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Firka V19D

You can download Firka software here, which is available for Windows (XP+), Apple (OSX 10.5+, universal binary), Linux (x86, x86-64) and Amiga (m68k). Downloading is free of charge, but without a purchased User Identification Code (UIC) license, the software works only as a demo with restricted functionality. You can use this free version even for commercial purposes. To use all functions of the software, you must purchase a UIC license from the Firkafilm Studio, see details. Before downloading, please read License first. YOU MUST ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE IF YOU ARE USING THE SOFTWARE.

About the version numbering: from the year 2018 onwards, the program version number contains the last two digits of the year. A letter from the (English) alphabet follows it, which represents the month of the release, i.e. “A” for January, “B” for February, and so on. In previous releases the version contained a serial number in a “version.subversion” format. The last release used this old versioning style was 5.0 in 2017.

Now Firka has experimental language support for French, German, (American) Spanish and Japanese languages. These are mostly machine translated then manually corrected versions, and are subjects of review and improvement. We also apologize for the translation mistakes. If you would like to help with making language translations, please contact us.

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Firka 19D (13 April 2019)
Download Windows 32-bit
MD5: d22600774d28cd2ba008927b5f146308

Win32, Windows XP+
Download Windows 64-bit
MD5: d2ac0a8da76949d22d84dce095332e29

Download OSX 32-bit
MD5: 8fe39066b11e0bd76d50618fa534d3f0

x86 and PowerPC (32-bit), OSX10.5+
Download OSX 64-bit
MD5: 6d00e8b0cffbbf447b51f0582838a63f

x86-64 (64-bit), OSX10.5+, XQuartz
Download Linux 32-bit
MD5: 6f340aab676229edcac6ba0d3c22b238

Download Linux 64-bit
MD5: 9503b030ed630f48a7013ddf29d10ea1

Download Amiga
MD5: 8d9ad25ffa5bb152b8da2009aa78da6f


Additional files can be downloaded here:

HTML manuals
English+Hungarianmanuals.zip19D4147564 bytes
French*manuel.html1.067846 bytes

Example scenes
After unzipping, you can load these scenes to the program at the Scenes... window with the Load file button.
scenemachine.zip118657 bytesMotion paths
scenefall.zip218608 bytesVisual effects

Language support files for old versions (before 3.0, all platforms)
Copy these files to the program's “var/languages” directory, then open the “var/gcnf” configuration file with a text editor, and enter “language magyar” or “language french” into a separate row, to activate the desired language. Use these files for old versions (before 3.0) only.
Englishenglhelp.lng2.219422 bytesBubble help
Hungarianhungbase.lng2.229301 bytesEssential
Hungarianhunghelp.lng2.220396 bytesBubble help
French*franbase.lng2.122722 bytesEssential

* Many thanks to Hoël Caouissin and to Kiss Ágnes for the French translations