Actions: Audio and video > Music and video

Actions Music and video allow you to create a media player for the user.

Possible extensions are: AIF, AVI, CDA, MKV, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, MPG, WAV, WMA,WMV, WMA.

To play playlists, you have to create the folders yourself, see Playlist and Shuffle playlist in the table. PLS or M3U cannot be used for playlists.

You can also play a music stream.

Action Description Settings
Music and video This cell shows the user the video image of the video or the name of the sound file with the playback time.
Display content

This cell shows a file (or subfolder) from the folder you have specified.

For example, on this page you can create five cells, one below the other.

When a user selects a cell containing a file, it is then played back.

If a user selects a subfolder, its files are then shown in the other cells. The cell that was selected, shows a return symbol. If the user selects this, the parent folder and subfolders are shown again in the cells.

  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files (and any subfolders) the user should be able to choose, select the folder and choose OK.
  3. Choose OK.
Next

The following audio or video files are displayed in the cells with the Display content action.

This action cannot be linked to the playlist actions.

  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files you chose for the Display content action and what you want to use this Next action for. Select the folder and choose OK
  3. Choose OK.
Previous

The previous audio or video files are displayed in the cells with the Display content action.

This action cannot be linked to the playlist actions.

  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files you chose for the Display content action and what you want to use this Previous action for. Select the folder and choose OK
  3. Choose OK.
First The sound or video files, starting from the first file, are shown in the cells with the action Display content
Note: This action cannot be linked to the playlist actions.
  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files you chose for the Display content action and what you want to use this First action for. Select the folder and choose OK
  3. Choose OK.
Play file The specified audio or video file is played back.
  1. In Select file choose . The Open dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the file that the user should be able to play, select the file and choose OK. You can also select a recently selected file from the drop-down list.
  3. Choose OK.
Play The audio or video file is played back.
Pause The audio or video file that is being played back, is paused.
Stop The audio or video file that is being played back, is stopped.
Fast Forward The audio or video file that is being played back, is fast forwarded.
Rewind The audio or video file that is being played back, is rewound.
Play music stream The specified music stream is played back. Paste the stream file's URL in the Stream URL field. This is not an ordinary web address. You can use this example file for testing: http://icecast.vrtcdn.be/klaracontinuo-high.mp3
Playlist

If the user selects this cell, then the audio or video files in the specified folder are played back in sequence. This allows you to create different playlists, for example with music from different decades.

If the user selects the cell once again, then the next file is played.

  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files for the playlist, select the folder and choose OK.
  3. Choose OK.
Shuffle playlist

If the user selects this cell, then the audio or video files in the specified folder are played back in random order. This allows you to create different playlists, for example with music from different decades.

If the user selects the cell once again, then a different random file is played.

  1. Choose . The Select Folder dialog appears.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the files for the playlist, select the folder and choose OK.
  3. Choose OK.