SWF on Android - How to Play SWF on Android Phones and tablets?

This Detailed Guide Aims to Help Android Users to Play SWF on Android Effortlessly

Sep 28, 2015, Posted by Andrew Smith


There is no doubt that Android phones and tablets don't support SWF format natively. If you want to play SWF on Android, you'd better to think of other ways. In this article, we recommend two methods for you to solve "Android Won't Play SWF".

Method One Play SWF on Android Directly

How to accomplish it: play SWF on Android directly? Just convert SWF to Android more compatible formats like MP4, etc with a professional SWF to Android Converter. There are a lot SWF Converters online, and Faasoft SWF to Android Converter is one of them. It lets you convert SWF to Android more standard video formats so that you can play SWF on Android phones and tablets smoothly. In addition, this amazing SWF to Android Converter also supports converting any videos that Android doesn't recognize to Android famous format for playback.

Besides, Faasoft SWF to Android Converter allows you to convert audio like M4A, AIFF, CAF, ALAC, AAC, DTS, M4B, etc to Android compatible audio formats to enjoy. Better still, it also supports converting Android output videos to almost all kinds of popular formats like MOV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, WebM, OGV, etc.


Get this excellent SWF to Android Converter by clicking "Free Download" button on this page and then follow the set-up wizard to install it.

Step 1 Add SWF file
After the installation is done, simply drag and drop SWF files to the software main interface to load them. It's quite easy and fast.

Step 2 Set output format
Click the drop-down button on the right of "Profile" to choose output format from "Android" category.

Step 3 Finish the conversion
Just click the big "Convert" button on the bottom of this SWF to Android Converter to complete the transformation quickly.

Method Two Play SWF on Android with Flash Player

If you don't want to make any conversion, this method suits you better.

1. Smart SWF Player - Flash Viewer

It is a powerful application to play SWF file on Android. With it, playing SWF on Android is quite easy and fast. It is also compatible with Flash animation, games etc. Flash lover will surely love this.

Cons: 1. Some users say it asked to download the Adobe flash player when they use it to play SWF file; 2. This application has intrusive ads.

There are also many other Android SWF Player that are similar to SWF Player - Flash Viewer, for example, SWF Player - Flash FileViewer, Mobo Video Player Pro, Flash Player Loader and so on.

2. Open SWF with Chrome or Firefox for Android

Download and install Chrome or Firefox for Android on your phone or tablets meanwhile get Adobe Flash Player installed. Now you can directly play SWF files in the web browser on your Android.

Cons: 1. This way doesn't work on Android 4.1 or newer. 2. This way doesn't always work.


With these useful and practical solutions, it is no longer an issue to play SWF on Android phones and tablets.