How to Convert Flash SWF File to AVI
Problem: I have some flash .swf files. I want to edit them and share via web. My problem is how can I change these SWF files into AVI videos, and then import to Windows Movie Maker to edit. (from yahoo! answers)
Solution: AST SWF Movie Converter is a handy utility that come to solve the problem. It provides an easy solution to convert any flash .swf file to popular video formats, including SWF to AVI. Besides, considering the needs of different users, two versions are provided: SWF Movie Converter and SWF Converter for Mac.
Note: Here this tutorial takes the SWF to AVI Converter Mac as example to describe how to convert SWF to AVI. If you using Windows, please click here to see how to do the converting.
Step 1: Run Mac SWF to AVI Converter on your Mac. Click the “Source” button on its main interface to import flash .swf file to the program. You can click “Play” to preview the imported SWF.
Step 2: Click on the “Codec” to choose AVI as output video format from the drop-down list. SWF to AVI Converter for Mac enables you to adjust the output properties like Video Resolution, FrameRate, BitRate, etc.
Step 3: Click on the “Capture” button to go to the “Record” window. Click “Start” then “Begin Record” to start converting SWF to AVI on Mac. Click “End Record” to stop the conversion. You can click “Open” to view the converted AVI video.
More features of AST SWF Video Converter:
Crop Imported SWF: AST SWF to AVI Converter offers cropping feature that you can adjust the size of video playing area.
Watermark Video: The program allows you to insert watermark to the converted video to personalize it with your own picture.
Knowledge about AVI:AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave. Files of this format have .avi extension. Being developed by Microsoft in 1992, it has become so wide spread that many people consider it de facto standard for storing video and audio information on PC. AVI files can be opened by nearly any popular video player.