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dcatcha

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WMV Windows Media File
« on: November 22, 2011, 05:48:46 AM »
I see the post on the limitation for file uploads, and I am wondering if is possible to load a 40MB wmv file on a usb stick and then get the media player to play this local file and then back to the presentation.



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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2011, 07:13:33 AM »
We don't support WMV.

MediaSignage officially supports all of the Flash Media Formats which include:

Video Formats: Flash video FLV (H.263), MPEG-4 (H.264) ,MOV, M4A, MP4V, 3GP, 3G2, AAC (HE, LC), SWF

We HIGLY recommend you use FLV (Flash Video) with H.264 encoding as it supports
hardware acceleration and will run on the GPU (not CPU) and give the best performance

As for local playback, we support it through a local apache server that can serve files over http://127.0.0.1 using our external video component.

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2011, 11:32:13 AM »
I followed your video and downloaded supersetup.exe and converted to MP4....I don't seen an option there for flash video

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2011, 02:32:25 PM »
MP4 is fine as well

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2011, 11:24:14 AM »
I have an FLV file... it plays much better than the MP4, but it plays clunky when streaming from the web. I guess I will try the external video playback.

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2011, 12:14:49 PM »
I installed the apache sever from: http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi

In the URL I entered http://127.0.0.1/nameoffile.flv

Nothing plays.

When I try http://10.10.x.x/nameoffile.flv I get prompted to save the file.

Not sure what I am missing here to get it the file to play

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2011, 03:49:25 PM »
Quote:  I followed your video and downloaded supersetup.exe and converted to MP4....I don't seen an option there for flash video



I encoded with super to swf instead of flash seems very smooth

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Re: WMV Windows Media File
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2011, 08:51:08 PM »
FLV is in the drop down and stands for Flash Video.

 

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