Flash video (FLV) is the most popular streaming media format developed by Macromedia, and it has been fully used by some renowned video sharing sites, including YouTube, Google and Yahoo video etc. Because of its small file size, swift loading speed and common use of flash plug-in, FLV is recognized as the best video format for online video sharing. Probably you obtained some funny and wonderful iTunes purchased or rented M4V movies and wanna to share with your friends and upload these videos online, if you are in case like this, the below guide Convert M4V to FLV definitely can take you out of trouble.
M4VGear DRM Media Converter is a powerful M4V to FLV converter, which helps convert M4V to FLV easily and quickly, making M4V to FLV not tricky any more. It can remove DRM from your iTunes movie, TV shows and music videos, and convert iTunes M4V video files to unprotected formats like FLV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc. with 100% lossless output quality on Mac OS (El Capitan and Yosemite included) and Windows OS (Windows 10 included).
Note: This guide will teach you to convert iTunes DRM-ed M4V to FLV with DRM Media Converter for Mac. If you need to convert DRM-ed iTunes M4V video on Windows, you should install Windows version of M4VGear which would perform in a similar way.
A computer with Windows OS or Mac OS
The latest version of iTunes
The latest version of M4VGear M4V to FLV Converter
Add M4V Files
Start up M4VGear for Mac, and click "Add Files" button to select the videos from iTunes library; or add the iTunes videos by dragging and dropping them into M4VGear.
Note: M4VGear supports batch conversion, so that users could add as many files as they want.
Choose FLV as Output Format
Click the video and choose "Universal Flash Video Movie" (FLV) format as output format from the button after "Convert to". You can also set the related video parameters (resolution, frame rate, bit rate, sample rate and audio channel etc). Output format as "Same as source for MP4" or "Same as source for MOV" is highly recommended, which enables users convert at 20 times faster speed while keeping Dolby 5.1 audio track.
Start M4V to FLV Mac conversion
Click "Convert" button to remove DRM and convert iTunes M4V to FLV format. Wait for a while till the conversion is done. After conversion is successfully done, you can click the “history” icon to get the DRM free iTunes movies or TV shows for uploading to YouTube or other video sharing sites freely.
1: About iTunes M4V
M4V is a multimedia DRM-protected video format specifically designed for Apple products such as the iPhone, iTunes store, and iPod. Since m4v is deeply associated with Apple Inc., m4v files are more often than not protected by a copyright — Apple’s FairPlay DRM copyright protection.
2: About FLV
FLV is a Flash video format defined by Adobe Systems used to deliver videos over the Internet. FLV has two different video file formats FLV and F4V. Flash Video has been accepted as the default online video format by many sites. Notable users of it include YouTube, Dailymotion, Myspace, Google Video, Yahoo!, and many other news providers. Flash Video is viewable on most operating systems except iOS, via the Adobe Flash Player and web browser plug-in.
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