What is FLV?

Flash Video (FLV) is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player versions 6–10. The format has quickly established itself as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Metacafe, Reuters.com, and many other news providers.

So, most videos from YouTube, Google Video, Metacafe are FLV format, and not be supported by Apple iPad.

iPad supports the following video formats:

* H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second

* MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second

* Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second

If you want play the FLV files on iPad, you need convert it to the iPad friendly format. Many people would only put it in MP4 format and then transfer to iTunes. Here I would like to introduce you a directly way of converting FLV to iPad.

MacX iPad Video Converter can help you straight convert FLV to iPad on Mac, which provide optimized presets for iPad so you don't need to worry about the settings for your shiny iPad.

How to convert FLV to iPad on Mac

MacX iPad Video Converter makes FLV to iPad conversion routine quite simple. The following will take this FLV to iPad converter Mac for example to introduce the step-by-step guide.

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How to convert FLV to iPad on Mac

Step 1: Load your target FLV file by clicking "Add File".

After free download MacX iPad Video Converter, click "Add File" button to load the FLV files.

Step 2: Choose the Output Video Format.

Select the output video you desire. Here we choose "to iPad".

Step 3: Select Output Folder.

Specify output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

Step 4: Start Conversion.

After finish the above steps, click the "Start" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Note: MacX iPad Video Converter also enables you to convert input video to YouTube FLV, so with this Mac iPad video converter, you can convert the downloaded YouTube video on iPad as well as transfer the video to FLV and upload to YouTube, Metacafe, Myspace, etc.


For more resource: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-video-converter-how-to/convert-flv-to-ipad-on-mac.htm

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