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FMV is an acronym for Full Motion Video. It is a popular term for tv-quality film, or animation in a videogame. The first use of FMV began in the 1990's when personal computers and consoles became technically capable. Within a few years FMV became a nearly mandatory component in computer games. Popular platforms for FMV include QuickTime, MPEG and Smacker.