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"Is there any recommend FLV player for Mac? I downloaded a short flash video from YouTube and have tried a couple of free FLV players for Mac. But I can't play videos even after adding the .flv extension. Can you give me some help?"

As most people know, FLV is a video file format for flash video. Flash video content may be embedded within SWF files and the audio and video data are encoded in the same manner as there are within SWF files. Originally developed by Macromedia, FLV container file format is supported in Adobe Flash player. Nowadays, FLV video format has become the dominant web video format and everyone can online watch FLV videos from sites like YouTube, Hulu, VEVO, Yahoo! Video, metacafe, Reuters.com, etc. Of course, people also can offline view FLV videos via the third-party programs for Windows or Mac users. Here are top 4 FLV player for macOS.

Top Best FLV Player for Mac Recommended to Play FLV Videos on Mac

1. Wimpy Player

It is generally believed that Wimpy Player is one of the best FLV players because it is compatible with various tablets, phones and PCs (Mac and PC). Supported playlists for Wimpy Player includes JSON, XML, RSS, Text and more. In addition, its special Skin Machine allows you to freely design a skin that matches your unique taste. And when you want to play .flv video file, you just need open Wimpy Player and directly drag video to player's interface.

2. 5KPlayer

Serving as a new powerful free music & video player, 5KPlayer can be used to successfully play 4K/5K/8KUHD FLV videos on Mac and PC, even play 360 degree VR video. It is worth mentioning that this free FLV player for Mac also enables you to free download HD or UHD FLV videos from online video sharing sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo, Facebook and More. Obviously, this all-in-one FLV video downloader and player can meet all your needs of offline viewing FLV videos.

3. VLC Media Player

Perhaps most of people used this functional FLV video player to replay flash videos before. Certainly, there are still many people applying VLC Media Player today. As a bright spot of VLC, it can be well installed on Windows, Mac and Linux operating system. In addition to FLV, VLC player is capable of reading lots of other video formats like playback HEVC, 3GP, ASF, AVI, OGG, QuickTime file format , Raw DV, MXF, VOB, RM, DVD-Video and so on.

4. Elmedia Player

Some people once said, "You can't miss Elmedia Player, if you are trying to download FLV player for Mac." Why Elmedia Player is so remarkable? Actually, as a multifunctional free media player for Mac, Elmedia Player supports a lot of audio & video formats, for instance, FLV, SWF, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV and more. Almost it can stream all media files on your Mac.

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