercial projects. 2.The Entheos Flash Photo Galleries may not be redistributed or resold to other companies or third parties
Features of the Entheos Free Dynamic Flash & XML Photo Slideshow:
- Flash Slideshow Photo Gallery
- Next and Previous Buttons
- Add unlimited number of images
- Add photos and captions easily in an XML file which can be easily edited in Notepad
- Preloader for loading images
- Images are loaded externally from a photos folder
- Neat fade-in and fade-out photo transition effect
5. Free Flash & XML Photo Album with Categories
Another Free Flash & XML Photo Album with different categories. To use this, you donâ€™t need the Flash software for editing the gallery. Just as like as many other items you can easily add, edit or delete pictures and categories by editing a xml file in Notepad. This would be the easiest way to create your own gallery. You can add unlimited number of categories and photos!
Features of the Entheos Free Dynamic Flash & XML Photo Gallery with categories:
- Add unlimited number of categories
- Add unlimited number of images
- Next and Previous buttons to navigate – The next and previous buttons get disabled when you reach the last or first image.
- Images are loaded externally from a photos folder
- Nice fade-in and fade-out photo transition effect
- Add categories, photos and captions easily in an XML file which can be easily edited in Notepad
SimpleViewer is another free, customizable Flash image gallery. It allows you to display your images on any web page in a professional, intuitive and simple way. They have write full instructions and guides on their website.
- Mouse: Click or use mousewheel to navigate
- Keyboard: Use Cursor keys, Home, End, Page Up/Down to navigate
- Right-Click Menu: Open Image in New Window (optional)
7. Agile Gallery – Flash Photo Gallery
Agile galleries are available for Ajax and Flash. The Flash version is a free Flash photo gallery that rips through the XML output from Picasa (a free download from google) and generates the paging and thumbnails and displays the full sized photos along with any description entered in Picasa. It also includes a slideshow feature.
Flash Player is required to view the gallery because the Flash version of AgileGallery uses a Flash to render the gallery.
8. Free Flash Photo Album
This would be another item for our today list. It has some different features listed below:
- It is FREE
- Dynamic Picture loading
- Easy to install and easy to change content
- Show pictures automatically with slideshow
- Integrate to any web site
- No server side scripting or database requirement
- Adds great look and functionality to your web site
- Specify other configuration file like asp or php.
- Showing selected image on thumb and showing selected page of thumbs.
- . Ability to show up to 1200 images. [added on 16.07.2006]
Visit their website for download, demo, preview, how to install, license.
9. dfGallery 1.0
Depending on your ideas this gallery would be one of the best galleries currently on the web. Although this has got tested, but still having it in Alpha version.
- Flash Gallery to support both Flickr , Picasa , Fotki, Photobucket and Custom Images.
- Enable / Disable â€œPrint Screenâ€ ( requested by Photographers )
- Easily Customizable
- Full Screen mode. ( on the Right Click – Flash Player 9)
- Supports both RSS and Custom Images.
- Liquid Layout – Fits to any size you specify.
- Background MP3 music.
- Multiple language support.
- Notifies if a new update is available.
- â€¦ and its FREE
10. Flash Page Flip Photo Gallery
The most important note about this one is that this template is based on the free version of the FlashPageFlip flash engine on www.flashpageflip.com. It lacks the advanced functions of the commercial versions but still makes a very nice photo album on your website. You can see and hear the pages flip.
This is really nice that the download offers two templates: one for a landscape oriented album, and the other one for a portrait oriented album. Sizes can be changed by editing the header.xml file in the template folder. The default frontpage can be removed by changing the header.xml file.
important: After Picasa has created all the files for this gallery you must move the file pages.xml manually to the folder /xml/. This is caused by limitations of the Picasa template language.
This free, customizable 3D Flash image viewing application is called TiltViewer. TiltViewer let users have nice controls listed below:
- Click images to zoom-in, click again to zoom-out.
- Click the background to zoom-out.
- Click the ‘reload’ button (below the image grid) to load a new set of images.
- Click the ‘flip’ button (bottom-right of a zoomed-in image) to see image details.
- Cursor keys to navigate between images.
- Space-bar to zoom in/out.
- ‘F’ key to flip an image (when zoomed in).
