How to Compress Flash Movie on Mac

Flash movie is a good choice to encapsulate a story in a lightweight and web-friendly way, with multiple layers of animations. Unlike other video formats like MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, WebM, etc. which can only play from the very beginning to end, Flash movies has the interactivity that end users can operate the play process, commonly seen in Flash games.

Sometimes those layers can produce a Flash file that’s too big for web use, because it can slow down a user’s browsing experience while waiting for the Flash animation loads. Now with the help of Flash optimizer, you can trim the fat off of your Flash files and still keep them looking sharp.

Leawo SWF Compressor for Mac is your best choice to help you to compress your SWF files with high quality. You don’t even have to know Flash technology well to compress SWF files. SWF files can be reduced up to 70% depending on the file properties.

Free download Leawo Flash Movie Compressor for Mac and install it on your computer, then walk through the following steps to compress Flash Movie on Mac.

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Import SWF files.

Run the program, click “Add” button or drag and drop the SWF files into the Flash SWF optimizer.

Select compression setting for SWF files.

For your convenience Leawo SWF Compressor for Mac provides selection of predefined optimization settings: Best, Good, Basic, Medium, Sprite and Custom. Just select one of them and you are ready to start optimizing.

Advanced SWF compression settings.

If you want, you can customize every SWF parameter setting, just press the “Show More Options” button and you will be able to choose more profound settings up to your needs. Detailed SWF parameters are separated into 5 groups: image, shape, video, audio and font. You may get to know the meaning of each parameter in the user guide of SWF Compressor for Mac.

Compress SWF files.

After all settings are applied, press “Compress” button to start SWF compression process.

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