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SWF generation and manipulation utilities
- Quick Links:
- SWFTools 0.9.2 Stable - Source Code for Linux and Windows
- SWFTools 0.9.2 Stable - Windows Binary
- SWFTools 0.9.1 Stable - Source Code for Linux and Windows
- SWFTools 0.9.1 Stable - Windows Binary
- Main GIT Repository : git clone git://git.swftools.org/swftools
- Main GIT Repository Clone: http://wiki.swftools.org/viewgit ( with file browser )
- GIT Repository Clone https://github.com/rpedroso ( maintained by Ricardo Pedroso )
swftools-common is a user self-managed, friendly, low volume mailing list. Queries, and suggestions concerning the SWFTools utilities suite should be posted here, as should the submission of patches for inclusion in the git repository. Subscription is highly recommended.
A lot of useful information may gleaned from the fully searchable mailing list archives. Your query may already have been answered! Do check the archives before posting to the list.
SWF Tools 0.9.2 ( Current Stable Version ) Documentation
as3compile- a standalone ActionScript 3.0 compiler
font2swf- Font file (TTF, Type1) conversiom to SWF
gif2swf- GIF to SWF conversion. Able to handle animated gifs.
jpeg2swf- generates a slideshow from one or more JPEG pictures. Supports motion estimation compression (h.263) for better compression of video sequences.
pdf2swf- PDF to SWF Converter. Generates one frame per page. Enables fully formatted text, ::including tables and formulas, inside a Flash Movie. It's based on the xpdf PDF parser from ::Derek B. Noonburg.
pdf2swf -s- Set a SWF encoder specific parameter.
png2swf- like JPEG2SWF, only for PNGs
swfbbox- allows to read out, optimize and readjust SWF bounding boxes
swfbytes- hex dump swf byte code to a file
swfc- SWF file creation from simple swfc script files. Includes ActionScript 2.0/3,0 support.
swfcombine- multi-function tool for SWF insertion into wrapper SWFs, SWF concatenation, stacking, and basic parameter manipulation (e.g. size change ).
swfdump- print out SWF asset information, i.e. images/fonts/sounds, code content disassembly, cross-reference and bounding box data.
swfrender- bitmap rendering from swf files created with pdf2swf, jpeg2swf or png2swf.
swfstrings- scans SWFs for textual ( aphpanumeric ) data.
ttftool- ttf font manipulation tool
wav2swf- WAV audio to SWF conversion
Questions & Answers
- Frequently asked questions (FAQ) including compilation instructions for Linux, Windows, and Mac
- Frequently Given Answers (FGA) - various swfc code snippets to compile and test
- Example Code - further examples of SWFTools usage and coding implementations
== SWF Tools 0.9.1 ( Previous Stable Version ) ==
SWF API Documentation
- python gfx module
- Python library
SWFTools based software
GUI wrappers for some SWFTools commands:
|SWF Extractor||swfextract||Chris Ohmstede|
|qpdf2swf||pdf2swf. Written in QT4||Silvian Cretu|
|Gpdf2swf||pdf2swf ( part of the Windows distribution )||Ricardo Pedroso/Matthias Kramm|
|:scEdit||Windows '98/XP swfc GUI editor||- Laurent Lalanne|
|:zViewer (2009)||Document Viewer in AS2, uses rfxview||Cristan Rusu|
|( Various )||( supplied with swftools distribution )|
|Video Player||Video Player (swfc compilable script )||John Sullivan ( .video tag patch contributor )|
|swfty||Media Player/SWF Viewer (swfc compilable script )||Nissemand|
Related Documentation and Guides
Useful Software Links- Open Source and Other
- OSFlash - Sited dedicated to Open Source Flash Software
- ePDFViewer - requires Poppler and GTK4 ( plus CUPS for printing )
- muPDF Lightweight PDF Viewer, Toolkit and library - Linux/Windows. Written in Portable C. Released under GNU GPL v3.0
- Evince - Gnome Project's multi-format document viewer ( Linux/Windows )
- Nitro PDF PDF Viewer/Editor - Windows
- ZOHO Viewer on-line document viewer
- PDF Xchange Viewer PDF Viewer/Editor - Windows. Free version of a Closed Source Commercial Product
- Xpdf Open Source viewer and tools used by SWFTools - Linux/Windows. GNU GPL v2.0
- PDF Software Listing Wikipedia list of PDF software inc development libraries
- PDFEdit pdf maniplation Library and Tools - Linux/Windows. Released under GNU GPL v2.0
- AlivePDF Open Source PDF library written is Actionscript 3
- PDF Readers/Viewers General Information
NB The above links are provided solely for informational purposes in the hope they prove useful. Where site content and any products referenced may have been found to be of particular interest, their mention here in no way implies a relationship to the SWFTools project,its maintainers, nor compatibility with it's code base. Should the worst happen and something breaks your system, we are not, repeat NOT responsible. :)