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(NE) HTML5 Audio/Video Player 1.2.7


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  • Forum plugin which will display a HTML5 audio or video player for audio/video attachments and/or remotely linked audio/video files.
  • Ability to enable/disable the player for audio or video or both (disabled by default, so effect will not be immediately seen on posts)
  • Ability to enable/disable the respective players from handling remotely linked audio/video files.
  • Ability to control the initial size of the video player so as to avoid 'large' videos pushing outside the post container.
  • Ability to include the original link, to act as a fallback for users with browsers which cannot either
    • display the HTML5 player or
    • play the audio/video file
  • Admin configurable list of audio/video file extensions.
  • Plugin is compatible with IPS 4.1 (tested with and IPS 4.2 (tested with 4.2.5)
  • IPS 4.3.x
    • IPS 4.3.x introduces support for embedding uploaded video attachments in to content, therefore this plugin is not needed for videos.
    • However...
      • Audio is not natively supported by IPS 4.3.x
      • The video player won't display on old posts, so this plugin would be needed in that situation.
    • Future versions of this plugin will enhance the native IPS functionality to provide similar functionality as provided by this plugin (resize, controls list etc)

Please note the following:

  • IMPORTANT: v1.2.7 is supported with IPS 4.4 only, while v1.2.6 is still available for IPS 4.2 & 4.3
  • If you require support then please post in the provided support topic. Do not use PM and do not use the review functionality.
  • Plugin support does not extend to assisting you with adding support for playing a specific audio/video file/codec to your browser (Google is your friend in this situation)
  • Want to test your browser's ability to show a HTML5 player? Go here: https://tools.woolyss.com/html5-audio-video-tester/


Edited by Nathan Explosion

What's New in Version 1.2.7   See changelog


What's new in v1.2.7

  • Addition of controlsList support for <audio> tag, to allow disabling of the 'Download' option in the player
  • Added setting to disable right-click functionality on the player, to stop displaying of the browser context menu (requires javascript, so if javascript is disabled in a browser then it will not work)
  • v1.2.7 is supported with IPS 4.4 only (v1.2.6 is still available for IPS 4.2 & 4.3)


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   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

Does exactly what it says it does, works right out of the box. I've been looking to add webm support forever and this plugin does it. 

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Another great plugin from @Nathan Explosion.  Very easy to install and configure, and absolutely enhances the multimedia dimensions of my website.  I particularly like the player interface - nice and minimalist, without any big bulky windows that can clash with custom themes.  Well done!

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   2 of 4 members found this review helpful 2 / 4 members

Could you add the total time of the file and the remaining time - as played, on Safari there is none.


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   1 of 4 members found this review helpful 1 / 4 members

with the mp4 file does not appear on the video but the audio player

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