Splash screen customize

Why, because it is fun.

For 64-bit apps and dlls, make sure you download the 64-bit compatible ResHack

  • Photoshop: check photoshop wiki as guide for general steps
  • Flash
    • CS3: ResHack the file “Adobe Flash CS3\en\Configuration\FlashResources.dll”; replace a swf file,
    • export SPLA > 1527 > 1033 as binary as swf file, then de-compile it
    • replace that resource with your new swf as Type:SPLA; Name: 1527; Language: 1033
  • AfterEffects
    • CS3: ResHack the file “Adobe After Effects CS3\Support Files\AfterFX.dll”
    • PNG > AE_splash
  • Illustrator
    • CS3: replace the files under “Adobe Illustrator CS3\Support Files\Contents\Windows\”
    • AI_Splash.png; AI_Splash_EE.png; AI_SplashEducation.png; AI_SlashTryout.png;
  • InDesign
    • CS3: ResHack the InDesign.exe
    • 578→295; 578→298
    • Type: 578; Name: 294; Language: 1033
  • Fireworks
    • CS3: ResHack the file “\English\resources\Fireworks Resources.dll”
    • bitmap > 2301
    • start page under “\English\movies\resources\images”

For 64-bit apps and dlls, make sure you download the 64-bit compatible ResHack

  • maya
    • 2011: just replace “MayaStartupImage.png” under “Autodesk\Maya2011\icons”
      • others may be: MayaEDUStartupImage.png; MayaEMRStartupImage.png; MayaUnityStartupImage.png
    • 2009: ResHack “Maya2009\bin\mayares.dll”
      • bitmap > MAYASTARTUPIMAGE.XPM
  • 3ds max
    • 2009: just replace “splash.bmp” under “Autodesk\3ds Max 2009”