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  • 1. FlashVideo Converter Support: support@macvide.com Website: http://www.macvide.com Sales: sales@macvide.comUSER GUIDE




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Copyright NoticeFalshVideo Converter User Guide copyright © 2009 - 2011 by Geovid, Ltd. All rights reserved. This document may not, inwhole or in part, be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated, or reduced to any electronic medium or machine-readable formwithout written consent from Geovid, Ltd.AcknowledgmentsThroughout this manual reference is made to several trademarks: FlashVideo Converter is a trademark of MacVide. All otherbrand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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 Table of ContentsIntroducing FlashVideo Converter ................................................................................ 4 About FlashVideo Converter ...................................................................................... 4 FlashVideo Converter Features ................................................................................. 5 Minimum System Requirements ............................................................................... 5 FlashVideo Converter installation............................................................................. 5 Overview of the FlashVideo Converter Interface...................................................... 6Using FlashVideo Converter .......................................................................................... 8 Selecting flash video file for conversion..................................................................... 8 Adjusting settings for an output file.......................................................................... 9 Converting flash video file.......................................................................................... 9 Converting flash video file automatically................................................................ 10Technical Support......................................................................................................... 11 Conclusion ................................................................................................................. 11









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CHAPTER 1:Introducing FlashVideo Converter Welcome to the FlashVideo Converter. This chapter introduces FlashVideo Converter and provides a brief overview of its features and capabilities. It also provides information on how to download and install FlashVideo Converter. This chapter contains the following sections:  About FlashVideo Converter  FlashVideo Converter Features  Minimum System Requirements  FlashVideo Converter installation  Overview of the FlashVideo Converter InterfaceAbout FlashVideo Converter The FlashVideo Converter is a powerful and versatile program for converting any SWF and FLV video file to one of many popular video formats including iPhone/iPod mp4, QuickTime MOV and MPEG2, MPEG4. Converted movies can be saved for custom editing, or recorded for use in DVD players, or on iPod, iPhones and other mobile devices. The FlashVideo Converter allows to choose the codec parameters to control the size and quality of the output video. Due to the ability to adjust the resolution, quality, and audio settings of the conversion you may customize your results. Engaging the well-designed user interface it is possible to control the video while the FlashVideo Converter is capturing the movie. The FlashVideo Converter empowers you to use flash videos in nearly any way you need.

