Flash Animation Source

DirectShow video source filter for Flash media.


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MediaLooks Flash Animation Source is a video source filter that plays Flash animation (.SWF and .FLV files) in a DirectShow graph. Playback is performed via the native Adobe Flash runtime (Flash ActiveX required).

The filter does not support audio.

For Flash animation overlay please see our Character Generator. This filter deploys the same engine as Flash Animation Source, but has a lot more features targeting CG scenarios.


  • Playback of Flash video in the .SWF and .FLV containers.
  • Supports alpha channel for ARGB32.
  • Supports seeking/positioning.

See Also

  • Character Generator - overlay Flash animation, text & graphics over a video stream with advanced features like crawls and rolls.

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