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.SWA File Extension

File TypeShockwave Audio

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
3.3 (8 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

What is an SWA file?

Audio file originally created for Macromedia Shockwave (now Adobe Shockwave), the predecessor to Flash; saves audio data in a compressed format similar to an .MP3 file; originally used as the audio portion of Flash (.SWF) animations.

More Information

Shockwave applications can still be opened by Adobe Director and Adobe Shockwave Player, a Web browser plug-in.

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Programs that open SWA files
Windows
Adobe Director
Any Web browser with Adobe Shockwave plug-in
Mac
Adobe Director
Any Web browser with Adobe Shockwave plug-in
Linux
Any Web browser with Adobe Shockwave plug-in
Updated 8/18/2011

About SWA Files

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