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iPad and FLV Files

Posted on 2012-03-21
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I have a few movies files that are .flv.  These are not compatible with the ipad.  What do i need to convert them to and does anyone know of a free converter?
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You need to convert to mp4, m4v, or mov.

There are a variety converters--what operating system do you use--MAC, Windows or Linux?
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i am using windows 7
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SUPER Media File Converter... it's not pretty, but it will convert just about everything to anything.

http://www.erightsoft.com/S6Kg1.html
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As mentioned above: Handbrake.

If you want to be different:  http://winff.org/
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There is also another called AVS. It does MANY formats.. not a FREE solution but it is pretty awesome and it can rip a DVD and put it into a file for watching on your Ipad or iphone/ ipod.

http://www.avs4you.com/AVS-Video-Converter.aspx?sct=inc&ct=msn&cid=85

I cant remember if the demo lets you have a few free converts or if it stops after a certain time length.

Pretty cheap for the functionality.

You need to convert to mp4, m4v, or mov. The Mpeg4 and Quicktime formats are what apple runs off of.

one day apple may make love with adobe.. but its not
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