What is FLV?
The FLV format has established itself as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Metacafe, Reuters.com, and many other news providers.
How to Convert FLV to iPad Video on Mac
FLV files cannot be directly transferred to iPad for playing. You need to convert FLV to iPad compatible video format (MP4/MOV/M4V) first. To convert FLV to iPad video on Mac, the ideal app is iSkysoft Video Converter. It provides optimized profiles for all models of iPad, including, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3 (the New iPad), iPad 2 and iPad 1. Besides, the converted video will be automatically added to iTunes, ready to be synced with your iPad.
Now let me walk you through the steps to convert FLV to iPad video on Mac using iSkysoft Video Converter:
Step 1. Launch Mac Video Converter and Add FLV Files
Download and install iSkysoft Video Converter onto your Mac. Launch the program. Drag & drop FLV files to the program. Or go to “File” menu and choose “Load Media Files” to locate the files you want to add.
Mac Video Converter supports batch conversion. It allows you to import several media files at one time so that you can convert several video files in one go and enjoy fast conversion speed. To select multiple files, drag your mouse to select files or select files while holding Shift or Command key on keyword.
Step 2. Choose Output Format
Mac video converter provides diverse optimized presets including iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, PS3 Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo Wii, Samsung Galaxy, SanDisk Sansa, and more. To convert FLV to iPad video on Mac, just go to Devices and select your iPad model.
Step 3. Start to Convert FLV to iPad Video
Click the “Convert” button to start to convert FLV to iPad video and then you can just go out for a walk or take a nap. When done, go the default output folder to play the converted video, or go to iTunes to sync your video.