Here’s a list of the documentation we’ve prepared for FV Flowplayer 5. Be sure to read our Video Encoding for HTML Guide and the Amazon S3 section if you use or are considering using Amazon hosting. Most of the rest of the documentation is intuitive.

We’re working towards website translation which will be available soon. We want to have a version for everyone!

  1. Download
  2. Installation
  3. Start up guide
  4. Demos
  5. How to create playlists
  6. Video Encoding for HTML 5
  7. How to use Video Lightbox effect
  8. Pay Per View
  9. How to use YouTube with FV Flowplayer
  10. How to set up quality switching
  11. How to use Vimeo Plus/Pro
  12. Google Video Advertising Options
  13. How to incorporate Google Ads (AdSense)
  14. How to use video ads (pre-roll and post-roll)
  15. Serving Private Videos via CloudFront
  16. Serving Private Videos with Amazon S3
  17. Amazon S3 MIME Settings
  18. How to setup a HLS stream with Amazon Elastic Transcoder
  19. AB loop function
  20. How to use Google Analytics with FV Flowplayer
  21. How to use ads in FV Flowplayer
  22. VTT Chapters
  23. How to create subtitles
  24. How to use RTMP streams with Flash
  25. Compare WP Video Plugins
  26. Incompatible Plugins and Scripts
  27. VAST/VPAID Ads
  28. Programmer’s Guide
  29. License
  30. Changelog
  31. How to Download Your Legal Invoice
  32. FAQ
  33. Video Site Development

We also have very complete support forums and will take the time to personally troubleshoot your theme or plugin compatibility issues. We want you to have the best self-hosted video experience on the internet with our FV Flowplayer 5.

Some quick tips

If you are using an early 2.1 please upgrade to 2.2.6 which has lots of improvements and compatibility fixes including:

  • Automated video encoding checker
  • Text Ads (Google AdSense or your own)
  • Pre-roll, post-roll video (i.e. video ads)
  • Playlists
  • Full RTMP streaming compatibility
  • Mobile video support with flash fallback for some Chrome versions
  • Secure Amazon S3 and Cloudfront playback
  • Advanced Vimeo Pro hosting support
  • Basic YouTube support (more coming)
  • Video lightbox

More new features are coming like VAST/VPAID ads. Please let us know if you find any issues. We are dedicated to making sure FV Player works right for you and is the most reliable, easy to use and feature rich WordPress video player.

We are here to help you at any time.