Friday, July 20, 2012

[ANE] Free AIR Native Extensions Collection

I’ll collect about free ANE stuff here (only some of them is already test and working) feel free to bookmark for later use ;)

UPDATE : 2015/02/01 Apple required ANE 64-bit, see below how to survives ;)


  1. Adobe AIR Developer Center : Getting started / Reference and documentation / Tutorials and articles, also some free ane listed there
  2. Flash Runtime iOS Team : Great develop tip eg. Commonly faced issues while developing Native Extensions for iOS
  3. iOS native extensions (ANEs) included

    Game Center : Leaderboards, achievements, need to challenge friends? Integrate with the Apple iOS Game Center.

    StageAd : Reach a whole new audience and integrate with the iAd network.

    Social : Various social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, SinaWeibo

    In-App Purchase : Helps you increase your revenue and enable purchases directly within your game.

    Beta Testing : Looking for solid, on-the-fly beta testing? Iterate faster with TestFlight integration.

    UPDATE : 2015/03/02 Adobe Gaming SDK ANE’s – Universal 64-bit 
katopz (Yes! Me!)
  1. ane-device-info-util : ANE 64-bit for get some information from iOS device.
  2. ane-device-file-util : ANE 64-bit for open file with registered application on iOS.
  3. ane-photosalbum : ANE 64-bit  for save image as JPEG or PNG to iOS CameraRoll (why bother use this instead of CameraRoll.addBitmapData? please see this Error #3004: Insufficient file space.  bug for more detail)
  4. ane-usb-util : ANE that will get all USB ID.

Amazon Mobile App SDK



  1. ANE-Facebook : Air Native Extension (iOS and Android) for the Facebook mobile SDK
  2. ANE-Network-Info : Air Native Extension (iOS and Android) for getting Network Information
  3. ANE-In-App-Purchase : Air Native Extension (iOS and Android) for In App Purchase
  4. ANE-Push-Notification : Air Native Extension (iOS and Android) for Push Notification
  5. ANE-Background-Music : Air Native Extension (iOS and Android) for managing background music


  1. ANE-Flurry-Analytics : Air native extension for Flurry Analytics (iOS and Android)
  2. ANE-Can-Open-URL : Air native extension for iOS to detect whether an app is installed to handle a specific URL scheme.
  3. ANE-In-App-Purchase : Air native extension for integration with Apple's in-app purchase
  4. ANE-Game-Center : Air native extension for integration with Apple's game center
  5. ANE-Keychain : Air Native Extension for iOS to read and write data from and to the Keychain
  6. ANE-Silent-Switch : Air native extension for iOS to mute sounds if the hardware silent switch is on. (no need anymore via AIR3.4 @see Silencing audio on iOS with Ambient Audio Playback Mode )
  7. Social-ANE : Air native extension or sending messages to social networks on iOS. It utilizes the social functionality added in iOS6. e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Sina Weibo

 memeller (Paweł Meller)

  1. iOSNativeUtilities : Set of native utilities (in form of Adobe Air Native Extension) for iOS: currently unzip, access to settings bundle and nslog
  2. ContactEditor : Native Extension for iOS and Android enabling AddressBook access
  3. vfrReaderNativeExtension : Native Extension for Adobe AIR for iOS that uses vfr Reader ( to show pdf files
  4. ActionSheetAne : ActionSheet Native Extension for iOS

Michael Barr

  1. flashbuilder-ane-address-book : FlashBuilder ANE Save to Address Book for iOS
  2. flashbuilder-ane-alert : FlashBuilder ANE Native Alerts for iOS / Toast Alerts for Android
  3. flashbuilder-ane-ios-data-storage-do-not-backup-icloud : FlashBuilder ANE iOS Data Storage
  4. flashbuilder-ane-local-notification-set-app-icon-badge-number : FlashBuilder ANE Local notification setting App icon badge number
  5. flashbuilder-ane-save-date-as-calendar-events : FlashBuilder ANE Save date as Calendar Event on iOS


