What is FLV? Flash Video is a file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player (initially produced by Macromedia) versions 6–10. Until version 9 update 2 of the Flash Player, Flash Video referred to a proprietary file format, having the extension FLV. The most recent public release of Flash Player supports H.264 video and HE-AAC audio. Flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com, metacafe, and many other news providers. FLV Downloader for Mac is a versatile FLV downloader and converter for Mac users. As a Mac FLV downloader, the program helps you easily batch download and save streaming flash videos from most streaming video websites like YouTube, Yahoo, Google Video, Break, Metacafe, MySpace, The New York Times, ifilm, Gofish, Youku, 56, Tudou, etc. Further more, Mac FLV downloader can convert downloaded FLV video to video and audio formats inlcuding MP4, M4V, MPEG4, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MPG, ASF, M4A, AAC, MP3, AC3, OGG and APE and so on for mobile players such as iPod, iPhone, PSP, PS3, Apple TV, iRiver, Creative Zen, and so forth.. FLV Downloader for Mac is the most cost effective way to download and convert FLV files for Mac OS X..
Tutorial: Download online FLV video on Mac with Mac FLV Downloader. First, download FLV Downloader for Mac here then begin to download and convert online FLV video as followed three steps:
Step 1: Launch FLV Downloader for Mac and Login your Mac account When first launch Mac FLV Downloader, it pops up a window like below asking you to input your Mac login account. This step is very important for the program’s Sniffer function.
Step 2:Download online FLV videos Enter into any popular video-sharing sites, when play your favorite FLV videos, the program Mac FLV Downloader will automatically detect and download the FLV videos.
Step 3: Convert the downloaded FLV videos on Mac Locate the files you want to convert, press the Convert button, and select the output format, then specify the output directory, finally hit OK button to start conversion.
After the conversion, you can put the converted files to your iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV or PS3 etc. and enjoy your favorite websites videos on the go. Tips: Tip 1: FLV video player for Mac With FLV downloader for Mac, you can watch the downloaded FLV videos by click PLAY button.
Tip 2: Import local FLV video on Mac You can play your local FLV videos or convert them to desired video files.