What is FLV?
FLV Converter for MacFlash Video (FLV) is the name of a file format used to stream video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player. The last public version of Flash Player supports H.264 video and HE-AAC audio. Flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. Sites of outstanding Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com, hulu.com, etc.
How to download flash videos from video sites for free?
You can download flash videos from the host of online video in your local hard drive. With some tricks, it is now very easy to download videos hosted and shared on video sites like YouTube and Google Video. You can follow the two guides:
How to download videos from YouTube and LimeWire Music, videos, etc. on a Mac?
How to get videos from video sites free?
Playing FLV files on Mac OS X (Mac OS X Lion included)?
FLV is not natively supported in Mac applications, such as QuickTime, iMovie, etc., and devices like the Apple iPad iPhone. So if you want to play FLV (Flash Video) files from your Mac (with the lion), you must use a player that can handle FLV files.
Two recommendations (two of them are free):
VLC Media Player is a free, cross-platform media player. VLC for Mac supports many multimedia formats, without installing additional codecs. It can handle FLV, WMV and VOB files to name a few.
QuickTime installed Perian: Perian for Mac is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for several popular media formats like AVI, MKV, DivX, 3ivx, FLV, FLV1, FSV1, Flash ADPCM and many more.
To download VLC or download Perian, you can click on the links.
Note: This is just for playing FLV files on Mac, if you want to do more, like FLV editing in iMovie, iTunes and manage the transfer of an iPod, iPhone or iPad, you can go to the next part: FLV to iPod , iPhone or iPad
How to Convert YouTube FLV video to iPod touch, iPhone on Mac OS X 4S?
As we all know, most video files downloaded from online video hosting sites like YouTube FLV saved. Whatever the reason, such as:
prefer to view and store video in MPEG,
or if you want to play video clips online disk devices such as PSP, iPod, iPhone or iPad,
or just do not see it with FLV Player
then there is no need to convert the FLV video format to another format such as. AVI,. MOV,. WMV y. MPG. So how can you convert your FLV videos to all popular video formats easily and quickly? Please follow this step by step guide:
Download and install FLV to Video Converter for Mac, then run
We recommend the Video Converter for Mac can convert all video files (including FLV) to another perfectly. Compared with other FLV converters, this Mac FLV Converter offers output without loss of data, more useful, advanced features and high conversion speed, it is also friendly and easy to use interface.
Note: iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac can also convert between all kinds of video and audio formats, including MOV, AVI, MP4, M4V, MPEG1/MPEG2, 3GP/3G2, M2TS, MPEG TS / TP (for HD Video) and so on. There are even some detailed guide on Macs these conversions, you can see here: convert FLV to MPG on Mac, convert FLV to MP4 on Mac, convert FLV to AVI on Mac, convert FLV to WMV on Mac, convert FLV to 3GP on Mac, convert FLV to M4V on Mac, etc.
Download the Intel version of the
Upload the files to convert FLV
Drag and drop FLV files to the program. Or go to “File” menu, select “Add Video” to locate the FLV files to add. For your convenience, batch conversion is supported by this Mac FLV converter, you can load multiple FLV files at a time.
Choose the output format for the iPad, iPod, iPhone, PSP, etc
After adding FLV files, you can select an output format for each video file and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files. You can select the format according to the device name.
For example, you can choose “iPod” Pls you want to convert FLV to iPod touch to a Mac
FLV Converter for Mac
Or you can choose Pls iPhone 4 “you want to convert FLV files to iPhone or iPhone 4S 4 on Mac. The default setting works well.
Tip: If you only need to convert FLV iPad for Mac / Mac FLV to iPod Convert / Convert FLV to iPhone for Mac, you can click on the link to get step by step guides on a specialty.
Start FLV to iPad / iPod / iPhone Converter
Click “Convert” to start the FLV iPad / iPod / iPhone Video Conversion 4S.
Note: In addition to convert FLV to all types of video and audio formats, iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac can also convert all video files like AVI, WMV, MP4, 3GP, FLV. Just download this universal video conversion software and enjoy the colorful multimedia life!