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How to open .flv file extension?

File Type : Video file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .flv file extension?

.flv file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
FLV files: Developed by Adobe Systems Inc., it is a flash-compatible video file which is created by using the Flash Video Exporter plug-in (included with Adobe Flash) or other program with FLV file support. The file type consists of a short header, interleaved audio, video, and metadata packets. The audio and video data is stored in a similar format used by standard Flash (.SWF) files.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .flv files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Adobe Flash Player 15
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC
  • Applian FLV Player
  • File Viewer Lite
  • Media Player Classic
  • Adobe Flash Player 17
  • RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
  • Eltima SWF & FLV Player
  • Eltima SWF & FLV Toolbox
  • Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Nullsoft Winamp
  • KMPlayer
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Flash Player 15
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC
  • Apple QuickTime Player with Perian component
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
  • Adobe Flash Player 17
  • VideoLAN VLC media player