FLV (Flash Video) is a widely used video format which is used by many streaming websites online. So, if you’ve downloaded videos from those streaming website, videos can be FLV. But, FLV video format is not natively supported by media players. If you want to play them you need to download third-party FLV Players but searching for FLV players is a tedious task what is relatively easy is to convert FLV to MP4 format.
If you can convert FLV video to MP4 video format, then you can play it normally like any other MP4 video in your favorite media player installed on your PC or smartphone. So today, I am telling you 5 easy ways to convert FLV to MP4 quickly. These ways are free and will help you convert FLV to MP4 video with any quality loss in either video resolution or its audio.
I am telling you very simple ways to convert FLV videos to MP4 formats in both desktop and smartphone. So, whichever device you use to watch videos, you can use it to change FLV video to widely supported MP4 video format and enjoy watching them instantly.
1. Using Online FLV to MP4 Video Converters
Probably the easiest way to convert FLV to MP4 is using online FLV to MP4 video converters which are available to use for free. You can convert FLV to MP4 using these sites instantly via desktop or smartphone. However, it is easier to use them via desktop because these sites may work with smartphones too but their layout are designed for desktop.
I am sharing 3 cool online FLV to MP4 converters which allow users to convert FLV videos to Mp4 losslessly:
- Convert to Mp4 (from Online Video Convert)
- FLV to MP4 Converter (by Convert Files)
- Convertio FLV to Mp4 Online Converter
All these online FLV to MP4 converter don’t only allow you to convert your Flash Video file to MP4 but you will be able to convert FLV files to AVI, WMV, MOV, SWF, MPEG, 3GP, DIVX, MKV, XVID and many other popular video formats.
2. Using VLC Media Player
VLC is the most popular third-party media player used by Windows users on their desktop or laptops. It has many advance features which makes it a media player Swiss Army Knife. One of these features is the ability to convert FLV to MP4 video format. If you have VideoLAN or VLC media player installed in your PC then you don’t need to go anywhere to convert your FLV videos to MP4 video format, you can do it using the VLC media player yourself by following these steps:
- Open VLC Media Player
- Click Media button available at the top-bar of VLC. It will show a menu. From this menu, click Convert/Save option, it will open the Convert window. You can also press CTRL+R to open Convert window directly after opening VLC.
- In Convert Windows, click Add button which will open the browse window. Browse through this window to locate and open your desired FLV video from your PC. (You can add multiple videos to convert).
- Once you have added desired FLV video(s), the convert window will show the video path. Click Convert/Save button available at the bottom-right corner of the convert screen.
- On the next screen, select Video – H.264 +Mp3(MP4) Profile, enter the destination file name (with .mp4 extension).
- Finally, click Start button to start the conversion of FLV to MP4 using VLC media player.
Wait for a while, and let VLC convert your FLV video to MP4 Video file. Once it is completed, VLC will show you the converted MP4 file which you can play comfortably in any media player or your PC or smartphone.
3. Using Video Converter
If you have a more rigorous need of conversion and if you want more control over settings and output of your FLV file to Mp4 video then you can use any good video converter. There are many free & paid video converters which allow you to convert FLV to MP4 with several adjustments. You can use any of them. Some of the good video converters I found with the capability to convert FLV to MP4 and many other audio/video formats are:
4. Using FLV to MP4 Offline Converter
All in one media converter which I’ve mentioned above or you might have found on the internet are usually large in size because they don’t only provide the feature to convert only FLV to MP4 videos but they have many other tools & feature to convert many media formats to many different media formats. But, if you have specific need to just convert FLV to MP4 and you’re in a limited or slow internet connection where you can’t download big software or upload your FLV files again and again to online FLV to MP4 converters then, below here I am provided some small FLV to MP4 video converters which are built for only this task and hence, they are small in size:
5. Convert FLV to Mp4 in Android
If you want to convert FLV to Mp4 in your smartphone then you can use the online FLV to MP4 converters which I mentioned above but you can’t use all these video converters with the capability to convert FLV to MP4 in your Android phone as they can only be installed and used in PC. So, if you want to convert FLV to MP4 in Android offline then there is app available for Android too.
Install Video Converter Android on your smartphone which is capable of converting many audio/video formats to many desired audio/video formats including the capabilities of converting FLV to MP4 video converter.
Use Video Converter Android in your smartphone and you’ll be able to convert almost any video formats to MPEG4 and H264 videos, including ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, M2V, M4V, MJPEG, MKV, MOV, MPG, OGG, OGV, RM, RMVB, WEBM, WMV, DV4 etc. and many other audio formats easily directly via your smartphone.
Wrapping it Up
Using all the above methods, I am sure you’ll be able to convert your desired FLV to MP4 video without facing any problem. If you still do, please mention the issue in the comments section below.