|MovKit DVD Ripper Pro :: Flv
FLV is the format for Flash video files. Supported from
version 7, FLV is now the preferred format for delivering video
clips via Flash. it is a special file type used for Flash video.
This file type is not played back directly 鈥?it must be embedded in
(or linked from) an SWF file. How Flash Video Works please go to this link
Nowadays, broadband connections are widespread amongst the
internet. Finally, video can be effectively added to website. But
which format to go for? (Flash!). And how to get it done? This
article features some tips and tricks for compressing and
delivering video to the web.
There are a couple of interesting video formats available for the
web. So which one to go for? Nowadays, the best option is the Flash
Video (FLV) format. Why? Well, because Google thinks so.
Note the sheer difference in web coverage and installer file
size between Flash and the other formats. Also, installing the
flash plugin doesn't require you to fill in tons of forms,
subscribing you to redundant services and filling your mailbox with
spam. Real is notably good in that, that is, if you can find the
button for the free player at all ..
The video quality of most video formats is quite similar, except
for the MP4 format which results in a slightly better size-quality
performance. MPG compression is shitty, a thing from the past.
Quicktime 7 introduced a superior new codec, H.264, last year.
Also, Flash Player 8 introduced a similar impressive new codec, the
ON2 VP6. What does this mean? If you use one of these two formats
you get great video quality at small filesizes, but since the
software is quite new, it's possible that your visitors first have
to upgrade their plugin. Note that this runs automatically with
The only weak point of the flash player is that it only supports
its native FLV format, so you'll have to convert your existing
videos to the FLV format. But in most cases your original video
material will be way too big for the web anyway. and more information
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