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How to Convert F4V to MP4 with Original Quality on Windows (10)/Mac

How to convert F4V to MP4 with original quality on Windows (10) and Mac? Check the 3 easy steps below.


1. What Is F4V and How to Play F4V File?
2. An Easy Tool to Convert F4V to MP4
3. How to Convert F4V to MP4 in 3 Steps?
4. F4V vs FLV vs MP4
5. Best Free F4V Player Windows 10 and Mac

1. What is F4V and How to Play F4V Video File?

F4V, similar to FLV, is also a flash video format. Both F4V and FLV are supported in Adobe Flash Player and developed by Adobe Systems. Since FLV has certain limits to stream H.264/AAC, Adobe developed F4V after FLV. F4V files are flash MP4/MPEG-4 video files able to contain H.264 video and AAC audio content. Players can open and play F4V video include 5KPlayer, VLC, Adobe's Flash Player, Windows Media Player. Many other players and devices don't support playing F4V file.

If you download some F4V videos online and want to play them on MP4 video players or iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. you need to convert F4V to MP4 which is compatible with most players and mobiles.

2. Best Tool to Convert F4V to MP4

To convert F4V to MP4, a powerful and easy-to-use video converter will be a good help. Take the first-ranked video converter for Windows (10) – WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe – to easily change F4V to MP4 format in a few clicks. Mac version is also provided. Check what this best F4V converter can do:

Best F4V to MP4 Converter

* Easily convert F4V, MP4, FLV, SWF, MPEG, H.264, AVI, WMV, MOV, 4K/HD MKV, HEVC/H.265, M2TS, AVCHD, MOD and almost all videos from one format to another with high quality.

* The outputs include 370+ video/audio codecs and 420+ popular device profiles.

* Free download 1080p/720p movies (Hollywood/Bollywood), 8K/4K/HD/SD videos, hot music videos, MP3 music from YouTube, Dailymotion, Facebook, Vevo and 1000+ sites.

* Video conversion speed is 5X faster than others thanks to its Hyper-threading, Multi-core CPU, and Advanced Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC hardware acceleration tech.

* The output quality can keep original or be better with built-in High Quality Engine and De-interlacing Engine.

* Freely adjust video/audio parameters like changing format, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc.

* Edit video. Trim, crop, expand, merge video, add external SRT subtitles to video.

3. How to Convert F4V to MP4 on Windows (10) and Mac – 3 Steps

Free download and install the best F4V to MP4 converter – WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe – on Windows 10/8/7, etc. or free download its Mac version, and follow the 3 simple steps below to easily convert F4V to MP4. Batch conversion is supported.

Convert F4V to MP4 with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Step 1 – Load source F4V file
Launch WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and click +Video icon to select and add source F4V video files into the program from computer.

Step 2 – Choose MP4 as output
Browse the list of output formats/profiles and select MP4 as the output video format. And click OK.

You can edit the F4V file before converting to MP4 by clicking Edit button, e.g. trim clips of video, crop video to remove unwanted areas, add external SRT subtitles, etc.
Besides, you can click Settings icon to freely change video/audio parameters to get desired output effects.

Step 3 – Start F4V to MP4 conversion
Next you can click Browse to set a folder to save the converted video file. Then hit RUN to start converting F4V to MP4 with original quality at ultrafast speed on Windows (10) or Mac. You can play F4V video on iPhone, iPad, Android or other mobiles with ease now.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe ★★★★★ Rating: 5 OS: Windows & Mac
Best fast (F4V) video converter and video/movie free downloader can convert almost all videos from one format to another; free download 8K/4K/HD 1080p/720p videos/movies/music videos and MP3 songs from YouTube and 1000+ sites; trim, crop, merge, subtitle video; make beautiful photo slideshow videos with background music.

4. F4V vs FLV vs MP4 – Why Convert FLV/F4V to MP4

1) F4V and FLV are two kinds of flash video file formats. F4V is especially developed to support H.264/AAC streaming content and it is very similar with MP4 format, while FLV supports codecs like VP6 or Sorenson Spark.

2) FLV is mainly used in online video streaming and is used by websites like YouTube, Hulu, and others. In comparison, MP4 is used widely by portable devices like mobile phones, media players, and more.

3) MP4 is compatible with most media players and devices while FLV/F4V can only be recognized and played by a few players.

4) MP4 is fully compatible with H.264/AAC while FLV isn't.

5) MP4 supports menus, subtitles, chapters while FLV doesn't. The subtitles in FLV are always embedded into the video.

5. Best Free F4V Player for Windows (10) and Mac – 5KPlayer

Sometimes you may not want to convert F4V to MP4 and just want to play F4V on PC/Mac. For playing the downloaded F4V videos on Windows (10) PC and Mac, 5KPlayer is the best choice. This 100% clean, safe and free media player for PC and Mac can play almost all videos, audios as well as DVD movies with no hassle by delivering original image quality. Extremely user-friendly. You can just import F4V, MP4 or any other source video and this smart free player software will auto play the video for you in crisp quality.

6. Related External Sources from Wiki

Flash Video: Flash Video is a container file format used to deliver digital video content (e.g., TV shows, movies, etc.) over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player version 6 and newer. Flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. There are two different video file formats known as Flash Video: FLV and F4V...

MP4: MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images…

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