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[[File:Swivel_logo.png|thumb|310px|The Swivel logo.]]'''Swivel''' is an Adobe Flash to High Definition Video converter available for [http://www.newgrounds.com/wiki/creator-resources/flash-resources/swivel#wiki_toc_2 download] from [[Newgrounds]].
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[[File:Swivel_logo.png|thumb|310px|The Swivel logo.]]'''Swivel''' is an Adobe Flash to High Definition Video converter available for [[http://www.newgrounds.com/wiki/creator-resources/flash-resources/swivel#wiki toc 2|download]] from [[Newgrounds]], written in the [https://haxe.org Haxe] programming language.
   
   
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It was announced by [[Tom Fulp]] himself on January 27, 2013 in a newspost in the forums[http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1331054] and is largely the brainchild of [[Mike|Mike Welsh]], a programmer and Newgrounds [[Staff|staff]] member.
 
It was announced by [[Tom Fulp]] himself on January 27, 2013 in a newspost in the forums[http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1331054] and is largely the brainchild of [[Mike|Mike Welsh]], a programmer and Newgrounds [[Staff|staff]] member.
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In December 2017, Mike released the [https://github.com/Herschel/Swivel source code] of Swivel on Github, opening it up to code contributions under the [https://github.com/Herschel/Swivel/blob/master/LICENSE.md GNU GPLv3 license].
   
   
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*[http://www.newgrounds.com/wiki/creator-resources/flash-resources/swivel Download page in the Newgrounds Wiki]
 
*[http://www.newgrounds.com/wiki/creator-resources/flash-resources/swivel Download page in the Newgrounds Wiki]
 
*[http://www.reddit.com/r/animation/comments/17fa9t/heads_up_flash_animators_newgrounds_has_created/ Announcement on Reddit]
 
*[http://www.reddit.com/r/animation/comments/17fa9t/heads_up_flash_animators_newgrounds_has_created/ Announcement on Reddit]
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*[https://github.com/Herschel/Swivel Swivel source code on Github]
 
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[[Category:Flash cartoons]]

Latest revision as of 19:44, September 22, 2019

Swivel logo

The Swivel logo.

Swivel is an Adobe Flash to High Definition Video converter available for [toc 2|download] from Newgrounds, written in the Haxe programming language.


ReleaseEdit

It was announced by Tom Fulp himself on January 27, 2013 in a newspost in the forums[1] and is largely the brainchild of Mike Welsh, a programmer and Newgrounds staff member.

In December 2017, Mike released the source code of Swivel on Github, opening it up to code contributions under the GNU GPLv3 license.


ReceptionEdit

Swivel has received a generally positive response from flash animators and viewers alike, as it allows non-flash capable devices, such as iPhones, to view content submitted to Newgrounds with greater ease.


External LinksEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.