F4V Converter

  1. Add your file.

  2. Choose the output format.

  3. Click Convert.

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Convert F4V files online for free

This freeware F4V converter allows you to change your file formats in only a few clicks. To convert F4V, add your video to the program, select the output format, and start the process. If you want more features, download the desktop version of this online tool for free for Windows and Mac.

What is F4V?

Full name

Flash MP4 Video File

Format type


Developed by

Adobe Systems (originally developed by Macromedia)


The F4V file type, like FLV, is an extension of the Flash Video format. Adobe Systems created the F4V format in 2007 to replace the FLV format. As F4V is simply an improved version of FLV, it is used for the same purpose: streaming embedded videos on the internet. If you are not sure how to open and play F4V files, check the associated programs list below.

File extension


Technical details

Because it uses the H.264 codec, F4V requires more computing power than FLV but has better video quality. Another significant difference is F4V’s support for the 3GPP Timed Text specification that is a standardized subtitle format. Also, Flash Player supports hardware-accelerated video playback for F4V files.

Associated programs

Adobe Flash Player, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Gallery Viewer, and VLC

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