Support Every Device

Supporting every device is difficult. You can use HTML5 or Flash to play your media, but by using only one, you leave out many people. With the Some Techie Media Player, you don't have to choose.

With automatic support for HTML5, Flash, and Windows Media, the Some Techie Media Player can play embedded media even on Internet Explorer 8 with or without Flash.

 

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Streaming audio courtesy of Joyful Meditations Ministries

Audio, especially streaming audio, is difficult to play on any website. The few solutions that do exist either don't support the iPad, don't support streaming audio, or aren't customizable. The Some Techie Media Player makes audio easy.

Just use standard HTML media code to add the audio to your page, and Some Techie will handle the rest. It can handle mp3, ogg, webm, wav, and streaming audio. Specify multiple sources, and if one source isn't available, the player will automatically failover to a working source.

<audio style="width:400px" controls>
    <source src="http://server1.joyfulmeditations.org/mp3stream" type="audio/mpeg"/>
    <source src="http://server2.joyfulmeditations.org/mp3stream" type="audio/mpeg"/>
    <source src="http://server1.joyfulmeditations.org/oggstream" type="audio/ogg"/>
    <source src="http://server2.joyfulmeditations.org/oggstream" type="audio/ogg"/>
    <source src="http://server1.joyfulmeditations.org/wavstream" type="audio/wav"/>
    <source src="http://server2.joyfulmeditations.org/wavstream" type="audio/wav"/>
</audio>

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Video presents a huge set of challenges. Some devices can only play video using Flash. Some devices don't support Flash and require the use of HTML5 media elements. Even the browsers that support HTML5 media have different format requirements. The Some Techie Media Player makes it easy by automatically choosing how to play on each browser.

You just add standard HTML5 media code and Some Techie takes care of the rest. It even falls back to Windows Media Player when Flash and HTML5 are both unavailable.

<video poster="http://cdn.sometechie.com/sample/video/bunny_trailer/poster_1080p_small.jpg" style="width:460px;height:289px">
    <source src="http://cdn.sometechie.com/sample/video/bunny_trailer/video_1080p.mp4" type="video/mp4" />
    <source src="http://cdn.sometechie.com/sample/video/bunny_trailer/video_1080p.webm" type="video/webm" />
    <source src="http://cdn.sometechie.com/sample/video/bunny_trailer/video_1080p.wmv" type="video/x-ms-wmv" />
</video>

Make it Yours

CSS Styling

Most Flash players give you very few options when styling the controls. The Some Techie Media Player gives you full control over the look of the player.

Change the color of the control bar, adjust the size of the controls, and choose your own font for the current position. You don't need to learn a proprietary skinning language. Just use standard CSS to create your own skin, and even the Flash player will honor it. You can even start with our vector image sources to create completely customized images for your controls.

JavaScript API (Ultimate Edition)

The Ultimate editition of the Some Techie Media Player includes a powerful Javascript API, based on the HTMLMediaElement DOM interface. Use the API to create your own amazing multimedia web apps that work on almost any device.
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Flexible Captions and Subtitles

Create your captions in one of many standard formats and the Some Techie Media Player will display them. With support for custom positioning, custom CSS styling, delayed cue parts, inline formatting, and multiple simultaneous captions, the Some Techie Media Player is ready to handle your captioning needs.

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Retina Display Support

Tired of low-resolution controls that look ugly on the latest devices?

With high-resolution control images, the Some Techie Media Player will look great on any device. On an iPad, iPhone, Retina MacBook Pro, Android, Chromebook Pixel, or other high-resolution device, the controls are now sharp and crisp, making your website look even better.

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