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How to Extract Flash Video from Website in Mac/Windows

Flash video, also known as FLV extension, is the video file format most suitable to answer your online video watching entertainment needs. With good high quality, it is mostly used by leading video sharing services, podcasts and live streaming sites. Whether its music or videos, it is now a favorite pastime for most people to download from the popular video sites. But what to do when the network speed is so slow that the videos cannot play smoothly?

With this powerful tool, extracting Flash videos from video sharing sites will be a piece of cake. YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Veoh, CBS, TED, VEVO, Ustream and more than 1000+ popular sites are well supported. The downloading process is so straightforward that you can download any video you are longing for with only one click. Converting is another useful feature of this video downloader. It can not only help you convert downloaded files into other formats like MP4, MOV, AVI and more, but also allow you to import local files for conversion, enabling you to enjoy your videos anytime and anywhere you like.

Why not just get this simple and effective application to extract any video from online in any popular format and enjoy online video offline?

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How to extract video from website with ease

The following will highlight some easy steps that can guide you to capture Flash videos from website while using YouTube Downloader for Mac. The way to get videos from webpage in Windows is the same.

1Find the video you want to capture

The initial thing is to launch the program and get to the main interface. Then open your web browser and visit the video sharing website to locate your favorite videos.

Windows version is equipped with a built-in browser. Simply click the Online Video menu on the top of the interface to access to the browser. You can input the website URL in the address bar to visit target site.

2Extract the video from webpage

When you play the video in the webpage, you will see a Download button floating on the top right corner of the video. Click on this button to add this file to the download queue. (The Download plug-in is compatible with Safari, Chrome and Firefox.)

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In addition, you are also provided with another two simple ways to catch video:

1> Drag the video URL from web browser to the program.

2> Copy the video URL in the address bar and then come back to the program and click Paste URL on the top left corner of the interface.

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You can choose any of these options to extract and save the video files and the downloading process will start immediately.

Note: To check the downloading progress, please click the Downloading tab on the left side of the interface.

3Convert extracted Flash videos to any format you want

Now, once you have completed the downloading process, you are free to convert those files to any of the popular audio or video formats such as MP3, MOV, AVI, MP4, WMV or M4A. Moreover, some video presets for mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Zune, PSP, Xbox 360, Android and more are provided, allowing you to convert download Flash videos to fit your portable device.

It's quite simple to convert a video: click the Convert button at the right side of each clip; select the output format in the pop-up window and then click OK in order to begin the process to get your videos in practically any format that you need.

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Tips: For registered users, you can set the output format for your files before downloading. To do this, you can turn on the Download then Convert button on the top right corner of the program and select a format according to your needs. Then the program will automatically start converting after the files are downloaded.

Below is a video tutorial on how to extract video from website:

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