FLV File Extension

Flash Video File Type

Extension .flv
Developer Adobe
Popularity 5.0 (542 Votes)
Mime Type video/x-flv
Default Program Adobe Flash Player
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 6/1/2022

What is a FLV File Extension?

FLV file extension is created by Adobe, also known as Flash Video File. FLV has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open FLV files in Adobe Flash Player program.



Free FLV File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .FLV (Flash Video File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to FLV, merge, split and compare the FLV files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

FLV Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Flash Video File .FLV File Extensions while opening the .FLV files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open FLV Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Flash Video File on your system such as Adobe Flash Player.
  2. Associate default Adobe Adobe Flash Player program for *.flv (Flash Video File) files.

    Associate FLV Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.FLV (e.g example.flv) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Adobe Adobe Flash Player program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .flv files.

    Associate FLV Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.FLV (e.g example.flv) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Adobe Adobe Flash Player program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Adobe Flash Player extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for FLV File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the FLV files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open FLV File on Windows

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blackmagic Design Fusion image. Blackmagic Design Fusion 000 for Windows  Open blackmagic design fusion website. Paid Blackmagic Design Fusion
Adobe Captivate image. Adobe Captivate 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Attractor Mobile Software Codec Packs image. Attractor Mobile Software Codec Packs 1 for Windows  Open attractor mobile software website. Commercial Attractor Mobile Software
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for Windows  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash Player image. Adobe Flash Player 26 for Windows  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
Gretech GOM Player image. Gretech GOM Player 2 for Windows  Open gretech website. Freeware Gretech
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for Windows  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for Windows  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for Windows  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
Media Player Classic image. Media Player Classic 1 for Windows  Open media player classic website. Open Source Media Player Classic
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Windows  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Audials One image. Audials One 2018 for Windows  Open audials website. Commercial Audials
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Windows  Open apowersoft website. Freeware Apowersoft
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerDVD image. CyberLink PowerDVD 20 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerProducer image. CyberLink PowerProducer 6 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for Windows  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Windows  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate 9 for Windows  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Windows  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for Windows  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FLV File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Captivate image. Adobe Captivate 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs  Open google website. Freeware Google
Eltima Elmedia Player image. Eltima Elmedia Player 6 for MacOs  Open eltima website. Freeware Eltima
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for MacOs  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash Player image. Adobe Flash Player 26 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for MacOs  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for MacOs  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
Macgo Mac Media Player image. Macgo Mac Media Player 2 for MacOs  Open macgo website. Freeware Macgo
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for MacOs  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for MacOs  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Roxio Popcorn image. Roxio Popcorn 4 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for MacOs  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for MacOs  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac 9 for MacOs  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for MacOs  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for MacOs  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FLV file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash Player image. Adobe Flash Player 26 for Linux  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for Linux  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Linux  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Linux  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FLV file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web  Open google website. Freeware Google

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FLV file on iOS

Software License Developer
Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player image. Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player 5 for iOS  Open pentaloop website. Freeware Pentaloop
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for iOS  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
VideoLAN VLC for iOS image. VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2 for iOS  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FLV file on Android

Software License Developer
XBMC Foundation Kodi for Android image. XBMC Foundation Kodi for Android 16 for Android  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
antvplayer Media Converter image. antvplayer Media Converter 0.8 for Android  Open antvplayer website. Freeware antvplayer
J2 Interactive MX Player for Android image. J2 Interactive MX Player for Android 1.7 for Android  Open j2 interactive website. Freeware J2 Interactive
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Android  Open apowersoft website. Freeware Apowersoft
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Android  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Android  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player image. BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player 2 for Android  Open bit labs website. Freeware BIT LABS

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

FLV file extension icon image.About FLV - Flash Video File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Flash Video File with *.FLV suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for FLV. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 6/1/2022


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