An f4v file extension is associated with Adobe Flash and used for one of the two different flash video format, the other being FLV. F4V format is based on ISO and is supported starting with Flash Player 9 update 3.

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What is f4v file? How to open f4v files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

f4v file icon: f4v filetype icon

The f4v file extension is used for one of the two most common Flash Video formats.

The f4v format is based on the format specified by ISO/IEC 14496-12: ISO base media file format. Starting with SWF files published for Flash Player 9 Update 3 (9,0,115,0), Flash Player has been able to play F4V files.

The FLV/F4V open specification documents the file formats for storing media content used to deliver streaming audio and video for playback in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR software.

FLV and F4V are the de facto standard for web video today; 80% of online videos are viewed worldwide using Adobe Flash technology.

The default software associated to open f4v file:

Adobe Flash icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Flash  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Flash is authoring environment to create interactive web sites with animations and video contents. Flash works with vector and raster graphics to provide animation of text, drawings, and still images. It also supports streaming of audio and video. Flash content can be displayed on various computing platforms by Adobe Flash Player. Latest version Adobe Flash CC Professional is available through Creative Cloud.

Adobe Flash was replaced by Adobe Animate CC and Adobe Animate CC for Mac.

Adobe AIR icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe AIR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is runtime environment for Rich Internet Applications (RIA) that are use technologies from Adobe such as Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex and HTML, Ajax etc.

Adobe Air applications can be run as desktop applications but very popular is on mobile platforms. Adobe Air supports Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X (macOS), iOS, Android etc.

Adobe Flash Player icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Flash Player  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Flash Player is add-on to operating system that used to play Adobe Flash animations and Adobe Flash movies in Web browsers. Flash Player supports variety of operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux etc.

Adobe Creative Cloud icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Creative Cloud  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Creative Cloud is latest member of Creative family. With this version Adobe moved from one-time fee to subscription based model, while no longer plans to offer one time purchase options like the users were used. There is either annual or monthly fee for using the whole bundle or just one program.

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Help how to open:

Use Adobe Flash Player to play the *.f4v file.

How to convert:

Programs that can work and edit Flash files can also usually export these files to other multimedia format.

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List of software applications associated to the .f4v file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open f4v file, edit f4v file, convert f4v file, view f4v file, play f4v file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting f4v files.

Software that open f4v file - Adobe Flash mp4 multimedia

Programs supporting the exension f4v on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open f4v file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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