SWF File Extension

File Type

Shockwave Flash Movie


Adobe Systems


Video Files





Information about the SWF file extension

SWF is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The SWF extension was originally developed for the Adobe Creative Suite application. The developer of this program is Adobe Systems Incorporated. In addition, the Adobe Dreamweaver, SWF & FLV Toolbox, SWF & FLV Player, Flash Decompiler Trillix programs can be used to open files with the SWF extension.

The structure of such files is typical of Video Files. 546 file types are given the SWF extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. Shockwave Flash Movie is a file whose format was originally developed for the Adobe Creative Suite application by Adobe Systems. Modification or reading of files with the name Shockwave Flash Movie in many cases is done in the Adobe Creative Suite program. SWF detailed description

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SWF File Extension

What is a(n) SWF file??

The .SWF file extension is used for Shockwave Flash movies. It enables the user to store movies, animations, games and other multimedia files on a server or a computer.

Shockwave Flash is one of the most popular internet platform for online gaming. It was created by Macromedia in 1996 and now it’s owned by Adobe Systems.

Shockwave Flash enables users to run an interactive multimedia content which can be embedded into web pages using HTML code or embedding into Microsoft Office documents using OLE objects. Shockwave Flash Movies are often used as advertisements because they are small in size and also because they can be seen by all major browsers without installation.

SWF File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the SWF file. They will help you use your SWF file in the way you want. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any SWF file.

SWF File Opener

SWF opener is a very popular tool among our users. Here's how to easily open your SWF file. If you already open the SWF file, you will have more options to work with the file.

SWF File Viewer

To view the contents of the SWF file use the SWF Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Just go to the link provided and select your file. Next, our system will try to view the contents of the SWF file.

SWF File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the SWF file, you can convert it to a different format. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the SWF file.

SWF File Editor

SWF editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the SWF file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our SWF file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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