“How to convert flv. files into .avi files that can be used in Windows Movie Maker? I’ve tried a few online converters and all they do is convert the file into a audio file even though I wanted it to be a avi. file? Do you know one that actually works? I’m using Windows Vista.”
FLV has become the mainstream format, many large-scale video website all use this video format, such as Youtube and Google Video. If you are a frequent visitor to video site, SoundTaxi Media Suite will be your favorite PC tool, it is a web video downloader that can download any web videos automatically and fast from YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, Metacafe, and many others; also a total audio / video converter that can convert any protected and unprotected music and movie files into unprotected MP3, MPEG4, AVI, WMV format.
In addition, SoundTaxi Media Suite can help you
- Convert almost all video files like MOV, VOB, MP4, WMV, FLV to AVI, MP4, WMV format;
- Remove DRM protection from any music and video files;
- Convert any music and movie files to MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A; iles into unprotected MP3, MPEG4, AVI, WMV format.
- Support audio/video conversion for iPod, iPhone, Divx, Zune and other portable media players;
- Download any web video files free from YouTube, Yahoo, Myspace, and many other video websites;
- Transfer any DRM or non-DRM music and videos to iPod;
Vista x32, Windows XP x32, Windows 2003 x32, Vista x64, Windows XP x64 or Windows 2003 x64
Microsoft’s MediaPlayer 9 or higher installed.
Apple’s QuickTime 7.1 or higher installed for iTunes files support.
Guides: How to convert FLV files into AVI on Vista.
Step 1: Download and installed SoundTaxi Media Suite on your Vista PC, then double-click the SoundTaxi Media Suite icon on your desktop, program starts to run and the interface shows as below.
Step 2: You can see there are five functional buttons on ST Media Suite interface, click and choose the first utility, SoundTaxi Pro+VideoRip tool is running, now you can select the download FLV files you want to convert to AVI format.
You will find that when you added a FLV video file into the list, it will be converted into unprotected MP4 automatically, that’s because the default output video format is MP4.
Now we want to convert FLV into AVI on Vista, click the “Settings” button to choose Divx Player video format as the output file format and set the preferences to optimize the output AVI files.
Step 3: After you have done the settings, click “Convert” button, it will quickly complete converting FLV files into AVI on Vista, no need to worry about quality loss.