FLV and F4V are two video formats that are known as Flash videos, which are widely used to deliver video over the Internet. Flash videos load fast and thus enabling users to save much more download time. Therefore, popular video sharing websites like YouTube, Hulu, VEVO, Yahoo! Video, Metacafe all prefer this video format. When surfing the Internet, you may have found that Flash video is everywhere on the web, on video sharing websites, new sites, blogs, etc. And there must be times when you want to download Flash video on Mac so that you can play and watch those videos offline or anywhere as you like. If it's the case, you need a professional Flash video downloader Mac to help you download Flash videos on Mac OS X (Lion and Mountain Lion included) without any hassles.
Among all the available Mac flash downloaders in the market, Aimersoft video downloader for Mac is highly recommended for its high performance in capturing and converting video. With it, you can fast get online Flash videos from popular video websites. In addition, the built-in video converter enables to you convert downloaded Flash files to regular video formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, 3GP, VOB and etc, making the videos well fit different portable devices so that they can be played anywhere you like.
Download the program now and check out the easy steps below to accomplish the FLV downloading on your Macintosh.
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How to grab Flash video for Mac
Windows users please download the Windows Flash downloader, which is compatible with Windows 8/7/XP/Vista.
1Locate the Flash video
The first thing you need to do is launch your web browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE or others) and navigate to the website where the Flash video can be found. Play the video and then go to the download step.
Note: To specify the destination folders for downloaded and converted files, you can click "YouTube Downloader" on the top of the main interface, then select Preferences > Location.
2Download online Flash video
Two ways to capture Flash videos on Mac are provided:
1> Click the "Download" button that appears on the top right corner of the video to save the video in one click.
2> Copy the video's URL from the browser and then click "+ Paste URL" in the left side of the program's main interface. The program will automatically download the target video for you.
Tips: During the process, you can search for more Flash video and download them in the same way since batch downloading is well supported.
3Convert flash video
Once you've successfully downloaded the flash movies to your Mac, you can convert them to new formats if necessary. In that case, simply go to "Downloaded" tab in the right side of the main interface and find the video you want to convert. Then click "Convert" to choose a proper output file format. When the conversion is finished, you can control-click on the video and select "Locate Converted File" to get your video.
Now, you can watch these downloaded Flash videos on your portable devices or share it in your friend circle.
Below is a video tutorial on how to download Flash video on Mac: