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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 12:24 PM Reply

Guys! I've a problem. Everytime I import the Swivel-converted mp4 file into After Effects, the sound disappears.
Or more like the whole audio part is gone. The wave-form is simply not there. Could be a codec problem?

If I play the converted file in a media player, the audio is there though.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 12:32 PM Reply

Congratulations, Mike!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 01:13 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 12:24 PM, Pkmn2 wrote: Guys! I've a problem. Everytime I import the Swivel-converted mp4 file into After Effects, the sound disappears.
Or more like the whole audio part is gone. The wave-form is simply not there. Could be a codec problem?

If I play the converted file in a media player, the audio is there though.

I'm having this same problem 1/3 into the animation the audio drops out too.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 01:43 PM Reply

Awesome work! This is going to make my 11 second club submission process a whole lot easier.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 01:50 PM Reply

Am I the only person who isn't impressed with the HD audio/Video craze? Do we really need to be promoting bloat and irresponsibility? NG shouldn't be trying to be Vimeo 2, otherwise that would defeat the point of this site in the first place. Besides, I'm not thrilled with the whole watch NG submissions on TV, or lame mobile devices.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:05 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 12:24 PM, Pkmn2 wrote: Guys! I've a problem. Everytime I import the Swivel-converted mp4 file into After Effects, the sound disappears.
Or more like the whole audio part is gone. The wave-form is simply not there. Could be a codec problem?

If I play the converted file in a media player, the audio is there though.

If you can hear the sound in a movie media player, then the wave form IS there. More than likely you dont know how to use after effects.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:07 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 01:50 PM, FightingSeraph wrote: Am I the only person who isn't impressed with the HD audio/Video craze? Do we really need to be promoting bloat and irresponsibility? NG shouldn't be trying to be Vimeo 2, otherwise that would defeat the point of this site in the first place. Besides, I'm not thrilled with the whole watch NG submissions on TV, or lame mobile devices.

You'e the 1% that doesnt. Good for you, youre too cool for mainstream. But being that the point of newgrounds is exposure for the artist, that would mean allowing them to have their movies viewed in as many devices as possible.

This isn't hard people its just common sense.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:13 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 01:50 PM, FightingSeraph wrote: Am I the only person who isn't impressed with the HD audio/Video craze? Do we really need to be promoting bloat and irresponsibility? NG shouldn't be trying to be Vimeo 2, otherwise that would defeat the point of this site in the first place. Besides, I'm not thrilled with the whole watch NG submissions on TV, or lame mobile devices.

I am amazed that someone actually took the time to create a SWF converter for all of us. That works. For free.
I had the Moyea converter before and it wasn't so reliable to me.
But you made one valid point. I wouldn't watch NG submissions on TV either.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:16 PM Reply

WOW I've waited years for this!! I've been using video editors like Ulead where I have to add and sync the sound later on but this really looks amazing!! Thank you so much :D

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:25 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 02:05 PM, MindChamber wrote: If you can hear the sound in a movie media player, then the wave form IS there. More than likely you dont know how to use after effects.

Well, semi-true. I don't know how to FULLY use after effects. But I at least know some basics. Anyway...
Here is a video of what I mean.
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Tell me, if I did something wrong.
I used the default settings of Swivel pretty much.
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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:48 PM Reply

i think the biggest advantage of this converter is framerate. you won't have to watch the new madnesscombat in low quality, you don't have to screencap to send to youtube, and you need to sacrfice quality in the animations for functionality in the browser

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:49 PM Reply

Whoah...
I'm far beyond amazed right now!
Going to instal this right away!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 02:56 PM Reply

hit the L key to see the waveform

At 1/28/13 02:25 PM, Pkmn2 wrote: Well, semi-true. I don't know how to FULLY use after effects. But I at least know some basics. Anyway...
Here is a video of what I mean.
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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:00 PM Reply

I have to ask, if it hasn't been already, who thought of the name?

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:07 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 02:56 PM, MindChamber wrote: hit the L key to see the waveform

Nothing happens. I've noticed something though.
The converted mp4 file doesn't have the "speaker" icon. For comparison sake, I took the video that I just made and look here. There IS a speaker icon. I also tried a RAM-Preview and the 2013-03...86.mp4 does output sound.

Any ideas why? Seems pretty weird to me.

