Sep 23, 2021 | Email Conversion

Top 3 Methods to Convert FLV to MP4 - Step by Step Guide

By Deepak Singh Bisht


FLV or Flash Video File is one of the popular video formats. It is one of the leading formats for video streaming. It maintains the quality despite the small file size, hence it is also used in websites. However, to make FLV videos compatible with most video players, you need to convert FLV to MP4.

In this post, we will learn simple ways to convert FLV to MP4. If you have FLV videos file and you are looking for an easy way to convert to MP4, then this post will help you.

How to Convert FLV to MP4?

To do FLV to MP4 conversion, you can use a VLC media player, an online video converter service, and third-party video converters. Here, we will discuss all the methods. You can choose any solution as per your convenience.

Method 1: Convert FLV to MP4 using VLC Media Player

  1. Open VLC Media Player
  2. Go to the Media tab and select the Convert / Save option
  3. From the Open Media screen, click on the Add button and select the FLV file which you want to convert
  4. Select Video file and click on the Convert / Save button
  5. From the convert windows, go to the profile and select MP4 from the dropdown list
  6. Click on the Start button to start FLV to MP4 conversion.

Method 2: Convert FLV to MP4 online

Here we are going to use cloudconvert.com and zamzar.com to perform this conversion. You can choose any online service as per your convenience.

Convert FLV file to MP4 using CloudConvert

  1. Go to the https://cloudconvert.com/flv-to-mp4
  2. Click on the Select File button
  3. Choose the FLV video file which you want to convert and click on the Open button
  4. Click on the Convert button

Change FLV file into MP4 using Zamzar

  1. Go to the https://www.zamzar.com/converters/video/flv-to-mp4/
  2. Click on the Add Files button
  3. Choose the FLV video file which you want to convert and click on the Open button
  4. Click on the Convert Now button

Method 3: Convert FLV to MP4 using FLV to MP4 Converter

Here we are going to use FLV converter and OBS Software. Using these tools, you can easily change FLV to MP4 file format. You can choose any software as per your convenience.

Change FLV files to MP4 using FLV Converter

  1. To download this software, go to the https://www.flv.com/flv-to-mp4.
  2. Install the software and Open it
  3. Click on the folder icon next to Select the video file
  4. Select FLV file which you want to convert and click on the Open button
  5. Select MP4 from the Convert video to dropdown
  6. Click on the folder icon next to the Save to option and provide a location where you want to save converted MP4 video
  7. Click on the Convert Video button to start FLV to MP4 conversion

Convert FLV to MP4 using OBS

  1. Download and Install the OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
  2. Open the software and click on the File menu
  3. Click on Remux Recording
  4. From the Remux Recording window, click on the … icon
  5. Select FLV file which you want to convert and click on the Open button
  6. Under the target file, click on the ... icon
  7. Provide a location where you want to save converted MP4 files and click on the Save button
  8. Click on the Remux button and click on the OK button

Frequently Asked Questions

What media player can play FLV files?

FLV supported media players

  1. VLC Media Player
  2. TONEC Free FLV Player
  3. FLV Media Player
  4. MOYEA FLV Player
  5. AXARA FLV Player

How can I convert FLV to MP4 for free?

You can use a VLC Media player to convert FLV to MP4 for free. You can also use FLV Converter to change FLV files to MP4 for free.

How do I open an FLV file?

There are many video players available that can open FLV files. But I would recommend VLC, TONEC, and FLV media players to open FLV files.

Can I open FLV in Windows Media Player?

Yes. You can open FLV in Windows Media Player. To open FLV, you need to download and install the K-lite Codec. After that, you can open FLV, MP4, AVI, MKV, MPEG, MOV, TS, M2TS, WMV, WebM, and other video files in Windows Media Player.

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