SWF Disassembler in Flex SDK

This section describes the SWF disassembler, swfdump, provided in Adobe Flex SDK package.

Another nice tool provided in Flex SDK is the SWF disassembler located at \local\Flex\bin\swfdump.

Command line syntax can be obtained as:

C:\herong>\local\flex\bin\swfdump

Usage: java tools.SwfxPrinter [-encode] [-asm] [-abc] [-showbytecode]
   [-noactions] [-showdebugsource] [-showoffset] [-noglyphs] 
   [-external] [-save file.swf] [-nofunctions] [-out file.swfx] 
   file1.swf ...

Notes on some command link options:

If you have installed both SWFTools and Flex SDK, now you have two versions of the same command, "swfdump":

See next sections for comparisons between both tools.

Last update: 2010.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

Adobe Flex SDK 4

 Downloading and Installing Flex SDK 4.1

 "mxmlc" - Adobe Flex Compiler

 Spark Component Architecture

 MXML Example Using Spark Components

 Compiling ActionScript 3 Scripts with 'mxmlc'

SWF Disassembler in Flex SDK

 Dumping Simple SWF Files

 Dumping SWF Files Containing ActionScript 3 Statements

 Dumping SWF Files Generated from ActionScript 3 Classes

 Dumping SWF Files Generated from MXML Applications

 SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version