The .FLV file format name stands for the Flash Live Video. This extension has been used to carry the Video based content Online to a user’s system. The .FLV extension enables users with a higher rate of file compressions whereas helps to retain an excellent video quality. This aids the file creators to keep the sizes of the files manageable for the viewers to watch the .FLV format videos over the Internet. Although the Flash Video format file was created by Adobe, the .FLV file happens to be an open-source that can be utilized even by the non-Adobe programs.
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the FLV extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of FLV file conversion to a different format.
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the FLV file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the FLV file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the FLV file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the FLV file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the FLV file should be solved.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the FLV file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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