Go Fullscreen. Opens TiltViewer in fullscreen mode. Right-click and select ‘Exit Fullscreen’ to revert to regular mode. Note keyboard navigation does not work in full-screen mode.
Another free, customizable flash image viewer that is called AutoViewer. AutoViewer is designed to display a linear sequence of images and captions and have some nice controls listed below:
- Click next/back buttons to navigate between images.
- Click the play/pause button to toggle auto-play mode.
- Space-bar: toggles auto-play mode.
- Left/Right cursor keys: navigates between images.
- Home/End keys: navigates to first/last image of gallery
Open Image in New Window… Opens currently selected image in a new browser tab or window. Allows user to download images.
Another free, customizable Flash image viewer called PostcardViewer. The interface is based on the real world metaphor of a set of postcards shuffled onto a surface. Nice and useful controls are listed below:
- Mouse: Click to zoom in and out.
- Keyboard: Cursor keys to navigate. Spacebar to zoom in/out.
- Right-Click Menu: Open Image in New Window (optional)
14. Zen Flash Gallery
Zen Flash Gallery has already listed in other websites. And we have also listed this in our new varied list. Zen Flash Gallery author’s design and smart usability make it the most elegant way to present your media content
15. Art Flash Gallery
One of the most important features for Flash Galleries is â€˜flexibilityâ€™. Art Flash Gallery organically blends with any design thanks to flexible appearance settings. You can publish any photos and images on your site in a matter of minutes using gallery.
16. Polaroid Gallery
This free, opensource flash gallery is called Polaroid Gallery and is developed by Christopher Einarsrud, in the year of 2006.
Visit their website for XML Support, Flexible configuration, Various Transition Effects, Complete Docs, Trial Version
17. Photo Viewer
Just as like as many other Free flash photo galleries the Photo Viewer uses both Flash and XML. All data is stored within an XML file making it easy to make modifications and update.
Download the photo viewer, upload your images and modify the XML –
As you know, this would be the easiest way.
18. free flash slideshows
A great, light and easy customizable Flash movie that you can use to enhance your web pages for presenting your images with nice, 3d stylish effects.
It can be used as:
- a nice photo slideshow
- an effective product showcase
- a cool menu for your site
19. FIG Free Flash Gallery
To have a short preview about it we can say: FIG provides a versatile Adobe Flash interface for displaying images on the web. It has a small file size, a simple intuitive interface, and is easy to install and use.
- Free for personal use
- Unlimited galleries
- Any size thumbnails
- Any size of images
- Can be embedded in any web page at any size
20. Free Flash Gallery
This would be another Free and easy to integrate Flash image gallery for download. Using this Flash Gallery let you create awesome online flash portfolios. It also supports multiple categories and ability to add image descriptions.
- FREE Flash Gallery
- Easy to setup and use
- Forms slideshow automatically
- Fully customizable design (source files included)
Are you a flash developer? You can have a chance to edit source file and implement this flash gallery component at your website.
21. The Flash XML Gallery – Free Download
Yes, This is the actual gallery running on the Works section of their site.
- A wide range of Transitions
- One-Click Flickr and Picasa Integration
- and lot more… i’ll review once the alpha is running.
22. 3D Grid Photo Gallery
An amazing 3D Photo Gallery which has some amazing varied effects using Papervision3D and XML (as like as some other listed items.)
As a web application, photoDiary 1.0 is developed by Webgriffe which lets you to easily publish a brand new photo blog on the web. The application frontend is built upon Flash technology and data is managed through a dedicated web control panel, developed in PHP.
To run photoDiary on your own web server, support for MySQL, PHP and GD Library technologies is required.
24. Slideroll Gallery
Slideroll Gallery AV is simple software that makes creating your own Flash photo & video gallery easy and fun. It also allows you to create great-looking, customizable Flash photo and video galleries. Simply drag and drop your photos and videos onto the creator. It Works with the Flip Video and Flip Ultra Camcorders, too!
25. Circular Thumbnail Gallery
This would be another free flash photo gallery on the web that lets you to create circular thumbnail gallery.
Although this is another free item that allows you to create your own flash photo galleries, but it has some unique features which are listed below:
- Latest version: 1.4.0 – Download now!
