Elite Video Player is modern, responsive, fully customisable high-end video player for WordPress that support advertising (VAST, VMAP, IMA and custom self-hosted ads) and the most popular video platforms like YouTube (single, channel, playlist), Vimeo, self-hosting videos (only mp4 required), Google drive videos, Dropbox videos, local videos, Amazon S3 and LiveStreaming HLS m3u8 videos.. Showcase your videos in your site across all browsers & devices with this unique and most powerful video player around.
Have your Elite Player up and running in minutes
Installation is super easy. Once you have downloaded the Elite Player simply edit it’s intuitive options.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA Advertising
Elite Video Player supports VAST (Video Ad Serving Template), VMAP (Video Multiple Ad Playlist) and Google IMA ads (Interactive Media Ads). Showcase Linear and Non-Linear ads easily with Elite video player. Linear ads are Pre-, Mid-, Post-roll videos and PODS (back-to-back video ads in a row). Non-Linear ads are banners/texts.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA tags can be displayed on all videos that Elite Video Player supports (YouTube, Vimeo, Self hosted, Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 etc.)
No programming knowledge is required to display these ads. Monetize your videos and bring insane results to your website.
See VAST/VMAP/IMA examples.
Beside VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads, Elite video player supports custom advertising as pre-roll (before), mid-roll (during), post-roll (after), video ads and pop-up ads. This means you can have your own videos on server and serve them as you wish without having any external xml files. For each video in playlist you can set own pre-roll/mid-roll/post-roll/pop-up ad. Also, advertising is improved with custom skip ad option, which means that you can set different skip time for each video. Each ad can be added for all video types that elite player supports: youtube single videos/youtube playlists/user channels, vimeo videos, and self-hosted mp4 videos. Custom Advertising can be combined with VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads as well.
See Custom Advertising examples.
YouTube support – playlist/channel/single youtube
Elite video player can play any youtube video, import youtube playlist or even youtube user channel. You can use default YouTube player or YouTube player with custom controls.
YouTube 360 VR & YouTube LiveStreaming support
Elite video player has now support for any Youtube 360 VR video, and even supports livestream videos from Youtube.
You can host your own videos with only mp4 format required.
Also, elite video player can play any video from vimeo too. Vimeo videos can be played with default Vimeo player or custom Elite player.
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS .m3u8) support
Elite video player now supports HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) .m3u8 files.
Amazon S3 & Amazon cloud drive videos
Elite player can play any video from amazon server.
Google drive videos
You can store and play videos from any Google drive.
Recommended when it comes to large files, use Dropbox to host your videos for free and play them in Elite player accross websites.
You can also play any video from your local drive, no need for web hosting. Videos from dropbox are also supported.
Elite video player can play any video from Openload.
Create your playlist with any video type you want – mix YouTube/Vimeo/Self-hosted/GoogleDrive videos all in one playlist.
With Google Analytics you can track how many times videos has been watched and downloaded. Also, you can track how many times Advertisement video has been watched, how long Advertisement video has been played (before it’s skipped) or even count how many times your advertisement video was clicked.
Live video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player is the first and only video player that is using smart system for video thumbnails. You can set your video to auto-generate video thumbnails and display them Live in real-time, when user hover the progress bar. See example.
vtt (jpg) Video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player can also display vtt (jpg) video thumbnails, meaning, these thumbnails are pre-made as single spritesheet jpg image. See example.
Elite video player has subtitles (captions) support for HTML5 self hosted videos, Google drive, Dropbox, HLS m3u8 Livestream or Amazon S3 videos.
Elite player has support for sticky mode to keep videos visible to your customers all the time on the page (when scrolling up/down through page). If video is not in user viewport, sticky player will appear in bottom corner, and if video is in user viewport, sticky player will automatically hide.
Lightbox mode, responsive mode, fullscreen mode
Elite video player can be showed in lightbox mode. You can set any image to open player in lightbox. Multiple lightbox images are supported (multiple lightbox players in same page). Lightbox options are: lightbox image, lightbox image width and height, lightbox close on click outside (optional), lightbox autoplay (optional). This way you can have multiple video players on the same page.
Responsive mode creates Elite video player that fits exactly into page or post content.
With Fullscreen mode Elite video player will cover the entire page.
Elite player supports Deeplinking which means that any video from playlist can be accessed through URL link. Also, users can share active (current) video.
For example: Deeplinking target to video called “Top Models” from playlist.
Protect video content
On self hosted videos you can disable right click over the video to prevent “Save video” action, and hide “src” attribute.
Also, to protect your videos in a way that nowbody can see your video content (even if it’s “downloaded”) is to use HTTP Live Streaming – HLS m3u8 format.
This will help to understand better: link, this way nobody can view your video.
Convert your .mp4 files into .m3u8 format to protect your videos.
jpg, png, gif support
With Elite video player you can display your images or gifs, instead the video. This feature gives you option to use Elite player like banner or image slider. You can even mix images with videos in the same playlist.
Unlimited color option
Elite player look can be customised by changing the color accent to any color you like to make your player blend in to your website perfectly.
