converting .swf to .mpg

Nicolae Ghimbovschi xfreebird at
Tue May 6 20:01:35 UTC 2008

Install mencoder:
sudo apt-get install mencoder

for example: video.swf to video.mpg

 bash-:$ mencoder video.swf -of mpeg -ovc lavc -lavcopts
vcodec=mpeg1video -oac copy other_options -o video.mpg

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 10:54 PM, norman <norman at> wrote:
> I have been asked if I could download and then transfer to a CD some
>  sound files from a website dealing with practice exercises for students
>  of French.  I can play the files in Firefox OK and I can download the
>  files to my hard drive as .swf. Despite searching I am unable to find
>  out how to convert to a .mpg file which I could burn to a CD. Could some
>  kind person help, please. I am using Ubuntu 8.04.
>  Norman
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