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Why and How do we convert M4V to FLV-Bigasoft will show you

March 9th 2015 by

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Before we talk about convert M4V to FLV, since you are here, I would like to make a guess that you might have come across problems with your videos, problems like: I cannot play the M4V files, or, the M4V files cannot be uploaded to youtube, or my video is not popular. Hence are questions: what is M4V? What is FLV? Why my video is still not popular when it can literarily make me laugh into tears? Are peoples' senses of humor died? How do I convert M4V to FLV and why?

Now let's learn something about M4V and FLV first, once you know what they are, you might figure out why we convert M4V to FLV in these circumstances by yourself.

What is M4V?

M4V is also called MP4-AVC, it is a video container format developed by Apple. M4V is very similar to MP4, it is a special form of MP4 with the extension .m4v or mp4. M4V adopts HD 264 or HD 264/AVC as its video encoder and AAC for its audio encoder. Compared with On2 VP6 H263 Divx, it is of better quality but relatively smaller size. That is why M4V is widely supported on iPod, iPhone, and PlayStation Portable.

What is FLV?

FLV, full name Flash Video, is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player 6 or newer. Quite a number of users of FLV are from YouTube, Hulu, VEVO, Yahoo!Video, matacafe, Reuter.com and many others are news providers. You might wonder why? Good question. This is sure not an accident. FLV is a standard for web-based streaming video (overRTMP). It embedded videos into Flash animations with Flash Player, which means, the visitors of the website will be able to watch FLV videos as long as they are able to watch Flash animations without any extra plug-in.

FLV files are about 1/3 the size of regular videos, for example. A one minute high quality FLV videos is about 1MB while the size of the movie is about 100MB. With its small size, highly quality and less CPU space, it is popular for on line videos. So you can find abundant videos from the internet, even "homemade" ones.

If you want to upload your videos to YouTube, Yahoo!Video or any social website and you do not want to get irritated by the upload speed , most importantly, you want the video that made you laugh would made other hilarious rather than blocking them by the display speed , please try to convert your M4V to FLV .

Now let's download and launch Bigasoft Total Video Coverter for Mac first and we then we can convert M4V to FLV easily by only three steps.

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Step 1 Put in the M4V file that you want to convert into FLV.

Method 1: Drag the file and drop it into the right field of the software

Method 2: Click Add File and choose the file that you want to convert.

Tip: To do batch converting, you can add several files at the same time.

Step 2 Choose the format from the right side of Profile, in this case, choose FLV.

Step 3 Convert.

Tip: If you do not set the destination, the converted file will be automatically stored in the folder named Bigasoft Total Video Converter. If you want to put it somewhere else, you can click Browse button and set the access manually.

why and how do we convert m4v to flv


Bigasoft Total Video Converter for Mac is the most easy way to convert M4V to FLV, it is easy to use, it can do batch converting, it can offer high-quality output FLV, , It works the same way when it is applied to convert HEVC/H.265, AVI, Xvid, DivX, H.264, MP4, 3GP, MKV, WMV, RM, MOV, WTV, MXF, MVI, F4V, Apple ProRes MOV, WebM, VP8, 720p, 1080p, 1080i HD, AVCHD videos between.

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