How to Extract Audio From SWF Files
Small Web Format files are used for playing multimedia content such as music or animations and are commonly used to enhance websites. SWF files are playable using the Flash media player, and the only way to extract content such as audio from these files is to use specialized software. The software used to extract or decompile SWF files are usually not free, but there are trial versions available that allow you to test out the features.
1 SWF Extractor
2 Download and install the latest version
Download and install the latest version of SWF Extractor from the GlobFX website (link in Resources). The software is commercial but has a free trial version.
3 Open the program
Open the program and click "Open SWF."
4 Select the SWF file
Select the SWF file with the audio that you want to extract and click "Open."
5 Select the audio file
Select the audio file and click "Extract." Select a file name and press the "Play" button to hear playback if you are not sure which of the audio files is the one that you want to extract.
6 Click Browse and select the folder
Click "Browse" and select the folder where you want to extract the audio file.
7 Click the radio button
Click the radio button next to "Selected Resources" and then click "Extract" to extract the selected audio from the SWF file.
8 Flash Decompiler Trillix
9 Download and install Flash Decompiler Trillix
Download and install Flash Decompiler Trillix from the Eltima Software website (link in Resources).
10 Open Flash Decompiler Trillix
Open Flash Decompiler Trillix and then click the "Open Flash File" button. Select the SWF file with the audio you want to extract.
11 Click the icon next to the name of the SWF file on the My Tasks pane
Click the "+" icon next to the name of the SWF file on the My Tasks pane to view a list of resources inside the file.
12 Click the
Click the "+" icon next to Sounds to view all the audio contained in the SWF file.
13 Click the check boxes next
Click the check boxes next to the audio files that you want to extract and then click the "Extract" tab.
14 Click the folder icon
Click the folder icon next to "Export Path" and select the destination folder for the extracted files.
15 Click the Formats tab
Click the "Formats" tab and select "Sound." Click "Sound" to set the output format to MP3 or WAV, and then click "Extract SWF Objects."
17 Download and install the latest version of SWFRIP
Download and install the latest version of SWFRIP from the Sourceforge website (link in Resources).
18 Open the program-2
Open the program and select "File" from the Menu bar.
19 Click Open and select the SWF file
Click "Open" and select the SWF file with the audio that you want to extract.
20 Click Open and then click the
Click "Open" and then click the "+" icon next to Sound on the list of resources.
21 To hear playback
Double-click the audio files to hear playback and then click "Save" from the Resources menu to extract the selected audio file. The extracted files are saved in a sub-directory of the folder where the original SWF file is located.
- Do not extract audio from SWF files if you do not have the rights or permission to do so.