What is a .SWC File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .swc extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .swc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SWC file?

The .SWC file extension comes from Flex Components Archive. This file extension was developed by Adobe Systems. The format of this development related file is zip.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .swc file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SWC file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SWC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .SWC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .swc file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Animate CC 2019 software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Adobe Animate CC 2019 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SWC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Animate CC 2019 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SWC file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .swc file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Animate CC 2019 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe Animate CC 2019.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SWC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe Animate CC 2019 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SWC file?

If you are still unable to open the .SWC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SWC file.swd – Adobe Systems, .swf – Adobe Systems, .swi – SWiSHzone.com, .swidtag – SWID Tag File, .swift – Apple. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SWC file with the Adobe Animate CC 2019 program on Windows and Adobe Animate CC 2019 program on Mac.