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How to download Flash videos

There are thousands of fascinating Flash videos streaming on the web. Social networks and video hosting sites are full of funny out-takes from shows as well as many other kinds of videos that capture our imagination and sense of humor. You can easily access them on the web, but what if you want to show some of these videos to your friends when you don’t have an Internet connection? For such occasions, it would be a good idea to record your favorite flash videos from a website and save them on your device for further viewing. Download Movavi Screen Capture Studio and you’ll be able to capture Flash movies with optimal quality, convert them to one of many common video formats and save the result on your computer or mobile device.

Read this step-by-step guide for more about recording flash videos from websites.

Step 1: Install the Online Video Recorder

First of all, download and open the installation file. Complete the simple registration process and open the program to start capturing streaming flash videos.

Step 2: Prepare the Program for Video Recording

Step 2 - Start using Movavi Flash video downloader

After opening the program, you will see a red frame that shows a Capture area. Adjust it to fit the size of a video window. You can also open a dropdown list in the program window and pick a standard size option. Then click the icon at the top right corner of the program interface and select the Capture Online Video option – this sets the optimal parameters for recording flash video.

Step 3: Capture Your Video

Step 3 - Click the button to start download Flash videos

Hit the Rec button and start playing your video - now it is being recorded. Click Pause or Stop when you want to take a break or when you’ve finished capturing. You can also manage the process with hot keys: press F9 to pause/resume and F10 to stop recording.

Step 4: Save the Clip

Step 4 - Download Flash video from website and save the result

Before saving, you can edit your video. Just press the Edit button and another Movavi program, Video Editor, will open to let you spice up your video with some video effects, subtitles or music. If you don’t want to edit your video, just press the Save button to save your newly created video file in the default AVI format.

Step 5: Convert the Video if Necessary

Step 5 -  Record Flash video and change it format

If you want to save the video in a format different from AVI, you can employ a conversion tool of Movavi Screen Capture Studio. Tick Convert to, open the list of presets and choose the format you prefer. If you can’t find the right one, click More presets... to see the entire collection of presets. Among them you’ll find all common media formats, as well as presets for specific mobile devices. Pick the appropriate one and click the Convert button to convert and save your clip. Now you have your captured video. Store it on your device and watch it any time you want, even when you don’t have Internet access!

Movavi Screen Capture

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  • Adjust recording settings
  • Save clips in any format
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Movavi Screen Capture Studio

  • Capture games, screencasts, online video
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  • Edit recorded video, use special effects
  • Save for mobile devices
  • Upload videos online
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