Completly controllable Playlist
Playlist can be fully customized to fulfill your website needs and trends. You can manage order of videos in playlist, and also, manage which video from backend list will actually show in the playlist in frontend (which means you can have large number of videos in your admin area, but show only certain videos, and order them as you wish), so you have full control of displaying your videos. Playlist position can be changed from Right side to Bottom. Items in playlist are fully customizable so you can choose to have: thumbnails with texts, only texts, or only thumbnails.
It works everywhere
Elite video player is a HTML5 ready player that enables it to work on all platforms – desktop & mobile.
Elite player is optimized for laptops with touchscreen as well.
With this purchase you get a lifetime 5 star support. You also get a frequent updates, bug fixes and adding new features (on customers requests) for free!
- the most advanced video player
- packed with options
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with youtube videos/playlists/user channels
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with vimeo videos
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with self-hosted videos
- Lightbox mode
- mixed videos – YouTube/Vimeo/Self hosted/GoogleDrive
- Google Drive videos support
- Amazon S3 support
- mobile optimized
- optimized for touchscreen laptops
- responsive design
- sticky mode
- subtitles (captions) support
- Video thumbnails support
- easy to use
- choose between custom YouTube controls or default YouTube controls
- multiple (unlimited) instances of Elite video player in same page
- resizeable width and height
- font awesome icons – perfect for Retina displays (font Awesome icons are vectors, which mean they’re gorgeous on high-resolution displays)
- fully customisable – use any color scheme you like or set one of the 20 pre-built colors (lime, green, emerald, teal, cyan, cobalt, indigo, violet, pink, magenta, crimson, red, orange, yellow, amber, brown, olive, steel, mauve, taupe)
- choose between 2 types of player – with playlist or without playlist
- real fullscreen support
- tooltip indicator for better user experiance
- optional right-click menu
- option to hide self hosted video sources (to prevent users from download/steal your videos)
- autoplay (optional)
- logo image (optional)
- poster image (optional)
- autohide controls (optional)
- shuffle (optional)
- load random video on webpage load (optional)
- info window (optional)
- social networks share (optional)
- embed player (optional)
- 6 video player pre-built shadow effects
- use only icons that you need
- 12 pre-built scrollbar types (light,minimal,light-2,light-3,light-thick,light-thin,inset,inset-2,inset-3,rounded,rounded-dots,3d)
- well documented
- free support
- free updates
– Live video thumbnails (live auto-generated thumbnails in real-time)
– vtt video thumbnails (pre-made thumbnails displayed from spritesheet image)
What Buyers say
A really fantastic player and very very good and reliable support from the developer. 6 Stars, if I could…
This is a great player and the author went above and beyond to help with a challenge – of my own creation. Great code, clear instructions, extremely fast response. Very refreshing!.
Very professional attention, with a high quality service.
Works smoothly and is easily editable!
A lot of attention to the customer …
Great plugin …
love this. the absolute best!
thank You for this Great Player.
So easy to use and to add this to my website.
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Fix - small fix for multiple player instaces in same page
Improvement - code improvements
Improvement - Player name can be numerical only
New Self-hosted mp4 videos improvements: - automatically skip to next video if current video has broken link - show preloader if user presses play quickly and the video has not been loaded yet due to slow network
New - added VAST, VMAP and IMA support
New - autoplay video in viewport / pause video outside viewport
New - added option to pause sticky player when outside of viewport
Fix - css hover fix
Fix - mobile playlist small fix
New - added option to choose which videos will show from playlist - added option to choose playlist order
Fix - wp 5.5 small fix
New - HTML5 video thumbnails: 1. vtt video thumbnails 2. Live auto-generated video thumbnails - HTML5 video thumbnails can be applied to mp4/HLS m3u8/Google drive/Dropbox/Amazon S3 videos
- Fix Lightbox fullscreen fix
- Fix Preroll mute notification for autoplaying youtube videos on desktop
- for YouTube videos longer than 20 mins, overwrite default youtube resume function (fixes postroll Ad)
- Fix Stop video function for Youtube video with Preroll enabled.
- YouTube API key update
- mobile - quality menu positioning fix
- visual improvements
- bug fix with subtitles button
- added option for advertiser external link
- youtube playlist updated code
- Google analytics improvements - playlist customisation improvements
- fullscreen updated for new version of iOS
- added option to choose any number of videos from YouTube channel, from 1 to all videos.
New - embed code improvements
New - player automatically generate embed code - all player options can be passed to player as url params
Fix - Vimeo autoplay notification adjusted
New - improved code - autoplay notification for all videos (self hosted, ads etc.)
