Tag Archives: FLV

SWF 10 Specs Available for Download

Wow, this was fast. Emmy Huang announced the availability of updated SWF and FLV specs. As for the action model of SWF 10, there were no changes from SWF 9. Considering that SWF 9 action model consisted of the DoABC tag which contained AS3/ABC data, this is hardly surprising. As far as I can see, […]

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Flash Video Player 3.8 Adds Captionate Support

Jeroen Wijering’s FLV Player is a well known and regarded, Creative Commons licensed, FLV player. Not everyone who makes use of FLV files needs to have Flash authoring tool. Jeroen Wijering’s FLV Player is easily configurable, has many options and plug-ins. Today version 3.8 was released which added support for Captionate embedded captions. It supports […]

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Captionate at Adobe Flash Developer Center

Michael A. Jordan‘s article titled ‘Captioning Flash video with Captionate and the captioning-supported FLVPlayback component skins‘ was published at Adobe Flash Developer Center on May 7th. (Technically it’s still May 7th in the US, but in my time zone it’s 8th). The demo on the first page is something we should have done for Captionate […]

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SWF (and FLV) 8 Specs Released

SWF version 8 specs, which includes FLV specs as usual,  were released earlier today. FLV format is better documented this time and includes data packet format. Most annoying part for me was Acrobat Reader 6 requirement, as I only have v5 and normally wouldn’t install bloated later versions. Good news is that Adobe has the […]

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Extracting FLV Audio

FLV (Flash Video) files, when converted to Video Symbols in a SWF file, don’t have any audio. The audio is converted to a streaming sound (and mixed with existing sounds if necessary), which can easily be extracted with ASV. So in order to extract the audio of a FLV, you would import the FLV to […]

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