Bob... Go to the Wowza.com forums, search for ffmpeg and you can find conversion options outlined. Also I recommend the flowplayer at Flowplayer.com, I think that has setup options for iPhone/iPad devices. -- Anthony Baratta On Jan 8, 2012, at 6:12 AM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote: > I have a client who wants to display videos scattered across the site and also on a mobile-friendly versions of the website. In working on the mobile-friendly version I find that the flash .flv videos don't display on my iPod. You get the video skin but when you click to start the video you get the message, > > "Download Failed. Safari cannot download this file". > > I started looking into this error and it seems that iOS does not support flash, but h264 codec and .mov/.mp4. So, a few questions: > > 1) Can a flash video be converted/reconverted to .mov/.mp4? > > 2) I don't have any GUI (windows or Linux) for conversion. Anyone here familiar enough with either command-line linux mencoder or ffmpeg to provide the right options/arguments? > > 3) If this goes back to my client to create/convert the videos, what program would you recommend? > > 4) In created the template I do have the ability to set up device specific versions (iPod, android and a few others). What do major businesses do with a problem like this? Are they creating a device-specific solution and creating different format videos as needed? > > 5) To make the solution 'reasonably' universal howmany other formats would need to be generated? > > Other??? > > Thx, Bob > > > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !