What is SWF?
SWF stands for "Small Web Format". It's a file extension for a Shockwave Flash file format created by Macromedia and now owned by Adobe. SWF files are very popular for delivering videos on the web due to its small video size. Currently, this video format is the most used one for showing Animated content in the internet because it can store animations and even applets.
How to convert MP4 to SWF for online websites
You may have some MP4 video files in hand and want to convert them to SWF so that you can share them with friends on your websites, blogs, etc. How can you manage that? Now Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate gives a hand. It's a professional video converter that can help you convert MP4 to SWF with great quality. After the conversion, you can upload the small SWF videos to websites without any troubles. The Windows version is compatible with Windows 8/7/XP/Vista and the Mac version supports Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks. Now get the right version and follow the tips below to convert MP4 video files to SWF with ease.
Download MP4 to SWF Converter:
1Add MP4 videos to the program
Click Add Files to import the MP4 videos you want to change to SWF. Or directly load them by dragging the video files to the main interface. After the videos are loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, choose audio tracks, select subtitles, etc. as you like.
2Customize your videos (optional)
By clicking the Edit button beside each video clip, you can enter the video editing window, where you can crop the frame size, trim to get the part you want, append special video effects, add picture/text watermarks, etc. to achieve a better overall video effect.
3Choose SWF as output format
To convert MP4 files to SWF, simply click "Output Format" and select SWF as the output video format from the drop-down list. As you see, this software can convert video to various other popular video formats like AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MOV, MP4, M4V and more.
4Start to convert MP4 to SWF
Finally, click "Convert" to convert the added MP4 movies to SWF video. While converting, you can set the actions like shut down computer and open output folder when the conversion completes.
Minutes later, you will get the converted SWF videos, share with your friends on the internet now.
Tips about playing SWF files
In case that you want to play the converted SWF video files, here several ways are recommended:
1> Adobe Flash Player. There is NO installation needed, just open the downloaded Adobe Flash Player .exe and open your .SWF from within the Projector.
2> Web-browser. Open the file within your web-browser, drag and drop the .SWF file into Internet Explorer or Firefox and it'll play.
3> Standalone player. There are many free media players that supports SWF. Simply use the search engines to find some SWF video players and watch them smoothly.