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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 01:02 AM Reply

Mike is a god among men.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 01:46 AM Reply

At 1/28/13 08:11 PM, TFX wrote: 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.

The hell? Adobe hates me...
I assume, you used the default settings?


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 02:31 AM Reply

The accumulated filth of all their programmers and designers will foam up about their waists and all the stock holders and CEOs will look up and shout "Ipods will never support Flash!"...and I'll whisper "no."

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 02:38 AM Reply

At 1/29/13 02:31 AM, GodOfVideoGames wrote: The accumulated filth of all their programmers and designers will foam up about their waists and all the stock holders and CEOs will look up and shout "Ipods will never support Flash!"...and I'll whisper "no."

~Mike

OH SHEEIT


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 03:11 AM Reply

I'm not an animator.. what you art guys do is amazing. But I am a coder and just visit newgrounds for amusement (watch a vid, play a game while waiting for a compile to finish etc) . A simple evaluation of Swivel -- well it knocks my socks off. Dude I've done some work in this area and you've got some voodoo and mostly seriously hard work into this thing to do what it does.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 07:03 AM Reply

Well bugger me sideways.

This is astoundingly good. Fantastic piece of software, not only looks great but it's highly intuitive and easy to use.

I've been trying various crap ways of getting my stuff converted to video that didn't lag - I need search no more.

I will donate very shortly - as let's be fair, this is the holy grail !

Well done too all of those involved.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 07:07 AM Reply

Hopefully this'll see newgrounds come into play in the arena of mobile apps, ipads / iphones?


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 07:41 AM Reply

At 1/27/13 04:48 PM, TomFulp wrote: The wait is over, SWIVEL is now available!

sweet (like me)

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 09:15 AM Reply

At 1/29/13 07:41 AM, squf wrote:
At 1/27/13 04:48 PM, TomFulp wrote: The wait is over, SWIVEL is now available!
sweet (like me)

I haven't had the chance to use it yet (in work) however does it export 32bit video? (alpha)
Would love to see V2 with an image sequence exporter. Such as TGA, TIFF, PNG etc. 32Bit formats to those who want to integrate using flash exports and other packages.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 10:45 AM Reply

Another bug, if a movie uses a Hide Mouse type of event, the cursor disappears and doesn't return till you relaunch the program.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 11:12 AM Reply

SWIVEL, how cool! :D

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 12:38 PM Reply

Fantastic! Kudos to Mike, sounds like he did an amazing job!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 12:40 PM Reply

This is so cool!
Thanks for sharing it!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 02:23 PM Reply

Simply wonderful. Exceptional job, Mike.


Thanks, Chdonga, for the awesome sig.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 02:59 PM Reply

Anyone else use Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum and have problems like this? This only happens when I import the media into Sony Vegas Movie Studio, outside that it's fine. As far as I can tell this only happens with files created by Swivel.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 05:30 PM Reply

Fantastic job all those involved with this. This will make the bridge between Newgrounds traditional flash format and the mobile/YouTube worlds of video soooo much smoother. No more using awkward SWF recorders to get a decent video.

Though Flash should be ashamed at their abysmal Quicktime export option.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 06:19 PM Reply

Holy fuck good going guys, I kind of skimmed through it but is there a donation thing going on for the software by chance?


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 07:53 PM Reply

At 1/29/13 06:19 PM, DarkMatter wrote: Holy fuck good going guys, I kind of skimmed through it but is there a donation thing going on for the software by chance?

Yeah, it's the 'be a Newgrounds Support' option, Tom talks about it at the end of the post.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 29th, 2013 @ 08:40 PM Reply

Yeah I was hoping maybe there would be a separate donation thing but that's ok haven't gotten 2013 supporter yet.

Also, a little feedback.

The .mov export is flawless, never had such an easy time getting my .swf to be a .mov (considering how flash can't even do it right)

The MP4 is pretty flawless as well, the only problem being that when I play it in Quicktime, I get grey blotches and shapes with grey fills in the top left of the film. I played it in VLC and it was perfect, and I uploaded it to the project preview and it was perfect, so I'm not sure what Quicktime's problem is.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 30th, 2013 @ 05:20 AM Reply

Thank you Mike for your PURE GENIUS and a REFUSAL TO GIVE UP IN THE FACE OF INSANE OBSTACLES over the past two years. :P This looks useful...

Btw, what about old flash games? Any plans to magically transform those into HTML 5?

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 30th, 2013 @ 10:09 AM Reply

At 1/30/13 05:20 AM, Cyberdevil wrote: Btw, what about old flash games? Any plans to magically transform those into HTML 5?

Google made something that does that, although it seems to have plenty of issues... Pico has a lot of lines through the vector art, which I have to see if I can fix on my end with vector optimizing. It also doesn't have any audio. I'd love to get a perfect HTML5 version of Pico going, with access to download all of the source files - when I used the Google converter I got the impression they kept all the files on their end and didn't have an easy way to download as a ZIP.


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 30th, 2013 @ 10:55 AM Reply

haha awesome i see you noticed i put it on reddit :D

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 30th, 2013 @ 01:22 PM Reply

At 1/29/13 02:59 PM, Mr-Shark wrote: Anyone else use Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum and have problems like this? This only happens when I import the media into Sony Vegas Movie Studio, outside that it's fine. As far as I can tell this only happens with files created by Swivel.

This happens because of a stupid "feature" of Vegas called "Resample", it basically gives an onion skin of previous frames. To disable it right click your file in the timeline, switches -> Disable Resample.

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 30th, 2013 @ 01:29 PM Reply

At 1/30/13 10:09 AM, TomFulp wrote: Google made something that does that, plenty of issues, I'd love to get a perfect HTML5 version of Pico going, stuff

So it's... possible. :) That's good to hear!

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 31st, 2013 @ 05:45 AM Reply

apple finally did it they killed flash


if it is a gigantic horrible typo mah bad

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Jan. 31st, 2013 @ 11:07 AM Reply

Okay... I feel like I've been screwed over or something.

I reinstalled Swivel and it now works all of the sudden. The converted mp4 has sound now, if I import it to AE CS6.
I... can't explain why though.

I feel stupid. >_>


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Feb. 1st, 2013 @ 10:36 AM Reply

WOW! ABSOLUTELY JUST... WOW!


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Feb. 1st, 2013 @ 07:34 PM Reply

well this is great and all
but it doesnt seem to work that well with very high framerates
because one of my videos set at 35fps was a few seconds off sync with the audio while another 20fps one worked just fine

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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Feb. 1st, 2013 @ 07:59 PM Reply

At 2/1/13 07:34 PM, cownose-ray wrote: well this is great and all
but it doesnt seem to work that well with very high framerates
because one of my videos set at 35fps was a few seconds off sync with the audio while another 20fps one worked just fine

Was your audio set to stream or to event?


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Response to Swivel - SWF to Video - Released! Feb. 2nd, 2013 @ 09:54 AM Reply

At 2/1/13 07:59 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 2/1/13 07:34 PM, cownose-ray wrote: well this is great and all
but it doesnt seem to work that well with very high framerates
because one of my videos set at 35fps was a few seconds off sync with the audio while another 20fps one worked just fine
Was your audio set to stream or to event?

stream