SWFDump - SWF File Dump Tool

This section describes the SWFDump tool, which can be used to dump information from a Flash file.

The first tool I want to learn is SWFDump, which can be used to dump information from a Flash file.

Here is the manual page of SWFDump 0.9.1:

NAME
   swfdump - Display an SWF file's content.

Synopsis 
   swfdump [-atpdu] file.swf

DESCRIPTION 

   A tool for displaying information about flash files

   swfdump shows ids, names and depths of objects defined in the SWF
   file. It can furthermore also disassemble Actionscript, extract 
   texts, and display placement information about objects.

OPTIONS 

   -h, --help
      Print short help message and exit

   -D, --full
      Show everything. Same as -atp
   
   -E, --xhtml
      Print out xhtml code for embedding the file
   
   -a, --action
      Disassemble action tags
   
   -t, --text
      Show text fields (like swfstrings).
   
   -s, --shapes
      Show shape coordinates/styles
   
   -F, --fonts
      Show font information
   
   -p, --placements
      Show placement information
   
   -B, --buttons
      Show button information
   
   -b, --bbox
      Print tag's bounding boxes
   
   -d, --hex
      Print hex output of tag data, too.
   
   -u, --used
      Show referred IDs for each Tag.
      
   ...

AUTHOR 
   Matthias Kramm <kramm@quiss.org>

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 What Is SWFTools?

 Downloading and installing SWFTools

SWFDump - SWF File Dump Tool

 "swfdump" - Dump SWF File Header

 "swfdump -E" - Generate HTML Code

 JPEG2SWF - JPEG to SWF File Conversion Tool

 "jpeg2swf *.jpg" - Create a Slide Show

 PDF2SWF - PDF to SWF File Conversion Tool

 "pdf2swf" - Convert PDF to SWF

 "master and slave" - Viewer and Page Frames

 SWFCombine - SWF File Merging Tool

 "swfcombine masterfile viewpoint=slavefile"

 "swfcombine -a" - Concatenate SWF Files

 "swfcombine -d" - Change Frame Rate and Size

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

 SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version