How to play flv offline and online on Mac os

Mac OS X Software– Free Mac FLV Player, Flash Video Player for Mac

Free FLV Player for Mac — completely free! you also get free flv player for windows

Free FLV Player for Mac , also known as Flash Video Player, is a 100% free FLV Player on Mac. Flash video player can play all files with FLV format. It is a small-sized and easy-to-use FLV Player on Mac OS.

Enjoy offline or online Flash videos in Sothink Free FLV Player for Mac at any time you like. View the Flash video as zoom in, zoom out, fit to window mode or full screen mode. Backward and forward the last and next Flash video, play or stop the FLV file with ease. And the slider control can make the Flash video stop at the specific scene. Meanwhile, it offers convenient play list and easy play controls buttons to be more user-friendly.

How to play flv offline(captured and downloaded from internet?)

If you want to enjoy a Flash video online more smoothly and conveniently, you’d better download the FLV file to your computer. Here is a simple tutorial illustrates how to download and play the FLV file from internet.

First you are recommended to download Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox. Then you can use it easily and conveniently captured and download the Flash video you like from Internet.

Step 1: Capture and Download

Launch Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox. Find a movie you like on Internet, like on YouTube website. Then the Web Video Downloader will automatically capture the FLV file and be ready to download it.

Capture Video

You can view the download progress in this page.

Video Download

When the FLV file has been downloaded successfully, you can preview it in the Web Video Downloader’s window.

Preview Video

Step 2: Play Movie

After downloading FLV file with Web Video Downloader for Firefox, find the video and drag it to the playlist of Sothink Free FLV Player for Mac. Then double click it from the list to play. The FLV file will be saved in the list for your next time playing. Unless the file has been removed from its original direction, next time you may directly play it from the list.

Play Video in FLV Player

How to play flv online(play YouTube video through URL?)

Once you find a great Flash movie on YouTube, you may like to view it next time without downloading it to your computer. You can use Sothink Free FLV Player for Mac to play it through URL directly.

Step1: Save FLV URL
On YouTube, find a Flash movie you like. In the web page, you can find some codes in the Embed box. Copy all the codes in the Embed box to a notepad, and find the section of the red codes below, which is the URL of the FLV in YouTube.


<object width=”425″ height=”344″>
<param name=”movie” value=”
<param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”
=1&color1=0xcc2550&color2=0xe87a9f” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”425″ height=”344″></embed></object>

Tip: You can also use Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox to capture the FLV on YouTube and get the original URL conveniently.

Step2: Input FLV URL

Launch Sothink Free FLV Player for MAC and click button Browse Flash Movieon the interface. In the pop-up window, input FLV URL in the blank like below:

Play FLV

Step3: Play FLV

After inputting URL, click button OK. Then the FLV will be added in the play list. Click it from the list, then it will be played.

Since the flv has already been added in the play list, next time you may directly choose to play it from the list instead of inputting URL again.

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