Flash video is a file format that allows delivering digital content like movies, videos, shows and other over the Internet. Flash Videos are played using Adobe Flash Player and has 2 file formats known as FLV and F4V. Majority of the popular video streaming sites like YouTube, Metacafe, Hulu, Vevo, Yahoo and others embed flash videos in their pages as regular format. Highly compressed Flash videos can be smoothly streamed and played on browsers, but if you want to download and rip flash videos, then the process is not an easy one. Moreover, ripped flash videos cannot be further played on other devices as they are not compatible with the format. Thus if you are looking for solutions on how to rip flash video, listed below are the best options.
iTube HD Video Downloader is a software that fits perfect in this condition as it will work like a flash ripper as well as converter. This professional and feature pack tool allows to rip flash and other videos from more than 10,000 sites including YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vevo, Vimeo and others. In addition to flash, over 150 download formats are supported by the software. Batch downloading with playlist and channel download is supported by iTube HD Video Downloader, and it can also extract MP3 and other audio formats from video files. iTube HD Video Downloader also works like a professional converter as it can convert the downloaded videos in array of different formats that are compatible with portable devices.
Listed below are the steps to rip flash videos and then convert them to device compatible formats.
Open the video that you want to rip and copy its URL.
Download, install and launch iTube HD Video Downloader software on your PC. On the upper-right corner of the interface, slide the option of “Download then Convert” to make it ON. Next, select the format in which you wish to convert the downloaded file and click "OK".
Under "Download" tab, click on “+ Paste URL” and the copied link will be automatically pasted.
Downloading and conversion process will start. On the left panel, click “Downloaded” tab to view the downloaded and converted file.
Open the desired Flash video via your browser and copy its URL. Open download-video.com, paste the URL and click "Download".
Download information of the videos will be provided from where select the desired format and resolution to initiate the process.
|Features/Tools||dovideo.com||iTube HD Video Downloader|
|The number of supported sites to rip videos||28 sites, including YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and others.||More than 3,000 including all popular names like YouTube, Facebook, Metacafe, Dailymotion and others.|
|Supported formats||MP4, M4A, 3GP, 3GP and MP3||All major formats, 150+ formats|
|Rip Channels and playlist in batches||No||Yes|
|Rip video and convert automatically||No||Yes|
|Recording online music/videos||No||Yes|
|Ripping video speed (High/Medium/Low)||Medium||High, 3X Faster than regular rippers|
|Merge HD audio and video files automatically||No||Yes|
|Convert local FLV file||No||Yes|
|Rip HD video including 3D/4K||No||Yes|
|Custom download scheduler||No||Yes|
|Supported conversion formats||No conversion feature||More than 150 formats|