Play FLV on QuickTime
With the great success of YouTube which was run by several former Paypal staffs in 2005, it has become an unstoppable tendency for moving the video entertainment onto YouTube. When people keep expending their list of fresh videos, DVDs can no longer fulfill their needs. As we all know that most Youtube, Hulu, Vevo, and other video site videos are in FLV format. Therefore Mac users may not enjoy them freely offline or on their Apple gadgets. This article will show Mac users how to solve the incompatibility issues which come with play FLV on QuickTime, the most often used player of Mac & Win platforms.
If your system is Windows, please download Video Converter for Windows.
Rather than spending a tough time to figure out the video codecs or install enchantment for your QuickTime, it is always a good idea to simply convert your videos to QuickTime playable formats. There are many fine FLV to QuickTime converters in the market but the best one should always fulfill your needs on highest standards. Video Converter is a reliable software to turn your video to any desired formats effortlessly.
This reliable tool not only solves the troubles with watching Internet videos, downloaded videos, DVD movies and other media files on digital players, but also enables users to perform editing, video merge and more options after conversion. As a convenient setting for Apple users, you are allowed to use the built-in output presets to directly convert your videos to iPad / iPod / iPhone compatible formats with a few clicks to go.
Below is a simple guide to work you through converting FLV to QuickTime using this software:
I. Import Video files to the software
After free downloading the Video Converter Mac, follow the wizard to install it on your computer and then launch it properly. Activate the software and you will find the interface as below:
To import files for conversion, you may either drag & drop video / audio files to the central interface, or go to “File” – “Add Video/Audio File” to select the files from directory. You will find the files imported in this way display in thumbnail view on interface. Since this program supports batch conversion, you can add in multiple files for processing.
II. Configure Output Settings
For each imported file displayed in “arrays” on main interface, locate to the output button on the right-end (Thumbnails of outputs like YouTube, iMovie, iPad and etc), click to expend the list and then select MOV as output format. Specially designed for Apple users, you will also find options for directly exporting files to iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, iPod and more. Moreover, you can go to “Output Settings” (A pen thumbnail besides “Otput Format”) to configure the detailed parameters like resolution, biterate, frame and etc.
After fixing the proper output formats, you could choose to combine the output files so as to export an individual MOV for QuickTime. Experienced users may also take advantages from “Trim”, “Crop” and more editing options to fully customize their videos (Go to “File” – “Edit”).
III. Make FLV to QuickTime Conversion
When you have completed the above steps, simply press “Convert” to start, letting the smart FLV to QuickTime converter to handle the rest things. FYI, this video converter is fully compatible with latest Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air and etc. As soon as the conversion completes, you will receive a fresh videos playable in QuickTime/Final Cut and on your Apple devices. Enjoy your video!
Reading Extension – What is FLV?
FLV or Flash Video is a container file format. It is used to deliver video files over the internet. Flash video has been accepted as the universal video coding format for many video viewing and sharing sites such as YouTube, Hulu, and Metacafe, as well as many others.
Flash Video was created by Macromedia, and is supported by Adobe Flash Player. In order to watch an FLV file you will need a video converter such as Quicktime. Quicktime allows you to view FLV files.
Reading Extension – What You Need to Know About Quicktime
The basic version of Quicktime is a limited version and is available for Mac OS X and Windows operating systems. The Quicktime framework provides encoding and transcoding video and audio from one format to another. It also decodes video and audio and then sends the decoded stream to the graphics or audio subsystem for playback.