New - subtitles (captions) support for HTML5 videos (self hosted, Google drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 Livestream) - HD/SD quality for HTML5 videos (self hosted, Google drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 Livestream) Fix - fullscreen fix for some themes
Fix - color change for multiple instances of player in same page
Fix - small volume fix for HTML5 autoplay
New - added support for multiple Vimeo API player instances - Fix - not loading video through "id" parametar from url
Fix - fixed showing/hiding 'nowPlayingTitle' when title is longer than video area
New - added Google Analytics: track how many times videos has been watched track how many times video has been downloaded track how many times AD video has been played track how long AD video has been before skipped
Fix - fixed youtube video on finish behaviour: when selected option on finish:"Stop video", player restarts and shows first frame of played video
New - implemented Sticky mode to keep videos visible to your customers all the time on the page (when scrolling up/down through page). If video is not in user viewport, sticky player will appear in bottom corner, and if video is in user viewport, sticky player will automatically hide. - autoplay video only if video is in viewport on page load
Fix - small css fix: first item in bottom playlist was not displaying correctly
New - added option to adjust video ratio to fit perfectly when playlist is 'opened' or 'closed'
- New Deeplinking (user can share active (current) video, meaning any video from playlist can be accessed through URL)
New - removed iphone-inline-video.js script; player now uses only 'webkit-playsinline' attribute to autoplay HTML5 self-hosted videos on mobile
- New implemented HLS m3u8 support ('main video' can be HLS m3u8, preroll/midroll/postroll also can be HLS m3u8 format) Fix - onVideoFinish:"Stop video" small bug fix only when preroll is enabled for youtube videos, show poster on finish - Fix - auto play next video for Youtube playlist fixed
Fix - fixed small bug with Firefox opening 3 tabs on ad click
New - added 'global' ads (you can use 'pool' of video ads and play them randomly, or 'stick' video ads to exact video) - added option to set any video ratio you can imagine (to create the best view of your video to your users, and to match your actual video ratio without editing your video) - iphone video playsinline (iPhone will display video like on desktop, avoiding iPhone native player) - iphone autoplay video (autoplay video on mobile) - add translations of all words in player (every single word in the video player can be edited/translated to your own language) Fix - works with all jQuery versions (including latest jQuery Core 3.2.1)
Fix - fixed iPhone black margin bug when controls are "off"
New - added support for laptops with touch screen Fix - fixed responsivness in lightbox mode when playlist is Off
New - improved code, small fixes
New - added support for mixed videos in same playlist
New - autoplay disabled for mobile, enabled for desktop
New - added second poster image (when video finished) Fix - youtube play/pause fix for mobile
New - added play button on mobile for first video when autoplay is on
New - when using self hosted videos, not to load youtube api, improved player loading - shuffle multiple videos even if no playlist
New - added option for preloading self hosted videos ('none' or 'auto')
New - Bottom playlist feature - choose to youtube videos get thumbnails automatically from youtube or set thumbnails manually Fix - usage of very large youtube playlist
New - minor css fix
New - improved design on smaller screens
New - added download video button (optional)
Fix - mobile scrolling improvements
Fix - lightbox mode fix
Fix - small lightbox thumbnail fix
Fix - youtube API v3 accepts unlimted videos from channel/playlist
Fix - fixed quality button selection
New - added lightbox option to elite player
New - improved code, added new option for player layouts: fitToContainer, fixedSize, fitToBrowser
Fix - fixed fullscreen bug
New - added IE complete fullscreen support - added option to continuously play Vimeo videos even if playlist of 'turned off' Fix - disabled space key when ad is playing
New - added option to choose Light or Dark player theme
New - added Youtube quality menu selector
Fix - fixed fullscreen for browsers that doesn't support native HTML5 fullscreen
Fix - fixed bug with youtube API sometimes not loading on page load
New - added more advertising options: mid-roll, post-roll video ads, and pop-up ads - fixed some bugs
Fix - Fixed bug with time total for videos with duration over 60 minutes
New - added option to insert multiple instances of youtube player in same page - added preloader for preroll video Fix - small bug fixes
Fix - Updated Vimeo API, fixed Vimeo preroll ads not playing.
Fix - Fixed font awesome css file name to avoid conflicts if theme uses font awesome
New - added option to set youtube video quality: 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4k
Fix - Fixed bug when title doesn't change if playlist is "Off" and "shuffle" of multiple videos is enabled
New - added option to have continuous videos played (one after another, on finish) even with playist disabled
New - added hover effect on YouTube player Fix - fixed YouTube playlist/channel issues
New - updated youtube API to v3.0
New - added custom controls for youtube player - added option to have closed playlist on webpage load
Fix - fix for youtube videos not playing when selected in playlist on mobile
New - improved preroll unloading/skipping - added hand cursor on prerolls Fix - fixed IE9,10,11 bug with logo and poster not showing over Youtube player - fixed logo on youtube fullscreen
New - added option to disable "Skip advertisement"
New - added option to hide self hosted video sources (to prevent users from download/steal your videos)
Fix - fixed conflict with font awesome icons
New - added new option to hide all player controls
Fix - fixed space key issue
New: - Added option for multiple instances of HTML5 player - Removed communication with youtube API when using HTML5 or Vimeo player
Fix - fullscreen issue with player unerlying elements in some themes
New - improved share options, updated documentation
Fix - fixed bug with playlist scrollbar
Fix - fixed Internet Explorer 11 bug
New - added option to show/hide related youtube videos when video finish
New - improved responsiveness
Fix - embed copying fix
Fix - fixed pre-roll for mobile New - skip ad improvement