  1. ane-facebook : Facebook iOS ANE
  2. ane-storekit : Storekit iOS ANE
  3. ane-kontagent : Kontagent iOS ANE


  1. ANE Native Alerts (iOS & Android) : Adobe Native Extension Native Alerts for iOS / Toast Alerts for Android
  2. ANE Save Contact to Address Book (iOS) : Adobe Native Extension Save to Address Book
  3. ANE Save date as Calendar Event (iOS) : Adobe Native Extension Save date as Calendar Event on iOS
  4. ANE Local Notification Set App Icon Badge Number (iOS) : Adobe Native Extension Local notification setting App icon badge number
  5. ANE Data Storage ‘Do Not Backup’ to iCloud on iOS 5.0.1 (iOS) : Adobe Native Extension FlashBuilder ANE iOS Data Storage Allows you to set new iCloud 'do not backup' attribute on iOS 5.0.1


  1. diadraw-air-camera-native-extension : This extension allows AIR applications to use the camera with control over autofocus, autoexposure, etc. - functionality, which is not available in the AIR SDK.
  2. diadraw-air-dropbox-native-extension-example : Dropbox ANE
  3. diadraw-air-email-native-extension-example : The extension enables you to use the mail composer on iOS devices and send e-mail with attachments.

Random clever dude

  1. in-app-purchase-air-ios : A sample Actionscript Native Extension for In-App Purchase capabilities on iOS. This will allow any AIR for iOS application to use the capabilities of In-App Purchases provided by iOS SDK. (tested working)
  2. iad-air-ios : A sample Actionscript Native Extension for iAds capabilities on iOS. This will allow any AIR for iOS application to use the iAds provided by iOS SDK. (tested working iOS5 stop working on iOS6)
  3. ANE-Game-Center : Air native extension for integration with Apple's game center
  4. xcode-template-ane : XCode 4 project template for creating AIR native extensions (ANE) for iOS
  5. AIR-OpenCV-Extension : Native Extension for Adobe AIR, exposing OpenCV API's
  6. FREPenTablet : This native extension allows you to read pressure sensitivity data from a pen tablet. It’s only been tested on Windows 7 with a Wacom Intuos 4. I’ll go through the build steps in the same format as last time.
  7. Read phone number from device : Android
  8. NativeMailExtension : (tested working)
  9. NativeAlert : Native Extension for Adobe Air enable mobile native dialog box (IOS Andoid) - Toast message, Text Input dialog, Progress dialog, Alert dialog, multi single choice dialog +System Preferences (tested working)
  10. NativeAlert : Native Extension for Adobe Air mobile to enable iOS Native Alerts with user interactions
  11. NativeAPNService : Apple Push Notification Service support for Adobe AIR on iOS
  12. AIR Maps Native Extension : provides the support for using the native mapping component in your Adobe AIR application.
  13. CaptureDevice : Adobe Air Native Extension for video capturing from cameras (tested working)
  14. ANEUnRar : Adobe Air Native Extension to Obj-C UnRar Lib (thx Pedro Casaubon)
  15. as3-arduino-connector : Connecting Arduino Prototyping board to Adobe AIR through an AIR Native Extension. Available for Windows and MacOSX.
  16. ServerSocketANE : Adobe Air Native Extension (ANE) for ServerSocket on mobile platforms
  17. Android-AIR-Extensions : This project provides some simple but useful AIR 3.0 NativeExtension for Android platform.
  18. GCM extension : (Google Cloud Messaging) which is a free service provided by Google that allows messages to be pushed to devices of your app users. (thx afterisktech)
  19. air-native-extension-euler-gyroscope : A native extension to get euler angles from the iDevice's gyroscope
  20. Admob-ANE : Adobe AIR Native Extension (ANE) which works on iOS and on Android (tested working but will conflict with NativeMailExtension)
  21. Flurry-ANE : Flurry analytics packaged as Adobe AIR native extension. ANE is compatible with Android and iOS
  22. box2d_ane : Box2D Air Native Extension
  23. qr-zbar-ane : QR Scanner uses ZBar iPhone library.
  24. lilili87222 / admob-for-flash : admob ane lib for flash iOS app and flash android enable air application load native Advertising (need AdSupport framework while build = won’t work on Windows) UPDATE : see warning in comment below or here
  25. flash-for-mobile : admob ane for android
  26. admob-native-extension : admob ane (non English = poor doc, tested working no conflicted)
  27. new-actionscript-native-extension-speech-recognition : an API to launch the default speech recognition UI and capture voice input. also speech-recognition-ane-source
  28. air-hid-usb : AIR native extension, wrapper for HIDAPI
  29. ANE-Localytics : Localytics analytics for mobile Adobe AIR applications (iOS & Android)
  30. CanonEOS_LIB : An Adobe Native Extension to control a DSLR Canon camera (thx Angel Ernesto Anton Yebra)
  31. appirater-ane : Adobe AIR ANE for using Appirater in your iOS projects.
  32. nativetwitter-ane : Adobe AIR ANE for iOS devices that allows developers to use the native Twitter framework added in iOS 5.0. (tested working)
  33. rivella50/ANE-CameraRoll : Adobe Air Native Extension (ANE) for better support of mobile device’s CameraRoll e.g. thumbnail, photo info
  34. Admob Native Extension for Adobe Air : AdMob Mobile monetization platform with Adobe Air. The Extension support Android Platform and iOS Platform.  (not test yet but look promising) (thx Code Alchemy) 
  35. ChunkEMail : AIR Native Extension designed to use the Android email composer to send emails. (thx Nils Thingvall)
  36. GeoCapabilities : AIR Native Extension designed to expose more granular information on whether GPS is enabled or disabled. (thx Nils Thingvall)
  37. Facebook Single Sign-On for Android : name said it (thx afterisktech)
  38. Admob Native Extension 2014 : Admob Native Extension for Adobe Air for Google play from 1 Aug. 2014 deprecated, support Android: Google Play services ver. 5.0, iOS: Admob SDK 6.11.1 (Admob SDK 6.8.0 in iOS 4.3 compatible version) UPDATE : see warning in comment below or here
  39. you tell me!
And A lot more suggestion at comments below which surely miss some there sry!
Still have no luck? try here (not free, developer still need to eat anyway)

