How to Install Flash Remoting for ActionScript 2 Library Files Into Flash 9

Flash 9 includes Flash Remoting for ActionScript 3 but it does not include Flash Remoting for ActionScript 2. So if you have Flash projects developed in ActionScript 2 you can’t compile them in Flash 9. Here is how to install the Flash Remoting for ActionScript 2 library files into Flash 9:

  1. Copy the library files from Flash 8 or download the library files directly from here: Flash Remoting For ActionScript 2 Library Files
  2. Copy the contents of the zip file to a new directory created inside the directory: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Flash CS3\en\First Run\Classes\
  3. Add this new directory to the ClassPath for ActionScript 2
    1. In Flash 9, click Edit | Preferences… | ActionScript | ActionScript 2.0 Settings…
    2. Click the button with the “target” icon in order to browse to the path of the folder you created in the previous step.
    3. Press OK to commit the changes