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FLV file - How do I open a .flv file?

The table below provides useful information about the .flv file extension. It answers questions such as:

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Adobe Flash Video File

Adobe Flash Video File .flv file icon
The FLV file is an Adobe Flash Video. FLV is a file format used to deliver video over the Internet to the Macromedia Flash Player version 6, 7 or 8. FLV content may also be embedded within SWF files.
Category: Video files
Application: Flash Player
Mime-type: video/x-flv
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
FLV aliases:
FLV related links:
FLV related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Autodesk Animator FLIC File

QuickTime Movie

Mpeg Video

Multimedia Viewer Book

RealMedia File

Other types of files may also use the .flv file extension.

🔄 .flv converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .flv files to other formats:

FFmpeg, SUPER Media Converter

For example, using the softwares above, a .flv file can be converted into one of the following formats:

3gp, avi, webm, mpg, wmv, ogg, mp4, m4v

🚫 The .flv file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

blv, clv, dlv, elv, fiv, fl, flb, flc, fld, flf, flg, fmv, fov, fpv, fv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Might and Magic 6 Level Geometry Data
ABB HTS500 Graphic Data
Bink Tools Full Motion Video
FileMaker Pro Label Data
QIP Contact List Visible Data
Labassert Functional View Library

🔴 Can't open a .flv file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .flv file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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