How to Convert WMV to FLV Flash Videos (or FLV to WMV)
- Let's go with the detailed tutorial about how to convert WMV to FLV format on Mac OS X. The program is perfectly compatible with 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, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
I have some of interesting videos and they are in .wmv format, now i want to upload them to YouTube so that my friends can watch. I opened the movies in format factory, everything is default but it fails to convert wmv to flv file, I have tried many times, it still no vail. Any alternative tool that can be done this? - Bomber
FLV is a popular video format primarily used for online streaming content. However, Flash videos are not compatible with some Windows media player. You may wish to convert FLV to WMV on Mac for storing on their hard drives or for re-editing existing footage in another program. Of course, if you have WMV at hand, and want to post them online, you can convert WMV to FLV file extension on Mac. It is a simple process to convert between FLV and much more playable WMV format on Mac with the help of Video Converter for Mac.
Lightweight and effective, Video Converter for Mac is a great way to encode WMV to FLV files and FLV to WMV. The tool offers many options for converting several video file types to a number of formats, such as AVI, QuickTime, MP4, WMV, VOB. One of the highlights for this video converter software is that converting or compressing audio/video components never result in the loss of quality. For Windows user, please try Video Converter for Windows.
Step 1: Load WMV videos to the WMV to FLV video converter Mac
To add WMV video files to the queue, click on the "Add" button and select the WMV files you want to convert. You can also add your files by dragging them from your computer and dropping into the window of the Mac WMV to FLV converter .
The program has batch-encoding feature. You can create a queue if you have several files that need to be encoded.
Step 2: Set output parameters
Here, you will be requested to set output format. Simply click "Profile" drop-down box near the 3D icon, and then choose “FLV” as output formats. The program will optimize all the video settings for you.
The program offers handy presets (see left) that make it much easier to convert videos for your device such as iPhone, PS3, Xbox 360, etc.
Edit files before the conversion: (optional)
You can use the "Trim" function to clip videos size, "Crop" function to customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc) and cut off black margins, split them into several segments, "Rotate", add "Watermark" etc. More details on here.
Step 3: Begin converting WMV to FLV on Mac
After all the settings, just click the "Convert" button to start conversion process. The process will begin. You'll be able to see the progress in the Log window.
Tips: If you want to download online FLV videos off websites such as YouTube, Yahoo and Facebook, you can use AllMyTube and convert them to any video / audio format you prefer alternatively.