File Extension Library

.SWA File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .SWA files and how to open them?

Can't open .SWA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SWA file.

What is a .SWA file extension?

.SWA file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .SWA has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .SWA file is Binary.

.SWA is Shockwave Audio

Audio file originally created for Macromedia Shockwave (now Adobe Shockwave), the predecessor to Flash; saves audio data in a compressed format similar to an .MP3 file; originally used as the audio portion of Flash (.SWF) animations.

Shockwave applications can still be opened by Adobe Director and Adobe Shockwave Player, a Web browser plug-in.

List of all softwares that can open the Shockwave Audio
Adobe Director
Adobe Director

How to fix problems with .SWA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SWA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SWA file format
  2. You need to check the .SWA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)