[MacPorts] #15213: Include Request: swftools - an OSS collection of swf manipulation and creation utilities

MacPorts trac at macosforge.org
Tue May 6 11:21:44 PDT 2008

#15213: Include Request: swftools - an OSS collection of swf manipulation and
creation utilities
 Reporter:  chilli.namesake at gmail.com  |       Owner:  macports-tickets at lists.macosforge.org
     Type:  defect                     |      Status:  new                                  
 Priority:  High                       |   Milestone:  Port Requests                        
Component:  ports                      |     Version:  1.6.0                                
 Keywords:  swftools                   |  
 It'd be nice to see swftools included in macports.

 SWF Tools is a collection of SWF manipulation and creation utilities
 written by Rainer Böhme and Matthias Kramm. It is released under the GPL.
 Included are:

 PDF2SWF A PDF to SWF Converter. Generates one frame per page. Enables you
 to have fully formatted text, including tables, formulas etc. inside your
 Flash Movie. It's based on the xpdf PDF parser from Derek B. Noonburg.

 SWFCombine A tool for inserting SWFs into Wrapper SWFs. (Templates) E.g.
 for including the pdf2swf SWFs in some sort of Browsing-SWF.

 SWFStrings Scans SWFs for text data.

 SWFDump Prints out various informations about SWFs.

 JPEG2SWF Takes one or more JPEG pictures and generates a SWF slideshow.

 PNG2SWF Like JPEG2SWF, only for PNGs.

 GIF2SWF Converts GIFs to SWF. Also able to handle animated gifs.

 WAV2SWF Converts WAV audio files to SWFs, using the L.A.M.E. MP3 encoder

 AVI2SWF Converts AVI animation files to SWF. It supports Flash MX H.263
 compression. Some examples can be found at examples.html.

 Font2SWF Converts font files (TTF, Type1) to SWF.

 SWFBBox Allows to readjust SWF bounding boxes.

 SWFC A tool for creating SWF files from simple script files.

 SWFExtract Allows to extract Movieclips, Sounds, Images etc. from SWF

 RFXSWF Library A fully featured library which can be used for standalone
 SWF generation. Includes support for Bitmaps, Buttons, Shapes, Text,
 Fonts, Sound etc. It also has support for ActionScript using the Ming

 SWFTools has been reported to work on Solaris, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD,
 HP-UX, MacOS X and Windows 98/ME/2000/XP.

 Currently, the swftools faq recommends installing fink to build the
 dependencies. Down with fink!

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