How to Play FLV files in Windows Media Player?

Play FLV flash video files in Windows Media PlayerFLV aka Flash video files are becoming more and more popular on the internet. I am sure you are familiar with VLC Media Player or FLVPlayer which you use them to play FLV files that you’ve downloaded from Youtube or other video sharing sites, on your PC. How if you want play FLV files using Windows Media Player? By default, the useless WMP does not support playing FLV file format. But there is a way to play FLV files using WMP.

PlayFLV is a lightweight plugin that can enables Windows Media Player to play FLV files. It features all default functions that the other Flash Video Players may have such as zooming, skipping and full screen view. After installation, PlayFLV will create file association, binding FLV file format to WMP. Everytime you want to play FLV files, just double-click the FLV files and WMP will be open automatically open to play the flash video files.

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Steve Yu is a technology blogger with five years blogging experience (since 2007). He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com.

3 Comments

  1. Michael Aulia

    January 23, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    Or simply use other media players such as KMPlayer, GOMPlayer or VLC :)

    I’m using KMPlayer at the moment and I love it so much and I don’t have to install any codecs to play any files

  2. Nicholas | Pixobyte.com

    February 2, 2009 at 6:17 am

    Good trick, I use VLC Media player which plays almost anything. it even shows J PEG picture when you drag and drop on VLC player

  3. Mooney

    March 15, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    finally, i can use my windows media player instead of using VLC
    .-= Check out Mooney´s latest blog post ..Manny Pacquiao raises the bar: The Pacman to test reluctant Floyd Mayweather Jr after crushing Joshua Clottey =-.

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