- Free for private, non commercial use *
- Without logo for commercial use *
- Easy setup or update using WS-Slideshow Configurator
- Tons of behaviors, styles and properties can be customized
- Unlimited slides using an intelligence loading management
- Slides based on *.gif, *.png or *.jpg files
- Unlimited albums including looping system
- Descriptions for any album or slide
- Support for Flickr
- Scaleable from 300 x 220 up to full screen
- All languages are supported
- Keyboard shortcuts
- File size only 76kb
- Adobe Flash Player version 9.0.28 or later
27. IMAGIN flash photo gallery
Imagin is a free software that can organize photos and create slideshows using them. It works by pointing it to a folder that contains photos â€“ Imagin can work by unlimited photos â€“ and everything else is automatic.
28. Grid Thumbnail Gallery
A free thumbnail gallery with a different effect than other listed items.
29. Multi Photo Galleries
This free flash photo gallery allows you to have your categories on the left side, then clicking on each of them shows some thumbnails on the left side and finally clicking on them, causes showing full size on right side.
30. Invent Media Flash PhotoGallery
This free flash photo gallery allows you to have a horizontal navigation of thumbnails at the bottom of your screen. We have listed key features below:
- Next Image button
- Previous Image button
- Play button (start slideshow)
- Pause button (stop slideshow)
- Thumbnail bar scroll left
- Thumbnail bar scroll right
- Fullscreen mode
- Zoom in
- Zoom out
- Cancel zoom
- Fit to screen mode
- 100% free to use
- No Flash or Action Script programming required. Image location read from an .xml file.
- Can load images from any location including subdirectories
- Slideshow function. Automatically transition from image to image
- Thumbnail bar
- Image count X of Y e.g. image 6 of 20
- Customizable image caption. Also read from the .xml file
- Fullscreen mode with fit to screen button and zoom controls
- Help screen
- Fully scalable, can be set to any size
- Background color can be set to any color
- Transparent background (transparent mode is not compatible with all browsers)
- Small file size
- Automatically scales large images to fit. Image are not resized so quality is preserved
- Download preloader with progress bar. Indicates the progress of large images
- Download includes documentation and full working demo with html code
- Helps to protect images from piracy
- Supports an unlimited number of images
31. xml photo album
Running XML photo album shows some thumbnail, clicking on them shows that full size picture with a next and previous button. rxml photo album automatically develops all of your multimedia files into a portfolio presenter. All you need to do is to sort images,audios(mp3),videos(flv) in your data XML file. Extremely easy!!
32. PhotoFlow Flash Gallery
Another free flash photo gallery that is called PhotoFlow. Use the famous streamline photo flow effect on your website. This effect is well known because of the cover flow gallery switching from iTunes.
33. Stack Photo Gallery
Get natural looking tool emulating a set of photos for your website. No unnecessary options. Just take and use. Visit their website for XML Support, Flexible configuration, Various Transition Effects, Complete Docs, Trial Version.
34. Box Flash Gallery
As a Flash Gallery Box Flash Gallery would be a natural and compact way to present your photos online. Use the usable table structure of thumbnails for navigating through your online flash album. Visit their website for XML Support, Flexible configuration, Various Transition Effects, Complete Docs, Trial Version.
35. Knopok Web site Gallery
Just as an other flash gallery Knopok Web site Gallery is listed in our huge varied list.
Features of web site gallery
- Fits in practically any design. Compact.
- Knopok Gallery’s size is less than 14 kb. Small.
- The only thing you have to pay for it is backlink. Free.
- User can navigate in many ways. Great Look and Feel.
- Knopok picture gallery is driven by custom simple txt file. Easy.
- Pictures are loaded in a very smart way. Optimised for slideshow. Fast.
- You can load different galleries (categories) even within one page. Web 2.0.
36. 3D Curve Photo Gallery
3D Curve Photo Gallery allows you to have an amazing roller as a photo gallery. Just as like as many other items, 3D Curve Flash Photo Gallery uses Papervision3D and XML
37. Flash Gallery Maker
As another flash gallery, Flash Gallery Maker Free Version is a light-weight and easy-to-use flash creator. Three steps to burn Photo Gallery and Photo Slideshow are: organizing photos, choosing flash theme and publishing photo slideshow.
38. Stack Photo Gallery
As the last item in our list we are talking about another flash photo gallery is called Stack photo gallery – Flash XML gallery built on Adobe Flash CS3 ActionScript 3.0
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