In the second quarter of 2019, Netflix had 60.1 million U.S. subscribers. – Statista
This is the age of streaming content where the market is flooded with video streaming sites like Twitch, Netflix, YouTube etc. They have enormous collections of songs, videos and other content which keeps getting increased by the day.
400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
And we, who live in this digital world, have our own set of favourites, which we want to be available to us easily and quickly. We use a number of tools to convert this content into one or the other desired format so that it becomes easy for us to use on our devices, and to share further, easily. One such tool is video converter software.
Video converters convert online videos to some other desired format. Here is a detailed list of reasons we need to use video converter software.
- In order to create our own collection of favourite files, we need good video converter software to convert online videos to MP3, to make them compatible to be played on a number of music player devices, while saving our storage space.
- For more than two decades, the most common container file formats on the internet has been FLV (Flash Video). Flash is now gradually getting replaced by HTML5 video, but still there are many FLV files on the internet. If you want to extract audio from the FLV video and listen to it, using your mobile device, you’ll have to convert the video to MP3.
- Operating systems like iOS do not support Flash and hence they cannot play FLV files. You need to convert FLV files to other formats like MP3 using several free/paid file converter software like Freemake video converter or Any Video Converter.
Let’s see how to convert FLV to MP3.
Here is a list of top 3 software to convert online videos to MP3:
It provides good format support and comes with different effects and filters. It converts the video files hosted online as well as helps convert files into a format appropriate for viewing offline on a mobile device, helping you save your data.
It helps to download and convert videos from a number of sources like Vimeo, Metacafe and more. You get video editing options like cropping, trimming etc. and can also get creative with video effects.
HandBrake helps you convert video from any format to wide variety of advanced codecs like P4(m4v), MKV, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, H.264(x264), MP3, and any DVD or BluRay files without copy protect. It is free and open-source and supports different platforms, like Windows, Mac and Linux. Its features help in exact video conversion.
It is a user-friendly software that changes file format quite quickly and ensures that the converted files are of high quality. It also offers many exciting editing features.
It supports a number of output file formats. For video, it supports MP4, SWF, AVI, VOB, MKV, FLV, MOV, M4V and more. For audio, it supports MP3, WAV, M4A, FLAC, AAC, WMAA and more.
Which video converter do you use? Let us know in the comments section.