2 Methods to Help You Convert SWF File to Animated Gif
Life will be boring without humor and fun. To this extend, flash videos can always bring us a lot of fun because they are usually made to please people. If you feel boring, you'd better watch some funny swf files. It will be cool if you can convert swf to animated gif to share with your friends.
However, this is not an easy task since swf file is so special even some players can't support it. In order to help you manage it, this post will show you two methods to convert swf file to animated gif. You need to seek help from Ulead GIF Animator and Moyea SWF to Video Converter Pro.
I. First Method: Ulead GIF Animator
Ulead GIF Animator is a professional and easy tool for you to make animated gif. However, it can't manage it alone; it needs the assistance of other software like flash videowith Adobe Flash Player, capture those pictures you want to edit with HyperSnap. Capturing pictures by pressing "Crtl+Shift+A" quickly and then you will get the following picture.
2. Select the video area with "Select Area" tool of HyperSnap in the left and choose "Cut" option in the drop-down menu of "Edit". Choose "New" in the drop-down menu of "File" and then paste the image you have cropped.
3. Do the same operation to the other images.
4. Open Ulead GIF Animator and choose "Animation Wizard" in the drop-down menu of "File". Choose the appropriate video size.
5. Click "Add Image" and then add the images you want. Following the instruction of the dialog and then all the images will be added.
6. Choose "Save As" option in the drop-down menu of "File" and save the file as gif file.
7. Name the gif file and then save it in your computer. After that you can get the animated gif.
Though this method seems to be quite troublesome but it is very easy to operate. However, you need to capture the images manually which raises the risk of losing some important pictures and makes the animated gif less impressive.
II. Second Method: Moyea SWF to Video Converter Pro
Moyea SWF to Video Converter Pro is a professional video tool that can help you to convert swf to avi, mp4, etc. It is powerful because it can also convert swf file to animated gif directly. It is quite easy to operate, you don't need assistance of other software and you can just mange it with a few clicks.
1. Download Moyea SWF to Video Converter Pro and then install it.
2. Click "Browse" button, choose "From Folder" option in the drop-down menu and select the swf file you want to input.
3. Click "Export" tab, check "image series" and choose "Animated GIF" in the drop-down menu of "Style".
4. Click "Convert" tab. Click "Play and Capture" to capture from the beginning or click "Start Capture" to select the beginning time and then click "Finish" to stop capturing.
5. After the completion of the conversion, the swf file has been converted to animated gif.
Those are the two methods to convert swf file to animated gif. If you have better ways to manage it, you can share it with us in the message board below.