Filetype: Flash Video Flie
Category: Video Files
FLV files are flash compatible video files that have been exported by the Flash Video Exporter plug-in or other program with FLV file support. FLV files consists of a short header, interleaved audio, video, and metadata packets. Within the FLV file, audio and video data is stored in a similar format used by standard Flash .SWF) files. The FLV format is an open format that is also supported by non-Adobe/Macromedia programs. FLV files may be exported from QuickTime Pro or other applications that can export to the QuickTime file format, flash Video content may also be embedded within SWF files. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Reuters.com and many other news providers.
Programs can open FLV file on Windows
Adobe Flash Player,FLV Player,VLC media player,Media Player Classic Home Cinema,Adobe Media Player
Programs can open FLV file on Mac
VLC Media Player for MAC,Adobe Flash Player,Adobe Media Player (AMP),Eltima Software SWF, FLV Player,Roxio Toast
How to downloade flv video from youtube?
Since big video sharing site like Youtube and Google Video has adopted flv as their main video format, a youtube flv downloader software could be very helpful for people who wants to collect youtube videos, also, this kind of software are able to convert flv file to populare format like mp4 or AVI.