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    Jun 14, 2008
    flv viewer

    I'm trying to watch a .flv video I downloaded. I know people use VLC usually but mine doesnt do it. When I try to open it it says "mpeg_system: unable to determine stream type".
    So I downladed FLV-Viewer 04. Problem is, this application doesnt even lauch. Besides it comes in a funny format, .osx. Call me ignorant but ive never seen it.
    Any suggestions?


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    dtravis7's Avatar
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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    I use the Perian plug in for Quicktime. So far it's played every FLV I have tried with it. Just be sure the it has the .FLV extension on the video.

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    Member Since
    Jun 14, 2008
    thanx for the reply. I checked ur link, prob is im running on OSX 10.3.9, whereas Perian requires 10.4

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    STRIKE859's Avatar
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    May 30, 2008
    Sunshine State
    Powermac G5 Dual 2 GHz, 2 GB RAM
    Try the VLC Media Player 0.8.6h

    I've never had a problem playing flv files. Good luck.


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