.F4V File Extension

Flash Video File

F4V files fall under the Video Files category. The format was developed by Adobe Systems. F4V files are most often created using Adobe Creative Cloud. 546 file types use the F4V extension. Most are no...

General Information

Title F4V File Extension
Extension .f4v
Full Form Flash Video File
File Type Video File
Developer Adobe Systems
MIME Type video/mp4

File Function

Primary Function Store video
Additional Functions Streaming media
Features H.264 video, AAC audio

File Characteristics

Quality High definition
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes, with software

Use Cases

Video Sharing Yes
Online Streaming Yes
Media Playback Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Malware embedding, Vulnerabilities
Best Practices Regular updates, Content scanning

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2007
Deprecated 2020
Replaced By MPEG-4

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .flv, .mp4, .mov

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Adobe Flash Player Free Windows, Mac
VLC Media Player Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Adobe Media Encoder Subscription Windows, Mac