Free Web Player

Free Web Player v3.1

Platform : Platform Independent

VISCOM Web Player is a free web video player for website, it is an easy and convenient way to add single or multiple video to any websites.

How To Use VISCOM Web Player

Assume you downloaded VISCOM Web player installer and installed it. Open C:\Program Files\VISCOM Web Player folder, You will see different style of web player ( Standard Skin, QuickTimePlayer Skin, RealPlayer Skin, WindowMediaPlayer Skin, YouTube Skin)

Open specific folder, e.g. C:\Program Files\VISCOM Web Player\Standard Skin, If you want to preview the style of selected VISCOM Web Player, you may double click index.html


To have your web pages play videos with VISCOM Web player, you must embed VISCOM Web player in those pages. For each page there are the following steps:

  1. Include viscomwebplayer.swf in your web page (yourwebpage.html)
  2. Convert your video to FLV video format.
  3. Place the link to your video file in your web page (yourwebpage.html)
  4. Upload viscomwebplayer.swf , video.xml, demo1.jpg, yourwebpage.html and video folder (include your flv files) to your web server.


Step 1: To include viscomwebplayer.swf in the web page, you place the following tag in the BODY section of your page.

 

<embed src="viscomwebplayer.swf"

  width="500"

 height="450" align="middle" quality="high" name="viscomwebplayer"

allowScriptAccess="sameDomain" allowFullScreen="true"

type="application/x-shockwave-flash"

pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" />

Step 2: To Convert your video to FLV video format. You may use our VISCOM FLV converter convert your video files. 
Assume you convert your video to FLV video file named demo1.flv

Step 3: To Place the link to your video file in the web page.
Assume you installed the VISCOM Web player on C:\Program Files\VISCOM Web Player, You will found different skin folder in VISCOM Web Player folder. ( Standard Skin, QuickTimePlayer Skin, RealPlayer Skin, WindowMediaPlayer Skin, YouTube Skin)

You may found video.xml in specific skin folders, Open video.xml in your html editor or Notepad, Change the movie parameter in the provided embed code to point to your FLV file of choice.

Change the value in red to suit your needs.

name="my video1" movie="video/demo1.flv" img="demo1.jpg"/>

The img parameter is the thumbnail image of the video. It must jpeg format.  You may replace with any jpeg file.

The name parameter is the caption of video.

The movie parameter is the path of FLV video on your web server.

Step 4: Make sure you upload the viscomwebplayer.swf , video.xml, demo1.jpg, yourwebpage.html and video folder (include your flv file) to your web server.

How exactly to upload files to your web server depends on the server and the hosting company, but a common way is to use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to transfer the video files from your home or office computer to the web server. There are many good and free FTP clients available.

The result: So a complete functional web page that plays videos with VISCOM Web player is:

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">

<head>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />

</head>

<body bgcolor="#000000">

<embed src="viscomwebplayer.swf"

  width="500"

 height="450" align="middle" quality="high" name="viscomwebplayer"

 allowScriptAccess="sameDomain" allowFullScreen="true"

 type="application/x-shockwave-flash"

 pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" />

</body>

</html>

If you want to playback more than one video, you may edit the videos item in video.xml.

 


 e.g. The following code will add two videos in play list.        

 

You may edit the value of video.xml for customize the VISCOM Web player.

Property Name Description Value
AutoNext If the playlist more than one video, Play the next video automatically, when current video playing   is finished. True or False
AutoPlay Playback the video automatically when the web player loaded.
If the playlist more than one video., the AutoPlay will not valid.
True or False
BigIconShow Show the Big Icon True or False
BufferTime Set the buffer time for the web player; if you set 1, the player will buffer the data to play 1 seconds before playing. Default value is 4.. 1 ,2, 3, 4, 5.....
FullScreen Hide the fullscreen button or not. True or False
HideThumbnail If the playlist only one video. Set hide the thumbnail list or not. True or False
KeepAspectRatio Enable or Disable Aspect Ratio. True or False
MuteButton Hide the Mutebutton or not. True or False
PropertyButton Hide the thumbnail list button or not True or False
Thumbnail Set the position of Thumbnail List Top or Bottom
VolumeButton Hide the volume button or not True or False
VolumeValue The percentage of the volume on the web player when video starts to play. Possible values range from 0 to 100. 100 is full. 0-100.