Macromedia Flash file format (.SWF) was created to store animation for web pages. Because almost all browsers play Flash movies (the Adobe Flash Player is available as a free download for those without Flash-capable browsers), these files can be viewed by just about anyone. With OpenOffice.org, you can export your Impress slide show as a .SWF file. To download the latest Adobe Flash Player for your operating system, go to:
Note: Saving in Flash format does not retain animation and slide transitions.
To export the presentation as a Flash (.SWF) file:
- Choose File > Export.
- Select the location where you want the file saved and type a name for the file.
- Under File Format, choose Macromedia Flash (SWF) (.swf) and click Save.