How to Convert Quicktime MOV to FLV (Mountain Lion included)
Your MOV files may be some QuickTime movies or video clips exported from editing software or footages captured by cameras. But no matter where your MOV files come from, you'll find it's sometimes hard to upload them to some video sharing websites like DailyMotion or embed them on your own website. In this moment, you may want to convert MOV(QuickTime) to FLV because FLV is a preferred format for streaming video over internet. If so, a MOV to FLV helper is indispensable for you. Here, I supply you two versions of this tool. You can choose one according to your operation system.
If you are one of Mac users, you can follow this step-by-step tutorial below which introduces how to convert MOV(QuickTime) to FLV for Mac (Snow Leopard,Mountain Lion, Lion included) by using this smart Video Converter for Mac. However for Windows users, the operation procedures are very similar. You can also refer to this following guide and pay your attention to some tiny differences listed in the end of this article.
Step 1: Import MOV files(QuickTime) to MOV to FLV converter Mac
Install and run this smart app. Then you have two ways to import MOV files. You can choose any one. Choose "Load Media Files" in "File" menu to add MOV files to this program or directly drag one or more MOV files to it.
Step2: Choose FLV as the output format
Select FLV in the format drop-down list. Of course, you can also set video Resolution, Frame Rate, Bit Rate and Code etc. by clicking the gear icon at the top right corner of the format option.
Note: At this time, if you want to edit your videos, you can use this app's editing functions.
Step 3: Start MOV(QuickTime) to FLV Mac conversion
When you're very satisfied with the video effect, the last thing you need to do is to hit "Convert" to convert MOV(QuickTime) to FLV Mac. When the conversion is done, you can get a MOV file. Now, you can put this output FLV video on your web or on some video sharing websites like DailyMotion.
Some tiny differences for Windows version:
- Apart from the above two methods to add videos, this Windows one provides another way. Just click on the menu bar to navigate to the MOV files you want to import.
- If you just want to upload MOV to YouTube, you can select an optimized YouTube format directly in the format list, instead of choosing FLV files.
Also, you can refer to a video tutorial: