November 10, 2011

SourceTec Unveils Free Flash to HTML5 Converter

Many website developers have already embraced HTML5 – the fifth revision of the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) standard. Now, designers who are used to Flash animation, but need to embrace HTML5 standard, can leverage the new free Flash to HTML5 Converter, Flash to HTML5 Online, by SourceTec Software Co., Ltd.

In general, a Flash to HTML5 Converter converts the artwork and animation contained in Adobe (News - Alert) Flash files into HTML5. With this, Website developers can reuse and extend the reach of their content to devices that do not support the Flash runtimes. With the converted file from Flash to HTML5, a developer can edit them with an HTML editing tool and then view the output in one of the supported browsers or on an iOS device.

Specialized in Flash authoring tools since decades, SourceTec is a known name in the industry to provide shareware and freeware solutions.

The latest offering by the company, Flash to HTML5 Online, Flash to HTML5 Online is a service which converts SWF to HTML5 animation. It allows the developer to play flash in HTML5 compatible browsers without extra plug-ins or installations.

According to SourceTec, Flash to HTML5 Online is for those designers who are used to Flash animation, but need to adopt HTML5 standard. The Flash to HTML5 Online provides developers with a new way for web animation developing. The converted HTML5 animation can be applied on different platforms as long as it has a HTML5 supported browser. With this, their website is able to gain large popularity among users from PC as well as mobile devices.

The Flash to HTML5 Online provides two kinds of online services, namely users can upload the SWF file from the local computer for conversion; or input the online SWF file's URL for HTML5 conversion.

According to SourceTec, both the ways are easy to operate and the process can be generated for three simple steps that takes minutes to complete including upload/input, convert and download.

Deng, the project manager at SourceTec, said in a statement, “This is a free and online service that provides simple and basic Flash to HTML5 conversion for common users.”

Deng added, “For enterprise users, we also develop a more professional, systematic and customizable solution, we welcome any inquiry from enterprise users. It is a valuable solution for all web content providers.”

The Flash to HTML5 converter is also available in a installable version that is not only functional in conversion, but is also specialized in Flash decompiling.

In related news, TMCnet had reported that Adobe is not going to be focusing on developing Flash for mobile browsers but instead is concentrating on HTML5.

Jayashree Adkoli is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jayashree's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell


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