In this how to video, you will learn how to open an SWF file the easy way. First, download the link shown at the bottom. It is a flash player that will open flash movies saved on your hard drive. You can view these movies in full screen mode and control the play back. Once it is downloaded, install it. Open the program and then open an SWF file that you have saved. You should be able to watch it play in this program. You do not have to drag and drop the file on to the player in order to watch it.