In this instructable I will show you how to download video content from numerous sites( youtube, Google Video,etc) and convert it using two methods to many other formats and codecs. Another use is to download music videos and convert them into mp3's. It is pretty simple once you get the hang of it. By the way, I am only 13 and that is not an excuse for a bad instructable.
Step 1: Methods for Conversion
The First Method
The first method is using a website to convert the media file. This good for when you only have one file to convert or you can't install the programs necessary for conversion.
My favorite is vixy file converter.
You don't even need to upload the media file.
Another one I like is media convert.
The Second Method
The Second Method is more difficult but allows you to convert into many many different file types. You can even create motion gifs.
For this you need the following:
1.A Windows XP computer. (sorry mac people, I wish I had a mac)
2.A video to download.
3. Super Video Converter
Download Sites For Super
I don't know if you still need this, but this allows you watch FLV's with out converting them.
Step 2: Find Your Movie
This is pretty obvious but the first step is to find an internet video that you like. I love Stumble so thats what I use to find my videos. One good trick to know is that stumble video can be used as a youtube proxy at school/work. The Video in this instructable is the waters of march by Tom Jobim/Elis Regina.
Step 3: Download the FLV
Now you need to download the .FLV flash video file. There are many ways of doing this but I just use this one. It works well. What you do is first open up the video of your choice in Mozilla FireFox (because Firefox is the best). Then you make a new tab (Control + T) and go to this link. From that website you paste in your videos URL address and click download. From there you will get a file to download.
Step 4: Rename File.
After the FLV movie file is done downloading simply rename "get_video" to "get_video.flv". Right Click on the movie then click rename and rename it "movie title.flv".
Step 5: Install SUPER C
Step 6: SUPER Install Is Done
Now this is what super looks like when it is done installing. It may look intimidating at first but once you get use to it, it is really easy to use.
Step 7: Converison
Now we just need to convert are files.
Look at the pictures for how to do it.
Congratulations, you have successfully converter your files.
Thanks For reading.
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