FLV Converter | Flash Video Converter for Windows/Mac

By Lois Green, Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

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.

Part 1: A Brief Introduction of Flash Video
Part 2: What is FLV Converter?
Part 3: The Best Flash Video Converter
Part 4: Convert FLV to MP4, AVI, SWF, WMV, MKV, MOV etc. and vice versa

Part 1: A Brief Introduction of Flash Video

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.)

Part 2: What is FLV Converter?

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.

Part 3: The Best Flash Video Converter

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.

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Part 4: Convert FLV to MP3, MP4, AVI, SWF, WMV, MKV, MOV etc. and vice versa

1. Install FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate

Download the video converter and install it following the on-screen instructions.

Install and Launch FLV Converter on Computer

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.

All FLV Video Files

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.

Choose a Video Format to Convert

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.

Convert FLV Files and Save onto Computer

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!


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