Vimeo is quickly becoming both a popular video share website and a social networking site. It’s a common place for budding videographers to showcase their short films and original videos to other filmmaking enthusiasts. The site is also popular with a few professionals as a place to store and showcase their work.
The Vimeo site can accept a wide range of file formats for upload, so you do not have to worry about compatibility issue. Vimeo supports the following file formats: AVI, WMV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, MOV, M4V, DV, ASF, Divx, QT, 3G2, 3GP, 3iVX, 3VX, DVX, ASX. However, if you want to upload your own made SWF file to Vimeo, you will need a conversion since Vimeo has no support for flash format contents.
Jihosoft SWF Converter, the best solution to upload SWF to Vimeo by converting Flash SWF to multiple Vimeo supported formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, MOV, DV, QT, 3GP, 3G2, etc. Besides converting files to Vimeo, the program also help you edit SWF videos in a number of ways so that you can get the exact piece of video you want. You can crop the flash file size, apply image watermark to authorize the video or add your favorite background color to the video.
How to Convert Flash SWF to Vimeo on Mac OS X
Note: Both SWF Video Converter and SWF Video Converter Mac can be downloaded from Jihosoft website. Here we will take the Mac version to complete the conversion process.
Step one: Add flash SWF file to the program.
Install and launch Jihosoft SWF Converter for Mac on your computer, hit “Source” icon to locate and select the flash file you want to add to the program from the local computer.
Step two: Select output file codec.
Go to “Common Video” from “Codec” drop-down list and select Vimeo compatible formats such as “MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)” or other your preferred format as the output file format.
Step three: Edit SWF Video.
You can crop the SWF file size to remove the black sides in the frame or cut out you unwanted parts, authorize the video with image watermark or change the background color.
Step four: Convert Flash SWF to Vimeo.
Hit “Capture” button to start flash recording. In the opened window, click “Start”->”Begin Record” to start the conversion, click “End Record” to stop the conversion. When the conversion is over, you can see the converted file in a specified file directory.
How to Upload SWF to Vimeo?
Visit vimeo.com, click the “Upload a video” button to go to the upload page. Hit the “Choose a Video to Upload” button, select the file you want to upload from your computer, and hit “Select” (or “Choose”). Your video will automatically start uploading to Vimeo and you’ll see a progress bar telling you how long it will take. When the uploading is finished, the program will go through a conversion process with a progress bar. Vimeo will send you an email when it’s finished.