How to Convert FLV to AVI Format & AVI to FLV Videos
- Here we go for the detailed steps about how to convert .flv to .avi on Mac OS X including Mountain Lion. Transfering the media stored in .avi to .flv file is also supported with this Mac converter.
Why convert FLV to AVI on Mac OS X
FLV (Flash Video) is designed to be compatible with Web browsers and is used on the Web, where many websites use the video file type for placing streaming video in the browser, like YouTube, Yahoo and Google video. However, one you place a FLV file on your Mac desktop, most non-browser programs can't play this kind of file type. Today, let's take a look at how to convert FLV files to a more common media file format like AVI (Audio Video Interleave), a format that came into existence with the efforts of Microsoft, and is much more widely-supported by almost every video program and player (QuickTime, FCP, Sony Vagas Pro, WMM, Premiere, Xbox 360, Zune, PS3, Nintendo Wii, etc).
Video Converter for Mac is reliable yet versatile software, which enables you to convert a variety of file to a number of other formats you prefer including FLV to AVI. It is no doubt that use this software to transfer video from AVI to FLV on Mac if you have AVI files and want to upload them to YouTube. Apart from these, This Mac app also provides you capability of basic video editing: trimming, cropping, splitting, and adjusting video effect, and so on. For Windows user, please try Video Converter for Windows here to convert files between FLV and AVI.
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.5.7, Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Step 1: Add the FLV files to this FLV to AVI converter for Mac
Lauch the program, and click on the "Add" button to import FLV videos onto the board or by simply dragging and dropping files into. Additionally, you can also remove certain items as needed.
Step 2: Choose AVI as the output format
Click "Profile" drop-down list option in the program window near the 3D icon, and then choose "AVI" (video codec: XviD, H.264, MPEG-4, MJPEG) as the output format.
If neccesary, you can choose presets (see left) to convert FLV for a certain device (i.e. FLV to PS3). The output parameters will be automatically updated.
You can press the "Edit" button to crop, trim, adjust and watermark video to satisfy your needs before conversion. With Mac OS X FLV to AVI Converter's enhanced editing functions, you can trim, crop, add effect on your video, merge several FLV flash video or AVI video clips into one file, and extract audio and image from AVI or FLV on Mac.
Step 3: Begin Converting FLV to AVI format on Mac
Click the "Convert" button to start the Mac flv to AVI conversion. The actual conversion time depends on size of file and the speed of your computer. A progress bar will track the conversion progress, and indicate when it's complete.
Tips: You can use AllMyTube, a comprehensive and one-stop software utility, to download video content such as movie clips, TV clips, music videos, short original videos, etc from the video hosting sites and convert them to any regular formats.
The conversion of AVI to FLV is quite simple to achieve as well. Then you can upload AVI to YouTube or some other video-sharing webs.
The video below shows an example of the video conversion steps.