FLV Player nano is the smallest free FLV player in the world. It helps to play FLV (Flash videos) files that one of the most popular media player, Windows Media Player, doesn’t support. Not only FLV video files, you will be able to play FLV audio files as well, if any, converted with some audio to video converter software or downloaded from Internet. This free FLV player is only 15 KB in size and it is portable as well. This makes it the simplest, smallest, and a really interesting FLV player.
Although it doesn’t contain many advanced features, but some useful features are present in this player : You can drag n drop a FLV file, can use mouse wheel (middle mouse button in some cases) to zoom in/out its window, and can rotate playing video.
Update (7th April 2014): Further scanning with VirusTotal has revealed some possible malware in this software. So, we have removed download links of it. Meanwhile, you can try other free software to play FLV files.
Screenshot above shows interface of this free FLV player which is very simple. Instead of installing any codec software to play FLV videos with your media player, FLV Player nano can be used. Reason is that neither it takes much storage space nor it puts any burden on your CPU or on RAM usage.
How To Use This Free FLV Player?
To use this portable FLV player, Adobe Flash Player (on PC and on Internet Explorer) is needed. Then you could run it and add FLV video on its interface. File menu is helpful to add and play FLV video or simply drag video from source location to its interface.
Just few basic options are available in this player. You can play/pause/stop playing video, can adjust volume, view video in full screen mode, and can use available slider to jump to any part of playing video.
Apart from this, some interesting features have also been added to this player. These are:
- Zoom in and Zoom out its screen using the mouse wheel.
- Rotate video left or right. You can use View menu for this, or can right-click on video to access rotation option.
- You can put this player always on top of other opened windows.
- You can hide menu bar and window title to make this player near about frameless player.
Before counting shortcomings of this player or to criticize this player, one should have a look on its size. Till now, it is the smallest FLV player, and comes with some good features as well. Its quite amazing that they have been able to fit all this in such a small size.
If this player doesn’t meet your requirements, check these free software to play FLV files.