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

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]


  • 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[edit]

See also[edit]

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


  1. ^ a b https://github.com/AdamAtomic/flixel/wiki/What-is-Flixel%3F

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