There are several tools for converting FLV but FLV Encoder is unique because it encodes the different formats to FLV. FLV Encoder is a wonderful tool which converts your QuickTime, WMV, AVI, RM or MPEG files on your desktop PC to FLV. FLV Encoder is able to deliver a live FLV stream continuously via an embedded HTTP server. The video stream is FLV1 encoded and the audio stream is MP3 encoded. In order to render the streams you can use any FLV player able to render remote FLV files. FLV Encoder is a DirectShow capture application which is able to deliver a live FLV stream from a device like an USB Web cam, TV tuner, or capture card via an embedded HTTP server or an external server. Also screen capture, pictures, movies, audio files, IP cameras, mms and rtsp streams are all supported. The video stream is FLV1 encoded and the audio stream is PCM, IMA ADPCM, or Lame MP3 encoded. As a remote player user can use any FLV player able to render remote FLV files. Another option for user is to use the HTML embedded player which is shipped with the encoder or to design his own player. Supported file formats includes VI to FLV - MPEG MPEG-1 (VCD) MPEG-2 (SVCD.DVD) MPEG-4 (XviD, MP4, 3GPP) MPEG-4 V3 ISO MPEG-4 V1 to FLV - Cinepak Codec by Radius, Cinepak by Supermac to FLV - Intel Indeo(R) Video R3.2 - to FLV - DivX 5 to FLV Windows Media Video , ASF WMV 7, WMV 8, WMV 9, 10 to FLV – QuickTime to FLV. FLV Encoder runs on windows operating systems only.