How to Open SWF Files on Mac?

SWF to Mac Converter - Convert SWF to Mac Supported MOV, MP4

I do not have a reliable bandwidth, so I have downloaded some SWF files and planned to watch them at home. But what frustrates me is that I find no media player on my Mac can play these SWF files. So can you share a solution to successfully play SWF on Mac?

I have received many SWF attachments. I want to watch these SWF on Mac, but I cannot. Can anyone tell me what product can open SWF on Mac?

SWF is short for small web format and is often used for multimedia, vector graphics and ActionScript. Mac system can not natively play SWF files. The following article will provide the most popular method to help you to play SWF files on Mac.

Mac default QuickTime player does not support SWF file natively, but if we can convert the SWF file to QuickTime supported video format, such as MOV, and then we can successfully play the converted MOV on Mac with its QuickTime player. To convert SWF to Mac supported MOV, a professional SWF to Mac converter, like Avdshare Video Converter, is needed.

SWF to Mac Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert any SWF file to Mac QuickTime most supported MOV for successfully playing SWF file on Mac.
  2. Convert any SWF file to Windows Windows Media Player supported WMV for successfully playing SWF file on Windows.
  3. Convert any SWF file to MP4, AVI, MKV, ASF, MPEG-2, MTS, ProRes, etc for using SWF on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, PSP, Zune, FCP, Sony Vegas, EDIUS, and any other portable device, media player or video editing programs.
  4. Convert any video format to MP4 or to any other video format.
  5. Work as a perfect video editor to edit SWF, MP4, MOV, etc.

Guide on Converting SWF to Mac MOV

Easily convert SWF to Mac MOV as per the following article.


Make Preparation: Free download SWF to Mac Converter

Free download the professional SWF to Mac Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.


Step 1 Import SWF files

Clicking the "Add file" button or using the drag and drop function can help to import SWF file to Avdshare Video Converter. Batching converting SWF files is available.


Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MOV as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the SWF to Mac video format conversion

Click "Convert" button to finish your conversion process from SWF to Mac supported MOV.

Other Methods to Play SWF on Mac

Converting SWF to Mac supported MOV is the easiest, the safest, and the most popular way to play SWF on Mac, but there are still other methods out there also to play SWF on Mac. For example, you can install a right SWF codec to your Mac or install another SWF player to your Mac to replace the Mac QuickTime to play SWF. But no matter you install SWF codec or SWF player, there will be a big chance to install some unneeded plug-ins or risky virus to your Mac computer. So be cautious.