As I said before, I didn't change any settings and simply used the default values.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:12 PM Reply

in few words: INCREDIBLE


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:22 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 03:07 PM, Pkmn2 wrote:
At 1/28/13 02:56 PM, MindChamber wrote: hit the L key to see the waveform
Nothing happens. I've noticed something though.
The converted mp4 file doesn't have the "speaker" icon. For comparison sake, I took the video that I just made and look here. There IS a speaker icon. I also tried a RAM-Preview and the 2013-03...86.mp4 does output sound.

Any ideas why? Seems pretty weird to me.

As I said before, I didn't change any settings and simply used the default values.

probably would help if you'd tell me more about the version of AE youre using, and whether or not its cracked would help too.

cause if the sound works when you play the movie, then it has nothing to do with swivel or its outputs.

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

Can't wait to see Stamper's Myce in HD video.

Glad to hear it works with Vcam, I hadn't bothered much with it, because it didn't transfer to video, and AE seemed like a pain. I enjoy the design, the preview window, the ratio-converter, and when you hit Cancel in mid-convert, it stops and lets you see how far you got, other programs would just junk it, or offer some bogus temp file.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 03:44 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 03:22 PM, MindChamber wrote: probably would help if you'd tell me more about the version of AE youre using, and whether or not its cracked would help too.

cause if the sound works when you play the movie, then it has nothing to do with swivel or its outputs.

A trail version of CS6.
Thanks for trying in helping me, btw.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 05:24 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 08:37 AM, MacDonaldFin wrote:
At 1/28/13 08:13 AM, kuserkaane wrote: Every time i try to open the installing thing, windows gives me a message that it will put my PC at risk.
Trust me, just about everyone that downloaded the Windows version will likely have received that message, myself included. It's perfectly safe. Windows does that for ALOT of safe software.

Thanks, to you and convey, the program is AWESOME!! even the opening screen is awesome! (and scary if you're on a different window)

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 05:29 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 05:24 PM, kuserkaane wrote:
At 1/28/13 08:37 AM, MacDonaldFin wrote:
At 1/28/13 08:13 AM, kuserkaane wrote: Every time i try to open the installing thing, windows gives me a message that it will put my PC at risk.
Trust me, just about everyone that downloaded the Windows version will likely have received that message, myself included. It's perfectly safe. Windows does that for ALOT of safe software.
Thanks, to you and convey, the program is AWESOME!! even the opening screen is awesome! (and scary if you're on a different window)

Haha thanks, but I think Mike is the true hero in this case. Also, after converting my whole swf library with Swivel, I can safely say this is the greatest swf to video converter ever made!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 06:02 PM Reply

This changes everything. Thank you Mike!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 07:45 PM Reply

Mike is the savior of flash animation! O HAIL MIKE WELSH!!!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 07:50 PM Reply

Great news!! Wish you released it sooner! I have been doing it the hard way for years!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 07:58 PM Reply

Great program, had a few issues when I was using it at first, like sound not recording/crashes , but for what ever reason that issue hasn't popped up again for awhile. Only thing I haven't got to work is the built in cropping tool.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 08:11 PM Reply

At 1/28/13 03:22 PM, MindChamber wrote:
At 1/28/13 03:07 PM, Pkmn2 wrote:
At 1/28/13 02:56 PM, MindChamber wrote: hit the L key to see the waveform
Nothing happens. I've noticed something though.
The converted mp4 file doesn't have the "speaker" icon. For comparison sake, I took the video that I just made and look here. There IS a speaker icon. I also tried a RAM-Preview and the 2013-03...86.mp4 does output sound.

Any ideas why? Seems pretty weird to me.

As I said before, I didn't change any settings and simply used the default values.
probably would help if you'd tell me more about the version of AE youre using, and whether or not its cracked would help too.

cause if the sound works when you play the movie, then it has nothing to do with swivel or its outputs.

I'll have everyone know that I had no issues bringing the final .mp4 into After Effects CS6 with audio. I will let everyone know if something goes south.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 09:42 PM Reply

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 28th, 2013 @ 09:42 PM Reply

this is seriously amazing. without a doubt, this is the best swf to video conversion software ever. thank you very much, mike!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 12:29 AM Reply

Thank you for bringing this to us. I've just tried it with a flash I'm working on and am amazed how clear it looks compared to exporting it as an avi/mov via flash.

Please continue your good work!

Cheers.