Google has announced the first version of Swiffy on Google labs. Now iPhone and iPad users can upload SWF file and where Swiffy will converts Flash SWF files to HTML5. The HTML 5 version will work in modern browser with the help of high level of SVG support like Chrome and safari. Currently Swiffy supports ActionScript 2.0 and subset of SWF 8. An Animation produced with Adobe Flash can involve text and both vector and raster graphics, not only that it can also consist of interactive actions written in ActionScript.
Marcel Gordon says that the project has started off from a hack. Gordon revealed that an engineering Intern by the name Pieter Senster was “hacking around” in order to find a way as how google could display Flash animation on devices which does not have any support of Adode’s Flash player software.
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