How to convert AVI to FLV ?

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How to convert AVI to FLV ?

Post by Agent » Sat Mar 05, 2005 1:59 pm

Hi!

Is there any program that could convert my avi files to flv?
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Post by rylleman » Sat Mar 05, 2005 2:07 pm

Sorenson Squeeze is the best conversion tool that I know of, exellent with flv and quicktime.
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Post by Lost Marble » Sat Mar 05, 2005 5:38 pm

Or here's a free encoder you can try:

http://www.rivavx.de/index.php?encoder&L=3
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Post by Agent » Sat Mar 05, 2005 7:05 pm

thank you all

anyway i choose the last one, its free and simple. great :)
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Post by Rhoel » Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:14 pm

Check out the very excellent free Miro Video Converter as it will create Theora and WebM (vp8) videos which are now the default standard for HTML 5 - for many good reasons, Flash and mpeg are being depreciated from the web.

It also outputs a very wide range of films formats ready-to-play on Android, iPhones, etc. You can also strip audio out of FLV and other formats into mp3 ... alelgedly a great way to get ambient tracks from Youtube clips :-)

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Post by jahnocli » Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:21 pm

Rhoel wrote:...for many good reasons, Flash and mpeg are being depreciated from the web.
Could you explain why Flash "being depreciated" is a good reason? Just interested in why that would be...
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Post by JaMike » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:11 pm

jahnocli wrote:Could you explain why Flash "being depreciated" is a good reason? Just interested in why that would be...
Well, for one thing, it's not good for a single company to own the standard format (i.e. Adobe).

And I think the term is "deprecate" but don't quote me on that.
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Post by GCharb » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:20 pm

Both deprecated and depreciated can apply here.

By depreciated he means that mpg and Flash are not the favored mediums for the Web, that they are being replaced by content creators by other formats.

As far as html5, I do like it, but it is not the favored means of developing for the Web, at least not yet, plain old html still is the champion for now and it will remain so as long as MS will not comply with the standards, as if they will ever do! :)
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Post by jahnocli » Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:40 pm

JaMike wrote:Well, for one thing, it's not good for a single company to own the standard format (i.e. Adobe).
Er...I thought the .swf format was open?
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Post by GCharb » Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:58 pm

It is open, several open source compiler exist, also allows SM to make its own compiler for AS I guess!
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Post by Rhoel » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:01 am

One of the key reasons for Flash being dropped was its security record: Check Symantec's web site or wikipedia for details of the remote vector attacks - it became a serious security problem, to such an extent new software plug-ins were issued to disable scripting from Flash.

In HTML 5, the new <video> and <audio> parameters handle video much more efficiently, especially on smart-phones. iPads and Android.

Mpeg got killed over its licensing: The consortium who handle the rights elected to call in the charges, a move that reportedly incensed Google so much they removed all support for it in Chrome. WebM (the Theora, OGG and vobris family of codex) is totally license free, hence its adoption for the web. I have tested the Miro converter and build HTML5 pages with it and I'm very pleased with the results.

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