View Flash Videos on YouTube™

Want to view Flash videos on sites like YouTube™?


The flash players may not support all flash videos. It depends on the type of audio and video of the flash file. Flash videos are popular choices when it comes to embedded video clips over the web. Some of the popular sites using flash videos extensively are YouTube™, Google™, Yahoo!® and Metacafe. Viewing a flash video often requires you to download the suggested flash player. Sometimes you need to upgrade your flash player version to view the videos.





  • View flash videos on sites like YouTube™ and Google™

  • Errors that can occur when viewing flash videos on YouTube™ and Google™

  • Benefits of viewing flash files on sites like YouTube™ and Google™



View flash videos on sites like YouTube™ and Google™



Viewing flash videos in sites like YouTube™, Google™, etc, require you to install the right version of the flash player on your system first. Most video clips can be viewed when you click on the video clip itself. Sometimes, there will be icons or links to open the video clips. You must always check the extension of the file to make sure that it is a flash file. Turning on the speakers is also required to hear the audio of the file.



Errors that can occur when viewing flash videos on YouTube™ and Google™



One of the most common errors you get when trying to view flash videos on YouTube™, Google™, and such sites is the "enable JavaScript / old version of Adobe Flash player" error. When you get this error, you will not be able to view the flash file. This is not a very serious error and can be fixed easily. At this point you can try uninstalling and installing Adobe® Flash® Player again. Check whether the JavaScript is turned on in your browser. Sometimes exiting the browser and logging in again works. Always make sure that you use the original players and not the freeware. The freeware programs may not have all components embedded properly or can bring viruses along.



Benefits of viewing flash files on sites like YouTube™ and Google™


There are several benefits of using flash files in the websites. By using these flash videos you can access Internet ads, animations, online presentations, and movies. Compared to other video formats, flash files are easy to view. This is due to the flash player browser plug-in. Most of the video file formats can be converted to flash format easily and these are smaller in size. Due to the smaller size it is quicker to download and play. Flash files can be viewed over broadband or the slower connections and computers as well.




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