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File Extension SWF

What is a Flash Movie File?

The file extension SWF is initially known as a Flash Format files that functions and sets up on a flash player. Flash is considered as an application program of multimedia technologies that is mainly used to create advertisements, animations, and web page components.

The file extension SWF is stands for Shockwave Flash. It is a file format which contains applets or animations that runs on a software component commonly performed in a web browser. It is software application that being used to display and communicate with images, text, videos, music and other information which can be usually found in a web page.

The SWF file extension has been created for displaying animated vector graphics file format. This type of graphics is often on display within web browser, various mobile phones, some electronic devices, and some computer software system products. The SWF file extension format usually functions for flash movies and flash games. These programs are part of Macromedia software applications.

The SWF file extension is a flash software component, which has a protection content value, which prevents any alteration or modification against the file's real format. However, various software applications use the SWF file extension to reformat and compile the file arrangement content. By doing so, the security feature of the files would be activated, making the said projects invulnerable to all unauthorized editing attempts.

The Flash application software has been designed with a vector and raster graphic features which supports bi-directional streaming of audio and video file format. The SWF file extension is a file format that can be recovered either by Adobe Flash software application or by an SWF file extension connected to an FLA file extension containing a file source for the flash application. The Flash publishing software is capable of editing and changing FLA files and compiles it into an SWF file extension.


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