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FLV to WMV: Convert Video from FLV(Flash Video) to WMV(Windows Media Video) with River Past Video Cleaner, FLV2WMV converter, conversion


What is FLV?

FLV is the video format used by Flash.

FLV (Flash Video) is a proprietary file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player (formerly known as Macromedia Flash Player) version 6, 7, 8, or 9. FLV content may also be embedded within SWF files. Notable users of the FLV format include YouTube, Google Video, Reuters.com Yahoo! Video and MySpace.

To convert FLV video to other formats with River Past software, you need to have CCCP installed.


What is WMV?

WMV stands for Windows Media Video -- developed and controlled by Microsoft. WMV is a generic name of Microsoft's video encoding solutions and doesn't necessarily define the technology what it uses -- since version 7 (WMV7) Microsoft has used its own flavour of MPEG-4 video encoding technology. DivX video format is originally based on hacked WMV codec.

Windows Media Format 11 adds support for HD video up to 1080P. WMF 11 runs only on Windows XP and Vista.

Additional information is available on Microsoft Windows Media page.



Launch River Past Video Cleaner

Once River Past Video Cleaner is installed properly, launch Video Cleaner.



Install Extra Components

To convert from FLV video, Please install CCCP (Combined Community Codec Pack).

CCCP

Add File

Click on the "Add File" button on the tool bar. The standard file open dialog appears. Select "FLV - Flash Video" in its "Files of type" combo box.


Select the file you want to convert and click "Open". The file will be added to the conversion file list.

Note: To convert from FLV files, you must have CCCP installed.

If you cannot add the file, please make sure CCCP is installed.


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Select output format

Use the setting panel on the bottom of the window to control the output format. Click on the toggle to the left of the "Output Format" label to expand the panel. Select "WMV - Windows Media Video" as the "File Type".


Note: To convert to WMV files, you must have Windows Media Format 9 runtime installed.

Change Video Settings

Click on the toggle to the left of the "Video Settings" label to expand the panel.


Select "Specify" under "Size" and/or "Frame rate" to enter the video resolution and/or frame rate.


You can change the compressor, quality, size, and frame rate of the video.

The encoding mode is set to by "Quality" by default. Higher quality setting will result larger file. To control the file size precisely, change the mode to "Constant bitrate".


The bitrate is in the unit of kbit/second. Use this formula to calculate the video size per minute:

Video size/minute (KByte/second) = bitrate / 8 * 60.

Change Audio Settings

Click on the toggle to the left of the "Audio Settings" label to expand the panel.


Select the audio compressor for the conversion. Depending on the compressor, you may also change the sample rate, channel (stereo or mono), bits/sample, and bitrate.


Select output directory

Expand the "Output Directory" panel. Use the "Browse" button to select an output directory.



Convert

Click the "Convert" button on the tool bar.


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