With the multitude of video file formats, sizes and ways to distribute them, one can get lost quite quickly and easily. Flash has been a long-standing way of using video on Web sites; but, generally, requires a Flash developer to handle it. That’s not to say that there aren’t programs out there that can't assist with converting video to flash, but many of them have limited capabilities or cost large amounts of money. DVDVideoSoft recently released an updated version of their Video to Flash Converter as a free download.The updated version sports a decent list of new features, all of which will aid in enhancing your Web site with quality, customized video players. Additionally, the updated version works with both Windows XP and Vista.

New Features of the Video to Flash Converter

The new version of the Video to Flash Converter handles a wide variety of file formats. Convert .avi, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .m4v, .wmv, .asf, .mov, .qt, .3gp, .3g2 and .dvr-ms video files to ready for Web .flv and .swf formats. Not only does it handle nearly any video file format, it also offers over 80 online video player themes to choose from, all of which are customizable to match your site colors.

The Full List of Enhanced Features

  • Full screen mode 
  • Volume control 
  • Autoload enable/disable feature 
  • Autoplay enable/disable feature 
  • Loop playback 
  • Big play button on video 
  • Play list 
  • Subtitles support 
  • Hot keys support
Video to Flash Converter User Interface

Video to Flash Converter User Interface

As you can see in the above screenshots, this is a fairly simple program to use. And below you can see a couple of screenshots of some of their video players.
Basic Player

Basic Player

Multivideo Player

Multivideo Player

With the full capabilities of this software, you can be adding quality custom video to your site frequently, drawing a large audience and establishing your authority with your content, not someone else’s from YouTube. And with the ability to convert a large variety of file formats, your sources can be much more varied. DVDVideoSoft is offering this as a free download and claims directly in their press release, “The program contains no spyware or adware and no activation or registration is required.” So, go check it out for yourself and let us know what you think. Find the tutorial here.