|Converting from AVI to FLV Format|
Among the various reasons there can be as to why you might want to convert your AVI file to an FLV format, the most common reason why most people try for this is because they might be planning on starting their own website online with streaming videos. You must know that you should not start such a website and share videos online unless they are of the Flash FLV file format; it saves a lot of memory space as the files are compressed when they are in FLV file format and are also easier to share; the most popular websites that stream videos online such as Reuters.com and YouTube all use only FLV video Files.
However do not worry about the conversion either; if all your media files that you wish to share online are in AVI file format it will take you hardly any time to convert them to the FLV file format and then share them online. However for this you would have to download to your computer one of the many AVI to FLV converters that are available online. Many of these are available for free; usually these are the trial versions for a limited period and expire after sometime. You can always begin your conversions with such a free encoder and later on purchase the package if the system suits you.
After you have downloaded the AVI to FLV conversion software on your computer, the rest of the process of conversion is very simple. All you have to do is create a back-up of the AVI files that you wish to convert on your hard drive. You can even do this by simply copying and pasting them to your hard drive, no complicated ritual involved. After you have done this you have to open the conversion software and load all the AVI files that you want to convert, usually there is some command such as an "Add" to do this. After you have added all the AVI files that you are going to convert, select the output the file format as FLV so that the conversion takes place following the right command. After you have done this, all that is left to do is select the destination of storage for the FLV converted files on your computer; you can do this simply by browsing through the various hard drive options. Now there should be nothing left to do except to start the conversion.
The entire process will take as much time depending on the number of AVI files that you are converting. You can be rest assured that the process is hassle free and after you have tried it out; you can buy the conversion software itself.