How to convert FLV to AVI video format for free

Learn the step-by-step tutorial on how to convert FLV videos to AVI video format for free.

I love watching shows that I've missed on DVD. However, when I download from You Tube, and convert them from FLV to AVI files, I find that the video and audio does not sync and the video is in very poor quality. I tried numerous ways to improve it but making no progress. I was at a loss of what to do until I read the article below. Now I quoted it here for more people to fix FLV to AVI conversion problems.

Flash Video (FLV) is a container file format used to deliver video over the internet using Adobe Flash Player (initially produced by Macromedia). This format has quickly established itself as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo!Video, metacafe,, and many other news providers.

Bigger providers make bigger resources. Problems come along:  when users download FLV videos from these websites and want to put them on their own devices such as: DVD player, Media Player, VCD Player, etc. how to convert FLV files to AVI, 3GP, MP4, MOV, iPhone, PSP, Zune, iPod etc. confuse thousands of people. Here we made a column especially for conversion problems about FLV including FLV to AVI, FLV to 3GP, FLV to MP4, and FLV to MOV. (We select an excellent FLV converter - Aneesoft Free FLV Video Converter from bunch of other converters as the sample to show you step by step. This converter is a free but powerful soft; you can try it yourself.)

Step 1: Download & install Aneesoft Free FLV Video Converter

Step 2: Input FLV videos

Now run Free FLV Video Converter and click the big button "Add File" to add videos from your hard disk to convert to AVI video format. 

Step 3: Edit & merge videos: trim, crop, add effect, add watermark

This Free FLV Video Converter is function-limited in video edit. If you’d like to edit and merge your videos, you need to upgrade to the pro version.

Step 4: Set conversion options

Make sure the AVI button is selected in the “Output format” box.
Set AVI output in Aneesoft FLV to AVI Video Converter

Step 5: Convert!

Click the “Start” button. The conversion will start, the progress bar will appear in the main pannel.

That was pretty easy, wasn’t it? Now you know a simple and quick way to convert FLV files to the AVI format using only free software.