Flash Video

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Flash Video is a file format mainly used for playing data in a Flash player on a webpage. It has the extension .flv.

There are 2 types of flv file, one based on H.263 (since Flash 6) and another based on VP6 (since Flash 8).


H.263 flash video is supported by the latest VLC, with some bugs. There is a workaround using ffmpeg for this. VP6 is also supported by ffmpeg, and should be supported in the future.