How to Extract SWF Flash from MicroSoft Excel

If  SWF flashes can be added to Microsoft Word, to extract SWF flashes from Microsoft Excel also makes sense.

And surprisingly, it’s not difficult at all. The step-by-step tutorial below reveals how to extract those beatiful SWF flashes from Excel and then share with your friends on video-sharing website, let’s have a look:

Step 1: Open an Excel with SWF flash, click “View”, choose “Toolbars” from drop-down menu, and then choose “Control Toolbox”.

click "Control Toolbox" in Excel with SWF flash

Step 2: Click “Design Mode” on the control toolbox to enter design mode and right click flash to choose “Copy”, then paste it in any folder in your computer and you will see a file named “Segment”.

click"Design Mode" to enter

copy and save the SWF flash

Step 3: Open Winhex(which you can easily find and download from Google) and then open the file named “Segment”.

open the file "Segment" with Winhex

Step 4: Click “Search”, choose “Find Hex Values”, type “465753” to search.

search "465753"

After searching, it will stop at number “4”, right click the number and choose “Beginning of block”.

beginning of block

Step 5: Click “Search” again, choose “Find Hex Values”, type “3A5C” to search while pressing “F3”.

search "3A5C"

A window says “3A5C was not found” will pop up, click “OK” to confirm.

click "OK" to confirm search result

Then it will stop at number “3”, right click the number and choose “End of block”.

end of block

Step 6. Right click anywhere inside the block, choose “Edit”, then “Copy Block”, and then “Into New File”. Put a new name(xxx.swf) and save it.

copy block and save it in computer

So far, the SWF flash is successfully extracted from Excel. If you want to convert this flash to other video or audio format, or if you want to upload it to some video-sharing websites, use Moyea SWF to Video Converter, just one click can complete the task.

convert SWF to FLV


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