How to import SWF animations into Stencyl!

zerosimms

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Hey all

I thought I would share with you a little technique. A few days ago a friend sent me a SWF of a highly animated character for my game. I was really gutted that I couldn't use it because it was a SWF, but before giving up I decided to do some research.

I found out about "sprite sheets" they work in the same manor as tiles, it's kinda like a flip book of each frame in your animation.

I knew Stencyl could import them so I found a free tool that generates sprite sheets from SWF's!!!

It works a treat and I'm so happy now I've got my swf animations!

It can be downloaded here:

http://fermmm.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/swf-spritesheet-creator/

I hope this helps in your game creation!


GregAnims

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Damn, your topic title got me excited that i could finally make SWF cutscenes for my games and import them as scenes..

..this kind of plug-in exists for most graphics applications, it just arranges your layers/frames into a grid and exports as PNG.

coleislazy

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Damn, your topic title got me excited that i could finally make SWF cutscenes for my games and import them as scenes..

You can embed and play an SWF in another SWF. I made an example of this for someone else. It should still be on SF as "SWF Splash Screen".

RENGAC

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Coleislazy, I canĀ“t make work your behavior at SF, always shows this error: "TypeError: Error #1034: Type Coercion failed"  :-[

asterix64

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Hum I can tell for sure you can try ANime Studio pro. It import avi, if you can make your flash export or convert to .avi. Then you can export a frame by frame, and import to Stencyl.

YuriG

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Well ... So you telling me that it is not possible to add a complex animation? And how i make a character to move in a shaped curve?  :-[

LewCorp

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Thank you so much!