"I am looking for free software that is able to convert an .swf into an mp3 file without a hassle. Anyone some ideas?"

As for the question about how to convert SWF to MP3, there are some effective solutions for us to choose from. And converting SWF to MP3 with an efficient SWF to MP3 converter software is a good idea. This post will brief introduce SWF and then show detailed guide on how to convert SWF to MP3 with best SWF to MP3 converter software.

SWF, short for small web format, is a multimedia file format created by Macromedia which is designed to support online animations, streaming games, videos and more. And it is created with Adobe Flash that can be played via Flash Player, or with a web browser that has the Flash plugin installed. Lots of streaming videos, online clips, mini games, inspiring video animations, etc. are more likely in SWF format. If you want to extract audio file in MP3 format from SWF file, it is recommended to make use of an efficient SWF to MP3 converter. Below are three solutions on how to convert SWF to MP3 effectively.

Part 1. Convert SWF to MP3 with Leawo Video Converter

Leawo Video Converter is regarded as an efficient SWF to MP3 converter since it is able to convert SWF to MP3 in fast conversion speed without quality loss. Besides, it can convert almost all popular format such as MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, MKV, M4V, MPEG, 3GP, etc. And it provides users with rich editing features. You can trim video to millisecond, crop video to precise size, set audio volume, add image/text watermark, and rotate video for special angle. You can follow the guide on how to convert SWF to MP3 with Leawo Video Converter below step by step.

Step 1: Download and install Leawo Video Converter through the buttons below, then launch the program.


Step 2: Click on the "Add Video" on the bar of the software, or directly drag SWF file which need to be converted to MP3 to the program.


Step 3.Open the drop-down box on the left of big green "Converter" button on the category bar and then click the "Change" button and go to the "Profile" panel.


Step 4.On the "Profile" panel, select MP3 Audio as the output format from "Common Audio" > "Format".


Step 5. On the drop-down box, click the "Edit" option, and enter the "Profile Settings" interface to adjust Audio parameters of the converted MP3 output profile.


Step 6. Back to the main interface and click on "Convert" button. On the popup sidebar, set a directory path to save the output MP3 audio file. Then click the bottom "Convert" button to start to convert SWF to MP3.


When the progress bar shows 100% complete, you can click "Finish" and get the MP3 audio files finally from SWF files.


Part 2. Convert SWF to MP3 with Leawo Music Recorder

Apart from Leawo Video Converter, another Leawo product named Leawo Music Recorder is also able to help you convert SWF to MP3. In other words, it can help you extract MP3 audio from SWF file. Actaully, Leawo Music Recorder is an easy-to-use music recording software program that encourages you record free music from any built-in input audio, computer audio and online music sources, like YouTube, Spotify, AOL Music, Last.fm, etc. and then save in MP3 or WAV format with lossless quality. Here comes to the guide on how to convert SWF to MP3 with Leawo Music Recorder. First you need to download and install the program on your computer within several minutes.


Step 1: Launch the audio recorder, go to the recording main interface, click the "Audio Source" icon to set audio source firstly. And then select "Record Computer Audio" option.


Step 2: Click "Format" tab, choose MP3 as the output format on the setting panel.

choose MP3-as-output-format

Step 3: Under the General tab, set the directory to save your recordings.


Step 4: Click the red "Start" button to begin recording. And then click to play source SWF files on the computer. And the output MP3 music audios will be done here.


Step 5: The program would automatically download and add music tags to your recordings. But you could still edit music tags manually if needed: "Media > Library> All the Recordings". Select a recording and click to choose "Edit Music Tags" to manually edit music tags.


Part 3. Convert SWF to MP3 with Online SWF to MP3 Converter

Online SWF to MP3 Converter is a professional online media converter tool that could help you convert media files online for free. It could perform as a professional SWF to MP3 converter to convert SWF to MP3 online free of charge. The below steps would show you how to convert SWF to MP3 online with this SWF to MP3 converter online tool.

Step 1. Upload SWF file

Visit this online SWF to MP3 converter site and then click the "Select Files" button to choose SWF files from your local drive.

Upload SWF file

Step 2. Set MP3 as output format

Click the drop-down box before the the spanner icon to choose "Audio > MP3" as output format.

Set MP3 as output format

Step 3. Output profile settings

Click the spanner icon to do more output profile settings like audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channel, etc.

output profile settings

Step 4. Convert SWF to MP3 online

After that, click the big "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to start converting SWF to MP3 online within this online SWF to MP3 converter.

Step 5. Download MP3 audio

When the conversion is finished, you could see a green "Download" drop-down box, by clicking which you could choose to download converted SWF file (now in MP3 format) to your computer or your smartphone via scanning QR code. To download SWF to MP3 onto computer, you then need to set the output directory and name and then click the "Download" button. To download SWF to MP3 onto smartphone, take out your smartphone and then scan the QR code.

download SWF to MP3 file

Apart from above online swf to mp3 converter, convertio.co is able to convert SWF to MP3 effectively and conveniently since you don't have to download any other programs or APPs. Here I would like to take convertio.co as an example to show you the simple guide step by step.

  • Step 1. Click to open convertio.co;
  • Step 2. Select your SWF files from Computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, URL or by dragging it on the page;
  • Step 3. Choose MP3 as your output format;
  • Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start converting SWF to MP3;
  • Step 5. Once done, you can download your MP3 file right afterwards;


All in all, the three solutions above are all able to help you convert SWF to MP3. For me, I prefer Leawo products instead of SWF to MP3 converter online. Though SWF to MP3 converter online is convenient. And you don't need to download other programs. However, online converter needs internet access, which means video conversion process can't be processed offline. Besides, it requires video file uploading and downloading. The uploading might expose user's privacy if the video content is personal, and the downloading requires extra time which will in turn extend the conversion time. And the upload file has limit on its size. On the contrary, Leawo Video Converter and Music Recorder has no such troubles. Leawo products is recommended.