The Player module is used to play a multitude of video formats with support for transparency. Note transparent video must can have both straight or premultiplied alpha, but for performance reasons premultiplied is preferred. Player can also play MP3 file and, when present, will extract and display the embedded "album art" graphic. Right click the module to open its popup menu. The following additional menu entries are available.


Open

Displays the Open dialog to load a file. Instead of using this command, you can also drag & drop a file on the module.


Play

Starts or continues playing the file. If the file is pausing at the last frame, this command will cause a rewind (cue).


Stop

Pauses the player. If the player was already paused, this command will cause a rewind. To stop and rewind a playing file click Stop twice.


Action > On Click > Play/Pause

When set clicking the display has the same function has clicking the Play button.


Action > On Program > Autoplay

Select this flag to automatically start the player when it is selected in the program bus followed by an automatic transition at the end of the file.


Action > On Program > Play

Select this flag to automatically start the player when it is selected in the program bus. The player will continue to play until it reaches end of file.


Option > Loop

When this flag is set the video is looped, i.e. plays continuously. Audio will be disabled.


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