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How to Play Flash SWF File in VLC Media Player

2013-05-07 20:50:13
VLC media player is a free and open-source multimedia player. As a cross-platform program, it is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, Android, iOS, BSD, etc. Video file formats playable through VLC media player mainly include MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, DIVX, Xvid, WMV, DV, and Real Video. However, Flash SWF format is not in the list.

To play Flash SWF movie in VLC media player, you need to convert SWF to VLC supported video, like one of the formats mentioned above. This SWF to video converter, also named as SWF to VLC converter, can help you perfectly convert Flash .swf file to all kinds of popular video formats like MPEG, WMV, Divx, DV, FLV, MOV, MP4, etc. Enable you to play SWF in VLC media player freely.

How to Open and Play Flash SWF in VLC

Step1: Launch SWF to Video Converter and Import SWF

Install this program on your computer. If you need to convert SWF to VLC on Mac, then choose SWF converter for Mac. After that, run it. On the main user interface, click “Select File” to import a Flash movie you want to convert into the software. When it is successfully loaded, you will be able to preview the SWF file.

Step2: Select VLC Media Player Supported Format as Output

Move to the next stage to customize the output profile. In the drop down menu of “Output Format”, choose MP4, WMV, or DV as the output. You can adjust the output video properties if you need. Meanwhile, you can change the output folder path.

Step3: Start the Conversion

Click “Next” and then “Start” to begin convert Flash SWF to VLC media player supported format. When the conversion finishes, open VLC media player, and you will be able to play SWF in VLC.

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