Before playing FLV, Let's read what is FLV and FLV media player first. FLV is a file format (extension for flash video format) that mainly delivers video content over the Internet. Specifically, the video stream included can be a variant of the H.263 standard or the much more advanced On2 VP6 codec. FLV media player is a FLV player that be able to play FLV files. FreeSmith FLV media player is an excellent free FLV player which can not only play your FLV files, but also offer outstanding features for your personalized playback, such as rotate the video, adjust the color, change the playback speed, create unique playlist, add subtitles...
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Download and install FreeSmith FLV Media Player. This free FLV player is of light size, which means, it costs little space of your hard drive.
Click the button on the center of FreeSmith FLV Player, add FLV file by open file, open folder or open URL.
Mostly, the videos on Youtube are in FLV format. Video from YouTube uses a simplified H.263, commonly refereed to as FLV1 and FLV4. One advantage of FreeSmith FLV Media Player is that this free FLV player plays both FLV1 and FLV4, while many other FLV players can just support one type. With the packed video codec in FreeSmith FLV Media Player, you have no worry about installing any other video codec for playing different type of your FLV files.
Hover the mouse to the top of the playback window, click "Take screenshot" icon to start taking screenshot. All the screenshots would be saved in a default folder, but you can edit it for your own demand from settings.
FreeSmith FLV Media Player provides the function that you can take multiple screenshots at one time.
This free FLV player also solves the sync problems as follows:
----Audio and video are out of sync.
----video and subtitle are out of sync.
Go to Settings > Effect > Sync, there are options to adjust by 100ms, 500ms, and 1000ms.
By using FreeSmith FLV Media Player, you can feel that you are not only using a free FLV player, but much more. Apart from playing the FLV files, this FLV player for windows also has the features to make effect for the video playback. You can easily rotate the video, change the brightness, contrast, saturation of the video, make the video play in a fast speed or slow speed, fast forward or fast rewind the current video playabck and so on.
No matter you are playing the videos, you can change the skins of FreeSmith FLV Player at the same time. There are three options for changing the interface: color, shade and skin. Don't ignore these three options, it would make the interface colorful and stylish beyond your imagination.