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Old 11-18-2008, 06:37 AM   #1
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Cool Linux Media Player for swf file extension.


Using Fedora 7,i386 edition.

I have a video file,having "*.swf" file extension. I want to play this file in linux.

I am using KDE Desktop.

Please guide me,which player is compatible to play "swf" file.

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Old 11-18-2008, 08:50 AM   #2
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Using Fedora 7,i386 edition.

I have a video file,having "*.swf" file extension. I want to play this file in linux.
I am using KDE Desktop.
Please guide me,which player is compatible to play "swf" file.
Waiting,
Nishith.
SWF is a Shockwave file. Open it with Firefox or any browser where the Shockwave/Flash player plugins have been installed.
 
Old 11-18-2008, 08:52 AM   #3
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If you have Flash installed properly then it should play in your browser. Also do you have codecs installed? If so it should play with Mplayer or Vlc.
There is a standalone swf-player available and there is a gnash swf viewer. I don't use Fedora so can't say if they are in your repositories. There are also a number of commandline tools and decoders that should work in Mozilla or Firefox. If you use KDE then you can also search for and install konqueror-nsplugins in your package manager. This assumes that you have flashplugin-nonfree installed as well.
I use Ubuntu and can play flash animations without a problem and would think that Fedora would as well if you have added the right restricted extras ie. don't come with Fedora by default.
You can also convert swfs to avis using: ffmpeg -i file.swf file.avi with the name of your file substituted for file.
 
Old 11-19-2008, 10:45 AM   #4
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mplayer can play them. mplayerhq.hu

I generally copy the /tmp/Flash* to a .swf and play them with mplayer from vimeo.com. Since I'm on dialup and playing them natively is too annoying. And otherwise doesn't use the full 720p resolution of the source video.
 
Old 10-14-2009, 07:35 AM   #5
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Hi,

Install swfdec , the open source alternative for adobe flash player to play .swf files in fedora


Code:
yum install swfdec*
Thanks,
 
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Hi,

Install swfdec , the open source alternative for adobe flash player to play .swf files in fedora


Code:
yum install swfdec*
Thanks,
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