How to Convert YouTube (FLV) to Android phone on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
I have a new HTC Sensation, and want to play my collected YouTube videos from Mac on it. But I find the YouTube videos, mainly FLV format, are not supported by Android phones. Is there any program can help me resolve this problem?” - From one Android phone user.
Nowadays, more and more people have an Android phone and want to watch videos on its high-resolution touchscreen. But there are limits of compatible video formats that Android phones support. As is known to all, this Android smartphone platform only supports H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4 SP and VP8 video format. So if you want to play YouTube videos or FLV videos on Android phones like Motorala Droid X, Nexus One, HTC Hero, HTC Evo 4G, HTC Desire Z, Desire HD, Samsung Galaxy S etc, you have to convert YouTube to Android phones. Next, I'll introduce how to do this job on the basis of Mac operating system.
To convert YouTube for Android (FLV to Android included) smartphones on Mac, you can use the Video Converter for Mac as your assistant. This app is a nice YouTube to Android converter, directly offering you an optimized preset for almost all types of Android smartphones. No matter what Android phone you have, you can use it to convert YouTube videos to your device within some simple clicks, and with good video quality.
Before doing this, you need to download and install this smart app.
Step 1: Load YouTube (FLV) videos to this YouTube to Android converter
Launch Video Converter for Mac. Find your YouTube videos on Mac and then directly drag and drop the files to this app, or go to File>Add Video Files” to browser the YouTube files on Mac and then add your wanted ones.
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Step 2. Select an output format for Android
One of this app's highlighting functions is it directly gives you an appropriate output format for any Android mobile phone. Even if you don't know what format your Android phone understands, you can select the optimized preset as the output format. Just go to Mobile Phone>Android Universal.
Step 3. Tick Open the output folder option (Optional)
In order to find the output files more easily and quickly, you'd better let this app automatically show you the output videos after conversion. To do this setting, you need go to Video Converter>Preferences>General, where you can tick the Open the output folder option.
Step 4. Click 'Start' to convert YouTube videos to Android on Mac
Click 'Start' to fulfill YouTube (FLV)video to Android conversion. If you want to trim, crop and more editing, please click the pencil icon to go for the option.
In this way, you can resolve this problem about Android phones' incapability of playing YouTube (FLV) videos. Now, you need to transfer the output videos to Android phones for enjoyment. If necessary, you can refer to a guide on how to transfer videos to Android on Mac: How to Sync Android With Mac .