SWF to MP4 - How to Convert SWF to MP4

By Lois Green, Saturday, May 23, 2015


Want to convert SWF to MP4 but cannot find the practical SWF to MP4 converter? If so, you've stepped into the right page. This article will introduce the video solution and show you a simple guide on how to convert SWF to MP4 files.

Part 1: About SWF
Part 2: An Outstanding Software to Convert Flash SWF to MP4
Part 3: How to Convert SWF to MP4 on Mac or Windows

Part 1: About SWF

SWF, standing for Small Web Format, is created by Macromedia and now owned by Adobe. It is known as a freely scriptable visual format that is used to create animation on the World Wide Web.

We can get SWF files by downloading from the web or creating using Adobe Flash Program. But to play SWF video files, you need to rely on the Flash Player or a web browser with Flash plug-in. If you want to play SWF files on Mac, iTunes, iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMovie, QuickTime, PSP, Xbox 360, Android, Windows Media Player and Windows Movie Maker etc, you'd better convert them to MP4 which is widely supported by all these devices or players.

Part 2: An Outstanding Software to Convert Flash SWF to MP4

FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is an outstanding program to convert flash SWF to MP4 video format. With it, you can change SWF to MP4 or MOV and play SWF on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod, etc, or edit SWF in iMovie, QuickTime, Final Cut Pro, etc. with ease. You can also convert SWF to AVI, WMV, MKV, etc. to play SWF on Windows Media Player.

Download the free trial version of the program and follow the step-by-step guide to convert .swf files to .mp4.

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Part 3: How to Convert SWF to MP4 on Mac or Windows

1. Add SWF file

After launching the program, add the SWF videos you want to convert from the "File" menu in batches.

Import Flash SWF Files

2. Set MP4 as output format

Click "Profile" drop-down button to select "MP4 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)" as output format from "General Category".

Set MP4 as Converted Output Format

Tips: This video converter also allows you to convert SWF directly to various mobile devices, such as iPad Air 2, iPhone 6, HTC, Samsung Galaxy S6, Sony Xperia Z3, Blackberry, etc.

3. Start video conversion

Click the "Browse" button to select a folder where you want to place your converted MP4 files. Then, click the "Convert" button to start conversion.

Start Conversion on SWF to MP4

That's it! If you want to play these converted MP4 files on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, please turn to FonePaw iOS Transfer. You can also upload these MP4 files to some popular video-sharing websites like YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc. If you think FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate do a great job, tell it to your friends!

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  • disqus_sX0rrcU6Do

    What's the differece between Bigasoft Total Video Converter and this tool? they look the same.

    2015-05-23 13:01

  • FonePaw

    Dear Amanda, Thanks for your feedback! And thanks for trusting and focusing on our software too. Have you download and use our FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate? If yes, then what video converter or request do you need? If you request more help, please do feel free to contact support@fonepaw.com, we will always here wait for you.

    2015-05-23 13:01