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A simple integration of the MediaElementJS video player for Plone.

Project description

An integration of the MediaElementJS_ audio and video player
for Plone.

Large portions of this package have been blatantly copied from the
`collective.flowplayer`_ product by Martin Aspeli.

What it does
============

Once installed, supported media files uploaded to the Plone site will
automatically use a view that renders them with the MediaElementJS
player.

MediaElementJS uses ``<video>`` and ``<audio>`` tags on modern
browsers. If the browser doesn't support HTML5 media element tags, or
can not render the media natively, a Flash players that mimics the
`MediaElement API`_ is used. See the `MediaElementJS browser and
device support chart`_ for details.

The recognized formats at the moment are:

Audio
MP3, Ogg, MPEG-4, WAV, Windows Media Audio, WebM

Video
MPEG-4, Ogg, WebM, Flash Video, Windows Media Video, MPEG and QuickTime (``.mov`` and ``.qt``)

Installation
============

.. image:: https://secure.travis-ci.org/collective/collective.mediaelementjs.png
:target: http://travis-ci.org/collective/collective.mediaelementjs

Follow the `quick instructions`_ in the Plone knowledge base.

.. _quick instructions: http://plone.org/documentation/kb/installing-add-ons-quick-how-to

Dependencies:

* hachoir_core
* hachoir_metadata
* hachoir_parser

Credits
=======

People
------

* `Tom Lazar <tom@tomster.org>`_ (author)
* `Servilio Afre Puentes <afrepues@mcmaster.ca>`_ (maintainer)
* `Markos Gogoulos <mgogoulos@unweb.me>`_
* `JeanMichel FRANCOIS <toutpt@gmail.com>`_

Companies
---------

* `Unweb.me <https://unweb.me/>`_
* `Makina-Corpus <http://www.makina-corpus.com>`_
* `McMaster University, Department of Family Medicine <http://fammed.mcmaster.ca/>`_


.. _MediaElementJS: http://mediaelementjs.com/
.. _collective.flowplayer: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/collective.flowplayer
.. _MediaElement API: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/embedded-content-0.html#media-elements
.. _MediaElementJS browser and device support chart: http://mediaelementjs.com/#devices

History
=======

0.4.1 - 2013-07-18
==================

* Remove artifact from MEjs repository
[afrepues]
* Depend on Plone-provided jQuery
[afrepues]
* Match headings in the history with latest released version
[afrepues]


0.4 - 2013-07-17
================

* Upgrade mediaelementjs library to 2.12.0 [mgogoulos]
* Refactor(view): add getContentType on view and not on context
to make it easier to customize with dexterity [toutpt]

0.3 - 2013-05-15
================

* List all directly used packages as dependencies in setup.py
[afrepues]
* Remove jquery from browser resource [toutpt]
* Update mediaelement to 2.11.2 [toutpt]
* Use link to display CSS stylesheet as it is the default in Plone4 [toutpt]
* Add audio support [toutpt]
* Move audio and video init in ++resource++collective.mediaelement.js
to support for all audio/video tags in the page. [toutpt]

0.2 - 2013-02-22
================

* Include the whole range of video formats supported by MEJS.
* Get initial size of Flash player from video metadata.
* Rewrite relative URLs in stylesheet when it is merged.
* Ignore file for git.
* Make sure all the needed files are packaged by distutils.

0.1.5 - 2012-06-28
==================

* upgraded mediaelement library to 2.9.1

0.1.4 - 2012-04-04
==================

* upgraded mediaelement library to 2.7.0

0.1.3 - 2011-12-08
==================

* Upgraded mediaelement library from 2.3.2 to 2.4.2

0.1.2 - 2011-11-26
==================

* Upgraded mediaelement library from 2.1.9 to 2.3.2

0.1.1 - 2011-08-19
==================

* Bugfix: remove (cargo-culted) resourceDirectory directives to non-existent
directories that prevented startup of Zope (thanks to Kamon Ayeva for
reporting this issue)

0.1 - 2011-08-19
================

* basic working version

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