Projects / FlowPlayer


FlowPlayer is a video player for the Web. The player is easy to configure and embed into your home page, site, or blog. It supports progressive download with HTTP and streaming with Lighttpd, PHP and other scripting solutions, Flash Media Server, Wowza, and Red5. It is extensible with plugins written in Flash ActionScript and JavaScript.


Recent releases

  •  03 Sep 2009 09:58

    Release Notes: Performance and stability improvements were made. RTMP/RTMPT connection establishment was made faster. Improvements were made in Akamai connectivity.

    •  30 Jul 2009 09:34

      Release Notes: This is a bug fix release with new versions of the player itself and following plugins: captions, controlbar, bandwidth check, SMIL, and RTMP. There are major improvements in the bandwidth check plugin in particular.

      •  20 May 2009 11:26

        Release Notes: Instream playback support makes it possible to insert pre-rolls, mid-rolls, and post-rolls into the main media stream. This is typically used for advertising. Playlists can be now read from RSS feeds and SMIL files. It is possible to use external configuration files. These are useful when embedding the player with minimal configuration shown in the embedding HTML page. This release also contains several bugfixes.

        •  15 Apr 2009 11:17

          Release Notes: This release adds a skinning framework and a new skin called "Tube", a JavaScript-based control bar, a streaming plugin extension framework, and new plugins for bandwidth detection, server clustering, and secure streaming. Secure streaming enables protecting video files from direct downloading and hot linking. Several bugfixes and small enhancements have been applied to the older plugins.

          •  26 Feb 2009 01:35

            Release Notes: You can now associate a link with the player canvas. This makes it possible to show ads in the player canvas. There are new bugfix releases of the playlist JavaScript plugin, flashembed Flash embedding tool, and jquery.scrollable. There are new versions of the control bar and pseudostreaming Flash plugins, fixing some issues that were found by users. In particular, the pseudostreaming plugin has important fixes if you are using it to stream H.264 encoded videos.


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