I am looking for a flash media player which can play audio/video content in browser. I am currently using del.icio.us's playtagger for now, but it is limited to mp3 only (I had to change the code a little bit to prevent it from adding multiple inclusions - my changed code is here) and it does not allow rewind/forward.
I also looked at this post which suggests using google video player, which would be nice as it could then also play video files, but it consumes a lot of real estate on the pages. There is also this website mentioned which is nicer but that player is bigger than I want too... And it is probably not a fair use as it is undocumented use...
I also checked out the odeo player, which is nice but you need to host the files on odeo, which is a no-no.
Here are my requirements for this with a scorecard for Playtagger and Google:
- Easy to use. No need to add tag soup for each file. (Del.icio.us + Google -)
- Small size on the page (need to collapse the buttons until user clicks on play button) (Del.icio.us + Google -)
- Ability to rewind/fast forward (Del.icio.us - Google +)
- Play different media formats (mp3/wav/ogg/avi/mpeg video, possibly realmedia) (Del.icio.us - Google +)
Any suggestions ?