Flash video, in the formats of .flv and .f4v, is currently the standard for online videos embedded in most of the popular video websites such as YouTube, Hulu, Vevo etc. When enjoying watching various videos online, chances are you come across some interesting videos and want to download to keep at your fingerprints. But to your disappointment, downloading flash video from the websites is always a big problem. Now, please no sweat at all, here we provide you with a powerful flash video downloader—Wondershare AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac). This program can download videos from almost all common streaming video websites with just a click. You can also use this program to help manage and play videos on your computer. Let’s keep diving in and follow the detailed tutorial on how to download flash videos below.
Get all prepared before going to the tutorial. Download the program according to your computer and get it installed. Run the program and have a quick look at its simply designed interface. We will take the windows version for example.
1 Find flash videos you like
Launch a browser and go to YouTube.com or other streaming video websites. Then search for the video you like. Open the video to play.
Note: The program can support the three main browsers as IE, Firefox and Chrome.
2 Download flash videos in a click
The video keeps playing and you will notice that there is a Download button appearing when your mouse points to the top right of the video screen. Yes, click it and the program will start to download the video immediately.
Sometimes, you may not want to open the video and then download. Yeah, the program also enables you to download videos by copying the url of the video and clicking Paste Url button in the program.
This is the end of downloading flash video. You can continue to search for other wonderful videos and follow the steps above. This program can download 5-10 videos simultaneously.
3 Convert the flash videos (optional)
When the downloading finishes, you can find the videos in the Downloaded library. If you think this is the end, you might be wrong. You may find the downloaded videos cannot play on your portable devices such as iPad, or iPhone 5. Don’t worry, you can achieve it easily just by clicking Convert on the right of the video item and selecting the target portable device as the output format.
Apart from converting, the program also allows you to play the video with its inbuilt player and manage video files on your computer by importing them to the program. So, don’t hesitate to have a try. It will never let you down.