FLV (Flash Video) is a container format for sending videos through Internet. Many popular video hosting services use this format, such as YouTube, Google Video, etc. Firstly FLV format is meant for streaming video, however it is often used for watching local videos.
How to play FLV files on Mac
Install FLV player Mac
You can download free Elmedia Player from this page and install it as any other Mac app.
Follow the simple installation procedure. To play FLV on Mac you'll definitely need to update Adobe Flash plugin on your computer, but just in case, we recommend updating all plugins for playback of other file types too.
Choose the videos to watch
Add the FLV files to Mac FLV player. It can be done in several ways:
* Drag the videos to the app window or onto Elmedia Player Dock icon.
* Right-click the video in Finder -> Open with -> Elmedia Player.
* In Elmedia Player menu choose "File" -> "Add to Library".
Enjoy using Flash FLV player Mac
You can now watch FLV videos on your Mac wherever you are with all nice options offered by Elmedia Player - a great FLV Player for Mac! You can also play AVI, SWF, XAP, RM and RV, MOV, MP4, WMV videos!
You only need one app for all your favorite videos - that's Elmedia Player for Mac.