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Media Players

There are several media players (i.e. containers) that are available out there. Its up to you to adopt one that fits your needs. Although portable media players for mobile apps are becoming more and more popular, this page is strictly about making sure your video transcoded material fits into some kind of container, so that your audience can copy and paste your embed container onto their web sites for their pleasure of watching your personal project!

Which media player to adopt?

And the one being used for this project is a FLV friendly media player developped by Palatipus.nl.


One must ask why this media player and not the other thing here or there?

If you have another media player you wish to document and use, please let us know as we are welcoming your contribution.

Download Platipus.nl

You can pick-up the player at Foxtab.com or directly at Platipus.nl

Sample HTML code generated

Before we choose this player, we played with it to see if it was compatible. The result was convincing.

Note:When using Internet Explorer, we experienced some difficulties. We updated to the latest version, made sure that all


Here, bellow, is a copy/paste sample of what Palatipus.nl makes available on his web site, so you can test it on your web site

Sample HTML copy paste code to try
<object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,0,0" width="640" height="480" id="VideoPlayer" align="middle"> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="*" /> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.platipus.nl/flvplayer/download/1.0/FLVPlayer.swf?video=http://www.studioroosegaarde.net/video/TV_Documentary_Daan_Roosegaarde.flv&autoplay=true" /> <param name"quality" value="high" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#ffffff" /> <embed src="http://www.platipus.nl/flvplayer/download/1.0/FLVPlayer.swf?video=http://www.studioroosegaarde.net/video/TV_Documentary_Daan_Roosegaarde.flv&autoplay=true" quality="high" bgcolor="#000000" width="640" height="480" name="VideoPlayer" align="middle" allowScriptAccess="*" allowFullScreen="true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" /> </object>