Why placing a video plays a significant role in a website?

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Online videos have become a trend of entertainment and marketing. All of us love watching videos during our leisure time. When surpassed to watch videos with astonishing clarity and resolution, our passion to watch videos increases steadily. Online browsers prefer video content pages than chunks of texts. A website / store displaying high definition video content is deem to be ranking above all others.

Videos prove to capture the audience of all age groups. A successful online marketer admits the significance of video marketing as it is in effective in enhancing the profit. Videos can be promotional videos, tutorial videos, corporate videos, testimonial videos, entertainment videos etc. A good video can help in branding your services/products generating good traffic by redirecting the users to browse through your site after viewing the videos. It creates reliability and trust with your consumers which gains maximum benefit.

Many still has not realized how easy it is to play videos in the site. The misconception about the difficulties in owning a web player and play videos still remains. However, with the arrival of flash players, owning and customizing a player and branding the videos have become a cake walk. Embedding a player to a website with ready to use scripts is a perfect ecstasy. Browse for Flash player and get to see lumps of player such as http://www.hdflvplayer.net/ . These are quick to install and easy to configure.

Choose a flash player with generic features such as:

  • HTML5 Support- Being in Apple era, it’s mandatory to make the player compatible in iPhone/iPad. An FLV player with HTML5 support will bring the player available on iPhone/iPad

  • H.264/MPEG-4 format - High definition is the expression and watching videos in HD format is the superior choice.

  • Support various video formats such as mp4, mov, flv, m4v

  • FFMPEG – Convert any format videos to FLV while uploading via admin

  • Multiple Skins- Choose a skin suitable for your website

  • Social Icons- Optimize the most from social networking. A video with Facebook like &share/ tweet will circulate in the web more effectively and quickly. This helps to make your videos viral

  • Embedding- Display your Flash Player in another website with an embed code

  • Bookmarking

  • Native Language Support

  • Support Live Streaming such as RTMP, Amazon S3

  • Auto-Play from Playlist

  • Provide video description- Write ups for each video

  • Monetize- Preroll/Midroll/Postroll ads win commercial interest.

  • Set Video Buffering

  • Option to set Playlist open/close

Most importantly, you should be able to brand the player as your own web player post purchase. If you are able to customize the flash player the way you want, you are enjoying complete freedom to uplift your player and website standard. Read the product review and browse the forums, chat with the support personals for more information and rate their customer treatment. My motive with this article is to provide reliable information on use and effect of adding flash players on website and hope I have achieved it.

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I am David having experience in  flash designing and have extensively worked in the area of web video players and applications for the past five years. Visit here to get more info on - Web Video Player.

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This article was published on 2011/10/27