File Extension: FLV

File Type: Flash Video

Flash Video indicate a file format used to stream / deliver video + audio over the Internet.

Sample hexdump

Here's a sample hexdump of a .FLV file's header (first 256 bytes):
sample FLV Flash Video file
Marked in yellow are the patterns used by TrID to identify a .FLV file.
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Additional informations / Related links

  • Official Site - Adobe - Flash product page
  • Wikipedia - FLV - Flash Video
  • Library of Congress - Macromedia Flash FLV Video File Format
  • File Extension Seeker - .FLV search results
  • FILExt - FLV extension details