swftools - Collection of utilities for SWF file manipulation/creation

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name swftools
Package version 0.9.2+git20130725
Package release 4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 6.47 KB
Download size 870.02 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
SWF Tools is a collection of SWF (Flash) manipulation and creation utilities.
This package includes: as3compile, font2swf, gif2swf, jpeg2swf, png2swf,
swfcombine, swfextract, swfdump, swfrender, swfstrings, swfbbox, swfc and
* as3compile is a standalone ActionScript 3.0 compiler. Mostly compatible
with Flex.
* font2swf converts font files (TTF, Type1) into SWF.
* gif2swf converts GIFs into SWF. It is also able to handle animated gifs.
* jpeg2swf takes one or more JPEG pictures and generates an SWF slideshow.
* png2swf takes one or more PNG pictures and generates an SWF slideshow.
* swfcombine is a tool for inserting SWFs into Wrapper SWFs. (Templates)
E.g. for including the pdf2swf SWFs into some sort of Browsing-SWF.
* swfextract allows one to extract Movieclips, Sounds, Images etc. from SWF
* swfdump prints out various information about SWFs.
* swfrender converts a swf to an image.
* swfstrings scans SWFs for text data.
* swfbbox allows one to readjust SWF bounding boxes.
* swfc is a tool for creating SWF files from simple script files.
* wav2swf converts WAV files into SWF.
This package does not include pdf2swf and avi2swf.


Package Version Architecture Repository
swftools_0.9.2+git20130725-4.1~build0.16.04.1_amd64.deb 0.9.2+git20130725 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
swftools_0.9.2+git20130725-4.1~build0.16.04.1_i386.deb 0.9.2+git20130725 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
swftools_0.9.2+git20130725-4_amd64.deb 0.9.2+git20130725 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
swftools - - -


Name Value
gsfonts -
libc6 >= 2.7
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
libgif7 >= 5.1
libjpeg8 >= 8c
libmp3lame0 -
libzzip-0-13 >= 0.13.56
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package swftools_0.9.2+git20130725-4_i386.deb
Source Package swftools

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install swftools deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install swftools




2015-12-15 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+git20130725-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build using giflib5 (patch by Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>)
(Closes: #803291)
* Bumped standards version.
* Fixed ordering in copyright file.
* Renamed config sections in gbp.conf
2014-09-30 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+git20130725-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added build dependency on libzzip-dev (Closes: 760541)
2014-03-04 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+git20130725-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed build dependency on libt1-dev. (Closes: 732651)
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.5.
* Added debian/gbp.conf.
2013-09-15 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+git20130725-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New version from upstream git: commit b6e946b
(Closes: 715912, 715961, 716159, 716366).
* Changed build depends from libjpeg8-dev to libjpeg-dev (Closes: 694700).
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.4.
* Added Vcs-* header to control.
* Added hardening build flags.
* Added debug package.
2012-10-22 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+ds1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added fix for segfault on i386. (Closes: 690237)
2012-04-21 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+ds1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed numbering from patch names and sorted alphabetically.
* Build with LAME support.
* Updated copyright file.
2012-04-01 - Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de>
swftools (0.9.2+ds1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: 583982).
* New upstream release.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.3.
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt), remove dpatch, rename patch files.
* Raise dh compat level to 7.
* debian/rules completely rewritten.
* Add build-depends on autotools-dev, flex, libjpeg8-dev.
* Refresh patches.
* Remove 02_faq.patch (file FAQ removed from upstream source).
* README.source rewritten.
* Add build depends on libpoppler-dev and autoconf.
* Removed conflict and replace with libming =< 1:0.3.0-11.1 as all versions
in debian are later than this one.
* Updated watch file.
2010-04-06 - Brian Thomason <brian.thomason@canonical.com>
swftools (0.9.0-0ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low
* Initial release for Lucid
- patches/05_xpdf-pl4.patch: added pl4 patch to embdded copy of xpdf
* Fixed spelling error description
* Updated standards version
* Added README.source
* Added misc:Depends
* Manually purged more files left behind after a make clean
* Added debian/format
* Took over as maintainer as this will now reside in partner
2009-04-30 - Fabrice Coutadeur <fabricesp@ubuntu.com>
swftools (0.9.0-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low
* New upstream release (LP: #369931)
- patches/01_manpages: edited to match updated version of src/pdf2swf.1 and
- patches/02_faq: edited to match updated version of FAQ
- patches/04_makefile: edited to delete the patch on lib/Makefile.in and 
src/Makefile.in (applied upstream)
- deleted patch 99_configure_for_python2.5_and_2.6 (applied upstream)
- debian/swftools.doc: deleted installation of TODO and 
pdf2swf/HOWTO_pdf2swf as they don't exist anymore
2009-03-31 - Fabrice Coutadeur <coutadeurf@gmail.com>
swftools (0.8.1-2.1ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low
* debian/rules: 
- Added include of /usr/share/python/python.mk
- Changed site-package by $(call py_sitename_sh, $@) (LP: #?????)
* debian/python-rfxswf.install: changed site-packages to *-packages to take
into account dist-packages directory
* debian/patches/99_configure_for_python2.5_and_2.6.dpatch: patch configure
file to take python 2.5 and 2.6 into account

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swi-prolog-x_7.2.3-2_i386.deb User interface library for SWI-Prolog (with X support)
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swig-examples_3.0.8-0ubuntu3_all.deb Examples for applications of SWIG
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