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Q: Macromedia Flash file to Broadcast Video ( No Answer,   3 Comments )
Subject: Macromedia Flash file to Broadcast Video
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Visual Arts
Asked by: ivanarnold-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 15 Mar 2006 20:09 PST
Expires: 14 Apr 2006 21:09 PDT
Question ID: 707823
I need to convert a Macromedia Flash 8 file to Broadcast video which
means a final result of either DIGIBETA or Beta SP. The size of the
file right now is 720 X 540 pixels, which is the ideal size for
broadcast video. The file has been set up to be broadcast safe
including title safed, etc. now it just needs to be put on tape the
same way it shows in FLASH.

This much I know:

There are SWF to .avi and .mov converters availalbe online. I hav
edonwloaded and tested 3 of them so far. The issue is I either cant
get them to export the file cleanly and correctly OR they only
recognize the SWF file as a single frame and so therefore does nothing
for me.

I need a BULLETPROOF solution to get this flash file to a broadcast
format ASAP. 

I have done SOOOO much reasearch online its scary and still I have
gotten nowhere. HELP!
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Macromedia Flash file to Broadcast Video
From: hardtofindbooks-ga on 16 Mar 2006 04:29 PST
Hi ivanarnold

have you tried SUPER?

otherwise you could try ffmpeg (which comes with SUPER) from the command line
documentation here

If you could upload a sample to somewhere like we could
possibly trial some solutions as results seem particularly
inconsistent for .swf and .flv
Subject: Re: Macromedia Flash file to Broadcast Video
From: hardtofindbooks-ga on 16 Mar 2006 04:46 PST
also WinAvi
seems to work for some but not all
Subject: Re: Macromedia Flash file to Broadcast Video
From: realethan-ga on 05 Apr 2006 11:38 PDT
This can be done reliably from within the Macromedia Flash authoring environment:
- Open the parent .FLA project in Macromedia Flash
- Check your stage size and frame rate to make sure they match the
final output you desire
- go to: File-> Export-> Export Movie
- Choose the file format you'd like to export to, ie AVI or Quicktime
- Choose a file name
- Flash will then ask you which video codec youd like to us to
compress your movie. This list will represent the codecs you currently
have installed on your machine.

If you don't have a copy of Flash, I can convert the SWF to AVI for you.


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