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Play video and audio files

Last updated: 22 March 2022

FILEman includes a built-in media player to automatically play audio and video files, providing stylish control options such as play/pause buttons, timeline, volume control, and full screen playback. The media player is fully responsive and will gracefully resize on smaller screens and mobile devices.

If you insert a link to a video or audio file into a Joomla article:

You’ll see that the links are replaced with media players.

Supported Formats

The FILEman media player supports the following audio and video formats:

  • Audio: aac, mp3, ogg, flac,x-flac, wave, wav, x-wav, x-pn-wav
  • Video: mp4, webm, ogg

Note: Media types that are not in the above list will be displayed as downloadable items.

Custom Layouts

FILEman's media player is fully customisable using template overrides. the following templates in /templates/YOUR-TEMPLATE/views/com_docman/document/ can be overriden:

  1. document_audio.html.php
  2. document_video.html.php
  3. player_audio_local.html.php
  4. player_video_local.html.php
  5. player_audio_remote.html.php