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Title: Flixel  
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Language: English
Subject: Cocos2d, Away3D, Frogatto & Friends, Gosu (library), Panda3D
Collection: Free Computer Libraries, Free Game Engines
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Developer(s) Adam Saltsman
Stable release 2.55 / April 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)
Operating system OS independent
License MIT License[1]

Flixel is a free Flash Actionscript library created by Adam Saltsman (aka Adam Atomic). It provides some base classes for creating 2D Flash games and other content. It was originally built up from Saltsman's work on several games such as Gravity Hook, Fathom, and Canabalt.[1]


  • Features 1
  • Flixel ports 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


  • Animations
  • Collisions
  • Movement
  • Tilemaps
  • Particle effects
  • Visual effects such as flickering, screen-shaking, blend-modes, alpha adjustments, etc.
  • Simple physics (Box2D can also be used with Flixel)
  • Keyboard and mouse access
  • Audio controls for volume and muting
  • Pausing gameplay
  • Site-locking
  • Pre-loading

Flixel ports

  • Android
  • Haxe
  • Monkey
  • XNA
  • LibGDX

See also

  • Stencyl, a game creation tool with Flixel as the underlying engine


  1. ^ a b

External links

  • Official website
  • Official Flixel wiki on GitHub
  • Flixel wiki at
  • Flixel source on GitHub
  • Interview about Flixel v1.1 at
  • FlashPunk, a similar library with a custom free software license
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