Flash Videos, or FLVs, are designed to play in a Flash Player or web browser plug-in. FLV format is also one of the most common video formats on the Internet. Video-sharing websites like YouTube encode their media as FLVs. MP4 files (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC) are compatible in a much wider variety of programs, cell phones and portable media devices such as the iPod, Zune and PS3.
What is the best way to make the FLV videos fit your MP4 players? Want to convert YouTube downloaded FLV videos to MP4 and watch them on your own device? Once with FLV to MP4 Converter, converting FLV to MP4 video has never been easier.
You might have some .FLV files in your media collection and want to play them on a Apple product. but the device can’t support FLV files. In that case, you can convert FLV to MP4 for Mac. On the other hand, if you want to upload a MP4 video and distribute on a YouTube-like website, you’ll probably need to compress it to make it more small size, then you can convert MP4 to FLV on Mac.
According to the different requirement of target device, you can freely adjust the output parameters to make target MP4 videos right for your device, e.g. split/trim file, compress file size, set the resolution, bit rate, frame rate and more.
let’s convert FLV to MP4 file on Mac OS X
Launch the app, you’ll be presented with a empty window that serves as a drop target for video files.
Step 1: Import FLV videos
Click “Add Files” button to open the file browser window and import .FLV files. Or drag the target FLV files into the Mac FLV to MP4 converter. In the main panel, you can delete one or more files as you like and preview your files before conversion.
Step 2: Set MP4 as the output format
There is a drop-down menu named “Output Format”, where you’ll choose what format the resulting file will be in. Just click it to open the pane and then select MP4 as output format. H.264 and MPEG-4 video codec are supported. If you have a specific device you want to play the video on, then select your device from the “Preset” drop-down menu on the left side, this FLV to MP4 app will adjust the conversion settings appropriately.
Note: For converting for a device that “Presets” list have not, please follow your device’s user manual for the correct supported resolution, and set it manually (if needed) before the conversion.You are offered some useful edit functions to edit the FLV files in this program such as trim, crop, effects, watermark. Get more details please click here.
Step 3: Start Converting FLV to MP4 format on Mac
Alright, you can simply press the “Start” button on the menu at the top to begin encoding .FLV to .MP4. This will encode your current job, and also work through any items sitting on the Queue. Wait for the encode to finish. Conversion will take a bit of time, vary depending on the size of the file and your system specs.
You can benefit from using this Mac app to make your FLV files work on: FLV to WMV, FLV to iPhone, FLV to iPad, FLV to iPod, FLV to Apple, FLV to Quicktime, FLV to Apple TV, FLV to iTunes, FLV to Final Cut Pro, FLV to Sony Vegas Pro, FLV to Windows Movie Maker, FLV to Xbox 360, FLV to PS3, etc.