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I wonder whether you could import swf's to Director (it does work with flash somehow). Director can export Quicktime (e.g. AVI). You'll need to buy the Quicktime Pro version.
I have had much better results using Snapz Pro X (Macintosh). Snapz Pro allows you to record almost anything right from your screen and export it as a Quicktime movie. I don't know if Snapz Pro is available for PC.
Not sure if you've found your solution yet but here's soem advice from my
experience. A little while back I needed to do the same thing and I ended up using
Director as I found other programs that claimed to do the job didn't give grreat
In Director, you'll need to stretch your Flash sprite over as many frames as
required so it plays fully. Scripts don't work in exporting so a wait until finish
Flash one won't get you the full swf to export.
I needed the best qualiy video possible so I did not export to AVI or QT but rather
a BMP sequence. Getting an image sequence meant I had the frames uncompressed, at
full quality. I then used Premiere to convert that sequence to video and added the
sound there as well.
Hope that has been helpful.
Director Lecturer / Consultant
I've also used Dirctor to do this - a few times actually - to the point that I've actually built approx 75%of a GUI for it. Instead of spanning frames as per Dean's solution I use Sharp Export to save each frame as an image.
One of the best things with this is that Director renders Flash properly, some programs would only look at the main time line and not render nested movie clips.
Tthere are some issues with this approach of course, my approach doesn't capture audio, and while you can change the framerate, you suggest in your OP that what you want is something that will take perhaps a 12 or 15fps SWF and output a 25 or 29.97 video with the same total running time - the program would need to add frames to replicate the perceived speed. This is probably why Flash2 Video runs too fast - your SWF has a lower frame rate than your video.
There is always a scan converter option - run your SWF full screen and capture it live to tape - could lead to some generational loss in quality however.