Converting WMV to F4V for uploading onto YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo

Summary: This article outlines the recommended workflow for uploading WMV videos onto YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo for sharing by converting WMV to F4V without any issues.

Windows Media Video (WMV) is a compressed video file format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. You are probably to have WMV collection and may get into trouble with WMV uploading to video sharing websites like YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Dailymotion and more, then how to solve this problem?

To upload your WMV videos to YouTube, you'd better copy the files to your hard drive and convert and compress WMV videos to FLV, F4V,SWF files which can be supported by YouTube. Using a wmv to f4v video converter will do you a favor to make it is possible,then you can get the chance to upload the wmv videos online for better enjoyment. From this article you'll get the way of how to convert wmv videos to f4v videos in details, and it will help you how to add subtitles on your videos.

At first, to get the work done, Pavtube Video Converter is a nice application for you. With it, you are able to encode WMV clips to Youtube compatible FLV/F4V/SWF format you need. It really is easier said than accomplished.

What' more, this skilled WMV Converter for Mac help you to edit the videos, like cutting off the unnecessary part, adding watermarks including text, image and video, and so on. And attaching subtitles to output video can be achieved here. You can add subtitles to your favorite movies which have no subtitles or add subtitles of native language to the foreign movies in order to fully enjoy the movies. At the same time, you can choose to edit a special subtitle and attach it to the videos shot about daily life or during travel so as to share it with each other. Such a great job!

Guides on converting WMV to F4V files for uploading

Step 1. Free download WMV Converter for Mac, install and launch the program.

Once you run it, click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button to load the WMV files. When the videos are loaded to the program, you can preview the videos.

Step 2. Select FLV, F4V, SWF as output format for sharing.

Click on "Format", and select output format from the drop-down list. To maintain HD video quality, simply follow "Flash Video" -> "F4V (*.f4v)". Or you can choosfe "FLV-Flash Video Format(*.flv)" or "SWF-SWF Format (*.swf)".

Tips: You can customize the A/V parameters based on your personal requirements. Adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate or codec to meet your requirement.

Step 3. Attach subtitles to a video/movie.

Find "Edit" icon and then click it, you will find video editor. There you can Trim, Crop, Add watermark and Effect. Above all, Subtitle can be added here.

For creating customized subtitle, you can count on free software for subtitle editing: Subtitle Edit. Go to write the subtitle content there and it will be saved as SRT files, which is supported by Video Converter Ultimate. Then load it to the software for output videos and you will get a characteristic video.

For adding desired subtitles for certain movies, you can choose to download it on the website: Subtitle in different language can be chose there and go to download what you need. You will get a Zip files. No worry, unzip it you will get subtitle files in SRT format. Import the subtitles to the software and then convert it to the output videos. Definitely you are free to find subtitles from many other websites, like,, html, etc. Just help yourself.

Step 4: Start converting WMV to F4V format.

After the above steps are done, you can click "Convert" button to convert WMV video to F4V format.

The WMV to F4V Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple wmv files and convert wmv to f4v at one time. You may also merge them into one file by checking the box "Merge into one file" before conversion starts.


After conversion you can click "Open" button to get the generated f4v files for sharing on YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Dailymotion and more. In this way,you can upload your WMV Video file with subtitles and easily share with your friends at everywhere and whenever.

More tip:

If you have Blu-ray\DVD disks and other video clips like .mp4, .mkv and wanna upload to YouTube, Pavtube Video Converter is not enough, you should refer to Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. This is an –all-in one program which is a great combination of Blu-ray\DVD ripping program and video converting product as well. Just check it out.

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