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.SWF (Small Web Format) File Extension

SWF is an acronym for Small Web Format. It is a type of Adobe Flash file format that is used for handling data such as multimedia, vector graphics and ActionScript. The core intention behind development of SWF file extension was effective delivery of data over the web. SWF file formats can be easily viewed either by using Flash Player or with a browser having Flash plugin installed.

SWF File Extension stands among the category of video files.

SWF file formats are supported by a number of applications: –

  • Adobe Flash Player 17 (Windows)
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC (Windows)
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2015 (Windows)

Originally developed by Macromedia and acquired by Adobe Systems

application/x-shockwave-flash

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