How to Convert SWF to MKV on Windows and Mac OS

Many people would like to find ways to convert SWF to MKV for playback SWF movies through software like VideoLan Client (VLC), Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, Media Player Classic (MPC), Video Inspector, etc. Matroska (MKV) is a container format file that stores multiple streams (video, audio and subtitles). For most MKV files, there is a player not based on DirectShow that has support for them. By converting SWF to MKV, you can view and enjoy SWF movies without the need of unique Flash players installed.

This article mainly focuses on telling you how to convert SWF to MKV with a specific SWF converter on both Windows and Mac computer. Doremisoft SWF Converters (SWF Converter and SWF Converter for Mac) can suit you well. You can choose to download a free copy by clicking the download icons here.

How to Convert SWF to MKV Step by Step

Preparation works to do: After you download a free trial version of this SWF to MKV converter, double-click on the installation pack to install it. The Windows version and Mac version of Doremisoft SWF converters are almost the same except a little difference on the user interface. Here we take the Windows version as example to show you the step by step operating steps.

Step1: Add SWF File You Want to Convert

You can either convert a local or an online SWF to MKV with this program. Simply click on the "Select File" button or "Grab" button. You can preview the selected SWF file after you load it.

load swf video to converter

Step2: Edit the SWF Video if Needed

Click "Crop" button, and you will be able to crop the image frame of the imported SWF to delete unwanted playing areas. Meanwhile, you can add watermark to personalize it.

crop swf video

Step3: Select MKV as the Output Profile

Click "Next", and then in the scroll down list of "Profile", choose MKV as the output format. You can adjust the output with parameters like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc.

set mkv as output format

Step4: Start to Convert SWF to MKV

Press "Next" then "Start" button to begin the conversion. The time costs depending on the size of the SWF also the environment of your computer.

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More Information of this SWF to MKV Converter

Besides converting SWF to MKV, Doreisoft SWF Converter also supports converting SWF to many other popular videos like FLV, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, AVI, etc. At the same time, you can rip audios from SWF and then save as MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, etc for music entertainment.

Video Demo of How to Convert SWF to MKV

Very pleased with how quickly this tool to convert SWF files to other popular videos such as MKV, much faster than other tools I have used. Plus, really reasonable price and excellent customer service!- Reviewed by Kier

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