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how to open .flv files

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well i have downloaded a movie file ....now it is in .flv format ?? cant play it ?? how to play it ???
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Greetings, magnetic_kisser !

.flv file is a Flash Player file.  If you really mean to download and view this file, use FLV Player
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/Flash/FLV-Player.shtmlhttp://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/Flash/FLV-Player.shtml

Are you sure you don't mean the downloaded file is .swf? What is probably happening here is you downloaded the flash video file without the loading swf file. Without it's loading swf file, you won't be able to view it.


Best wishes!
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"NovaDevelopment.GreetingCardFactory.Invitation"
(Says http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=FIV     File Extension Details for .FIV)
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http://www.simtel.net/product.download.mirrors.php?id=95201


this works for me the best :) ......
war 1 ur link is not workin .... probably its an old saved link ........... :) ......update it buddy ........i was wondering where did
war 1 beeen .....not seen u for quite a time in any of my question ...worrried a bit :) .


thankz callrs .....for the information .....
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magnetic_kisser,

Link works: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/Flash/FLV-Player.shtml

I just double posted the URL.
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Oops.  I read "fiv" instead of "flv". So here's the real deal:

http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=FLV     File Extension Details for .FLV
"Flash Video File"
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