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Riva FLV Encoder 2.0 – Free FLV Converter

by James 22 November 2008 One Comment

FLV files are becoming more and more popular on the web. Basically it’s the most common option you have when you want to post video content online. Converting your media files to FLV becomes a necessity, and Riva FLV Encoder might be the program you need. Of course, it’s free.


First you select your input file and output directory, easy enough. I chose to test the program with a .ts file, a recording made with my satellite receiver.

The nice thing is that you can choose the resolution of the output .flv file, tick or untick the deinterlace option, choose bitrate and audio options. You don’t have any advanced settings, but as long as it’s free and quick it’s ok.

After you select all the thing you need click “ENCODE” and the engines will start running. When the process end you’ll see a note saying “Encoding successful” and you’re done.

Overall this piece of freeware seems to be a very good option, simple and free. Here’s a list of the supported input formats and codecs (remember, the output will always be .flv):


  • Cinepak Codec by Radius, Cinepak by Supermac
  • Intel Indeo(R) Video R3.2
  • Microsoft Video 1
  • Microsoft RLE
  • XviD
  • DivX 3 Lower Motion, DivX 4, DivX 5
  • TechSmith Screen Capture Codec (TSCC)


  • MPEG-1 (VCD)
  • MPEG-4 (XviD, MP4, 3GPP)


  • Sorenson Video 3 Pro with the audio codec MP3, IMA 4:1 (nicht QDesign Standard und Qualcomm PureVoice) or wihtout audio
  • Exported from Quicktime Pro
  • Not supported: Exported from Adobe Premiere
  • Not supported: QDM2 Audio Codec

Windows Media Video

  • WMV 7, WMV 8
  • MPEG-4 V3
  • ISO MPEG-4 V1
  • Not supported: WMV 9

It’s quite a handy little program to have around. You can download it from here, it’s free!

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One Comment »

  • nicoleta said:

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