My computer can't open .swf files. :( How do I fix this?

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I recorded my screen, but when I save the file to my desktop and then open it, I get an error message saying that I can't open the file. How do I fix this?
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Many computers aren't sure what to do with a SWF file by default. Jing videos are best shared via a link, which when clicked, opens the video in the viewer's default browser.

Yet, you can still play the SWF video locally. Please see this article for the solution:

If you would like to learn more about sharing a Jing video via the Web, a popular option is to use the output button. You can learn how this works in the following video:

I hope this helps, and just let me know if you have further questions.
Thanks for posting and thanks for using Jing!

Mike Curtis