as3compile [-o file.swf]


Compiles a file written in ActionScript 3.0 to a SWF file.


-h, --help

    Print short help message and exit

-V, --version

    Print version info and exit

-v, --verbose

    Increase verbosity

-q, --quiet

    Decrease verbosity

-C, --cgi

    Output to stdout (for use in CGI environments)

-R, --resolve

    This flag will cause the compiler to try filenames like "" for classes named "FooBar".

-D, --define namespace::variable

    Set a compile time variable (for doing conditional compilation)

-X, --width

    Set target SWF width

-Y, --height

    Set target SWF width

-r, --rate

    Set target SWF framerate

-M, --mainclass

    Set the name of the main class (extending flash.display.MovieClip)

-l, --library file

    Include library file file. <file> can be an .abc or .swf file.

-I, --include dir

    Add additional include dir dir.

-N, --local-with-network

    Make output file "local with networking"

-L, --local-with-filesystem

    Make output file "local with filesystem"

-T, --flashversion num

    num must be >= 9.

-o, --output filename

    Set output file to filename.


The following is a basic as3 file that can be compiled e.g. with as3compile -X 400 -Y 400

// package {

     import flash.display.MovieClip
     public class Main extends MovieClip
         function Main()



Matthias Kramm <[email protected]>