FLV file converter in Linux
Using "mencoder" to create "flv" from "3gp" video format files
Many website nowdays are using swf and flv file formats to play videos hosted on there site or sites, it's advantage is clear in that the file itself is often in comparison to regular video format files smaller and easier ti upload so the the site is able to hold and run more video content with much less bandwidth than would normally be required.
Howto convert an Mpg video format file to Wmv
Below is a snippet we obtained from a forum which may work to convert an Wmv video format file to an Mpg video format file. In order that you can convert one video file format to another you will need some packages installed and you will need some codecs.
Having tried this example below on a wmv file to covert to an mpg file which although it worked the quality wasn't maintained that well.