Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) SWF Cargo

What is a SWF file?

What Flash versions are compatible with SWF Cargo?

Does the user need to have the Flash Player installed to view the applications produced by SWF Cargo?

What are the system requirements to run the applications produced by SWF Cargo?

Is the output compatible with Intel Macs?

Is there a limit on the number of applications I can create and distribute?

 

 

What is a SWF file?

The Macromedia Flash file format (SWF) (pronounced "swiff") delivers vector graphics and animation over the Internet to the Macromedia Flash Player. For more information regarding Flash, please see our General FAQ.

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What Flash versions are compatible with SWF Cargo?

SWF Cargo supports Flash (SWF) files up to Flash 8. However if you wish to use the SWF Cargo ActionScript API to communicate between Flash and the Operating System, then you must use at least Flash 8.

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Does the user need to have the Flash Player installed to view the applications produced by SWF Cargo?

No. The applications are self-contained and do not require the user to have the Flash Player installed.

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What are the system requirements to run the applications produced by SWF Cargo?

The Macintosh version outputs applications that will run on Macintosh OSX 10.2 or higher.
The Windows version otuput applications that will run on Windows 98/ME/200/XP.

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Is the output compatible with Intel Macs?

Yes. The Macintosh version of SWF Cargo can output Universal Binary files.

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Is there a limit on the number of applications I can create and distribute?

No.

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