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FLV appears as stalled white box on web page
FLV not playing white box
zixodes




msg:3329412
 3:05 am on May 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Something not working!

Made a .flv file and checked it works with a FLV player utility program.

Inserted the flv file into my web page in DW via Insert / Media / Flash Video

Configure all the settings - placeholder icon shows up on web page.

Upload into a folder on the the server:
Clear_Skin_1.swf
#*$!XX.flv
FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf
#*$!XX.php

When I open the page I only see a whit box where the video is suppose to play.
The info bar at the bottom of the browser page hangs stating: "Read www.#*$!xx.org/" or sometimes gets stuck on "Transfering....."
In IE, upon hovering over the white box ( or clicking in it ) tool tip reads "Press Spacebar or Enter to activate the use of this control"

The site resides on a UNIX server and I am using PHP SSI inclusions to make the site work, but the page in question just has the flv and a paragraph of descriptive text on it.

I searched for answers for 15 hours, and hope someone can help me, i am desperate.

 

zixodes




msg:3329636
 10:41 am on May 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

I have checked my .htaccess file and it contains:

options +indexes
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php .html
AddType video/x-flv .flv
AddType video/x-flv flv
AddType application/x-shockwave-flash swf

Also, if i save the file asa an .html flie and try to load it into a browser on my local HD the same blank white box appears.

Is there another way to check the integrity of the .flv file?

Thanks

zixodes




msg:3329681
 12:05 pm on May 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

PART 3

I have re-exported a .flv file from my .mp4 file and it works.
The First .flv file I made was from the original .wmv file - it played in a FLV Player program fine but once played through the FLVPlayer.....swf on a web page it stalled.

Well there goes 16 hours of my life.

Trouble now is once I convert the .wmv to .mp4 to make it a .flv the mp4 file is scrambled badly towards the begining.

MarieSM




msg:3342601
 2:38 am on May 18, 2007 (gmt 0)

Which converter you have used to encode wmv to flv and swf?
I've used some video encoders but havn't got the same problem as you got.

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