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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:26 PM Reply

Great job!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:30 PM Reply

BRO. I have been dying for a program like this for years. Not even After Effects can pull this off as well as Swivel can. I'm doing a write-up on it tomorrow, will patch you in.

Any hope on getting a version that does alpha channel? Then it would be PERFECT.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:33 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:22 PM, MikeyS9607 wrote: I see no reason for people to only upload to YouTube.

In an idealistic world yeah but, inevitably users will continue to upload their creations to a variety of content sharing sites to increase their exposure

and ultimately exposure is a good thing for a starving artist

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:35 PM Reply

Just exported a video in 1440p. GOD THAT'S SO MANY P.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:46 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:30 PM, TFX wrote: Any hope on getting a version that does alpha channel? Then it would be PERFECT.

I think that if it doesn't automatically do that, then you can choose "manual recording" or something. I don't know, so far alpha channel has worked for me.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:51 PM Reply

Works beautifully, but it takes alot of time and uses alot of cpu to convert them and I can't seem to get a proper audio output either on the video files either, but the video output looks amazing! Definitely in pair with swf quality. Hopefully Mike will get some of these issues sorted out and also add some more video output formats (f4v, mkv, 3gp)
Until then, I'm sticking with my original swf converter.

Great job, Mike

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:53 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:46 PM, Gimmick wrote:
At 1/27/13 08:30 PM, TFX wrote: Any hope on getting a version that does alpha channel? Then it would be PERFECT.
I think that if it doesn't automatically do that, then you can choose "manual recording" or something. I don't know, so far alpha channel has worked for me.

Oh my fuck you're right. Now I need to get experimenting!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 08:57 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:51 PM, Osmino wrote: Works beautifully, but it takes alot of time and uses alot of cpu to convert them and I can't seem to get a proper audio output either on the video files either, but the video output looks amazing! Definitely in pair with swf quality. Hopefully Mike will get some of these issues sorted out and also add some more video output formats (f4v, mkv, 3gp)
Until then, I'm sticking with my original swf converter.

Great job, Mike

Hey bro, welcome to video encoding. This thing does an amazing job converting at the pace it does.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:01 PM Reply

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:05 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:57 PM, TFX wrote:
At 1/27/13 08:51 PM, Osmino wrote: Works beautifully, but...

Great job, Mike
Hey bro, welcome to video encoding. This thing does an amazing job converting at the pace it does.

Couldn't agree more. This is most likely the best free swf converter on the web.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:27 PM Reply

Wow, that is amazing!
Can't wait to convert loads of SWFs!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:28 PM Reply

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:35 PM Reply

Mike is hot, because he's red and stuff! ^___________^


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:37 PM Reply

This is awesome, great work!! I've been wanting an easy way to do this for years!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 09:54 PM Reply

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 10:03 PM Reply

E=MC2? Smart.
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Swivel converter? FUCKING. GENIUS.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 10:16 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:51 PM, Osmino wrote: Works beautifully, but it takes alot of time and uses alot of cpu to convert them and I can't seem to get a proper audio output

If it's possible, could you send me the SWF you were trying to convert? Thanks!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 10:18 PM Reply

At 1/27/13 08:30 PM, TFX wrote: Any hope on getting a version that does alpha channel? Then it would be PERFECT.

Check out the Transparent Background setting in the Video tab!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 10:45 PM Reply

Pretty damn awesome, now I can actually watch stuff when I'm at work easily.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 10:54 PM Reply

I will be very happy when I can lower video quality. :D Right now I have to let it load for 10 minutes just to see anything.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 27th, 2013 @ 11:12 PM Reply

Should new cartoons be uploaded as movies rather than swf files? Is that the preferred standard?


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 12:18 AM Reply

This is really cool, but I would of course strongly encourage you to make it open source software. :)


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 12:35 AM Reply

At 1/27/13 11:12 PM, Hyrus wrote: Should new cartoons be uploaded as movies rather than swf files? Is that the preferred standard?

I'll always upload both. Depends on what you prefer, really.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 12:56 AM Reply

At 1/27/13 04:48 PM, TomFulp wrote: If you're a Flash animator, try Swivel! It would be awesome if you could add MP4 versions of your existing SWF movies. The video upload feature remains invite-only at the moment so PM me for access and the MP4 field will appear as a secondary option under your project details.

If you're going to keep it invite-only for now, maybe you could put a link on the Submit Movie page to request MP4 access? just an idea.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 01:54 AM Reply

an swf to video converter that is free? How can an animator say no to that?


hey, howz it goin?

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:27 AM Reply

Nice! I alway used to use Flash to convert .flv's into .swf's; now I can do the opposite, and more!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:50 AM Reply

This is awesome news.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:51 AM Reply

Ahh this is so fantastic! This is why I love Newgrounds. You guys are heroes!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 04:23 AM Reply

Awesome!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 04:57 AM Reply

Sounds like a good candidate for a distributed computing project.

I'm sure a lot of people have fast CPUs 'because racecar' and wouldn't mind helping out converting NG content.
I know I wouldn't.

At 1/27/13 04:48 PM, TomFulp wrote:

:The next step on our end is to launch our video conversion server, which will process these videos into smaller 720p and mobile formats. This will make NG video a better experience for both PC and mobile users, expect it soon! Then we just have to convert every movie in the history of NG. Or at least the good ones.