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How to Play FLV Files on iPhone (iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus)

Though FLV is a very popular format, Apple's iPhone doesn't recognize it. That is to say, you can't play FLV videos on iPhone directly. So, is there a way to watch FLV on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s Plus/6s/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS? In fact, there is! It'll be quite easy to view FLV movies on iPhone as long as you have a video converter that can convert FLV to iPhone supported formats.

Here the Video Converter Ultimate from Aimersoft, a powerful FLV to iPhone converter, is recommended to convert your FLV video clips to MP4, MOV or M4V for iPhone in Windows (Windows 10). If you're using a Mac, get Mac Video Converter Ultimate to change FLV format for playing on iPhone on Mac (macOS Sierra included).

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How to convert FLV to play on iPhone (iPhone 7)

The step-by-step guide below uses video converter for Windows screenshots to show you how to convert FLV videos for playing on your iPhone. The way to achieve the task on Mac is the same. Just make sure you get the right version and all will be OK.

1Add the FLV videos you want to convert

Open the program and click Add Files to import the FLV videos you'd like to play on iPhone. Or add files by directly dragging the FLV video files to the left item bar. Batch conversion is supported so as to make the whole conversion faster. After the files have been loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, choose subtitles, select audio tracks, etc. And a built-in video editor is provided, enabling you to personalize videos by trimming, cropping, rotating, adding watermarks and more.

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Tips: Besides FLV, this video converter can also convert videos in other regular formats like MKV, WMV, AVI, VOB, ASF, 3GP, M4V, MP4, MPEG, MTS and a ton of other formats to iPhone supported formats. Moreover, it's also an all-in-one video downloader, DVD burner and DVD ripper.

2Choose an output format

To play FLV videos on iPhone, click Output Format > Device > Apple and choose your iPhone model (iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS ) as the output file format. In this way, you will get videos with optimized settings for your iPhone. When all the settings are OK, click Convert to change FLV files for viewing on iPhone.

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3 Transfer the converted files to iPhone for playback

When then conversion completes, click Open Folder to find the iPhone playable videos. After that, add the videos to your iTunes library and sync the movies to your iPhone for enjoyment on the go.

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Tips: The other way to play Flash videos on iPhone is to install a FLV player for iPhone. The best iPhone FLV players include VLC for iPhone, FLV Video Player and BUZZ Player. You can Google to download them. Just make sure the one you want to use is compatible with your iOS and enjoy FLV videos without conversion on iPhone!

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