SWF to FLA or How to Decompile SWF Files

Alex Taylor in Multimedia/Flash Software,Tips & Hints
21 Dec 2008, 15:15

fd_trillix11Flash Decompiler Trillix by Eltima Software features unique option to convert your SWF files back into FLA. FLA format is Adobe Flash file format, which contains the original source code for SWF Flash movie, which, unlike the SWF format could be edited and modified in a native Flash environment (Adobe Flash). As the result you gain the full control of your SWF files.

How to convert SWF files into FLA with Flash Decompiler.

Step 1. Please download the latest Flash Decompiler Trillix build and install it.

Step 2. After launching Eltima Flash Decompiler please switch to “Manage” tab. Press “Add task” and choose the SWF file you are about to convert into FLA.


For your convenience, while working with a file, you can see whether it is a Flash or Flex file (since 4.0 version Flash Decompiler supports Flex files into Flex projects decompilation). There will be corresponding icons to the left of the file name in “My tasks” list.

Step 3. After you added the required Flash file/files to be converted, please, switch to “Convert tab”, which is located at ribbon bar.

Step 4. Select the destination folder where the resulting FLA files will be stored.

Step 5. If you want to start converting chosen SWF to FLA with default settings, press “Convert current” button (“Convert all” button in case you’ve selected batch of Flash files).

Step 6. In order to change conversion settings just switch to “Conversion options” tab. After you’ve managed all the options, please press “Convert current” button (“Convert all” button in case you’ve selected batch of Flash files).

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