[CentOS] [OT] Playing mp4's on centos httpd

Wed Nov 28 17:33:21 UTC 2012
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On 28/11/2012 00:04, James Pifer wrote:
> Sorry for the off topic, but hoping someone here can point me in a
> direction and end my endless googling... I have some mp4 training videos
> that our users need to be able to download or stream directly to their
> browser.
> I have the h.264 module loaded on httpd on centos (using
> http://swimminginthought.com/streaming-mp4-video-webserver-solved/#).
> So I think I have most of the infrastructure in place, but I'm not sure
> how to setup the streaming for all browsers. Do I need to embed some
> type of player? Like a flash player? Do browsers, Firefox and IE,.
> already have a player I can make use of?
> Any help or direction here is appreciated.
> Thanks,

Hi James.

You need SMplayer and the codecs to go with it. I use it on Centos 5.8 
and the Windows version on Vista.