Even though FLV files are pretty common at this point, MP4s remain as the leader of video file formats for most electronic devices. If you do have a FLV file though and are trying to convert FLV to MP4, luckily it's pretty easy to do. For your convenience, we've put together a guide on how to convert FLV to MP4 for both Windows, Mac OS X, and online file conversions.
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FLV to MP4 Conversion
There are many ways to convert FLV file formats to MP4. Below you will find a mix of free and premium softwares along with online video converters.
Convert FLV to MP4 Online
Online-Convert is one of the most popular online conversions tools to transfer FLV to MP4 file formats. This MP4 converter lets you convert files easily to MP4 files with its high quality conversion tool. The problem with most online conversion tools is the amount of ad traps on the website though. Be sure to stay away from big download ads or “Start Now” ads. The convert buttons are relatively small and inconspicuous.
Step 1: Visit Online-Convert.com.
Step 2: Upload your video or enter a URL that you wish to convert.
Step 3: Choose the preset of the quality you wish the video to be.
Step 4: Click convert file.
FLV to MP4 Windows Converter
Free FLV to MP4 is one of the best file converters and lives up to its name with the free option. The premium version does allow you to edit videos and offers more options, but in our opinion, the free version works just fine.
Step 1: Head to Free FLV to MP4 Converts download page and click Download Now.
Step 2: Once the software has been installed on your computer, click Add File in the upper-left corner of Free FLV to MP4.
Step 3: Open the drop-down menu next to “Profile.” From there, select the device that the MP4 file will play on.
Step 4: Choose a save location and click the turquoise Convert button.
Step 5: Once the conversion to MP4 is complete, you can enjoy the newly converted MP4 file.
FLV to MP4 Mac OS X Converter
The Free MP4 Converter app for Mac OS X is one of the best lightweight, freemium apps to convert FLV to MP4.
Step 1: Go to the app's page here and click Open in the Mac App Store.
Step 2: Once you have added the software to your computer, open the Free MP4 Converter.
Step 3: Click Add Video in the upper-left corner of the app and select the FLV file you wish to convert.
Step 4: Open the drop down menu next to profile and select the device you intend to use the MP4 file on.
Step 5: Choose a save location and click the blue Convert button.
Step 6: Enjoy your new MP4 file format!