FLV file extension

Below you'll find information on
known file type that uses the .FLV file extension.

Flash Video File
Extension Added: June, 19th 2013
Last Updated: June, 19th 2013

Category:Video Files
Popularity: (Very common)

FLV is a video file format originally developed by Macromedia and currently owned and maintained by Adobe Systems.

It is the format of choice for streaming videos over the internet. Websites such as Metacafe, YouTube, Yahoo Videos, Google Videos or Hulu all use it for streaming content. 

FLV files contain interleaved video and audio data, metadata and a short header. Even though it’s owned by Adobe, it is an open format and it’s also supported by many other media players. The most common way to open FLV files is with Adobe Flash Player versions 6 or later.