Adobe Flash™ Player version 10 or higher is required to be installed on the end user's machine in order to view the simpler example deployments like 'static' and 'flickr'.
Further, they must be viewed in a web page, through a web server - local testing is only supported through a local web host.
Web serving software may need to be reconfigured to deliver the correct MIME type for SWF files.
Learn more in the Adobe Tech Note
Web server MIME types required for serving Flash movies.
The more complex examples like 'save' and 'upload' require changing file permissions and support for dynamic server side scripts.
While any CGI compliant language could be utilized in dynamic deployments,
the included examples require PHP5 be installed
and correctly configured for uploading. Learn more from their list of
Transcoding operations (preprocessing of uploaded files and rendering of mashes back into true video format)
are achieved through the Transcoder API, which is provided by at least one instance of the
Movie Masher Transcoder AMI running within Amazon's
An Amazon account is required to launch instances and the account must be subscribed to
Movie Masher Transcoder. Subscriptions can be easily managed on their
and Product Management pages.