SWF is a flash animation file format created as a flash development application. In particular, for Adobe Flash. Users of the global network had to watch advertising animations when the picture “comes to life” and changes, you just have to point the arrow of the manipulator on it. This format has gained great popularity in the global network, because it uses videos and banners, as well as special flash-games. Such files usually contain text or animation, in which there are inserts of vector, bitmap images, audio tracks, as well as scripts in the Action Script language. This extension belongs to the category of video files. This format was created in 1995 by the Future Wave Software group of Americans. At that time, Future Splash Animator had the SPL extension. A year has passed. Macromedia bought the extension rights and gave the application a new name - Macromedia Flash. And then, in 2005, this company was acquired by Adobe. It was then that the beginning of the modern history of this expansion was laid. In order to open files with the extension SWF (Small Web Format), you need a special application Adobe Flash Player or a web browser that works with Flash technology. In the browser, Goggle Chrome is a built-in flash player, and therefore there is no need to install anything additionally. Anyone who uses a browser, say Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and others, must install the Adobe Flash module. Creating a SWF file will require Adobe Flash (Professional or Builder).
3G2 is an audio / video format that was developed using the 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2). The file extension is an improved version of the 3GP format. Today it is already outdated, despite the fact that it was previously updated. As a result of the implementation of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project, standards were developed that relate to methods of transmitting a wide variety of media data. For example, on mobile networks. The development of such standards, in particular, has led to the introduction of the 3G2 format and to the use of various types of media data on the global network for online streaming. This type of file is most often used on mobile phones, as well as on phones that support 3G. 3G2 video files can also be played on many computers. We emphasize that in this case there may be a need for additional applications. The 3G2 format is very similar to the MPEG-4 Part 14 series (MP4) format. However, in comparison with it, the 3G2 format is not so complicated. When you apply this type of file, you need to consider the possibility of reducing the requirements for the width of both the information transfer channel and disk space. So, the format for mobile phones is exactly what you need. 3G2 files have been specifically developed for phones operating in the CDMA standard.