This tutorial explains how to convert any document to swf file using print option.
Print2Flash is a free software that helps to generate swf format file from any document using print option. This software is installed as a virtual printer on your PC and lets you generate a flash file from any application that supports Print option.
Whether you have to convert text file, image file, PDF, doc, or any other document, this software successfully generates swf file. Instead of generating a swf video file (or you can say flash video), this software generates a normal file that comes with pages, and easy to use.
You can open and use output file with your web browser or on your own website. Apart from this, toolbar is also added with swf file. That toolbar helps to easily zoom in/out pages, move to next/previous page, rotate the page, and print the page.
In above screenshot, you can see a sample swf file generated using this freeware.
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How To Convert any Document to SWF File Using Print Option?
Follow these steps to convert a particular document to swf file using this freeware from print option:
Step 1: In this simple step, you need to download the setup file of this software. You may use the link placed at the end of this tutorial to grab its download file. After downloading the setup file, start the installation process. Once the software is installed, it will be added to the list of printers.
Step 2: Now to convert a document, open that document with associated application. After this, use File menu, and tap on Print option. It will open Print window, where you need to select Print2Flash 3 Free Printer option. After this, click on OK button.
Step 3: Process to generate swf file from input document will start immediately. It may take some time, depending on the number of pages. Once the document is converted, new swf file will be opened with interface of Print2Flash.
Step 4: Use Save Flash button available on its interface and you will be able to save swf file to required destination folder.
Print2Flash is more advanced than other similar software as it can convert any document to flash file. Feature to create flash file, instead of creating flash video, makes it unique. Swf file can be handled easily and you can switch to any page quickly using toolbar added to output file.