What is Ultimate Video Player?
Ultimate Video Player is a powerful responsive video/audio player that can play local video (mp4) / audio (mp3), streaming videos or audios from a server, Youtube videos or Vimeo / Vimeo Pro videos.
It only requires the mp4 / mp3 format (the best and most used formats on the web) and it will work on mobile devices and desktop machines no matter which browser is used, this is made possible by incorporating multiple video engines in a really smart way inside the video player logic. Ultimate Video Player supports unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited videos.
The playlists can be loaded from a simple HTML markup, XML file, mixed playlist (vimeo | vimeo pro | youtube | HTML5 video / audio), video folder (mp4 files), audio folder (mp3 files), youtube playlist or youtube channel, vimeo playlist or vimeo album.
Packed with a huge amount of features like responsive layout, multiple playlists, external API, optional deeplinking, responsive skin, embed & share, share window, annotations, video quality selector, subtitle selector, 360 degrees / virtual reality / VR support, audio support with real-time spectrum visualizer, pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll video or image, image advertisement, HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 video support, DASH MPEG live streaming, google drive, openload / openload.co support, Chromecast etc it makes it the best and most impressive video player available on sale.
Ultimate Video Player main features:
Chromecast support, play mp4 video or mp3 audio on your TV screen using Chromecast, the media can be controlled via the player interface, basically, the browser and the player become a remote tv, example here, (please note currently HLS, youtube, Vimeo and advertisement are not supported).
Google analytics support, the possibility to view how many times a video was played or downloaded, please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Support for multiple video quality and optional video quality selector similar to Youtube.
Only mp4 / mp4 video / audio file required.
Real-time spectrum visualizer for audio / mp3 files with customizable color theme. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this audio example.
Optional deeplinking (unique and shareable link for the current playlist and video).
Optional fill entire video screen, this feature will allow filling the gaps of the video player, you can have for example a real full-width player.
Optional embed and share window.
Load any type of playlist through HTML markup, XML, mixed playlist (vimeo | vimeo pro | youtube | HTML5 video / audio), video folder (mp4 files), audio folder (mp3 files), Youtube playlist or youtube channel or Vimeo playlist or vimeo album, also mixed playlist width youtube videos / mp4 video files / mp3 audio files / vimeo videos.
The HTML markup playlists can be created manually or generated from a database.
Support for unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited videos.
Optional custom playlists / categories combo-box selector / select drop-down box.
Optional playlist and playlists window / categories selector.
Three type of hover effects for the playlists window / categories selector thumbnails.
Support for openload / openload.co. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Optional playlist and playlists window/categories selector auto open (the player can start with the playlist or playlists window/categories selector visible or hidden).
The playlist can be positioned bottom or right.
Optional go fullscreen on play, when the play button is clicked the player goes fullscreen example here.
Optional playlist without thumbnails example here.
Optional playlist with only thumbnail images without any text, the thumbnail image’s width, and height can be set to any size that you want. This feature works with all playlist types, example here.
Support for scrolling the playlist when the mouse moves instead of the default scrollbar example here.
Optional video download button (these buttons can be removed/added globally or individually for each video).
Support for local, streaming from a server, Youtube or Vimeo videos.
Usage of the same Ultimate Video Player custom skin even for the Youtube videos.
Youtube video quality buttons selectors from the video control bar. The available quality rates will be displayed in a cool way so you can select the desired quality for the playing video.
The video player can play a HD video on desktop machines and a smaller video on mobile devices, this useful feature is optional, this means that the video player can play the same video source on all desktop machines or mobile devices.
Optional advanced pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll / ads/advertisement video or image (similar to youtube ads with extra features). UVP supports unlimited ads that can be added and configured easily. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Optional popup ads (similar to youtube popup ads are displayed). Multiple ads can be added for a video, also the show and hide time can be specified, for example, a popup ad commercial can be showed at the second 10 and hidden at the second 40. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Support for google AdSense advertisement.
Support for Interactive Media Ads SDKs – IMA SDK for HTML5 and DFP / Google Doubleclick IMA tags support, which allows you to place Google Adsense for Video tags to stream video PreRoll Ads (linear), Mid-Roll, Post-Roll, VMAP+Bumper and Pods, or Non-Linear Banner/Text Ads (non-linear) with your self hosted videos, adsense example here and DFP, VAST, VMAP example here.
Possibility to open a new page when the video has finished playing, it can open a new page in a different window or replace the page in which the player is running (_blank or _self).
Powerful API included with example files, a full set of API methods, including play, pause, stop, scrub with time, scrub with percent, volume, and soooo much more.
Digital fingerprint stamp, is a security feature that allows the plugin owner to see which user has recorded the video, for more info please watch this video tutorial.
Eight skins included with the psd files.
Download video button (optional).
Rewind button (optional) and set a custom time in seconds for the rewind forward or rewind backward function.
Share window button (optional).
HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 video support on all browsers mobile and desktop. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Option to disable the main scrubber, only show the current time and show a live icon for HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) live streaming.
Lazy scrolling/loading, the possibility to initialize UVP on scroll when the player is visible in the page, this way for example if the player is in a section of a webpage that is not visible it will not be initialized / play, instead UVP will be initialized / play only when the user is scrolling to that section in which the player is added.
Optional popup advertisement window on pause, the source can be any web page, example here.
Support for 360 degree / virtual reality / VR videos. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
A to B video loop/ab loop, the option to loop a specific section/part of a video using two times/timestamp points, point a the start point and point b the endpoint, this points can be adjusted using the a to bloop controller. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video, click the play button, and the then the a to bloop button from the controller.
Optional annotations, similar to youtube annotations but with full control over the content and mobile support. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
Full HTML and CSS for the content of the annotations.
Annotations start / show and stop/hide time can be easily specified.
Optional annotations animations between the annotations states.
Optional playback rate / speed selector. UVP supports multiple playback rates / speeds, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional playback rates/speeds selector.
Support for subtitles files (.srt, .vtt or txt).
Optional encrypt subtitles source / path. Using this feature will not allow a user/software to see/steal the subtitles source/path from the page source.
Option to set the video to inline (use inline video player like on all other devices) or default for IOS (use default player, when the video starts playing the video will go fullscreen, default IOS functionality)
Support for VMAP (Digital Video Multiple Ad Playlist), this is very useful to create a VAST playlist and adding ad breaks at specified times, if you are interested please read more about this here
VAST “Video Ad Serving Template” support, currently only support for linear single or multiple (pods) video/videos (pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll) ads. Please check out our example pods (multiple videos) .
Added the possibility to set VAST start time in hh:mm:ss. This is an invaluable and unique feature only that UVP has since the VAST template dosen’t have any rule about when to play the ads and this is left to the video player publisher.
Timestamp support in format of t=hours[h]minutes[m]seconds[s], start and / or stop the video at a specified time by setting a timestamp in the player page URL, please see this example and check the URL format it has a timestamp attached to it ex: t=0h0m20s
Added optional keyboard support (F: fullscreen / normal screen, LEFT/RIGHT ARROWS: skip video 5 seconds forward or backward, UP/DOWN ARROWS: volume up or volume down, M: mute/unmute, SPACE: play/pause)
Optional subtitles selector. UVP supports multiple subtitles, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional subtitle selector. This feature can be seen in action by viewing this video.
HEX / CSS color support the buttons colors can be modified with simple CSS by passing a hexadecimal color(ex: #FF0000) and even more, we have done it in a cool way that all graphics will retain the texture and at the same time apply the chosen color.