Convert FLV to WEBM

Easily convert your FLV files to WEBM format online.

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This free online tool lets you convert your files from FLV to WEBM format quickly and easily. You can also batch convert FLV to WEBM format by uploading multiple FLV files above.

How to convert FLV to WEBM?

  1. Drag and drop your FLV files in the upload box above
  2. Click on the blue "Convert to WEBM" button to start conversion
  3. Once the conversion finishes, click the “Download” or “Download All” (Zip archive of all files) to download your WEBM files.

What file types are supported?

This FLV to WEBM converter supports conversion of FLV files such as .flv, .f4v, .f4p to WEBM video format. Max file size supported is: 1GB.

What is an FLV (Flash Live Video) file?

Flash Live Video (FLV) is, as the name suggests, a type of Flash video. It is a popular format that delivers high-quality, well-synchronized multimedia content, primarily over the Internet. It is also a media container, and as such, uses codecs to compress file size. FLV uses the open standard ISO/IEC 14496-12:2008, also known as the ISO base media file format, which offers the advantage of flexibility and independence.

 

How to open an FLV file?

By default, FLV opens in Adobe products, namely Animate Creative Cloud (Animate CC) and Flash. It opens best in Adobe Flash version 7 and above. FLV does not support chapters or subtitles, but it does support metadata tags.

 

Since FLV is based on an open standard, it can open in many non-Adobe products. Other programs in which FLV can open include VLC media player, Zoom Player, RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud, Eltima Elmedia Player, and others.

 

Developed by: Adobe

Initial release: 2003

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_Video

https://www.adobe.com/devnet/f4v.html

What is a WEBM (WebM) file?

WebM (WEBM) is a freely-licensed file container designed for the Web. Specifically, it was designed to be compatible with HTML5, originally. It supports chapters, captions, subtitles, metadata tags, streaming, attachments, 3D codecs, 3D containers, and hardware players. WEBM compresses video streams with VP8 or VP9 codecs, and audio with Vorbis or Opus codecs.

 

How to open a WEBM file?

VLC media player and MPlayer can open WEBM files on any operating system (OS). Other good choices for opening WEBM include Winamp for Microsoft Windows OS, and Elmedia for Mac OS X.

 

Microsoft browsers do not have built-in WebM codecs. Therefore, install the codecs separately. However, most browsers support WEBM files.

 

Developed by: Google; CoreCodec, Inc.

Initial release: 2010

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebM

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/webmmf/