With FLV in use as a popular format for streaming videos, not having a player capable of working with these files is problematic for many Mac users. 4Media FLV to MP4 Converter for Mac allows users to convert these files into more common types, albeit with a fairly high price tag for its limited functionality.
We tested the free trial version of 4Media FLV to MP4 Converter; those who want to convert more than three minutes of video will need to pay $29.99. 4Media FLV to MP4 Converter for Mac downloads quickly and installs well. It also has good technical support and prompted an update within a minute of starting for the first time. For basic use, the intuitive controls and initial instructions allow users to immediately convert files. The options and formats available may intimidate some less experienced users, but the default values will likely be adequate for most. Despite the trial version's three-minute time limit, the converted video matches the quality of the original, as expected. While the basic functions performed well, users may find the price too high, especially considering the limited function of the program. For simple conversions without much adjustment, less costly or free alternatives may be a wiser option.
For those in need of a way to easily convert FLV videos who are willing to pay for the full version, 4Media FLV to MP4 Converter for Mac works quickly and performs conversions well.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of 4Media FLV to MP4 Converter for Mac 126.96.36.19921224.