Version History of Sothink SWF Decompiler

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 7.4 (Build 5217)

New Feature:

  • Support decompiling the SWF containing TLF text.
  • Support exporting FLA as Flash CS6 format.

Fixed Bugs:

  • Invalid shortcuts "Ctrl+C" and "Ctrl+A" when viewing ActionScript in the program.

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What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 7.3 (Build 4959)

New features:

  • Support Windows 8.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 7.2 (Build 4842)

New features:

  • Optimize the file size of generated HTML5.
  • Support Portuguese.
  • Sothink SWF Catcher has been added, which helps to capture all Flash around.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 7.1 (Build 4642)

New features:


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 7.0 (Build 4395)

New features:

  • Add WYSIWYG Shape Editor in shape panel to modify the existing shapes. With the editing functions, you can:
    a. import and export .gls file;
    b. add, delete, copy, paste, select, transform, group, align shape element in the preview window;
    c. set single color, gradient color or bitmap fill color for the enclosed area or the border line of the selected shape.
  • Enhance SWF to HTML5 converting function.
  • Support Flash CS5.5.
  • Upgrade Sothink Flash Downloader for FireFox which supports Firefox 8.0.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.6 (Build 4013)

New feature:

  • Upgrade Sothink Flash Downloader for FireFox to version 1.9, which supports Firefox 7.0.

Fixed bug:

  • Replace jaf.js file with sprite.js file.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.5 (Build 3719)

New features:

  • Support converting SWF to HTML5.
  • Upgrade Sothink Flash Downloader for FireFox to version 1.7, which supports Firefox 6.0.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.4 (Build 3450)

New features:

  • Optimized SVG library, which makes better performance & accuracy in Flash to SVG conversion.

Fixed bugs:

  • Some errors appeared when replacing sound files.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.3.5 (Build 3363)

New features:

  • Optimize the conversion that from SWF resources to SVG format.
  • Upgrade Sothink Flash Downloader for FireFox to version 1.6, which supports Firefox 5.

Fixed bugs:

  • If there are Chinese characters in the installation path, the generated JS files will be empty when exporting "Sprite" resources to HTML format.
  • On text edit panel, the status remain unchanged when mouse over the buttons.
  • Some other bugs


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.3 (Build 3221)

New features:

Fixed bugs:

  • Fixed some minor bugs.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.2 (Build 3013)

New features:

  • Convert Flash to HTML5: Decompile SWF and export Shape/Font/Text resources to SVG (*.svg) format, and the Sprite resources can be exported in Canvas (*.html) format.
  • Edit existing SWF files by replacing Shape/Image/Text/Sound resources.
  • The "Movie Information" icon is removed from toolbar, and the content is moved to "Information" panel (originally named as "Tag Information").
  • The unregistered version allows you to replace SWF elements and preview results, but saving the new SWF files is prohibited.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.1 (Build 617)

Fixed bugs:

  • Optimize the stability and efficiency.
  • Save the background color of preview window for decompiling next time.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.0 (Build 612)

Fixed bug:

  • Some users are unable to register the program.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 6.0 (Build 610)

New features:

  • Support Flash CS5, and able to get XFL file from Flash CS5 SWF.
  • Auto-check the program version: users will be prompted by the program if newer version releases.
  • Enhanced the settings for exporting single/multiple SWF file(s).
  • When a Flash movie (SWF/EXE) has been added to the "Multi-file Export", the SWF/EXE file and the folder contains this file will be signed with a plus in the Explorer window.
  • Added a "Recent Files" button to the ribbon bar.
  • Offered a new function "Add to Favorites" for your convenience.
  • Optimized the interface to be more user-friendly.

Function Modified:

  • In the trial version, viewing all ActionScript is supported, but copying and pasting are unavailable.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.6 (Build 546)

New features:

  • Enhanced AS window to display multi-byte code.
  • Enable users to set font-face for displaying ActionScript in preview window.
  • Optimized the program interface.

Fixed bugs:

  • Failed to add all Flash movies to "Multi-file export" window when right-clicking a Flash included folder and choose the command.
  • Unable to customize background color when playing FLV file.
  • Unable to load and play normal SWF file once switching to the incorrect SWF file from FLV file: the previous FLV file is still played in player.
  • Fixed some shortcut key conflicts.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.5 (Build 538)

New features:

  • Support playing FLV, F4V saved on your local disk in preview window.
  • Upgrade SWF Catcher for Firefox to V1.4.

