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SWF File

This page contains information on the SWF file extension (Small Web Format), a popular document file format

File extension.swf
CategoryDocument File
DescriptionSWF files are often pronounced Swiff files, they were developed by Macromedia which is now owned by Adobe. A SWF file is a small file that displays animated vector graphics. It can also contain text as well as raster vector graphics. It can be played in Web browsers that has the Flash plug-in installed.
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Technical DetailsSWF files are stored in files with the extension .swf and currently for historical reasons the MIME type is application/x-shockwave-flash. SWF files are binary files stored as 8-bit bytes. The latest version of SWF is SWF10. According to the Adobe development center this specification expands text capabilities with support for bidirectional text and complex scripts with the new DefineFont4 tag. The DefineBitsJPEG4 tag allows embedding JPEG images that have an alpha channel for opacity and also a smoothing filter. Adobe are always looking to enhance the SWF file format.
Associated programs Adobe Flash Player (standalone program)
Web browser with the Flash plug-in installed
Developed by FutureWave Software
MIME type  application/x-shockwave-flash
Useful links More detail on the SWF file format
How to play SWF Files
 

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