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2 Free Methods to Convert Flash to FLV Video

Though the fall of Adobe Flash Player is a known story, it does little harm to the dominance of Flash in entertaining fields. Till now, Flash is still widely employed in various fields like online gaming or online video watching. As a consequence, the market is trying to find perfect Adobe Flash Player alternatives to help users enjoy Flash movies at ease. However, Flash is so unique that it won’t be supported by most mainstream media players and even video editors. Therefore, the conversion from Flash to FLV video seems to be quite necessary.

In fact, converting Flash movie to FLV video is of great benefits to users. For one thing, users can share the interesting Flash content with friends by uploading it to YouTube after the conversion. For another, users are allowed to edit the Flash file with easy-to-use editors like Windows Movie Maker after the conversion. Though there are plenty of decent SWF to FLV converters in the market, most of them charge. Therefore, two free methods on converting Flash to Flash video will be covered here to help users better enjoy the fun of Flash movies.

Method One: Record Flash with Screencast-O-Matic

As a professional screen recorder, Screencast-O-Matic enables users to record everything on the screen at ease. Moreover, Screencast-O-Matic not only allows users to set the output format of the recorded video as FLV/MP4/AVI/GIF file, but also upload the recorded video to YouTube directly. Therefore, here is the strategy of converting Flash to FLV video with Screencast-O-Matic. Users can record those online or downloaded Flash with this screen recorder and then save the recorded video as FLV video.

Step 1: Download and launch Screencast-O-Matic, open the Flash file one desires to convert to FLV video and then open the video recorder. Fix the recording window to the appropriate size of the Flash movie.

Set the recording area

Step 2: Click “Start” button or press “Alt+P” keys to start the recording process. As the Flash movie finishes, click “Done” button to finish the recording.

Record the screen

Step 3: Click “Publish to Video File” and then set the output file as FLV video in the drop-down menu of “Video Type“. After that, click “Save Video” button to start the conversion from Flash to FLV. However, users have to tolerate the irritating black margin once they fail to get the appropriate recording size.

Export as FLV video

Method Two: Convert Flash with converters

Since it is not an easy task to get a powerful and free Flash to FLV video converter, this method will introduce users how to manage the conversion in an indirect way with two free converters. What users get to do is to convert Flash SWF to 3GP video with Moyea SWF to 3GP Converter and then convert the 3GP file to FLV video with Moyea Video4Web Converter. Though the method may seem to be quite complicated, it can provide users decent FLV video without the annoying black margin.

Step 1: Download and launch Moyea SWF to 3GP Converter. Open it and click “Input” tab and then choose “From Folder” option in the drop-down menu of “Browser…” to import downloaded Flash file.

Import Flash file

Step 2: Click “Export” tab and then set the Flash file to 3GP video in the drop-down menu of “Style“. After that, click “Convert” tab to enter into corresponding panel where users can manage the conversion from Flash file to 3GP video.

Convert Flash to 3GP

Step 3: Download and launch Moyea Video4Web Converter. Open it and then import the 3GP video with “Add Video Files” option in the drop-down menu of “File“.

Import the 3GP video

Step 4: Set the output video as FLV file in the drop-down menu of “Profile“. Then click “Edit” button to enter into Video Edit panel where users can wipe out the black margin of the video with “Crop” tab.

Convert 3GP to FLV

Step 5: After that, click Convert button to manage the conversion process from 3GP to FLV. As the conversion ends, users have succeeded in converting Flash file to FLV video.  

2 Apps to Record Flash Game for YouTube

Featured by rough video quality and simple operations, Flash game still plays an important role in the gaming field. Abundant in quantity and small in storage, Flash game is much favored by players. Moreover, players can not only find the Flash version of NES games like Super Mario but also Flash version of the latest games like FIFA 2012. However, not all the Flash games are easy to play.

“Are there any tips on Flash game Crimson Room?” Since there are difficult Flash games, various questions like the above one are asked to seek for guidance. If you happen to be good at this Flash game, you may just as well record the Flash game and then upload the recorded video to YouTube. Recording Flash game for YouTube is not only a time-saving method but also an efficient and simple way to help those green hands out.

However, to record Flash game for YouTube, we need the support of a powerful video reorder that can export the video as Flash video for YouTube. Therefore, this post will present you two apps to help you manage it.

I. Moyea SWF to Video Converter

Though Moyea SWF to Video Converter is not a screen recorder, it enables you to record the Flash game and then convert the recorded video to FLV file for YouTube. You can manage it with just a few clicks, follow those steps.

1. Download the Flash game from the Internet with Moyea Free Flash Downloader.

2. Open Moyea SWF to Video Converter, click “Browser…” button and then choose “From Folder” option to import the downloaded Flash game.

Import SWF

3. Click “Export” tab, check “Video” and then set the output video as FLV file for YouTube in the drop-down menu of “Style“.


4. Click “Settings” button in the “Export” tab to enter Settings panel. Then set corresponding video parameters like video size and video codec.

Customize video

5. Click “Convert” tab to enter a new panel. Then click “Play and Capture” when you start playing and click “Finish” button when you have finished the Flash game. After that, the recorded video will be converted to FLV file for YouTube soon.

Start recording

II. Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic is a powerful screen recorder that enables you to record the Flash game freely. Moreover, one can keep the recorded video as YouTube video and even upload the video to YouTube automatically.

1. Download and launch Screencast-O-Matic and then open the web page where the Flash game rests.

2. Then customize the recording area as the same size of the window with the cursor. Click the red button in the panel to start the capturing.

Set recording area

3. Press “”Alt+P” button in the keyboard to pause. After that, click “Done” button to finish the recording process.

Record flash game

4. Click “Publish to YouTube HD” icon, fill in the necessary information including “Title“, “Description“, “YouTube Account“, etc. and then click “Upload to YouTube” button.

Publish to YouTube

Those are the two apps for you to record Flash game for YouTube. In general, they all gain their advantages and disadvantages. Moyea SWF to Video Converter is a more powerful tool to help you record Flash game and Screen-O-Matic can help you to record various other games besides Flash game.