Flash Video is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player. It runs as a browser plug-in, it is possible to embed Flash Video in web pages and view the video within a web browser. It has support for a scripting language called Action Script, which can be used to display Flash Video from an SWF file. It is a type of media player that is used for playing Flash video from PC as well as from Internet websites.
It is available as free software on the Internet. There is player for every Operating System may it be Macintosh or Microsoft Windows. However the installation differs from browser to browser, with Internet explorer it installs Active X first and then installs the flv player. It has a limitation also that it does not work with the 64 bit Internet explorer. Many user are not aware about it and they face problem because of that, waste hell lot of time in installing it. It happens with 64 bit windows operating system. For further help on installation and troubleshooting of flash player speak to a tech expert. It is compatible with all the browsers, may it Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. User can download Flash player from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ and install the same.