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FlashVideo Converter Features  Encode Flash to Video to *.MOV format  Encode Flash to Video to *.MP4 iPod format  Supports *.SWF and *.FLV files  Support Flash 10.x, Flash 9, Flash MX, Flash 8, Flash 7, Flash 6 compressed movie  Convert movie clips with ActionScript and ActionScript2 and user interaction  Auto movie width and height determination  Customizable dimensions for exported video  Auto determination of Movie lengthMinimum System Requirements To run FlashVideo Converter effectively, you should meet or exceed the following minimum system requirements:  Mac OS X version 10.5 Leopard or better  Intel-based Mac  Adobe Flash Player 10 or better  500 MB hard drive space FlashVideo Converter installation To install FlashVideo Converter : 1. Open MacVide home page (www.macvide.com) and download FlashVideo Converter. 2. After the download is complete, double-click the macvide- flashvideoconverter.dmg file, then double-click “Install” in the FlashVideo Converter dialog. 3. Follow the instructions in the Install FlashVideo Converter window.
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Overview of the FlashVideo Converter Interface
 Before attempting to use FlashVideo Converter, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the FlashVideo Converter interface. The main FlashVideo Converter window As soon as you have launched FlashVideo Converter after its installation, the Main window opens displaying Auto Open window. You may choose the input file immediately or delay this operation. The main FlashVideo Converter window displays all necessary buttons to enable keystroke monitoring. Several mouse-clicks allow you to convert flash video to one of many popular video formats. FlashVideo Converter toolbar Source – click to select the input file from the list in the appeared window. Capture – select this button to open FlashVideo Converter and launch the conversion process. Play – choose to start playing an input video file. Stop - select to stop playing an input video file. Sourse section Source – displays the name of flash video file, the size and length of the video.
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 Settings section Settings – allow you to adjust the width and height of the video file. Width – specify the width of the video output file using the steppers. Height - specify the height of the video output file using the steppers. Proportional box – check to adjust the width and the height of the videofile automatically. Codec drop-down list – select the video format you would like to convert the initial flash video into. Properties button – click to adjust audio and video settings of an output file.  Enable checkbox – check to regulate the samples per second and bitrate.  Stereo checkbox – check to convert video with the stereo sound. Background color – choose the color for video sides in case the proportional box is unchecked and the height-to-width aspect ratio has been changed. Auto start conversion checkbox – check to launch conversion process automatically when clicking Capture button. Auto stop checkbox – tick off to stop conversion process automatically. After checkbox – check to specify the number of seconds before conversion process is finished by default. Output section The output folder is specified automatically, but you can choose another location by using the Browse button. Browse – click to select the output folder where the converted video file will be located. Output – displays the folder name where the output video file will be saved in after the conversion is over.
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CHAPTER 2:Using FlashVideo Converter This chapter discusses in detail how to utilize FlashVideo Converter’s various features. This chapter contains the following sections:  Selecting flash video file for conversion  Adjusting settings for an output file  Converting flash video file  Converting flash video file automaticallySelecting flash video file for conversion As soon as FlashVideo Converter has been launched on your Mac, the Main window opens displaying default Open window. You may choose the input file immediately or delay this operation. In case you have canceled this operation, you may select the input video file later as follows:
 1. Go to the Applications folder and double-click FlashVideo Converter icon. The Main window opens and displays all necessary parameters you can regulate to improve the output file quality. 2. Click the Source button from the toolbar to select the desired flash video file for conversion from the drop-down list. Choose OK to confirm your choice. Note: After that the parameters of the video file will be displayed above in the main window. 3. You may play back the input file by clicking Play button from the FlashVideo Converter menu. Use the Stop button to finish this process.
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Adjusting settings for an output file
 After you have selected the necessary flash video file, you can regulate parameters for an output file before the conversion process. The main FlashVideo Converter window allows you to adjust the video size as well as audio and video settings. 1. Navigate to the Settings section in the main FlashVideo Converter window. Regulate the width and the height of the output file using the steppers. In case you want to adjust the video size manually, uncheck the Proportional box. Note: If you have unchecked the Proportional box, choose the background color for extra video areas by clicking the Background color area. 2. Select codec from the drop-down list. Click the Properties button to specify audio and video settings of the output file. Choose OK to confirm your preferences.Converting flash video file
 Once you have selected the input file and adjusted all necessary parameters for it, you may convert this video file to the codec you have chosen from the drop-down list. FlashVideo Converter allows you to start, stop or cancel conversion at will in the separate window. 1. Firstly, choose the flash video file you would like to convert as it was instructed before. Adjust all necessary parameters of your input file before the conversion process. 2. Choose an output folder the converted video file will be saved in. Click Browse to select another location and enter new name of the folder. To confirm your preferences, hit Save button. 3. To convert flash video file, choose Capture button from the menu. In the appeared window, click Start to launch the conversion. You may also stop or cancel it by clicking the corresponding buttons below. 4. As soon as the file has been converted, FlashVideo Converter offers you to view the result file. Click Yes to open video player and play the converted file again.
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Converting flash video file automatically
 If you want to convert flash video file automatically: 1. To enable default conversion, check Auto start conversion checkbox in the main window. To stop conversion automatically, tick off Auto checkbox box and indicate the number of seconds the conversion process should last. 2. After you click Capture button, the conversion process will be launched by default in the next window. Choose Stop to finish conversion. 3. As soon as the file has been converted, FlashVideo Converter offers you to view the result file. Click Yes to open video player and play the converted file again.

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CHAPTER 3:Technical Support MacVide website contains FlashVideo Converter tutorial and FAQ to give you quick exposure to our software using. If you are unable to find an answer to your question, you may request help by contacting us directly. There are several ways you may do so. You can submit a Technical Support request via the Contacts page of our website (http://www.macvide.com/support/)or you may send an email to support@macvide.com. In an urgent case, you can call our Technical Support. Below you will find the contact data for our technical support in the United States. Phone: +1.408.228.4945 Fax: +1.270.398.3202 Your satisfaction is important to us, and we will do everything we can to resolve your issue in a timely and professional manner.Conclusion This concludes the FlashVideo Converter User Guide. We hope you have found it helpful. If you have any comments about FlashVideo Converter, or any suggestions as to how it could be improved, we encourage you to forward them to us. We welcome any suggestions you may have. Thank you for using FlashVideo Converter.
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