How to Download Flash Videos
How to Download Flash Videos
What is Flash Video Format?
Flash Video is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player. There are two different video file formats known as Flash Video: FLV and F4V. FLV was originally developed by Macromedia. Today all of the social video sites broadcast their videos as FLV files. Flash Video has been accepted as the default online video format by many sites. Notable users of it include YouTube, Hulu, VEVO, Yahoo! Video, metacafe, Reuters.com, and many other news providers.
An FLV player is a type of media player that is used for playing Flash video from PC as well as from Internet websites. The following players support FLV files.
- Adobe Media Player
- Media Player Classic
- VLC media player
Flash video recording
It is possible to record online flash videos using stream recorders and screen video capture software. The former is better. I will explain the ways of downloading and saving Flash videos, streamings, games.
Stream Recorder Programs
A stream recorder is a computer program capable of saving a data stream – particularly streaming media such as encoded music or video – to a file, instead of playing it right away. There are plenty number of softwares. But I strongly recommend “Orbit Downloader“. It has lots of advantages. The other alternatives are “Video Downloader Suite” and “Streaming Video Recorder”
Downloading Rich Media Files by Using Orbit Downloader
Orbit Downloader, leader of download manager revolution, is devoted to new generation web (web2.0) downloading, such as videos, musics, movies, files from the most popular web sites. And use Orbit downloader to make general downloading easier and faster.
Orbit Downloader is an Innoshock product. You can download it from here http://www.orbitdownloader.com/download.htm
Main Features Of Orbit Downloader
- Tag your files and manage them easily
The tag function is added to Orbit Downloader, so you can group all the download files by the tags you setted. Click a tag, it will filter the download files which has tagged
- Download music, video and streaming media files from social sites
Orbit Downloader is devoted to new generation web application downloading and provides a total solution to download music and video. So you can download streaming media, social music, social video, movie, flash and file from anywhere more simple and easy.
- Use it to accelerate your download speed.
In general, Orbit Downloader is based on P2P technology. It has a smart download logic accelerator that features intelligent dynamic file segmentation. And Orbit Downloader has advanced robust multithread download algorithm implemented with high quality. It can speed up to 500% faster with great acceleration.
- It supports also RapidShare downloading.
Orbit downloader supports HTTPS and HTTP POST method so Orbit downloader can make your downloads from file-sharing service websites include RapidShare much faster, safer and more stable.
- It supports almost all of the common web browsers includin IE, Firefox, Maxthon, Opera
Orbit Downloader supports all of the popular web browsers which run on MS Windows environment.
- It supports metalink download
Orbit Downloader supports Metalink download and gives you extremely fast download speeds.
- It supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, MMS, RTSP and RTMP protocols.
You can easily download files with a browser click from any remote server via HTTP/ HTTPS/ FTP/ RTSP/ MMS. And the RTMP protocol will be supported soon.
- It supports Proxy server configuration.
If you are connected to internet via a Proxy Server Then you can set Orbit Downloader to use a proxy server. It is very useful especiall if you are online in a common area for example office.
- It supporst to pasue download and to resume.
Orbit Downloader can resume broken downloads. So you needn’t start the downloading process from the very beginning after casual interruption. You can resume unfinished download from the moment when it was interrupted. So it is very cost effective in terms of time.
- General download management.
Use Orbit Downloader to manage all of your downloading operations. Orbit Downloader’s easy-to-use management features and simple-yet-powerful configuration options can make both your downloading process and downloaded files management as easy as never before.