What is SWF?
The SWF graphic file format is a version of the Macromedia Flash Player vector-based graphics format introduced in 1997. The SWF file format is ideal for presenting vector-based interactive and animated graphics with sound for the Web. Vector images are ideal for graphics with solid areas of color and distinct object definitions. Because a SWF file is vector-based, its graphics are scalable and play back smoothly on any screen size and across multiple platforms. A vector animation usually has a smaller file size than a bitmap animation.
Amor SWF to Video Converter
convert Macromedia Flash SWF to MPEG, SWF to AVI video file. The SWF to Video Converter is a powerful utility that supports to convert Macromedia Flash SWF files to MPEG AVI or VCD SVCD DVD compatible MPEG files including movie clips, action scripts and audio in the Flash movies. Also join many SWF files in one large AVI or VCD SVCD DVD compatible MPEG file. Allow the human interaction on Flash content during conversion, no skip frames and support 32bits RGBA alpha channel video that can be directed imported by video authoring tool for composition.
Amor SWF to DVD VCD SVCD Creator & Burner
converts your Flash swf files to DVD (.vob and .ifo), VCD or SVCD structures. It converts your batch files into a compliant DVD Video set of files and burns it on a DVD blank media DVD+-R(W). The aspect ratio can be automatically selected or forced to a specific format. The program works for NTSC and PAL video format and create automatically chapters. Multiple audio tracks are supported. and burn them to a DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, and DVD-RW, so that you can play your Flash swf on DVD player.
ImTOO FLV Converter
is a powerful and easy-to-use video to FLV/SWF converter. It can convert all popular video formats like MPEG to SWF FLV, AVI to SWF FLV, MOV, DivX, XviD, WMV, 3GP, MPEG, MP4, M4V, ASF, RM, RMVB, MOV, VOB, SWF, AVI to SWF video and FLV formats.
The FLV Converter can also convert audio formats to Flash Video (FLV and SWF) formats that audio alone. It supports all types of audio file, such as MP3 to SWF FLV, MP2, M4A, AC3, AAC, RA, WMA, OGG, APE, CUE and audio CD to SWF FLV.
Flash Video MX
is a very easy-to-use yet professional software tool to convert your avi video to flash that can be played on Internet Explorer with high quality. It supports almost all types of source video files such as mpeg to swf/flv, avi to swf/flv, mpg to swf/flv, wmv, rm, rmvb, mov and so on to swf/flv format, and can generate flash video output, then get the flash on your web. Flash Video MX is also a good flv encoder, swf encoder.
Sothink SWF Decompiler
is an excellent tool to recover SWF to FLA; browse, play and parse Shockwave Flash movies (swf or exe). SWF Decompiler, which is compatible with ActionScript 2.0 completely, can export every SWF elements such as ActionScripts, sounds, images, videos, shapes, frames, fonts, texts, buttons and sprites in various formats. Can extract the video file from a Flash movie and export it in *.flv format. The interface is so user-friendly that you can easily know it and choose to convert the SWF to FLA or only export the elements you like.
allows you save (catch) all Flash animations from internet, including Flash websites, Flash game, Flash MTV, Flash Movie, Flash advertisement, or what ever Flash files you see on the web. What you need to do is just a simple click! All Flash swf files will be downloaded from web browser to your local hard disk.You can use Web Flash Catcher to list all Flash movies in your Internet temporary folders.
How do I save Flash (SWF files)?
Internet Explorer doesn't allow you to save Flash animation to your hard disk directly. But it does save it in its cache every time you view a Flash movie on a web page. Flash Saving Plugin will solve this problem for you!
How do I play SWF files (which SWF player to use)?
You can play SWF files with Internet Explorer, but if you don't want to bother yourself with "file association configuration" use SWF Opener - swf files player! SWF Opener lets you control playback, set scale modes, change background color and go fullscreen.
How do I install Macromedia Flash (SWF) Player (plugin)?
Click here, then follow the simple steps that follow. You must be using a 68K Macintosh or a PC with Windows 95 or later, and you must have Netscape Navigator 3.0, Internet Explorer 4.01, or America Online 4.0 or later as a browser. For complete information about computer and browser requirements, click here.