Flash Play importing MP4 video problems
“I have not been about to import an .mp4 video into Flash Player. The video simply doesn’t show up in the import box when I go through file – import. Is there a way to get flash to recognize the .mp4 format? Do I have to convert the video to another format? If so, how would I do that?”
Why flash player not play MP4 video?
It is well known that MP4 is a container file format which can store video, audio encoded with various different codec listed as below:
Video codec: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (A)SP, H.264/MPEG-4, H.265/HEVC, VC-1/WMV, Real Video, Theora, Microsoft MPEG4 V2, VP8, MVC
Audio codec: MP3, WMA, AAC, AC-3, DTS,ALAC, DTS-HD
However, as for Flash Player supported file formats, we can see that it only play MP4 files encoded with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec. Therefore, if you plan to enjoy MP4 video encoded with other unsupported video codec or audio codec, you will encounter no video or no audio issues.
Convert MP4 for Flash Player viewing
To get MP4 files played on Flash Player, the best way is to convert MP4 to Flash Player supported file types listed above. Here, you can get the job easily completed by downloading our best MP4 Video Converter – Pavtube Video Converter. The program has full importing support for all 4K/2K/HD/SD MP4 video encoded with above listed video and audio codec. Thanks for its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple video into the program for conversion at one time. With the application, you can easily transcode unsupported MP4 to Flash Player most preferrable MP4 file format with H.264 video codec. To get the compatible audio codec, click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window, in audio section, from “Codec” drop-down list, select Flash Player best compatible “AAC” codec, you can also tweak other settings such as resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc according to your own needs.
For Mac users, you can switch to download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to complete the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.
Step by Step Guide to Convert MP4 for Flash Player Viewing
Step 1: Input MP4 video into the application.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source video files into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Flash Player most compatible playback formats “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, in audio section, from “Codec” drop-down option, select “aac” to output as Flash Player readable audio codec, you can also flexibly change other profile settings according to your own needs.
Step 3: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from MP4 to Flash Player readable file formats.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problem to view MP4 on Flash Player.