How to Play Flash SWF Files on Mac OS X
Question: I have downloaded some flash animations with SWF extension. I am trying to view these flash SWF files on my mac but I just can’t find a player that will play them. Does anyone know a way to do this?
Mac users may often encountered such situations. Though flash SWF is popular and widely adopted, it is not compatible with Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, Lion, and other Apple things. So, if you would like to play SWF on Mac, you need find other ways to manage it. Here this article will show you an easy way to play flash SWF file on your Mac computer.
Method: Use AST SWF Converter for Mac
AST SWF Converter for Mac provides easier method to solve this problem. Within simple steps, this professional Mac SWF Converter will help you convert SWF to Mac recognizable video format like MP4, MOV. Then you can freely open and play flash SWF on Mac with QuickTime.
Steps on how to convert and play flash SWF file on Mac OS:
Step 1: Import SWF File to SWF Converter for Mac
Click on the “Source” to import flash SWF file to this SWF Player for Mac. You can preview the imported SWF video by clicking the “Play” button.
Step 2: Set Mac Supported Video as Output Format
Select MP4 or MOV as output format from the drop-down list of “Codec”. You can make adjustment to video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc.
Step 3: Convert SWF to Mac Supported Video Format
Click on the “Capture” to enter into the Record window. Hit the “Start” to begin convert SWF to Mac. Then click “End Record” to stop conversion.
Step 4: Open SWF on Mac and Play SWF on Quicktime
When complete conversion, SWF Converter for Mac will show the path where the converted video saved. Click “Open” to view SWF on Mac OS X with QucikTime.
Other Advantages of SWF Converter for Mac:
AST SWF Converter for Mac supports all versions of flash, and flash SWF with action scripts/movie clips/sound. More than playing SWF on Mac computer, after conversion, the converted videos can also be playback on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and many other portable devices.