No money but brain? build your own!

Need 64-bit?

more to come…suggestion comment is more than welcome! :)


Unknown said...


Aldo you can add this to the list:


Anonymous said...

Here is free GCM extension with an example if you are interested:

Oli Olice said...

Hi Guys

I was wondering if anyone was able to help me by building a couple of ANEs

1- Need to go Full screen on the device
2- Need to launch the application automatically when the device is turned on.
3 - Be able to exit the application with out using the devices main buttons.

If anyone is interested in creating these for me please can you contact me:

Many thanks in advance.

kee said...


Angel Ernesto Anton Yebra said...

Another ANE ( Windows, to control a Canon EOS )


existenz said...

I need a ane to access camera and decode qrcodes/barcodes on Android.
Is there any ane for this?

Thank you.

Unknown said...

Is there Android Calendar access ANE, or any other methods to put system notification on precise date?

Unknown said...

lolz...duno u can read chinese or not but this code scanner works on android.. refer to this link

Halıcı said...

is there "share via pop up" ANE? I want to use android send methods to share a file.
thank you.

fukhaos said...

The FreshPlanet team updated the GitHub with more ANEs
take a look.

Unknown said...

nice blog i appreciate this blog ....

Unknown said...


Completed my decompressors ANE collection I need 4 my app.

Get it at


Added also 2 other ANE's to github

ANEFileSyncInterface A micro http server with FileManagement capabilities
IOSSystemUtils Adobe Air IOS Native Extension to control Brightness / Torch / Badge

Anonymous said...

Hello everybody,
we just wrote a Facebook Single Sign-On for Android (otherwise nowhere to be found as a standalone).

You can read the tutorial and download the extension here: gn-on-sso-adobe-air-native-extension-for-android/

RaymondMeg said...

OK ,as an chinese ,i should say "DON'T USE IT " ,From discuss in that forum will find ,it's not stable.