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BOOTSTRAP file format description

Many people share .bootstrap files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bootstrap file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bootstrap files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bootstrap - Flash MP4 Video Bootstrap

BOOTSTRAP file is a Flash MP4 Video Bootstrap. BOOTSTRAP file contains the bootstrap information for each segment of the file. The F4V format is based on the format specified by ISO/IEC 14496-12: ISO base media file format.

.bootstrap file format description:
Adobe Flash Player
Multimedia files
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Flash MP4 Video Bootstrap related links:
Flash MP4 Video Bootstrap related extensions:
Adobe HDS Bootstrap
Distribution Format Exchange Profile
Adobe Flash MP4 Audio Stream
Adobe Flash MP4 Audio Book
Flash MP4 Video Fragment
Flash Media Manifest File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bootstrap file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bootstrap files. Be especially cautious with .bootstrap files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bootstrap file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

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