FLV is a popular format which is widely used for sharing videos online. However, it is incompatible with Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, PS3, Xbox 360, iPhone, iPad and Android-based mobile phones. If you intent to enjoy downloaded FLV video on the above mentioned players or devices, you'd better convert FLV to other popular videos and here a FLV converter is needed.
FLV is the file extension of Flash Video. Since the Flash Player runs as a browser plug-in, FLV videos can be watched on web browsers with Flash Player plug-in installed. Today, FLV format is widely popular and it established itself as standard for publishing embedded video streams on internet. Many of the most popular web sites with video content use FLV as a chosen format (YouTube, Google video etc.)
Though Flash Video files are frequently viewed on sites like YouTube and Vimeo, once they are downloaded the video files cannot be opened by common players such as Windows Media Player. FLV files require a Flash player if you want to watch them on your computer or mobile device and many mobile devices don't support Flash.
However, FLV converter can solve all these problems. FLV converter allows you to convert directly to MP3, AVI, WMV, DivX, XviD, MP4, MOV, M4V, ASF etc. Then, you can play FLV on desktop computers, laptops and portable devices and various audio players smoothly.
Good flash video converter not only converts FLV videos to other videos format, but it can convert any other videos to FLV. FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is such an excellent FLV converter. On one hand, this software converts FLV to MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MPEG and more quickly. On the other hand, since MP4, AVI, VOB, RMVB and other video files have served as great resource for FLV videos, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate also converts AVI, MPEG, RMVB, RM, MKV, MOV, VOB, WMV and 3GP video files to FLV for users to share videos online easier. Better still, you can use this software to download flash videos from YouTube, Viemo and more online video websites.
Now free download the trial version of this software and have a try.
1. Install FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate
Download the video converter and install it following the on-screen instructions.
2. Add FLV video
Click "Add File" in the upper-left corner of the program to upload flv files to the program. You can add a folder too. Also, if you have a need, you can tick "Merge into one file" to merge several videos into one.
3. Choose a video format
Open the drop-down menu next to "Profile". Then, select a format you need, such as AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, 3GP, SWF, MPEG, and MP3. You may also convert FLV for your iPhone, iPad, PSP, Android, etc.
Note: If you would like to convert FLV to MP4 to play FLV on iPhone, iPod, iPad, iTunes, QuickTime, iMovie, etc, read this relevant article How to Convert FLV to MP4. If you want to extract MP3, WAV, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc from FLV video, just follow this article How to Convert FLV Video Files to MP3.
4. Convert FLV files
Choose the folder to place the output files in the "Destination" line and click the Convert button in the right lower corner of the interface.
There are a wide variety of video converter freeware. Why choose FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate?
• Fast comes first. Armed with NVIDIA's CUDA and AMD APP acceleration technology, you can enjoy 6X faster conversion speed.
• Easy! Even a new user can easily handle the program and convert videos successfully.
• Support converting video to video, video to audio and audio to audio.
• Support downloading videos from YouTube, Yahoo, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo, TED, Howcast, Vevo and more websites.
• Support merging, cropping, trimming and adjusting parameters to control output size & quality.
FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is all-around yet super easy to handle. Download now to experience it yourself!