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Need to convert SWF file to different file format

by jmonkey8 / March 7, 2013 7:51 AM PST


I have a Mac SWF flash video clip that I want to convert to play on Youtube.
So I'm trying to find a downloadable Mac file converter that converts SWF to a different file format that will play on Youtube? Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

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What is specific about a "Mac SWF flash video clip"
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 8:47 PM PST

that makes it different from any other SWF flash video clip?

Do yo know for a fact that this video clip will not work on YouTube? Seems to me that a whole bunch of stuff up there is Flash

Take a look at Handbrake for the conversion process, if needed


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by jmonkey8 / March 8, 2013 6:47 AM PST

Hi mrmacfixit,

Yes I'm aware Youtube will not accept SWF flash videos.
I tried Handbrake, it says video sources not found even when I selected my file.
Handbrake didn't do anything for me!

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Another player I like is VLC PLAYER.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 8, 2013 12:51 AM PST

I don't use it's TRANSCODER but it's in there. Nod to HANDBRAKE too.

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