What? Why? Who?

Nick Freear edited this page Aug 21, 2015 · 7 revisions

What is the Media Player?

Open Media Player is an online audio and video player that is hosted as a service. It utilises multimedia data from one or more places, creates a player, and then allows the player to be easily embedded in one or more sites.

Overview diagram - what is the Media Player?

Why would I choose it?

The Player is the right choice for you if:

  • You want a media player that is straightforward to install and configure;
  • You want a player that aspires to the highest levels of accessibility and usability;
  • You want to isolate the player itself from where it is embedded, allowing you to scale its use across multiple web sites, and simplifying upgrades – install once, upgrade once, embed many;
  • You want a media player that is built on credible and authentic open-source foundations;
  • You want a player that you can theme, brand and extend.

Who is it for?

The Player is aimed at web designers, developers and content producers, who want to ...

  • Use a player that supports a variety of file types such as ;....
  • Customise a player that will suit their needs and develop their programming skill;

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