I have a flash video that I may or may not have acquired from youtube by looking in my ~/.mozilla/firefox/something.default/cache directory.
it opens fine on any Ubuntu media player i throw at it.
i converted it to .mpg, i think, with ffmpeg.
it continues to play wonderfully on any Ubuntu media player I throw at it, but does not work in Win7 media player or VLC.
ffmpeg -i inputfile outputfile.mpg
ideas? i can and will use windows tools if need be, but would prefer to use ubuntu tools to accomplish this.