Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Free FLV Player for Mac

FLV (or Flash Video) is a container format for delivering videos
over Internet. It is mainly used by such  services as YouTube, Google Video, and the like. Mostly FLV format is used for streaming video, but also for keeping and watching local videos. FLV format is used in Adobe Flash Player plugin.

Lots of multimedia players support FLV files, for example Elmedia Player - a free FLV player for Mac. Elmedia FLV player Mac offers plenty of controls for comfy FLV Mac playback. It's not just stop, pause, and rewind - you can also choose background for FLV Mac playback, enable Flash local security, etc. Elmedia Mac FLV player features a nice media library in iTunes style with usual playlists along with smart playlists according to your individual taste.

Elmedia Player is a very easy to use Mac FLV Player - install it, launch, and choose the files you want to play. Interface is easy to understand and navigate. 

Elmedia Player PRO is also available. You can upgrade to it for $ 19.95 and get the following:

  1. Download Flash FLV files on your Mac. You can save videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, and others right to your hard drive.
  2. Save Projector EXE files as SWF.
  3. Watch videos full screen.
  4. Take a screenshot of any moment in the video, or even convert the whole video into the series of images.
  5. Elmedia Player can be always on top of all other apps.

In this post Elmedia Player is shown as FLV player for Mac, but it actually can play a great variety of formats, such as SWF, AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, DIVX, DAT, etc.