What is Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin?
Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin is a powerful responsive video / audio player for any wordpress theme that can play (mp4) / audio (mp3), streaming video or audio from a server, Youtube video or Vimeo / Vimeo Pro video. It only requires the mp4 / mp3 format (the best and most used formats on the web) and it will work on mobile devices and desktop machines no matter which browser is used, this is made possible by incorporating multiple video engines in an really smart way inside the video player logic. Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin supports unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited video. The playlists can be loaded from a simple HTML markup, XML file, mixed playlist (vimeo | vimeo pro | youtube | HTML5 video / audio), video folder (mp4 files), audio folder (mp3 files), youtube playlist or vimeo / album playlist.
Packed with a huge amount of features like responsive layout, multiple playlists, external API, optional deeplinking, responsive skin, embed & share, share window, video quality selector, subtitle selector, 360 degree / virtual reality / VR support,audio support with real time spectrum visualizer, pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll video or image, image advertisment, private / password protected video, encrypt video source / path, HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 video support, DASH MPEG / mpd live streaminggoogle analytics, google adsense , google google drive, openload / openload.co, chromecast support, etc it makes it the best and most impressive video player available on sale.
Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin main features:
Chromecast support, play mp4 video or mp3 audio on your TV screen using chromecast, the media can be controlled via the player interface, basically the browser and the player become a remote tv, example here and video tutorial here, (please note currently HLS, youtube, vimeo and advertisement are not supported).
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Openload / openload.co. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Option to set the video to inline (use inline video player like on all other devices) or default for IOS (use default player, when the video starts playing the video will go fullscreen, default IOS functionality).
Optional vector based buttons icons using font awesome, example here
Google analytics support, the possibility to view how many times a video was played or downloaded, please watch this video tutorial.
Support for google adsense advertisement, please watch this video tutorial.
Support for multiple video quality and optional video quality selector similar to Youtube.
Only mp4 video file required.
Optional deeplinking (unique and shareable link for the current playlist and video).
Optional fill entire video screen, this feature will allow to fill the gaps of the video player, you can have for example a real full width player, example here.
Optional embed and share window.
Load any type of playlist through HTML markup, XML, mixed playlist (vimeo | youtube | HTML5 video), video folder, Youtube playlist or Vimeo playlist / album, also mixed playlist with youtube or mp4 or vimeo videos can be created.
Support for randomized playlist, this option allows to start with a random / shuffled / randomized playlist when the playlist is loaded.
The HTML markup playlists can be created manually or generated from a database.
Support for unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited videos.
Optional custom playlists / categories combo-box selector / select drop-down box.
Optional playlist and playlists window / categories selector.
Three type of hover effects for the playlists window / categories selector thumbnails.
Optional playlist and playlists window / categories selector auto open (the player can start with the playlist or playlists window / categories selector visible or hidden).
The playlist can be positioned bottom or right.
Option to have a playlist without thumbnails example here.
Support for scrolling the playlist when the mouse moves instead of the default scrollbar example here.
Optional video download button (this buttons can be removed / added globally or individually for each video).
Support for local, streaming from a server, Youtube or Vimeo / Vimeo Pro videos.
Usage of the same Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin custom skin even for the Youtube videos.
Logic to allow only a logged in user to play / view the video.
Youtube video quality buttons selectors from the video control bar. The available quality rates will be displayed in a cool way so you can select the desired quality for the playing video.
The video player can play an HD video on desktop machines and a smaller video on mobile devices, this useful feature is optional, this means that the video player can play the same video source on all desktop machines or mobile devices.
Optional go fullscreen on play, when the play button is clicked the player goes fullscreen example here.
Optional advanced pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll / ads / advertisement video or image (similar to youtube ads with extra features). UVP supports unlimited ads they can be added and configured easily. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Optional popup ads (similar to youtube popup ads are displayed). Multiple ads can be added for a video, also the show and hide time can be specified, for example a pupup ad commercial can be showed at second 10 and hidden at second 40. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Powerful API included with example files, a full set of API methods, including play, pause, stop, scrub with time, scrub with percent, volume and soooo much more.
HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 and DASH MPEG mpd, live streaming video support on all browsers mobile and desktop. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video
Lazy scrolling/loading, the possibility to initialize UVP on the scroll when the player is visible in the page, this way for example if the player is in a section of a webpage that is not visible it will not be initialized / play, instead UVP will be initialized / play only when the user is scrolling to that section in which the player is added.
Optional popup advertisement window on pause, the source can be any web page, example here.
Support for 360 degree / virtual reality / VR videos. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Support for subtitles files (.srt, .vtt or txt).
Optional subtitles selector. UVP supports multiple subtitles, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional subtitle selector. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
HEX / CSS color support the buttons colors can be modified with simple CSS by passing a hexadecimal color(ex: #FF0000) and even more, we have done it in a cool way that all graphics will retain the texture and at the same time apply the chosen color, example here.
