PartI. Difference between FLV and SWF PartII. How to play FLV and SWF on mac PartIII. How to convert FLV to SWF on macPartI. FLV VS. SWFWhat is FLV?
FLV files (Flash Video Files), a binary file format, are composed of a video bit stream and an audio bit stream and deliver web video over the Internet with Macromedia Flash Player. FLV files are considered to be streaming video files. If you put FLV file in website, you don't have to download the entire file before playing. FLV content may also be embedded within SWF files. The audio and video data within FLV files are encoded in the same way as they are within SWF files. Unlike SWF format, FLV do not have maximum of 16000 frames limitation and ideally for large video file size. Notable users of the FLV format files are YouTube, Yahoo video, Google Video, Reuters.com, My Space, Facebook video etc.What is SWF?
SWF (Shockwave Flash)- The file format SWF is a vector graphics file format, not streaming media. SWF file can be played directly in web browser, such as Internet Explorer. However, FLV file can not be playback directly, because it requires a separate SWF file which reads the video content from FLV. The SWF file that plays FLV file is called online flash player. Intended to be small enough for publication on the web, SWF files can contain animations or applets of varying degrees of interactivity and function.PartII. How to play FLV and SWF on your mac
FLV and SWF are currently very popular over the Internet. When you have downloaded many cartoon movie files which are in SWF file format from Internet or downloaded a video from video sharing website like Youtube to your Mac, you must want to play them in the formats of FLV and SWF. However the default Player on Mac, QuickTime Player, can't playback them. Luckily, the problem will be fixed when you use SWF&FLV Player
. SWF&FLV Player
, which is based on the standard Adobe Flash player for Mac OS X, SWF & FLV Player by Eltima Software offers advanced and unique features that allow you to play, rewind, fast-forward and preview SWF and FLV files frame-by-frame, and also create and manage playlists, zoom movies in and out, fit to current window size or restore to original one, set playback quality, control Flash security, check SWF file’s comprehensive information and lots more. PartIII. How to convert FLV to SWF on mac
Want to publish your website and insert a SWF file into it, right? Use Flash 8.0 to create an embedded SWF with for your web site, however, you will find that the created SWF file goes out of sync in video and audio. How to solve this problem?
A workaround is FLV to SWF converter for mac
which is a special flash creator. Mac FLV to SWF converter
can convert FLV to SWF as simple as a piece of cake, without any actionscript and programming. Mac FLV to SWF converter empowers you to embed your SWF in a HTML web page during flv to swf conversion.Step1. Add FLV files
Click "Add video" button to open the directory and choose all FLV files you want to convert.Step2. Take slide
Choose two or more FLV files and click "Slide" button.Step3. Choose a customize flash player
Go to "the step3 of cutomize" panel, and then hit "Player" tab to choose a customize flash player for your flash video.Step4. Set a flash preloader template
Press the "Preloader" tab to select a cool flash preloader template.Step5. Convert FLV to SWF
Hit the "Start" button to start FLV to SWF conversion.Next
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