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Old 05-01-2006, 02:27 PM   #1
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Micromedia flash look a like for Linux


Is there any GPL software for Linux that is similar to or does what Micromedia Flash does? or any anmiations?

Old 05-02-2006, 04:17 AM   #2
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try this link which lets you download Macromedia flash player for linux.

google is your best friend
Old 05-02-2006, 05:32 AM   #3
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good question. if i understand you correctly you want an editor/creator rather than the player, right?
i hope this will steer others in the right direction.
Old 05-02-2006, 08:47 AM   #4
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hisnubmer666 is def correct - thatís what I meant... sorry, if I was that miss-leading with my questions - let me rephrase and I hope to get it right this time:

I am looking for graphic software, program, which would allow me to create animations or Micromedia look a like websites

hisnumber666, what do u think? Did i get it this time
Old 05-02-2006, 10:18 AM   #5
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The wikipedia article

is quite informative and mentions a few open-source tools. You can also search freshmeat

for some projects/utilities for creation of .swf files. I don't see any serious rivals to Flash at this stage tho'.

There is a open standard for vector graphics called SVG (scalable vector graphics) with an XML like syntax. There are some browser plugins to render this, but again I don't know of anything that would let you produce useful animations and the like.


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