FLV player release notes
What's new

Version 5.2.5 (November 13 2013)

  1. Adapted to the new Flash Player. The WS Video player was adapted to new Adobe flash player 11.5. The loading of the thumbnails is corrected.

Version 5.2.0

  1. Updated Vimeo engine. The Vimeo engine was adapted to new Vimeo.com video api. The Vimeo control bar is replaced with our own.

Version 5.1.5 (February 16 2012)

  1. Additional JavaScript commands. Allows to call additional commands from HTML page: play Next, play Previous or play Random video in the playlist.
    	<button onclick="swfobject.getObjectById('WSplayer').JS_PlayNext()"> Next </button>
    	<button onclick="swfobject.getObjectById('WSplayer').JS_PlayPrev()"> Prev </button>
    	<button onclick="swfobject.getObjectById('WSplayer').JS_PlayRandom()"> Random </button>
    

Version 5.1.0 (August 30 2011)

  1. Integrated GET parser. Integrated the processing of GET parameters (the "movie" parameter in the URL). For example you can use URL - "http://www.site.com/playerPage.htm?movie=2" where movie = number video in playlist or "http://www.site.com/playerPage.htm?movie=http://www.site.com/movies/video3.flv" where movie = video file URL (full or relative path to video).

Version 5.0.3 (July 05 2011)

  1. Playback of direct YouTube links. The Player can play direct links from YouTube. Corrected new official YouTube flash API.
  2. Playback of direct Vimeo links. The Player can play direct links from Vimeo. Use direct Vimeo link and playback the video simply and naturally without Vimeo control bar.

Version 4.7.0 (June 15 2011)

  1. New Google Analytics. Added support of the new "Asynchronous Tracking Code" for Google Analytics. Old GA code is also supported.
  2. Bug fixing: Corrected "Embed html code".

Version 4.6.6

  1. Main video link. Ability to assign a link to each main video in the playlist.
  2. Main video link target. Target to the main video link.
  3. Support of SDP live stream. Corrected support for SDP(Session Description Protocol) streaming media format.

Version 4.5.0

  1. Sharing buttons. Ability to share your pages with the flv player on popular social networks: Myspace, Facebook, Delicious, Stumbleupon, Twitter, Digg.
  2. Improved multiple players support. We have modified the algorithm of adding multiple players on one site.

Version 4.4.0

  1. View video in new window. Added "open in new window" sub button in the "Fullscreen/window" button.
  2. Adaptive subtitles font. Increase the subtitles font size in the fullscreen.
  3. Bug fixing: Corrected HighWinds CDN smil support. Corrected media prefixes.

Version 4.3.1

  1. Playback of direct YouTube links. The Player can play direct links from YouTube. We have implemented the official YouTube flash API.
  2. YouTube video format changer. Drop down selector of video formats from YouTube (1080p, 720p, 480p and 360p) while video is playing.
  3. Additional YouTube video format parameter. You can add &videoformat=720p to the direct YouTube link and player will immediately load video in this format (for example http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSGBVzeBUbk&videoformat=720p).
  4. Dynamic video URL. Ability to add FlashVar parameter with actual video &_dynamicVideo={video:http://www.domain.com/videos/yourvideo.flv}.
  5. HTML Play Video by URL. New html player control function (for example: onclick="swfobject.getObjectById('WSplayer').JS_PlayVideo('URL')").
  6. Hovering seek time indicator. Show seek time on rollover on the seek bar.
  7. Show carousel on play. Show thumbnail carousel on rollover while playback.
  8. Bug fixing: Error messages and embed code fixes.

Version 4.2.0

  1. External Playlist "Grid". Added external grid playlist.
  2. External Playlist "Carousel". Added external carousel playlist.
  3. Bug fixing: Subtitles fixes.

Version 4.1.0

  1. New RTMP functionality. Load balancing system, 302 redirect between streaming servers.
  2. Bug fixing: Player fixes and external playlist text fixes.

Version 4.0.0

  1. Google Analytics Support. If you have Google Analytics code on your page, this player function will automatically add selected events to your reports in Google Analytics account.
  2. Sending player events to javascript. If the feature is enabled, the flash FLV player will send following info to the page flashObjectID:String, isADPlaying:Boolean, PlayingVideoNum: Number, Event: "Stop"/"Play"/"Pause"
  3. Rounded Corners. If the feature is enabled, the player can have rounded corners with desired radius.
  4. Customizable Thumbnail Size. Thumbnails in player playlist, carousel and external playlist can have desired width and height.
  5. Wowza Security Support. Enables secure token feature for Wowza Media Server PRO Popular media server with free and pro versions.
  6. Autoplay next video in playlist. This new parameter will cause the next video to play when the previous video is done.
  7. Control bar detach. Player control bar can be detached at desired distance from video
  8. All parameters in XML. Player parameters were moved from page flashVars to "config.xml" with full support for older versions.
  9. Custom URLs for player files. Custom URLs for "player.swf", "config.xml", "playList.xml", "skin".
  10. Bug fixing: Local connection with playlist, autoplay without preview image,...