An swl file extension is related to older Macromedia Flash format. Seems to be obsolete.

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Software that open swl file

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SWL file extension - Macromedia Flash Format [Alternate]

What is swl file? How to open swl files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The swl file extension is most likely used for Macromedia Flash format. Macromedia was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005 and as of 2009 controls the line of Macromedia products.

It seems to be obsolete format.

This swl file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open swl file:

Adobe Flash icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Flash  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Flash is authoring environment to create interactive web sites with animations and video contents. Flash works with vector and raster graphics to provide animation of text, drawings, and still images. It also supports streaming of audio and video. Flash content can be displayed on various computing platforms by Adobe Flash Player. Latest version Adobe Flash CC Professional is available through Creative Cloud.

Adobe Flash was replaced by Adobe Animate CC and Adobe Animate CC for Mac.

Adobe Flash Player icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Flash Player  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Flash Player is add-on to operating system that used to play Adobe Flash animations and Adobe Flash movies in Web browsers. Flash Player supports variety of operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux etc.

Help how to open:

Use Adobe Flash to work with *.swl files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .swl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .swl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open swl file, edit swl file, convert swl file, view swl file, play swl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting swl files.

Software that open swl file - Macromedia Flash Format [Alternate]

Programs supporting the exension swl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Adobe Flash for open swl file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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