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How to convert Flash / SWF to AVI and Upload the Video to YouTube

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SWF To Video Scout tutorial:
How to convert a flash SWF movie to AVI and upload the video to YouTube

This page contains step-by-step tutorial that will show how to convert flash to video using SWF To Video Scout and upload this video to YouTube.

First download and install SWF To Video Scout

Launch SWF To Video Scout. It will offer you to extract flash movies from IE, Firefox, Opera web browsers or scan local folders for available flash movies. Check needed options or simply skip this step by clicking No,Thanks button.

SWF To Video Scout offers to extract flash movies

You can also open the file you need with File menu > Open Movie From File command or CTRL+O hotkey. The files you like or need to use often can be added to Favorites list using Add to Favorites button under the list of opened movies.

Open flash movies and add the most necessary to Favorites

Open and select the SWF file from the list to preview the movie before starting flash to video converter.

Select file to convert SWF to video

To start SWF to AVI wizard, please click Convert To AVI button:

Convert to AVI button on the main toolbar

The program will start SWF to AVI conversion wizard:

SWF to AVI wizard welcome page

Click Next and select input SWF and output video file:

Input and output filenames for flash and AVI video files

Select conversion mode, needed video quality, frame rate, resolution and sound recording options. To make video for further uploading to Youtube, recommended resolutions are 320×240 for small size and 640×480 for medium size. If you want to create and upload HD video, select Custom resolution and set 1280×720 width and height respectively (see screenshot below):

Recommended video settings for YouTube

Click Next to start flash to video converter:

SWF to Video Converter

Sign in to your YouTube account and click the Upload button . Click Upload Video and select the video file created with SWF to Video Scout. The uploading will start automatically.

Upload swf converted to video to YouTube

Adjust and save an uploaded video settings. Add desription and tags, edit video title if needed and click Save button. You’re done – the video is successfully uploaded to YouTube. You can now see it at My Videos page.

SWF video is uploaded to YouTube

The video is on YouTube and you can share it with the world.

Flash SWF as video on YouTube

Please watch short demo below – a Flash slideshow converted to YouTube video with SWF to Video Scout.