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How to Convert and Play FLV to iPhone

An FLV file (.flv) is a "Flash Video" file, a proprietary file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player, many Videos downloaded from Youtube, Google, Mayspace, etc online video sites are in FLV format, while iPhone only supports MP4 format, that is to say, all your favorite downloaded FLV video collections cannot be played on iPhone directly. How to make it? One word, converting YouTube FLV to iPhone compatible formats (MP4). The following is the right tutorial on how to convert FLV to iPhone.

The tool we need:
A FLV to iPhone Converter - Video Converter Ultimate(Windows 7 Compatible). It can easily convert FLV to iPhone/iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS in high quality with amazing video editing function, plus, it also supports many other kinds of digital devices such as iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Zune, Xbox360, BlackBerry, Mobile Phone, PPC, etc.

Step by step instruction to convert FLV to iPhone:

1 Import files

Download a free trial of Video Converter, install and run it. then Click "File" on menu bar to load FLV files from your computer to the program.

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2 Choose an iPhone format for output

Click "Profile" to open the formats window. Here are all the formats of output that the Video Converter supported. Select "iPhone 3GS MPEG-4 Video (*mp4)" or other iPhone formats from submenu of "iPhone" for output, the default setting is recommend to use.

FLV to iPhone Output format

Advanced users also can click "Advanced" to customize output Video Audio parameters on Advanced Window, such as bit rate, encoder, channel, etc.

FLV to iPhone output settings

Note: Want to view your movie more perfect on iPhone, Video Converter Ultimate provides amazing video editing functions like Cropping (cut off the black edge of FLV movie), Clipping (trim your favorite segment of video to convert), etc, you can DIY your video before FLV to iPhone Conversion.

3 Start to Convert FLV to iPhone/iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS

Just click "Convert" to convert FLV to iPhone supported files. after conversion finished, click "Open Output" to open the output folder to access output files.

4 Transfer Video files to iPhone

1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone.

2. Click "Add files to library" to Drag your converted FLV files(*.mp4 file) from computer into your iTunes library.

3. Go to your iPhone's page in iTunes and select the "Video" tab. Make sure your newly added movie is selected for syncing.

4. Sync your iPhone, once the transfer is complete you should be able to find your new video on the video menu under "Movies".

Now you can enjoy all your favorite YouTube FLV video collections on iPhone any time anywhere! Try now by yourself! You will find how easy to convert FLV to iPhone!

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