Fixed bugs:

  • Fixed some minor bugs.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.4 (Build 535)

New features:

  • Extract SWF from Flash (EXE format).
  • Search ActionScript in all AS files of the selected Flash.
  • Upgrade SWF catcher for IE to V3.3, which supports Windows 7.
  • Optimize sound playing for preview mode.
  • Enable to play single sound in standalone player. 
  • Auto-select the related language based on system language.
  • Italian and Korean interface languages are available.
  • Add command "Tools" on menu bar.

Modified functions:

  • Exporting video type resources is disabled in trial version.
  • For the users who have installed Firefox, the Flash Downloader For Firefox will be automatically installed during the program installation.

Fixed bugs:

  • Fixed some minor bugs.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.3 (Build 528)

Fixed bug:

  • Unable to play Flash file in EXE format in Preview window.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.3 (Build 526)

New Features:

  • Support Windows 7.
  • Optimized interface to guarantee better usability and user experience.
  • Enhanced the stability.
  • French interface is available.
  • The export path for FLA/FLEX supports multi-language.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.2 (Build 521)

New Features:

  • Optimize the decompiling engine, and improve the accuracy.
  • Adopt Unicode to optimize the interface language for the various localization.

Fixed bugs:

  • Add "Test Before Buy" on window "Unregistered Version".
  • Remove simplified Chinese from the program.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.1 (Build 516)

New Features:

  • Support exporting the SWF files made by FLEX to FLEX project files.
  • Support multi-language interfaces, the available languages including English, German and traditional Chinese.
  • Support Windows XP/Vista/Server 2008 64-bit OS.
  • Optimize the multi-export panel.

Fixed bugs:

  • The error pops up when opening the SWF file in Flash Player.
  • Fix the error about ribbon bar.


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 5.0 (Build 503)

New Features:

  • Support Flash CS4 (10.0).
  • Add the option "Use SWF file name as the subdirectory" in the dialog "Export FLA".
  • Add the option "Export as Flash CS4 (10.0) format in the dialog "SWF Decompiler".


What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.5 (Build 81208)

New Features:

  • Optimize the appearance.
  • Enhance the function for playback control bar.
  • Add thumbnail for video and audio file; optimize the audio file when exporting FLA.
  • Support exporting AS files into HTML format.

Fixed bugs:

  • Correct the path error when adding the files from root directory by clicking the button "Add File".
  • The program crashes when dragging the file to the panel "Multi-file Export".
  • The thumbnails are incorrect while previewing the resources.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.4 (Build 80916)

New Features:

  • Add navigation bar in the preview window to view the resources.
  • Optimize the setting for "Multi-file Export".
  • Modify the update link to check the latest information.

Fixed bugs:

  • Set the same background for thumbnails and original image.
  • The preview window docks the original position when returning to the thumbnails from the image.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.3 (Build 80806)

New Features:

  • Multi-file (SWF or EXE file) can be parsed and converted into FLA files at the same time; and
    resources can be exported too.
  • Support Windows 2008.
  • Flash Downloader for Firefox supports getting Flash movie from the browser Firefox 3.0.
  • Add the format "*.fla" for exporting all the components.
  • Add a checkbox included the options "Reset Default", "Reset All Formats to FLA" and "Reset All Formats to SWF" in the dialog "Export Resources".

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.2 (Build 80625)

Fixed Bugs:

  • The program got crashed when launched on Windows 2003.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.1 (Build 80421)

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.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 4.0 (Build 80225)

New Features:

  • Support ActionScript 3.
  • Compatible with Flash CS3 (9.0).
  • Provide Thumbnail View.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.7 (Build 70607)

Fixed Bugs:

  • An error of out of memory appeared when analyzing some SWF files containing large images.
  • Some bugs in decompiling ActionScript.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.6 (Build 70208)

Fixed Bugs:

  • The exported FLA file in Flash 7 format which has font linkages could not be opened in Flash MX 2004.
  • Some bugs in decompiling ActionScript.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.5 (Build 601122)

Fixed Bugs:

  • Crashes or doesn't respond when decompiling or exporting some SWF files.
  • The Flash program crashes or shows nothing when opening some exported FLA.
  • Some bugs in decompiling ActionScript.
  • The property settings of color transform are incorrect for some elements of exported FLA.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.4 (Build 60912)

New Features:

  • Support expanding the sprite frame by frame, which can not be done in previous version.
  • Within the Action folder, detail the action information to frame, which is listed only by sprite in previous version.
  • Include font linkage in the converted FLA, which is lost in previous version. 

