You can get flash files with the extension of .swf from friends as email forwards or you may
download swf file off from website online. Can you play swf file on your mac? Can you import
SWF file into Adobe Premiere pro for editing? What is a SWF file?
The file format SWF (acronym of "Shockwave Flash", pronounced swf) a partially open repository
for multimedia and especially for vector graphics, originated with Future Wave Software and has
come under the control of Adobe. SWF file extension is also sometimes used for creating
animated display graphics and menus for DVD movies, and television commercials. SWF file
extension currently functions as the dominant format for displaying "animated" vector graphics
on the Web, far exceeding the use of the W3C open-standard SVG, which has met with problems
over competing implementations.
Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application. It is part of the Adobe
Creative Suite, a suite of graphic design, video editing and web development programs. Premiere
Pro supports high resolution video editing at up to 10,240x8,192 resolution, at up to 32-bits per
channel color, in both RGB and YUV. Audio sample-level editing, VST audio plug-in support, and
5.1 surround sound mixing are available.
"I have a SWF file which has been recorded using Adobe Captivate - this file is of a online tutorial
which I am being asked to edit. Now, I use Premiere Pro for my editing however I have never had
to try and edit a SWF (I have never really worked with flash in any form) and cannot figure out
how to do it. "
Premiere Pro can not support the swf video file. Then what should you do if you want to edit swf
to adobe premiere?
To import swf to adobe premiere, you can choose to convert the swf file to other format that is
supported by Premiere. Doremisoft SWF video converter can convert swf video format to the
format that you like, such as AVI, MPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG2, MPEG-4, WMV, MOV, M4V, DV, RM,
You can learn the steps to convert swf file:
First, install the swf video converter to you mac or windows. Then clicking the "Select File" button
to import SWF files need to convert from your computer. If the video is an online swf video, just
click the "Grab SWF" and input the destination URL.
If you do not want to edit the video then click the "Next" button to enter the option interface.
Choose Adobe Premiere from the drop-down list of output format.
After that, press "Next", then hit "Start" to begin transfer SWF to Adobe Premiere.
Besides, you can use this converter to do lots of things, you can learn:
How to import SWF to iMovie'11/'09/'08/HD for Editing
How to import SWF Videos to Sony Vegas Pro for Editing
How to edit SWF Videos in Final Cut Pro on Mac OS