Macromedia Flash

Name: Macromedia Flash

Version: 6

Description: The Adobe Flash format, SWF, previously known as Shockwave Flash or Macromedia Shockwave Flash, and alternatively known as the Small Web Format, is a file format primarily designed for creating interactive multimedia applications. The format iterates rapidly, often in line with new releases of Adobe Flash or Adobe Air. Prior to version 6 all SWF files were uncompressed, however version 6 introduced the option of using zlib compression. Version 13 introduced the option of using LZMA compression.

Deprecated: false

MIMEType: application/x-shockwave-flash

PUID: fmt/109

sameAs : PRONOM:

Extension: swf

Magic: true

Container Magic: false

Binary Magic: true

Signature Priority Over:


Software that can read the format:

Alias: SWF (6)


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