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Moonshine is a free and open source middleweight IDE built with ActionScript 3 for ActionScript 3, Apache Flex®, Apache FlexJS® development with Cloud and Desktop support.

Why Moonshine?

- Works with feature parity on the cloud model

The first IDE developed to provide cloud support for ActionScript 3 , Apache Flex® and FlexJS®. Now you can create your projects on the cloud and utilize the agility of a cloud based platform using Moonshine.

- 100% Cross Platform

Moonshine is a cross platform open source application. With Moonshine you will have the luxury of developing anywhere on any platform your next Apache Flex®, FlexJS®, or ActionScript 3 project.

- Built specifically to focus on Apache Flex® and FlexJS®

Apache FlexJS® is the next generation Flex SDK with significantly more capability. We are including the potential of FlexJS with Moonshine. Allowing our MXML and ActionScript 3 code to run on a larger array of platforms than Flash currently. For more information please visit

- Subversion support

We are providing SLIKSVN for subversion support because they provide a standalone command-line Subversion client for Windows. The installer contains all command line tools (svn, svnadmin, svnsync, svnserve, svnmucc) without application bindings or Apache modules. For more information please visit

- Moonshine Desktop Feature Additions

+ Ant build
+ FDB debugger for debugging support
+ TourDeFlex component to assist with teaching the Flex syntax
+ Mobile application development support

What's New in Version 1.6.1


- Settings: Added option to change Java Development Kit path. See the "Default SDK" tab in the IDE settings.
- Settings: Added "Reset all Settings (Hard)" button to reset all settings. See the "General" tab in IDE settings.
- Project Settings: Added support for projects with Native Extensions.
- Added "Feedback" section where user can share their experience with Moonshine on Twitter or Facebook, or report issues on GitHub.
- Added confirmation dialog before deleting files in the Projects sidebar
- Added partial support for Apache Royale. User is able to open, build project and write code using Nightly build of Apache Royale.


- Updated NexGenActionScript engine to version 0.7.0.
- The "Additional compiler options" field now has precedence over selected options in settings.
- Settings tabs are now sorted alphabetically.


- Project settings: Fixed an issue where selecting -optimize=true did not work.
- Project settings: Fixed an issue where "Additional compiler options" were disabled for projects other than Adobe Air.
- Project settings: Fixed an issue where "Ant Home" setting was reset after IDE restart.
- Fixed an issue where alerts for project deletion appeared twice.
- Menu: Fixed "File" -> "Moonshine App Store Helper" in Mac OS menu
- Fixed default launch URL for Flex web browser projects.


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  • Category: Developer Tools
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  • Version: 1.6.1
  • Size: 68.1 MB
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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