GAF Media presents GAF. Generic Animation Format: Create in Flash - Play on Mobile
San Francisco, CA, May 20, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Generic Animation Format is an open format designed to store and manage Flash animations for further cross-platform playback. GAF Converter analyzes bytecode of an swf file and saves the resulted data in .gaf file which consist of atlas and config files.
GAF Converter is a high-performing tool that has a number of advantages over other approaches and solutions for converting Flash animations and playing them back on mobile devices.
You can run the GAF Converter just once and it will generate numerous atlases to support SD and HD resolutions as well as resolutions that support all Android and iOS screen resolutions.
GAFmedia Playback libraries and plug-ins enable seamless integration of GAF animations into the production process no matter which development framework you use. You can download for free GAF Playback libraries for Cocos2d-x, Cocos2d, and Starling or get a free plug-in for Unity - GAF Animation Player.
There are no strict rules or limitations regarding the process of your animation development. Users can use their existing animations. No needs to create something new if there is need to port a Flash game to a mobile device, just use GAF Converter as GAF Media did.
GAF Converter is available as a web-based solution as well as a standalone application for Mac and Windows.
GAF Converter main features:
-Various timeline structure
-Optimized texture atlas
Open source libraries are available for download on GAFmedia website. Playback libraries for Cocos2d, Cocos2dx, Unity and Starling allow rendering GAF files in your game. They support full animations playback API that provide direct access to timeline, labels and sprites. GAF Runtimes are built by game developers for game developers and are also used on our internal game projects.
GAF Media has built GAF to make it an industry standard and hopes game developers will enjoy it.