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Revision as of 20:07, 4 October 2016
This page is in development and will eventually contain information about supporting Video documents in EPrints.
Depositors can upload video documents, but currently, there is no video player as a part of EPrints. Some repositories that use the Kultur plugin (http://files.eprints.org/773/) have also integrated a video player into their repositories (for example, (https://flowplayer.org/) , but the video player is not part of the plugin. A suggestion on the list was for one potential video player that could be integrated into EPrints: http://videojs.com/
Are there required settings in Apache to allow it to stream (play/seek rather than download full video)? For example, these:
# MIME types for Video AddType video/mp4 .mp4 .m4v .f4v .f4p AddType video/ogg .ogv AddType video/webm .webm AddType video/flv .flv
Are there other server settings required?
Should contain a path to ffmpeg and ffprobe. ffmpeg should be installed on the server.
Are there particular codecs/containers required for the streaming/seeking to work (H264 in MP4 container)?
Video Document Integration
Should the video player be integrated as a document "preview" or as a part of the eprint_render?