Convert .swf to .avi or mpeg

Fred Roller froller at
Fri Jun 26 13:52:06 UTC 2009

I have created a .swf file using Wink (desktop recorder).  In a addition
to the .swf file I would like to upload to you tube which requires .avi
or mpeg2/4 (preferred).

I have googled with no results.  The suggestions ended in failure.
ffmpeg does not recognize .swf and mencoder failed with:

xvid: 2Pass Rate Control -- 1st pass
xvid: xvidcore returned a 'General fault' error
FATAL: Cannot initialize video driver.


The command for mencoder was:
mencoder subnetting.swf -o /dev/null -oac copy -ovc xvid -xvidencopts

which was the first of two passes the second being 
mencoder output.mpg input.swf

Does anyone have a way to convert the .swf file?

Fred R.

"Life is like Linux, simple.  If you are fighting it, you are doing
something wrong."

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