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|Name=AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for applications, where an avatar appears on the screen and tells things to the user via a speech bubble. There can also be recorded audio files, so that the user even can hear what it is saying. It can be used for infotainment systems.
 
|Short description=make word bubbles for avatars
 
|Short description=make word bubbles for avatars
|Full description=AKFAvatar is software, where an image of an avatar appears on the screen and tells things written in a balloon. First the avatar moves slowly in from the right side. Then text is shown in a balloon. The program avatarsay can be used as a fancy user interface for textconsole programs, or as a fancy text-reader or manpage-viewer. Furthermore the program supports some basic commands, so it can be used as a scripting-language for simple demos. You can use the libakfavatar library from your own C programs. There is also a Pascal-binding for GNU-Pascal and Free Pascal.
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|Full description=AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for applications, where an avatar appears on the screen and tells things to the user via a speech bubble. There can also be recorded audio files, so that the user even can hear what it is saying. It can be used for infotainment systems.
|User level=beginner
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|Status=Live
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With AKFAvatar you can easily write cross platform applications in Lua. Lua scripts don't even need to be compiled for the target platform. It has an interface for C programs. Furthermore there is a binding for Free Pascal.
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://akfavatar.nongnu.org/
 
|Homepage URL=http://akfavatar.nongnu.org/
|VCS checkout command=git git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/akfavatar.git
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|User level=intermediate
|Computer languages=C/C++
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|Component programs=lua-akfavatar
|Documentation note=http://akfavatar.nongnu.org/manual/
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.nongnu.org/akfavatar.git
|Paid support=
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|Computer languages=C, Lua, Pascal
|IRC help=
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|Documentation note=[http://akfavatar.nongnu.org/manual/ User manual]
|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=
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|Keywords=Word,speech,avatar,balloons
 
|Keywords=Word,speech,avatar,balloons
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=0.24.3
|Last review by=Deb Nicholson
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|Version date=2013/12/26
|Last review date=2009-08-24
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|Version status=alpha
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/akfavatar/akfavatar-0.24.3.src.tar.bz2
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|Version comment=Large audiofiles are played while loading; experimental support for SDL2.0
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|Last review by=Tim Musson
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|Last review date=2012/03/17
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=0.18.0
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|Status=
|Version date=2009-11-08
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=beta
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|License verified date=2009-11-09
|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases-noredirect/akfavatar/akfavatar-0.18.0.tar.bz2
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2009-11-09
 
|License verified date=2009-11-09
|Version comment=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Developer
 
 
|Real name=Andreas K. Foerster
 
|Real name=Andreas K. Foerster
|Email=
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|Role=Developer
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource audience=User
 
|Resource kind=Download
 
|Resource kind=Download
 
|Resource URL=http://dl.sv.nongnu.org/releases/akfavatar/
 
|Resource URL=http://dl.sv.nongnu.org/releases/akfavatar/
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
|Game=adventure,role-playing
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|Interface=x-window-system, frontend
|Interface=command-line,x-window-system
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|Library=C, User-interface
|Use=gameplaying
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|Use=education, interface, software-development
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|Works-with=audio, images, text
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|Works-with-format=ogg-vorbis
 
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{{Software prerequisite
|License=GPLv3orlater
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|Prerequisite description=Lua 5.2
|License verified date=2009-11-09
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{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
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|Prerequisite description=SDL 1.2 or SDL 2.0
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|Prerequisite description=AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for applications, where an avatar appears on the screen and tells things to the user via a speech bubble. There can also be recorded audio files, so that the user even can hear what it is saying. It can be used for infotainment systems.
 
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Latest revision as of 14:30, 27 March 2014

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http://akfavatar.nongnu.org/
AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for applications, where an avatar appears on the screen and tells things to the user via a speech bubble. There can also be recorded audio files, so that the user even can hear what it is saying. It can be used for infotainment systems.

With AKFAvatar you can easily write cross platform applications in Lua. Lua scripts don't even need to be compiled for the target platform. It has an interface for C programs. Furthermore there is a binding for Free Pascal.

Documentation

User manual




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins9 November 2009



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Andreas K. FoersterDeveloper


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Changelog http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/akfavatar.git/plain/ChangeLog
Support Forum http://sv.nongnu.org/support/?group=akfavatar
User Download http://dl.sv.nongnu.org/releases/akfavatar/
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/akfavatar.git
Help Homepage http://savannah.nongnu.org/news/?group=akfavatar


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Lua 5.2
Required to use SDL 1.2 or SDL 2.0

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 March 2012.



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