Q: "I have a bunch of FLV files that I want to convert to AVI. Also, I don't want to lose quality. What program should I use to do that? I'd prefer one that lets me do batch conversion. Please help me with this." - rocketman778 from VideoHelp
As the above user from VideoHelp, you may download some videos in FLV format from YouTube or other video platforms. To play the videos in other devices and media players, you need to convert FLV to another more compatible video format like AVI. Here will show you two programs and guide you on how to use them to convert FLV to AVI practically.
- Part 1. Lossless Batch Converter to Convert FLV to AVI
- Part 2. Free Online Tool to Convert FLV to AVI
- Part 3. What Is FLV/AVI
Part 1. How to Convert FLV to AVI with Joyoshare Video Converter
The primal way to convert FLV file to AVI is using Joyoshare Video Converter. It is an all-in-one video converter, due to it can convert video, edit video and rip DVD. It is able to convert a batch of FLV files to AVI with lossless quality and high-speed conversion. With this software, you can convert video in any formats, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, TS, M4V, DV, MPEG, WebM, 3GP, ASF, OGV, etc. After the flawless conversion, you can send the converted video to any compatible devices, like Samsung TV, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, LG TV, etc.
It has a built-in video converter. You can use it to edit the video by trimming, cropping, taking snapshots, adding watermarks, and adjusting audios. If you need to convert DVD to digital video format, you can use this video converter to remove various limitations from the DVD and rip it in 150+ formats.
Key Feature of Joyoshare Video Converter:
Convert FLV to MP4, AVI, and more formats losslessly
Can preview video and edit video
Output video at 60X conversion speed
Support iPhone, iPad, Huawei, HTC, and other devices
Step 1Run Joyoshare FLV to AVI Converter
First of all, open the program on a Windows or Mac computer. Then, add FLV files to Joyoshare Video Converter. You can drag the FLV from a folder or click "Add Files" to open the FLV files.
Step 2Select AVI as output format
After loading the FLV files on the software, find the "Format" button at the lower-left corner. Hit on it. Then select "High-Speed mode". You can convert FLV to AVI quickly and losslessly under this mode. Choose AVI format under the "General Video" option. As you can see, there is another mode - "Encoding mode". This mode allows you to change the video's bit rate, frame rate, codec, and resolution.
Step 3Edit FLV (optional)
If you long for editing the video, it is better to select "Encoding mode". Then you can edit the FLV video by tapping on the "Edit" button next to the file. Then the video editor will appear. You are allowed to rotate video, adjust brightness, add frame, trim video, embed watermark, and so on.
Step 4Start converting FLV to AVI
Begin the conversion of FLV to AVI by lightly pressing the "Convert" button at the bottom right corner. If you need to join all the videos together, you can check "Merge all into one file" before the converting process. Finally, you manage the AVI videos on a new window by clicking the "Converted" option.
Part 2. How to Convert FLV to AVI OnlineYou may realize that you can also convert FLV files to AVI using online video converters. It is a suited way for you who only have a few FLV videos to convert. ONLINE-CONVERT.COM is a free file converting tool. You can obtain it on any browser. It is specialized in converting FLV to AVI. It allows you to upload and convert several files at a time.
Step 1: Visit ONLINE-CONVERT.COM. Then find the "Video Converter" option. Select "Convert to AVI" and click "Go";
Step 2: Upload files from your computer by clicking "Choose Files". You can enter URL to upload the FLV, too;
Step 3: It offers you additional options to customize the FLV, like changing screen size, cutting video, and so on;
Step 4: Tap on the "Start conversion" button to convert FLV to AVI. Once the conversion is done, you can download the AVI files and save them to your computer.
Part 3. What Is FLV/AVI
Flash Video (FLV) is a container file format. It can deliver digital video content including TV shows, music videos, movies, etc. over the Internet via Adobe Flash Player 6 and later versions. There are two different Flash Video file formats. One is FLV and the other is F4V. FLV was created by Macromedia in 2003. Also, some SWF files will embed Flash Video content. AVI, Audio Video Interleave, its filename extension is .avi. It is a multimedia container format that is developed by Microsoft. AVI files comprise video and audio. File in AVI format has a feature that is seldom used. It supports multiple streaming audio and video.