Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How to Play Flash SWF on Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8

“I downloaded a flash .swf file onto my computer, but I don’t know how to play it. Sure it plays on the website but I want to watch it on my computer without web browser. PS: I am using Mac OS X 10.8.”   - asked by Jacky on MacRumors

It is all know that Apple rejects to support flash SWF file format. So if you desire to play flash .swf files on your Mac OS, you need to convert SWF to Mac compatible video formats like MOV or MP4. Jihosoft SWF Video Converter for Mac here is strongly recommend to do the the conversion.

This Mac SWF Video Converter is a professional file conversion software that lets you convert SWF to MOV etc. with fast speed while keep the original audio and picture effect. When conversion is done, you will be able to play SWF on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8. Now lets see how it works:

Step 1: Download Mac SWF Video Converter 
Free download the latest version of SWF Video Converter for Mac, and have the software installed on your Mac computer.

Step 2: Import Source Flash SWF File 
Run Mac SWF Video Converter. On the main interface, click on “Source” and browse your computer’s hard drive to select the source flash .swf file, then click “Open?” to add the file to the program.

Step 3: Crop Imported SWF if Necessary 
After importing swf to the software, you can click “Play” to preview the flash video. Also you can click on “Crop” and directly drag the picture to delete any unwanted areas.

Step 4: Select Output Format 
To make SWF playable on Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8, here select MOV or MP4 as output format from the drop-down list of “Codec”. You can adjust the output video parameters like resolution, frame rate, etc.

Step 5: Convert SWF to Mac Playable Format 
Click on “Capture”, the Record video dialog box pops up. Then click the “Start” icon to start converting SWF to MOV or MP4. You can click “End Record” to stop conversion at any time.

Step 6: Play SWF on Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8
When conversion completes, Jihosoft SWF Converter for Mac will show the output path. Click “Open” to get the converted MOV or MP4 video and play SWF on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8 with QuickTime.

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More Topics
How to Convert SWF to FLV on Mac OS X
How to Import Flash SWF to iMovie for Editing 

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