May 15

How to Learn Flash and ActionScript

Flash has a significant role, it solves a problem and it makes our lives better. In the multimedia world, Flash enables developers to make interactivity and pleasing animations for games, banners, advertisements and etc. On the other hand, as the programming language of Flash, ActionScript is used on web pages in the form of embedded SWF files. Both are used for anything from artistic animation to producing business applications.

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Dec 14

Easily Convert SWF to MXML by Sothink SWF Decompiler

flexMXML file is an Adobe Flex Markup Language and its component is used by an Adobe Flex application.

The MXML file is used for laying out user interface components in the application. Most Flex applications include multiple MXML and ActionScript (.AS) files.

For decompiling and reusing the SWF created by Adobe Flex Builder 3, Sothink SWF Decompiler, the leading SWF to Flex project converter and resource extractor, can help you to decompile the SWF to MXML. Please see the following step-by-step tutorial.

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Used Tool: Sothink SWF Decompiler V5.3 – Leading SWF to MXML converter

Estimated Time: 5 Minutes

Purpose: Convert SWF to MXML

 

Step 1: Open the SWF to be converted to MXML

1. Launch Sothink SWF Decompiler.

2. In the Explorer panel, browse to find the folder where the SWF you want to convert to MXML locates, and the SWF will be listed in the panel below.

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Nov 05

New SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 Offers Compatibility with Windows 7

Aiming to offer customers enhanced security, on November 2, 2009, SourceTec has announced the release of new version of Sothink SWF Decompiler (Windows version). The SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 is enriched with lots of new features and improvements focused around improving stability and user experience, which turns into one of the most complete solutions for Flash fans that want to decompile SWF to FLA or FLEX project.

windows7I tried out the new version and really like its new and easy-to-use interface. What makes this new version notable is that it supports Windows 7. Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating system will offer customers many compelling benefits, such as improved security and reliability.

Apart from the above features, the new SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 is more stable than previous versions, and the optimized interface will also bring you better usability and user experience. As a smart multi-language Flash decompiler, SWF Decompiler Win 5.3 now provides French interface besides the existing English, German and Traditional Chinese interfaces.

Overall, Sothink SWF Decompiler is expected the best to arouse super lively interest in professional Flash designers or amateurs to decompile SWF to FLA or FLEX project, as well as extracting any Flash elements from SWF files. It is for sure that the team will update with more features as they find them. So what new features have you found and what is Sothink SWF Decompiler still missing? You can tell us here by leaving a comment.

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Jun 04

The Real Mac-based Flash Decompiler 5.0 Focuses on Supporting Flash CS4

 

Great news for everybody here!
A real Mac-based Flash Decompiler is coming out! —- Introduce you the recent release of Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.0 for Mac, which not only supports Flash 10 (CS 4) completely, but also add more mew functions to decompile Flash with better experience.

Flash Decompiler Mac

See what it brings to you indeed:

  • Fully Support Flash CS4 (v10)
  • Export resources to FLA format
  • Snapshot function for movie/frames
  • Enable to view resource thumbnails
  • Add a free FLV player for Mac OS 10.5

 

This Mac Flash Decompiler also got improvements:

  • Optimize program launching process to make it quick run
  • Show splash window and its information when launching the program.

 

What can you do with this Mac Flash Decompiler?
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Nov 03

How to Extract an Image from *.swf File Using Sothink SWF Decompiler

You can use Sothink SWF Decompiler to extract images contained in your favorite Flash movies. The following example will show you how to do this:

 

Step1: Launch Sothink SWF Decompiler, and open the target *.swf file.

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Sep 12

Tutorial–How to Catch and Decompile a Flash Game

Do you want to save the wonderful Flash played in the browsers? Yes, you can. Sothink SWF Decompiler can work as catcher in IE and Firefox to get the great SWF from the browsers. Follow the above video; you can get the wanted Flash easily.

 

Let’s know about Sothink SWF Decompiler clearly.

Sothink SWF Decompiler is a professional tool to convert SWF to FLA and extract elements from SWF into variable formats; and exporting multi-file simultaneously are supported. Compatible with all Flash versions including Flash 6, Flash 7, Flash 8 and Flash CS3 (9.0). Supports both ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0. After the converting, you can get the completed FLA file including linkages, components, *.as, etc.

With SWF Decompiler, you can extract any element of the Flash movie into SWF, FLA or their common format, such as shapes, morph shapes, images, sounds, videos, frames, fonts, texts, buttons, sprites and ActionScripts. E.g. you can extract ActionScript as *.as or *.bin file, get sounds as mp3 or wav, images as jpeg, bmp or png, videos as flv, shapes as gls, etc. Both standard SWF and EXE (Flash project) files are supported.

Sothink SWF Decompiler provides a user-friendly interface (Office 2007). A built-in player enables you to preview the movie and every element before exporting. A thumbnail view and navigation bar in the preview window enable you to pick element easily. And the interface layout can be customized to meet your needs.

To make SWF Decompiler more appealing, SWF Catcher is offered. It is a free tool that can capture Flash movies online from Internet Explorer or Firefox.

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Jul 31

What Can Sothink SWF Decompiler Do?

Find back your lost FLA

Do you have such experiences: Computer crashed, lost all FLA files. But you need them to edit the Flash movie you are working on! And the deadline is coming! Without FLA, you can not edit them in Flash any more! Help!

If you have Sothink SWF Decompiler, only one step –Your FLA files are back!

Get more resources

The resources you are using to create a Flash movie (such as image, sound,etc) were gone. But you don’t remember where they are! OK, that doesn’t matter. With Sothink SWF Decompiler, you can get these resources back again by exporting the elements of swf file. You can alsp view elements in quick glance, including ActionScript. Find more info about ActionScript Viewer now.

Catch movie from Web

The Flash movie on this page is really amazing. I want to share it with my friends but how can I get it into my computer? It’s easy by the catcher function of Sothink SWF Decompiler. Just Click to download the swf to your computer.

If you meet either of the circumstance above, never mind! Just come to Sothink SWF Decompiler. She can manage it for you in a minute

Apr 25

Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.1 is released

New Features:
  • Make significant update to user interface, similar to Office Fluent user interface.
  • Optimize the display of ActionScript in Resources Panel. When decompiling AS3.0, support showing AS Class structure like folder-tree according to its path in package.

Fixed Bugs:

  • Correct the error about decompiling ActionScript.