Why Surface 2 suddenly stopped playing/supporting Flash video with flv/f4v file type?

Can't get Flash videos to Surafce 2 for playback on the go? Now find the easiest way in this article to convert Flash (FLV/F4V) to Surafce 2 supported videos.
Love them or hate them, Microsoft’s new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets might not be the slimmest on the market, but they’re a whole lot more portable than this 27ft wide and 17ft tall Surface 2 has just touched down in Trafalgar Square in London. We’re happy to report that battery life has been improved with the Surface 2, also it’s packing an even faster processor and higher resolution screen and it is definitely great to enjoy videos on Surafce 2 with 1080p resolution.

However, Surafce 2 does not support Flash yet. This makes users who want to play downloaded FLV/F4V videos on this Windows 8.1 Tablet: "I want to play flash video on Surface 2, can I install adobe flash player from the Windows Store for this Windows 8.1 RT Tablet?"

Adobe Flash is the technology that makes some video files and websites not work with Windows 8.1 devices, it is hard to find an app to see flash-only or flash-heavy videos and websites. And it is not easy to work with flash video faultlessly in this method. But we can put it this way: Surafce 2 natively doesn't support Flash video, but you can convert Flash (FLV/F4V) to iPad friendly formats like MP4 and then add the MP4 videos for playing on Surafce 2. It will be much easier! Here we go!

To accomplish this goal, you are highly suggested to try this Flash Video to Surafce 2 Converter, a professional tool to help you quick convert various video formats to Surafce 2's MP4 format with best video quality and simplest workflow. You can reach the Mac version here: Flash Video to Surafce 2 Converter for Mac.

Overall, the program is an all-in-one video conversion app right for you. Becides converting flash videos, it can shrink Blu-ray movies to Surface 2, rips DVD to Surface 2 Windows 8.1 optimized formats, and converts other videos to Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet (MKV, AVI, TiVo, MPG, VOB and more), everything can be transferred to your Tablet at ease.

Tutorial: How to transfer flash Video files to Surafce 2 for watching

Step 1. Run this FLV/F4V to Surafce 2 Converter; add flash videos.

You can click "Add Video" icon to load individual videos or the entire folder. Drag-and-drop is also supported.

Step 2. Choose Surafce 2 MP4.

Click the Format drop-down list, choose "Windows> Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4)" which works well for Surafce 2. Or you can choose other presets if you don't need full size videos.

Step 3. Customize video specs (Optional).

Your can click "Settings" to free change video size, bitrate, frame rate and others. If you own a 16GB tablet and do not want to keep videos in large size, you can lower the bitrate settings to get video in proper size.

Step 4. Start Conversion.

Now hit the big red "Convert" to start converting flash(flv/f4v) video to MP4 for Surafce 2. After conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video.

If you have any problem when enjoying videos on Surface tablet, just check out Microsoft Surface Column to learn more.

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