How to play video files in SharePoint 2010

Posted on 2011-03-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-11

Does sharepoint 2010 supports all video file formats? If not, could I  play mpeg4 file formats in SharePoint 2010?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Question by:aaedla
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KoenVosters earned 125 total points
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You can create a silverlight player that supports mp4: and then just plug it into the silverlight webpart.

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navtej_dhillon earned 125 total points
ID: 35081159
2 options:
1. Silverlight player as mentioned above.
2. you can also play a video by embeding ur player script (e.g. flash player) in Content Editor webpart.


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ID: 35082920
Thank you guys for your suggestions.


Can you elxplain in detail about 2nd option?

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ID: 35085216
You can use flowplayer and embed it in the content editor webpart:

Author Comment

ID: 35096984

Thank you for your suggestion.

Initially I tried to use Media Web Part but I am getting "Media failed to load" for .wmv file. then I used content editor web part and added embed script and it's working fine.But I want to use Media Web part only since we can add display image for videos.

Any help would be appreciated.
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ID: 35097886
Flowplayer supports that as well aaedla:

Author Comment

ID: 35098113
Hey requirement has been changed.Upload video files is not a one time process.Users are going to upload video files frequently.So,I have created Assets Library for uploading video files  and uploaded one sample .wmv file but when i try to play video under assets library,am getting "Media failed to load" message.

Can you please let me the reason for that?

Any help would be appreciated.

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