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I am trying to encode a .mp4 to a .flv

I've tried using the Adobe Media Encoder but the video is lost in the conversion process, leaving me a black screen and some audio.

I have yet to find something that can do this successfully for free. I found ffmpeg, which looks promising... but I can't figure out how to get it to work.

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I had exactly the same issue on my iMAC and found a free converter - search for "Kigo" - I use it pretty much every day and haven't had any issues with it. Not sure if it works on PC though.

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I just needed to update the Adobe Media Encoder. I have a CS4 license so I don't know if it is free or not, but it is definitely my preference over anything else I've used (or tried to use).

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Total Video Converter. No is free but, you have download a trial. During this evaluation period, the software has full function except some limitations.

And here a video with the proccess to convert.

And a free program could be SUPER. Powerful but free.

try this in next link

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You should try MediaCoder.

MediaCoder is a free universal media transcoder since 2005. It integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools in an elegant and transparent manner into an all-in-one transcoding solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, latest codecs and tools are updated added in constantly. MediaCoder intends to be the swiss army knife for media transcoding in all time.

Supported Formats:

  • Video: H.264, XviD, DivX, MPEG 1/2/4, Flash Video, Theora (Open Video), Dirac, H.263, RealVideo, Windows Media Video, MJPEG
  • Container: AVI, MPEG PS, MPEG TS, Matroska, MP4, PMP, RealMedia, ASF, MTS/AVCHD*, Quicktime*, OGM*
  • Lossy Audio: MP3, Vorbis, LC-AAC, HE-AAC v1/v2, AC-3, MPEG Audio L2, MusePack, Speex, AMR, Windows Media Audio, ADPCM, mp3PRO*
  • Lossless Audio: FLAC, WavPack, Monkey's Audio, OptimFrog, ALAC, TTA, PCM
  • Storage and Streaming: CD, DVD, VCD, SVCD, CUESheet*, HTTP*, FTP*, RTSP*, UDP*
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