swftools - Collection of utilities for SWF file manipulation/creation

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name swftools
Package version 0.9.2+ds1
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 5.82 KB
Download size 2.20 MB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
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+ds1-3+deb7u1_i386.deb 0.9.2+ds1 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
swftools_0.9.2+ds1-3+deb7u1_amd64.deb 0.9.2+ds1 amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
swftools_0.9.2+ds1-3_amd64.deb 0.9.2+ds1 amd64 Debian Main
swftools - - -


Name Value
gsfonts -
libc6 >= 2.7
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
libgif4 >= 4.1.4
libjpeg8 >= 8c
libmp3lame0 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package swftools_0.9.2+ds1-3_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




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
2008-12-23 - Barry deFreese <bdefreese@debian.org>
swftools (0.8.1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add versioned Replaces and Conflicts on libming-util. (Closes: #480378).
* Remove optional build-depends on libart-dev.
* Fix libgif4-dev dependency. (Should be libgif-dev).
* Fix up python package building. (Closes: #509629).
+ Thanks a million to Thomas Viehmann.
2008-12-10 - Simo Kauppi <swk@nic.fi>
swftools (0.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed the python-rfxswf dependencies. (Closes: #427834).
* Changed the python-rfxswf to comply with the policy.
* Move Homepage from package description to source stanza.
* Replace libungif4-dev build-dep with libgif-dev.
* Improve watch file regexp.
* Add debian/pyversions file.
* Fixed the minus signs in the manpages.
* Format copyright file for UTF-8.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.0.
2007-03-04 - Simo Kauppi <swk@nic.fi>
swftools (0.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release 
* Fixed the debian/copyright to include the exceptions in MD5.c and
* Disabled the failing check for gcc 2.95 compiler
2007-01-31 - Simo Kauppi <swk@nic.fi>
swftools (0.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. (Closes: #187275: ITP: swftools -- collection of
SWF (Flash) manipulation and generation - Debian Bug report logs)

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