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Flash video is used by video-sharing sites like YouTube, Google Video, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Yahoo Video, and many more, providing the users with online streaming over the Internet by Adobe Flash Player (versions 6 and higher). Flash video usually comes with FLV or F4V file format, which has now become the most popular format for embedded videos on the World Wide Web. There might be times you want to download flash video to save them on your Mac OS X (10.11 EL Capitan and 10.10 Yosemite) and Windows PC. If so, you are in the right place. Below we will introduce you to the best flash video downloader to download flash video from website in any kinds.

Part 1. How to Download Flash Videos on Mac

The Best Flash Video Downloader

To capture flash video, you can rely on an eligible flash video downloader to get desired videos. If you are looking for a program, the iSkysoft Flash Video Downloader for Mac (or iSkysoft Flash Video Downloader for Windows) will do the job for you effortlessly. Having it installed will let Safari, Chrome, and Firefox automatically detect any flash video on the website you're currently looking at. Then you can download the flash video in only 1 click.

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  • It can download flash videos from websites including, YouTube, Facebook, Lynda, Vimeo, FC2, and 1000 more.
  • The downloaded flash videos can be converted into any video or audio formats, as well as directly to devices.
  • You can also record videos from sites like Hulu, Netflix, iTunes, BBC iPlayer Live, CNN, Hollywood Video, etc.
  • You can easily manage your download videos. You can export the videos to iTunes directly and make your own library.

Steps on How to Download Flash Videos on Mac

The following steps will tell you how to download Flash Videos on your Mac computer (including Mac OS X 10.11 EL Capitan, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite).

Step 1 Download and install the flash video downloader Mac

First, download and install the flash video downloader Mac. After you install it, it could be automatically launched.

launch iskysoft flash video downloader

Step 2 Download flash videos from web browser

You can download flash video from web browser Chrome, Firefox, or Safari directly. Open the video sharing website with Safari, and find the flash video you want to download. Then when you play the video, a "Download" button will appear on the top left corner of the video. Press the "Download" button which has already appeared on the top left corner of the video to start downloading.

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There are two other ways available to accomplish the flash download. You can copy the video URL and then resume to the program and click Paste URL. Then your flash video will be downloaded quickly. Or directly drag and drop the video URL to the dock icon of the flash video downloader.

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Tips: You can watch more interesting videos on the video-sharing websites by leaving the Flash Video Downloader run background. When you find another wonderful video, you can download it in the same way.

Step 3 Convert the downloaded flash videos to any format

iSkysoft iTube Studio is not only a web flash video downloader, but also a flash video converter. It supports a variety of output formats, enabling you to easily convert both the downloaded videos and local videos to any other video and audio formats. If you are going to watch the videos on your mobile device, you can also choose a suitable preset for your device. To do this, you only need to click the Downloaded tab and find the target video and then click the Convert button.

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Step 4 Play and manage the downloaded flash videos

If you want to watch the flash video right after it is done, you can directly go to the Downloaded tab, and double click the video thumbnail to play it with the built-in video p[layer. Here you can choose any playback mode you prefer and freely take snapshots.

If you some FLV/MP4 video clips stored on your Mac, you can easily manage these videos by using the Flash Video Downloader for Mac (Yosemite). You just need to go to the File menu and choosing Import to load the videos into the program. Alternatively, right click any item in the downloaded video list and choose Import from the resulting menu.

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Video Tutorial to Download Flash Videos on Mac

Part 2. How to Download Flash Videos on Windows

To download flash videos on Your Windows PC, iSkysoft Flash Video Downloader for Windows version is a great helper. It provides you with a built-in browser so you can access any flash videos directly through the program. You can download the flash video with the Download button it enables, or with just the flash video URL. It comes with a lots of useful features:

  • Download flash videos from YouTube, Facebook, Lynda, and 1000 more sites.
  • Record videos from any sites when the download is unavailable.
  • Has a built-in browser allowing you to access the flash video directly.
  • Convert flash videos to any formats or directly to your devices.
  • Play flash videos with built-in media player.

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How to Download Flash Videos on Windows PC

Step 1 Launch flash video downloader for Windows

launch iskysoft flash video downloader for windows

Step 2 1 click download flash video on PC

Open and play the flash video you would like to download with the built-in browser. Click the "Download" button appears on the flash video window to download the video.

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Part 3. How to Download Flash Videos on Browser Chrome

Chrome allows you to download flash video directly with its addon downloader. The steps as below:

Step 1: Search and install the Flash Video Downloader addon from Chrome web store.

Step 2: Go to a video site to open the flash video. The download icon will highlight on your browser. And you will see flash video list that can be downloaded.

Step 3: Click the download button beside the video to download the video you want.

1. Most of the flash videos are not available in the download list.
2. It will make your Chrome dead while working.

Part 4. How to Download Flash Video Online for Free

If you simply want to download a flash video only without other special functions needed, you can download video with the flash video downloader online service. Below are the steps:

Step 1: Open the flash video downloader online service like

Step 2: Copy and paster the flash video URL to Keepvid.

Step 3: Click the "Dwonload" button beside the video URL and select the output format to start the downloading.

1. Only can download 1 video at one time.
2. Support limited flash video sharing sites.
3. You can only convert video to limited output format.

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The whole process is easy and awesome part is converting to several format. I''m looking for such kind of process from a long time and thanks as it worked for me perfectly.
I am so glad you techie people know how to do this stuff. It''s great to know that you''ve figured it all out and packaged it so it''s easy to use for the rest of us.
I''m currently using the trial version of iskysoft. It says that it will take three hours to convert the video to an MP4 format. Was still take that long once I purchase the real program?
Flash video downloader for Mac is the best way to download flash videos. And, that's good since running Flash videos online with my Mac always causes lag. Playing these same flash videos offline in a desired format requires no buffering as it would online so I can watch with no lagging or stops.
I like how you can use this software on either Mac or Windows PC, as I have both versions. Do you know if this software works on Chromebook? I'm planning to get one of those soon, too.
The first time i tried this software, it didn't work. But that was only because I had not started playing the video on the page. Apparently it detects the video once you click the play button. Once I reread the instructions it was very clear what I was supposed to do. And, I've had no problems with the software since.
Flash video has become the most popular format for embedded video on the web and yeah i can see the flash video on most of the sites which can be downloaded easily in windows but for mac we should try some good software...
Normally, we have to download adobe a flash video downloader to help you download flash for Mac. But i think most of softwares won't work fine. Here the powerful Flash Video Downloader for Mac is strongly recommended.
After trying another software on my Mac and being disappointed with the results; a friend of mine recommended the Flash video downloader for Mac (also known as the iTube Studio for Mac). This software is just what I was looking for.

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