HLS adaptive streaming doesn’t work on IExplorer 11 in HTML5 mode as I discovered while testing my art site. But there is luckily a solution, namely RTMP with HLS adaptive streaming fall-back. That sounds a little odd, because you could configure HLS for Flash. But the problem is, if setup for Flash, HLS adaptive streaming won’t … Read more RTMP with HLS adaptive streaming fall-back on AWS – Part 1
As from 6 December 2016, with the launch of Google Chrome 55, enabling the Flash plugin will become optional and HTML5 the default. Users will have the choice to decline using Flash. As this implies a serious impact for website owners using RTMP and HLS adaptive streaming videos and audios, we show you the possible options to ensure you can keep delivering video and audio to your … Read more Flash support in Google Chrome under fire
Updated: 2 December 2016. A comparison between JW Player 7 and JW Player 6. What are the differences? Do you need to update your embedding code? Price policies and other changes explained. Updated 10 November 2015. What is the difference between JW Player 6 and JW Player 7? With JW Player 7, the company JW Player in New York clearly … Read more JW Player 7 vs JW Player 6
HLS streaming (HTTP Live Streaming) has a couple of advantages over RTMP streaming in a sense that it can circumvent corporate firewalls and proxies and it plays on most mobile devices and desktops. RTMP streaming does not work on mobiles at all since it needs Flash, although JW Player has a HTML5 fallback method for mobiles. … Read more HLS streaming via AWS and JW Player 6
Updated: 2 December 2016. Private streaming video/audio with JW Player 7 on WordPress is now possible with S3Media Stream Enterprise 7.7.1, our WordPress plugin that works via private RTMP distributions and Web distributions on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It ships and installs with JWplayer 7.x automatically, you do not need to download it separately. The plugin is ideal for coaches, media professionals … Read more Private streaming video with JW Player 7 on WordPress
Update 24 September 2014: A question that pops up regularly these days is: “Should I upgrade to JW Player 6?” This depends on which features of JW Player you are using currently. JW Player 6 has a new set of advanced features which are surely worthwhile to investigate, but keep in mind there are quite … Read more Should I upgrade to JW Player Pro 6 or Premium?
Finally, after a lot of nagging by various interested parties(me included), Australia gets its own Edge server on S3 Amazon, namely in Sydney. This will have quite some impact on delivery of streaming video and audio in the Land Down Under, because they have serious problems playing HD video. An edge server is especially useful … Read more Australia gets its own S3 Edge server
A chapter is a place in the timeline of a streaming video. It can be anywhere in the video and there is no need to define chapters upfront. With JW Player 5.10, you can add chapter links to any part of a video or audio. This is very useful in lengthy videos/audios which cover several … Read more How to skip to a chapter in a video with JW Player?
Revised on June 2015 – JW Player 5.6 (up to version 5.10) is a Flash video/audio player created with Adobe Flex which has the capability to switch to HTML5 fallback mode if a non Flash browser is encountered. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to install JW Player and how to embed video … Read more How to Embed Streaming Video & Audio with HTML5 Fallback – using JW Player 5.6
Some video converters do not get it right when converting video to MP4 to stream on S3 Amazon/CloudFront. Especially the cheaper converters like AVS Video Converter for Windows tend to have problems. Luckily, there is a trick to fix this problem. Here you find a video tutorial on how to get the correct settings from … Read more Converting video to streaming MP4 for S3 Amazon with AVS Video Converter
The information on this page is no longer relevant since RTMP streaming requires Flash, which ahs been condemned to death by the developer community. We leave this article in for history sake. To avoid problems with streaming video and audio, in particular private streaming, the way to go is to start with a fresh S3 … Read more S3 Cloudfront: How to setup a bucket for private streaming – revised
With CloudFront you can not only stream your own videos, you can make streaming videos private on top of that! In other words, you can have paid videos on your site or membership area without the fear of copying the video. You can do the same thing with expiring URLs but private streaming has other … Read more S3: News from the CloudFront! Private streaming video – revised
With CloudFront, you can stream your own audio and video without using any code or installing complicated server software. CloudFront is an Amazon service which works in conjunction with your S3 Amazon account (S3 AWS). What the service basically did so far was to serve content from your S3 account to the closest server in … Read more S3: Streaming video with CloudFront