What is .swf file extension?
.swf file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
SWF format (prounced as ""Swiff"") was originally an acronym for ""Shockwave Flash"" as it was designed for Shockwave Player. However, as SWF files became a standard means of publishing Flash content on the Web, the acronym has been modified to Small Web Format as well.The .SWF file format is used by the animation created with Adobe Flash which may contain text as well as vector and raster graphics. These files may also include interactive content written in ActionScript and can be played by Flash Player or with a web browser that has the Flash plugin installed.SWF files are commonly used to bring animated graphics, video, and sound to the web. They are also a popular means of delivering browser-based games. As the SWF files contain compiled ActionScript and compressed media, they are not meant to be edited. To modify a Flash animation, it is suggested to edit the original .FLA file instead.Important: Flash was originally developed by Macromedia, whichwas later acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005. So, Macromedia Flash is now called Adobe Flash.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.