.flv

File Type Animate Video File IconAnimate Video File
File Format Standard (developed by Adobe Systems)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

The FLV video format is a open format that is used by both Adobe and third-party products. FLV files may be exported by Adobe Flash, as well as various other programs using the Flash Video Exporter plug-in. Since FLV is an open format, the files can be opened and played by several different media players.

Info About Adobe Flash

Flash is an authoring environment for creating animations and interactive experiences. Flash animations are commonly created for websites, but may also be saved as standalone videos that can be played in Flash Player. Flash supports both vector and raster graphics and can be scripted using the ActionScript programming language.

Open With
Windows

IconAdobe Flash Player

IconAdobe Animate

IconXilisoft Video Converter Ultimate

macOS

IconAdobe Flash Player

IconAdobe Animate

IconRealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud

Unix

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

IconRealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud

Updated April 19, 2010
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