File Extension FLV
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FLV File Extension Description
FLV file extensions are a commonly used flash compatible video file format. The FLV extension format is an open format used and supported by Adobe and Macromedia programs. Macromedia's flash player had a recent name change to Adobe Flash player.
FLV Compatible Programs
Adobe Flash CS4, KMPlayer, QuickTime Zoom Player, GOM Player, RealPlayer, VLC media player, FLV Player Mplayer, Need4 Video Converter, Cucusoft Ultimate DVD + Video Converter Suite, Corel VideoStudio Pro X2, Adobe Sound Booth CS4, MediaCell Video Converter, SWF & FLV Toolbox
.FLV files not working?
- Check to make sure you have one of the programs above installed. If you do and .FLV files still wont open then proceed to step two below.
- Make sure Windows is set to open .FLV files with the appropriate program. The easiest way to do this is to download Filecure and then select the manage tab on the left. This feature is available free in the Filecure application.
- If the problem persists then download Filecure if you haven't already, and Click the big green "Start Scan" Button. It takes about 30 seconds to scan your computer for all file extension associations. Once the scan is finished you will see if any problems are detected. If so then Click the Green "Fix Now" Button.
- Try to open your .FLV File again, The problem should be fixed.
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- Common Path:
video/x-flv, Flash.VideoFile, FlashVideo.FlashVideo, Flash.VideoFile, RealPlayer.FLV.6
- Associated Applications:
Adobe Flash Player
Additional FLV File Info:
Adobe Corporation, FLV File Created by: www.adobe.com
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