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Support => cpg1.6.x Support => cpg1.6 miscellaneous => Topic started by: Hanna. on January 04, 2019, 06:50:05 pm

Title: MP4 video files
Post by: Hanna. on January 04, 2019, 06:50:05 pm
Hi all!

Pardon me, I searched for a solution for mp4 format uploads and the few threads I came across were incomplete. My question is pretty simple, and I bet there is a simple solution. However, I want to be sure.

I have tried to upload .mp4 format to my coppermine (I always have the latest versions) but they simply won't play in the "displayimage" area as I remember it did with some other video files that I handled back in the early 2000s (perhaps it was Quicktime or other) but anyhow, to keep the best quality I would definitely make it a priority to stay with .mp4 as the quality is amazing. My video files are not that big, at most 5Mb/each, and I have made sure that the server I got can take that.

I remember back in the day, it worked well, a player of some sort would pop up in the "displayimage" section (where normally the normal_ photos appear) and I could make my own thumbnail and name it the same as the video file was named.

So I guess my question is, how do I make this happen? How can I upload .mp4 files to my coppermine - that then recognized the .mp4 and adjusts a player for it, while the .jpg formats stay as is.

Thank you all!
Title: Re: MP4 video files
Post by: ron4mac on January 04, 2019, 07:17:25 pm
You will need to set the player for .mp4 to HTML5 Video Tag. Easiest method to do this is to use the File Types Editor (http://forum.coppermine-gallery.net/index.php/topic,79569.0.html) plugin. Setting its thumbnail to something custom is another matter. Let's get them playable first.
Title: Re: Re: MP4 video files
Post by: Hanna. on January 04, 2019, 07:47:37 pm
You will need to set the player for .mp4 to HTML5 Video Tag. Easiest method to do this is to use the File Types Editor (http://forum.coppermine-gallery.net/index.php/topic,79569.0.html) plugin. Setting its thumbnail to something custom is another matter. Let's get them playable first.

Gotcha. Added mp4 with its MIME type video/mp4 and the player for HTML5 Video Tag as you said. Looks great! https://kristindaily.org/gallery/displayimage.php?album=505&pid=56062#top_display_media

Can I put the autoplay on false somehow, because the video plays automatically which is not always preferable.

Now the only thing, is the dimensions to its thumbnail says 0 x 0. Perhaps in the thumbplugin that goes with this in my coppermine (thumbplus) I can direct the different formats to display dimensions differently? Well it would probably make most sense to replace the dimensions to saying VIDEO FILE or something...
Title: Re: MP4 video files
Post by: ron4mac on January 05, 2019, 12:12:11 pm
Can I put the autoplay on false somehow, because the video plays automatically which is not always preferable.

Config -> File settings -> Movie playback autostart
Title: Re: MP4 video files
Post by: Hanna. on February 09, 2019, 08:16:03 pm
Config -> File settings -> Movie playback autostart

Thank you. Consider this solved.