How to Convert MP4 to FLV (Yosemite included)

FLV, short for Flash Video, has been widely used as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. As we know, most of currently popular video sharing websites like youtube, Hulu and Google Video etc., mainly make use of FLV video format on their webs. If you have downloaded many MP4 files and want to share them on these video websites more conveniently or embed them on your own web, it's advisable for you to convert MP4 to FLV first and then upload the preferred FLV to websites for sharing.

To accomplish MP4 to FLV conversion, you need a great MP4 to FLV converter. Both Mac and Windows version of this app are available via clicking the below download links.

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For Mac users, you can refer to this article which introduces how to convert MP4 to FLV in Mac using this smart Video Converter for Mac (Mountain Lion, Lion supported).  In addition, this article here also tells how to put videos on your own websites.

Part 1 How to convert MP4 to FLV Mac

Step 1: Import MP4 files to MP4 to FLV converter Mac

After installing and running this app, you need to import your MP4 files. This smart MP4 to FLV converter Mac gives you two different ways to do this. You can choose any one.

  • Go to "File"> "Load Media Files" to load the MP4 files you want to add.
  • Directly drag one or more MP4 files to this program.

MP4 to FLV

Step2: Choose FLV in the output format list

Open the format pop-up list and choose FLV in "Web Sharing" option. Of course, you can also name the output files by entering Output Name or set video Resolution, Frame Rate, Bit Rate and Code etc. by clicking the gear icon.

MP4 to FLV converter

Step 3: Start MP4 to FLV Mac conversion

When everything is done, you just need to hit "Convert" to convert MP4 to FLV Mac ( Moutain Lion supported). After the conversion, you can put this output FLV video on your web or publish it on some video sharing websites that accept FLV like YouTube.

Part 2 How to put the converted FLV videos on your own site

Just insert the following Code into web page on your site.


  • - is the name of your web server/site
  • folder - path where FLV file and FLASH PLAYER are located
  • video.flv - name of your FLV file

Further reading:

Video to MP4 Converter : Shares a mart tool to convert video to MP4 for various MP4 players, including smart mobiles, Apple devices etc.

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Aug 01,2015 12:58 pm / Posted by Christine Smith to MP4

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