Fixed Bugs:

  • Some bugs in decompiling ActionScript.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.3 (Build 60720)

Fixed Bugs:

  • Can not support the video generated by Flash 8 correctly.
  • Can not distinguish some SWF files' version automatically.
  • Add a link of "Sothink Flash Template" to trial version, which will not be shown in registered version.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.2 (Build 60616)

Fixed Bugs:

  • The function of "convert static text to shape" cannot work correctly (only existed in build 60515).
  • Sothink SWF Decompiler crashed by a few SWF files that do not tally with SWF format specification.
  • The converted FLA can not be opened in Flash since the swf movie has too much images (1000+).
  • Some static text offset in the converted FLA.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.1 (Build 60515)

Fixed Bugs:

  • Modify the parsing code according to the official file format specification of SWF 8.
  • Support recovering 9-slice scaling and text anti-alias properties.
  • There was blank movie when viewing the frames of SWF file and the Decompiler may crash.
  • If the generated FLA is in Flash 6 format and it contains multi-byte text, the text string was incorrect.
  • The text position and size were wrong when converting some static text.
  • Some mistakes in decompiling ActionScript.
  • Can not parse some of the files that do not tally with the specification of SWF.

What's new in Sothink SWF Decompiler 3.0 (Build 60330)

New Features:

  • Support exporting FLA in Flash 8 format.
  • Add Sothink Flash Downloader For Firefox. 

Fixed Bugs:

  • The default quality of sound/image in the exported FLA file was different from the original one.
  • Some bugs of decompiling ActionScript code.
  • Optimized the memory usage of program.

What's new in Version MX 2005c (Build 51128) 

New Features:

  • In exported FLA, name the symbol <tag ID> such as shape 11, button 20, etc. instead of using <symbol number>.
  • For symbol with linkage, sign the name of linkage in the () appended to its name.

Fixed Bugs:

  • Support working on VPC of MAC computer. The earlier version has got error message when running on VPC of MAC.
  • Some errors in decompiling ActionScript.
  • When exporting the frame, the names of all exported files are "frame0.swf".

What's new in Version MX 2005c (Build 51108)

 New Features:

  • Add playback control-bar on the interface. And you can view the movie or element in original size or size matching the window.
  • Show setting dialog automatically when exporting fla file.
  • The exported text file can be saved as .txt format.
  • Support exporting ActionScript in .as format.
  • Elements list by tag ID in the category. 

Fixed Bugs:

  • Incorrect color of image after exporting transparent image e.g. *.png.
  • Some errors in decompiling ActionScript.
  • Some texts display wrongly in the exported fla file.
  • Problem of embedded font.

What's new in Version MX 2005b (Build 50628) 

New Features:

  • Choose to generate Guideline or not when converting to FLA.
  • Support converting static text to shape.
  • The program can work on Virtual PC for Mac now. 

Fixed Bugs:

  • Can not recognize some components generated by Flash 7.
  • Some errors in decompiling ActionScript.
  • Some mistakes of analyzing motion tween.
  • Some mistakes of analyzing morph shape. 

What's new in Version MX 2005b (Build 50408)

New Features:

  • Support converting SWF that contains video to FLA.

Fixed Bugs:

  • Decompiled ActionScript incorrectly of some SWF movie using multi-ConstantPool.
  • Decompiler took long time to analyze and decompiled the movie that includes too many linkages.

What's new in Version MX 2005a (Build 50330)

Fixed bugs:

  • The exported FLA in Flash 7.0 format can not be opened on Mac computer if the original SWF contains image.
  • Program crashed when analyzing a SWF movie that contains midi sound.
  • Some ActionScript expressions were incorrectly decompiled.
  • Prompted user if the Flash Player ActiveX is not installed in the computer. 

What's new in Version MX 2005a (Build 50318)

  • Support exporting ActionScript 2.0 while converting SWF to FLA.
  • If the SWF file contains AS 2.0 classes, Decompiler supports exporting the Flash Project file (flp) including .fla and .as files.
  • Support converting the SWF that contains components to FLA file and you can edit and configure them in Flash.
  • Support storing different types of symbols in individual Library folder when converting to FLA.
  • Optimize the engine of decompile to improve the quality of decompiled code.
  • Enhance the exporting function of image, sound and video.
  • Enhance the motion tween parsing.

Bug fixed in Version MX 2005 (Build 41221)

  • Cannot open some exported FLA files in Flash on Mac;
  • Incorrect alignment of some text;
  • Incorrect analysis of certain motion tween;
  • Actions of certain buttons were lost when exporting FLA.

Bug fixed in Version MX 2005 (Build 40915)

  • When opening the exported FLA in Flash, any edition to Library will cause confusing.
  • Bug fixed in Version MX 2005 (Build 40827)
  • Some texts were converted incorrectly in exported .FLA file.
  • Used too much system memory when converting SWF to FLA if the SWF contains large MP3.

What's new in Version MX 2005 (Build 40730)

  • Support exporting Flash movie in FLA format.
  • Support exporting the image with transparent pixels in png format.

What's new in Version MX 2004 (Build 40614)

  • Fixed some minor bugs.
  • Bug fixed in Version MX 2004 (Build 40517)
  • Crashed while parsing some SWF files

What's new in Version MX 2004 (Build 40430)

 New Features:

  • Support Flash MX 2004 (Flash 7.0) and ActionScript 2.0;
  • Support extracting/exporting Flash Video (.flv) file;
  • Support extracting/exporting Morph Shape;
  • Support extracting/exporting other SWF tags (Import Assets, Export Assets, etc.);
  • More information about the extracted SWF tags (Bounding Box, Text string, etc.);
  • Add "Hex" tab in information dialog;
  • Support copying, deleting and renaming files in the Explorer Bar;
  • Add a "display line numbers" option for ActionScript;
  • Support copying/finding text in ActionScript;
  • New Windows XP theme compatible interface.

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed the "file not found" error while browsing the files in Internet Explorer cache under Windows XP;
  • Crashed while parsing some damaged SWF files;
  • Some ActionScript codes were decompiled incorrectly.

What's new in Version MX 2002 Pro (Build 30212)

  • Fixed the bug in "Build 30116" and "Build 30106", which caused the exported BMP image in wrong format.
  • Solved the problem of Decompiler falling into deadlock caused by some protected action code.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 30116)

  •  Fixed a bug in Win98.
    The bug is some movie can not be selected in the "Save..." dialog on Win98 computer.
  • Corrected the errors happened when Decompiler analyses the actions of SWF button.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 30106)

  • Provide New IE Capture Engine.
    This new engine is powerful enough to catch any SWF movie in IE browser. You also can catch the movie in IE popup window.
  • Enable to preview the movie before you save it.
    Decompiler provides the preview function when you capture movies. So if there are several movies in a page, you can preview and save the one you want.
  • Fixed several minor bugs.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 20912)

  • Was able to display P-Code and Raw Data code style in actionscript. In previous version, it only shows action code.
  • Fixed some errors when decompile actionscript such as "duplicate MovieClip bug", "export sprite error".
  • Enhanced the program's robustness during decompiling corrupted SWF movie. 

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 20816)

  • This version fixed a few bugs, such as "frame rate always is 12", "wrong 'break' and 'continue' statement" and so on.
  • Generated better ActionScript code.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 20616)

  • A few bugs fixed in this version.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 20523)

  • Fixed several bugs while decompiling ActionScript code generated by Flash MX.

What's new in Version MX 2002 (Build 20324)

  • Supported Flash MX.
  • Can analyze action code of Flash MX.
  • Compatible with Flash MX player ActiveX.
  • Supported compressed SWF format of Flash MX.
  • Solved the crash problem when Flash opened the exported font movie.
  • Fixed one wrong keyword.
  • Fixed some confused Flash code.

What's new in Version 2002 (Build 20221)

  • Newly added Flash Capture component enables users to capture the Flash movies in Internet Explorer.
  • Provide a user- friendly interface to quickly browse and play SWF on your hard drive or network;
  • Extract the resources of SWF and sorts them in several formats;
  • Decompile the actionscript code and generates neat and readable code;
  • Support exporting any selected element or all elements;
  • Support Flash movies in both *.SWF format and *.exe format;
  • Support scanning the cache of IE and list all Flash files you have viewed;
  • Enable to browse and preview any resource before exporting;
  • Show detail properties of elements in Flash movies;
  • Can be invoked from Windows Explorer.
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    A high-performance Flash decompiler for you to convert SWF to FLA, SWF to FLEX precisely; Extract all Flash resources like shape, image, sound (mp3, wav), video (flv), text, sprite, ActionScript, etc; Convert Flash to HTML5 files; Edit SWF by editing the shape elements or replacing image/text/sound elements; Support Flash CS3/CS4/CS5/CS6 and ActionScript 2.0/3.0. It is the first SWF decompiler that enables you to get XFL from Flash CS5 SWF.
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Product Info

File Size: 33.7 MB
Latest version: 7.2
Build number: 4842
Release date: May. 21, 2012
Uninstall: Supported
System Requirements: swfeasy-windows
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows 2000


"Sothink SWF Decompiler is a really professional tool allows catching and saving web Flash animation for further editing by special applications."

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"It breaks Flash down into its component parts, including sound, images, fonts, buttons, and even action scripts. The toolbar-based interface is spacious, attractive, and thoughtfully laid out."


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