F4V is a filename extension for Flash Video (FLV) container format. It supports H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) video codec compression standard, which is known to offer significant compression. FLV videos come in multiple formats apart from F4V, including F4P, F4A, and F4B. Also, it opens on Adobe Flash Player 6 or later and Windows Media Player.
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WMV (Windows Media Video) is a collection of video codecs with their respective coding formats introduced by Microsoft on its Windows Media framework. Initially, it was designed to compete with RM format on online streaming apps. It stores compressed videos and is even used to deliver content on Blu-ray/DVDs.
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