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need web video player help

by deadly55 / September 30, 2007 1:40 AM PDT

i'm looking for one like youtube but does mpeg or avi formart, flv if it will buffer fatser, i would prefer if the program was easy to isntall and free.

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The problem is that ...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2007 11:07 AM PDT

www.mpepla.com demands a royalty from authors. For the most part you have to stay our of certain countries to develop a MPEG solution like that. See where VLC PLAYER comes from for an example.

Bob

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bah
by deadly55 / September 30, 2007 11:58 AM PDT

that's not going to work, since it's not fair to charger our members to have to pay for video uploads.

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I think you missed the issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2007 12:22 PM PDT
In reply to: bah

You don't have to charge anything. Just have to navigate the waters of patents and laws of the land. I shared this issue since it's not nice what I've seen happen to those that didn't know.

Bob

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hmm
by deadly55 / September 30, 2007 12:26 PM PDT

ia there one in whihc i can upload videos relating to video games.

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Moving goalposts?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2007 11:17 PM PDT
In reply to: hmm

While http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=OPEN+SOURCE+VIDEO+PLAYER+BROWSER+PLUGIN&btnG=Google+Search confirms my suspicion about VLC PLAYER the problem is that getting people to install said player is a problem. You can find hundreds (thousands?) of posts about video in browser playback issues.

If you are not a programmer (you eat Java for breakfast) then you should look to solutions that everyone uses and not open source.

Embedding WMP in the browser is documented widely so I will not write anything about that. In fact I may not write anything that you could find with google. I will however share what you won't find.

Bob

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FLV Player
by PROXUS / September 3, 2009 9:59 AM PDT

check:

http://flvplayer.com/free-flv-player/

there are 2 versions , one free, very easy to setup,
and one commercial with load of features.

this is main link to commercial version:
http://flvplayer.com

you can play FLV, MP4, MOV, F4V ...I believe MP4 has the best compression / quality ratio, but you can try few different ways.

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try these
by RathalosRed / December 2, 2009 8:00 PM PST

try Real Player or Virtual Dub.

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