AVI, which stands for Audio Video Interleave, is a Container format used by Microsoft's Video for Windows multimedia framework. It is widely used by consumers and even supported by some standalone DVD players. Although still supported in Windows, and suitable for certain formats like DV, it's not a good general purpose container, and even Microsoft uses other containers for their own video formats. FLV is a proprietary file format used to deliver video over the Internet. Notable users of the FLV format include YouTube, Google Video, Reuters.com, Yahoo! Video and MySpace.
The following step by step guide will show you how to convert AVI to FLV for uploading to video streaming website like YouTube, Myspace, Yahoo! Video, etc. using AVI to FLV Converter. Let's take a look at how it performs:
Download and Install AVI to FLV Converter
Download the latest version of AVI to FLV Converter. Install and run it.
Add AVI File
Click the "Add Video" button to import the AVI file. Alternatively, you can click "File -> Add Video Files..." to add the AVI file. You can also batch import AVI files by clicking "File -> Batch Add Video Files".
Choose FLV as Output Format
From the "Profile" drop-down list, choose "Flash Video Movie (*.flv)" as the output format.
Note: You can also adjust the audio/video parameters to customize a specific profile that best fits your needs. Click here to learn more.
Start Converting AVI to FLV
Click the "Start Encode" button to start to convert AVI to FLV.
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