[Wine] Most useful: how to convert FLV to MOV, MKV, AVI, MP4, etc on Mac

illen wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Jul 9 21:40:34 CDT 2009

What's FLV
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Flash Video (FLV) is a file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player (initially produced by Macromedia) versions 6–10. Until version 9 update 2 of the Flash Player, Flash Video referred to a proprietary file format, having the extension FLV. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com, metacafe, and many other news providers.

How to download online FLV video on Mac
Commonly, many users are bothered that found an interesting video online but cannot save it on Mac. Actually, it is not hard to download FLV video from YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, metacafe, etc video-sharing sites. There are several FREE methods to do that.

How to play FLV on Mac
An FLV player is a type of media player that is used for playing flash video from PC as well as from Internet websites. An FLV player can be used standalone, without the need of the Adobe Flash authoring or developmental tools.
The following players support FLV files in their default installations:
Mplayer OS X (http://mplayerosx.sourceforge.net/) 
VLC Media player (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
Free FLV Player for Mac (http://www.all-mytube.com/mac-free-flv-player.html)

How to convert FLV to MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, etc on Mac OS
FLV Converter for Mac is a professional Mac FLV converter to convert FLV video to MOV, MKV, MOV, MP4, AVI, etc on Mac.
This Mac Video Converter (http://www.applemacvideo.com/mac-video-converter.html) also help you convert all the other audio and video formats from one to another on Mac, e.g. WMV (Windows Media Video), AVI (DivX, XviD, etc.), MPEG ( MPEG1, MPEG2, VCD, SVCD), MP4, 3GPP, 3GPP2, MOV, IFO, VOB, DAT, ASF, MKV, TS, MTS, M2TS, TP, TRP, MP3, M4A, WAV, AC3, MKA, etc.

*If you need to convert DVD to FLV video on Mac, just free download this DVD to FLV ripper for Mac (http://www.applemacvideo.com/mac-dvd-ripper.html).

How to download online FLV video to iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, etc
Want to download on line FLV video and play FLV video on iPod, iPhone and other portable players? 
This all-in-one FLV Downloader for Mac (http://www.applemacvideo.com/mac-youtube-downloader.html) will both download and convert YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com, metacafe and many other video-sharing websites, and convert them to all the other video and audio formats such as MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, MP3, M4V, AAC, etc on Mac OS, all the output video can be player on iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, PS3, iRiver, and Creative Zen etc.

In our daily life, online videos are more and more popular, we enjoy them. However, just videos online can't satisfy our needs. Sometimes, we are likely to download it or put it on our portable player. If you want to this, the information above can help you a lot. Now, just find what's your favorite online videos and do more with them.

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