Optional video info window.
Timestamp support in format of t=hours[h]minutes[m]seconds[s], start and / or stop the video at a specified time by setting a timestamp in the player page URL, please see this example and check the URL format it has a timestamp attached to it ex: t=0m0h20s&e=0m0h40s.
Optional encrypt subtitles source / path. Using this feature will not allow a user / software to see / steal the subtitles source / path from the page source.
Added VAST “Video Ad Serving Template” support, currently only support for linear single or multiple (pods) video/videos (pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll) ads. Please check out our example pods (multiple videos) .
Possibility to set a start time to VAST pre, mid, post roll advertisement, by default the VAST template dosen’t include this feature so it is very useful if you have multiple video ads in a VAST XML file , now it is possible to set a start time for each the video files. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Support for VMAP (Digital Video Multiple Ad Playlist), this is very useful to create a VAST playlist and adding ad breaks at specified times, if you are interested please read more about this here.
Support for Interactive Media Ads SDKs – IMA SDK for HTML5 and DFP / Google Doubleclick IMA tags support, which allows you to place Google Adsense for Video tags to stream video PreRoll Ads (linear), Mid-Roll, Post-Roll, VMAP+Bumper and Pods, or Non-Linear Banner/Text Ads (non-linear) with your self hosted videos, adsense example here and DFP, VAST, VMAP example here, video tutorial here.
A to B video loop / ab loop, option to loop a specific section / part of a video using two time / timestamp points, point a the start point and point b the end point, this points can be adjusted using the a to b loop controlbar. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video, click the play button and the then the a to b loop button from the controlbar. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Optional keyboard support (F:fullscreen / normalscreen, LEFT/RIGHT ARROWS:skip video 5 seconds forward or backward, UP/DOWN ARROWS: volume up or volume down, M:mute/unmute, SPACE:play/pause).
Optional playback rate / speed selector. UVP supports multiple playback rates/speeds, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional playback rates/speeds selector.
Optional video poster, the poster is visible when the video player is stopped plus support for two poster sources one for desktop machines and one for mobile devices. Please note that a single source can be used for both for desktop machines and mobile devices.
Multiples display types: responsive / sticky / lightbox / fullscreen… click here to see the fullscreen preview.
Support for sticky display type, please watch this example.
Support for sticky mode when scrolling up/down through the page this way UVP will always be visible. If the video player is not in the browser viewport area, the sticky version will take over at the bottom of the page. Please check out this example, please scroll the page down to view this feature in action.
Support for lightbox / modal display type, now it is possible to open UVP in a modal / lightbox window when the page loads or on user interaction, for example a button or image click, please watch .
Optional custom watermark logo. The logo can be set to hide with the control bar or to always be visible, also the logo position is customizable.
Added support for encrypted video paths, for example the path content/videos/fwd-720p.mp4 will be encrypted to encrypt:70de891f83b42a958770b738fd3b66f2 this way it will be impossible to steal the video by crawling the page source.
Private password protected videos, example here. Test password is Melinda.
Possibility to open a new page when the video has finished to play, it can open a new page in a different window or replace the page in which the player is running (_blank or _self).
Custom context menu, when the right mouse button is clicked a custom menu appears that allows to copy the video URL / video URL at the current time or switch fullscreen /normal screen.
Optional start at time and end at the time, UVP can be set to play or stop at a specific time.
Option to remove preloader.
Added in the documentation detailed tutorial about how to get the google drive video (mp4) or audio (mp3) source.
Optional watermark logo click. The logo can be set to open a window on click with a specific url.
AutoHide controls bar, the video player can be set to autohide the controls bar after a number of seconds of inactivity.
The video controls bar can be showed or hidden when the video is stopped or it hasn’t started.
Click to play or pause, you can click on the video to play/pause the video.
Optional start at a random video every time the page is opened.
Double click / double tap functionality, left video side rewind 10 seconds, center video go fullscreen / normal screen, right video side go forward 10 seconds.
Posibility to start playing at a specified time.
Start volume value.
Autoplay, loop and shuffle.
Autoplay on both PC / OS (desktop) and autoplay on mobile devices (Android / IOS), please note that on mobile the video starts with volume set to zero / muted, (it is the only possible to make this work), the volume can be set at anytime after the video has started to play, example here.
Optional keyboard support.
Big play button.
Next and previous video buttons (optional).
Play / pause button.
Current and total time (optional).
Volume button (optional).
Volume scrubber (optional).
Video info window button (optional).
Shuffle and loop buttons (optional).
Embed and share button (optional).
Fullscreen button (optional).
Detailed documentation and sample files included.
Eight skins included with the psd files.
Download video button (optional).
Share window button (optional).