How to Convert Flash SWF File to DV Effortless

Problem: I’m planning to make an animation show, and I run into a problem. I need to get my flash cartoon on a DV tape, DV-NTSC. Is there anyway to accomplish this? Thanks! (by Richard on Google Groups)

I have encountered the same situation just like Richard. Luckily, a friend of mine recommends me AST SWF Movie Converter which he tried very great. It is really a simple yet powerful software to convert SWF to DV effortless. The following are details about how I use it to convert SWF to DV on my Mac computer.

Tutorial of using SWF Video Converter for Mac:

Step 1: Download Mac SWF Converter
Free download AST SWF to DV Converter for Mac from its official site. Follow the instructions to install it on your Mac computer.

Step 2: Add SWF File to the Program
Launch this Mac SWF Converter. On its main interface, click on the “Source”, select the SWF file and click “Open” to import the file to the software.

Convert Flash SWF File to DV Effortless

Step 3: Set DV as Output Video Format
This SWF Converter for Mac supports converting SWF to a wide range of video formats. Select DV as output video format from the drop-down list of “Codec”.

Convert Flash SWF File to DV Effortless

Step 4: Convert SWF to DV on Mac
Click on the “Capture”, the Record window will appear. Click the “Start” button to begin convert SWF to DV. The software allows you to stop conversion at any time by clicking “End Record”.

Convert Flash SWF File to DV Effortless

When finish converting SWF to DV, the program will show the location where the converted video saved. You can click “Open” to view the video in .dv format.

More Features of AST SWF Movie Converter:

- Preview the imported flash animation if you want
- Trim the size of imported SWF by setting the width and height
- Crop the flash SWF before you convert the file into DV
- Export SWF to portable devices like iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, etc.
- 100% keep the original sound and picture effect

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