SWFTools Building from Scratch

sudo apt-get install libgif-dev xpdf  libfreetype6 libfreetype6-dev libjpeg62 libjpeg8 libjpeg8-dev

cd lib/pdf

sudo wget http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/publishing/xpdf/xpdf-3.02.tar.gz

sudo perl inject-xpdf.pl xpdf-3.02.tar.gz


git clone git://git.swftools.org/swftools

cd swftools



sudo checkinstall

Sucessfull Compiled, Builded and Tested on Ubuntu Maveric


 Done. The new package has been installed and saved to


 You can remove it from your system anytime using: 

      dpkg -r swftools


Further Documentation


SWFTools (last edited 2015-12-08 07:54:27 by Bolaram Paul)