Elite Video Player is modern, responsive, fully customisable high-end video player for WordPress that support advertising (VAST, VMAP, IMA and custom self-hosted ads) and the most popular video platforms like YouTube (single, channel, playlist), Vimeo, self-hosting videos (only mp4 required), Google drive videos, Dropbox videos, local videos, Amazon S3 and LiveStreaming HLS m3u8 videos.. Showcase your videos in your site across all browsers & devices with this unique and most powerful video player around.
Have your Elite Player up and running in minutes
Installation is super easy. Simply choose video player type and insert the shortcode in your page or post.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA Ads
Elite Video Player supports VAST (Video Ad Serving Template), VMAP (Video Multiple Ad Playlist) and Google IMA ads (Interactive Media Ads). Showcase Linear and Non-Linear ads easily with Elite video player. Linear ads are Pre-, Mid-, Post-roll videos and PODS (back-to-back video ads in a row). Non-Linear ads are banners/texts.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA tags can be displayed on all videos that Elite Video Player supports (YouTube, Vimeo, Self hosted, Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 etc.)
No programming knowledge is required to display these ads. Monetize your videos and bring insane results to your website.
See VAST/VMAP/IMA examples.
Self Hosted Ads
Beside VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads, Elite video player supports custom advertising as pre-roll (before), mid-roll (during), post-roll (after), video ads and pop-up ads. This means you can have your own videos on server and serve them as you wish without having any external xml files. For each video in playlist you can set own pre-roll/mid-roll/post-roll/pop-up ad. Also, advertising is improved with custom skip ad option, which means that you can set different skip time for each video. Each ad can be added for all video types that elite player supports: youtube single videos/youtube playlists/user channels, vimeo videos, and self-hosted mp4 videos. Custom Advertising can be combined with VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads as well.
See Custom Advertising examples.
YouTube support – playlist/channel/single youtube
Elite video player can play any youtube video, import youtube playlist or even youtube user channel. You can use default YouTube player or YouTube player with custom controls.
YouTube 360 VR & YouTube LiveStreaming support
Elite video player has now support for any Youtube 360 VR video, and even supports livestream videos from Youtube.
You can host your own videos with only mp4 format required.
Also, elite video player can play any video from vimeo too. Vimeo videos can be played with default Vimeo player or custom Elite player.
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS .m3u8) support
Elite video player now supports HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) .m3u8 files.
Amazon S3 & Amazon cloud drive videos
Elite player can play any video from amazon server.
Google drive videos
You can store and play videos from any Google drive.
Recommended when it comes to large files, use Dropbox to host your videos for free and play them in Elite player accross websites.
You can also play any video from your local drive, no need for web hosting. Videos from dropbox are also supported.
Elite video player can play any video from Openload.
Create your playlist with any video type you want – mix YouTube/Vimeo/Self-hosted/GoogleDrive videos all in one playlist.
With Google Analytics you can track how many times videos has been watched and downloaded. Also, you can track how many times Advertisement video has been watched, how long Advertisement video has been played (before it’s skipped) or even count how many times your advertisement video was clicked.
Live video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player is the first and only video player that is using smart system for video thumbnails. You can set your video to auto-generate video thumbnails and display them Live in real-time, when user hover the progress bar. See example.
vtt (jpg) Video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player can also display vtt (jpg) video thumbnails, meaning, these thumbnails are pre-made as single spritesheet jpg image. See example.
Elite video player has subtitles (captions) support for HTML5 self hosted videos, Google drive, Dropbox, HLS m3u8 Livestream or Amazon S3 videos.
Elite player has support for sticky mode to keep videos visible to your customers all the time on the page (when scrolling up/down through page). If video is not in user viewport, sticky player will appear in bottom corner, and if video is in user viewport, sticky player will automatically hide.
Lightbox mode, responsive mode, fullscreen mode
Elite video player can be showed in lightbox mode. You can set any image to open player in lightbox. Multiple lightbox images are supported (multiple lightbox players in same page). Lightbox options are: lightbox image, lightbox image width and height, lightbox close on click outside (optional), lightbox autoplay (optional). This way you can have multiple video players on the same page.
Responsive mode creates Elite video player that fits exactly into page or post content.
With Fullscreen mode Elite video player will cover the entire page.
Elite player supports Deeplinking which means that any video from playlist can be accessed through URL link. Also, users can share active (current) video.
For example: Deeplinking target to video called “Top Models” from playlist.
Protect video content
On self hosted videos you can disable right click over the video to prevent “Save video” action, and hide “src” attribute.
Also, to protect your videos in a way that nowbody can see your video content (even if it’s “downloaded”) is to use HTTP Live Streaming – HLS m3u8 format.
This will help to understand better: link, this way nobody can view your video.
Convert your .mp4 files into .m3u8 format to protect your videos.
jpg, png, gif support
With Elite video player you can display your images or gifs, instead the video. This feature gives you option to use Elite player like banner or image slider. You can even mix images with videos in the same playlist.
Unlimited color option
Elite player look can be customised by changing the color accent to any color you like to make your player blend in to your website perfectly.
Completly controllable Playlist
Playlist can be fully customized to fulfill your website needs and trends. You can manage order of videos in playlist, and also, manage which video from backend list will actually show in the playlist in frontend (which means you can have large number of videos in your admin area, but show only certain videos, and order them as you wish), so you have full control of displaying your videos. Playlist position can be changed from Right side to Bottom. Items in playlist are fully customizable so you can choose to have: thumbnails with texts, only texts, or only thumbnails.
Auto-generated embed code
Elite video player have ability to automatically generate unique embed code from it’s own settings, so visitors can embed your video player anywhere and anytime in their webpages. Elite player will auto create embed code from posts or pages, so it can be embedded anywhere.
Url parameters support
Elite video player can be customized even through url parameters. For example, customize defualt player: http://creativeinteractivemedia.com/player/embed/index.html by giving blue color and light skin: http://creativeinteractivemedia.com/player/embed/index.html?embed=true&colorAccent=00adef&instanceTheme=light
Translate to your language
Every single word in the video player can be edited and translated to your own language so you can get closer to your visitors.
Automatic detection of unplayable files & invalid url’s
Elite video player can detect files and sources that are not playable (for example broken link, or misspelled file). Once detected, player will skip to next available video file, until the video can be played regularly.