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Post by KateR » Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:26 pm

It has been an ongoing battle to find a way to post videos without relying on a third-party service like YouTube (which can shut you down for posting copyrighted material), which will work both on computers and mobile devices, and which will not completely drain my bandwidth (and cost me a fortune).

As far as I can tell, the technology is currently somewhere between the older devices that relied on Flash, the newer devices that are adopting HTML5, and the mobile devices in between that don't like Flash but are not necessarily ready for HTML5.

BUT, I may be coming closer to a solution. Want to help me out?

I have posted another video test here:

http://rdanderson.com/videotest

It would help me if a bunch of people tried it out on a bunch of different devices, and let me know if it worked.

I've tried it on FireFox 30.0, Internet Explorer 11, an old iPhone 5, and a new Android Galaxy S 5, and they all worked, so I'm feeling hopeful.

Thanks!

Kate

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Re: Video

Post by xena » Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:34 pm

it worked with google chrome too..on a laptop..

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Re: Video

Post by Jemster » Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:59 pm

KateR wrote:
BUT, I may be coming closer to a solution. Want to help me out?


Kate
Same here. Chrome on a laptop. Worked for me as well.


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Re: Video

Post by KateR » Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:03 pm

xena wrote:it worked with google chrome too..on a laptop..
Thanks, xena and Michelle.

So far no one has said that they *can't* see it, so I'm hoping that is a good sign. (Usually when I post new videos, I only hear from the people who complain that it won't appear on their mobile devices.)

I'm trying to decide if it's worth paying for the software that can do this, and then to redesign the Video Gallery. The videos are larger, and should be able to be viewed full screen, so that is an advantage if they don't drain my bandwidth.

BTW, this is not the same link as the one we were trying out in the chat Saturday night. So if you were one of the people in the chat who was having trouble getting it to appear on an early Kindle Fire, I'd appreciate knowing if this one works any better.

Thanks!

Kate

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Re: Video

Post by taxi » Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:38 pm

Nice video , thank you !!

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Re: Video

Post by Karyyl » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:03 pm

Worked great on Safari on a medium-old Mac running Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

Is there a way to donate to the costs of this site? I donate to the other forum I spend lots and lots of time on, ECF.

I couldn't see Firehouse well-enough to watch it at all, and I'm totally up for watching RDA.

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Re: Video

Post by Fandango » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:32 pm

Internet Explorer 10, no prob

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Re: Video

Post by cmbj67 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:01 pm

I'm using Internet Explorer 9 on a laptop and it worked, even if a little slow in uploading, but maybe it's normal. I like that video :D :D :D
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Re: Video

Post by Caty » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:57 pm

Works fine with Windows 7 and Firefox 31.0 :D
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Re: Video

Post by bftlovesRDA » Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:39 pm

Working fine with Windows 7 and Internet Explorer version 9 on a laptop.

And, I too like that video! Doesn't RDA look spectacular in it? :D

Thanks Kate for all you do to get these videos posted and working so well. Looking forward to even more improvements! :D
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