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Provides a shell to play audio and video files with a single player.

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Offers a single plugin solution for most popular audio and video files uploaded using the File plugin.

Detects filetypes and switches to HTML5 or Flash using the fallback capabilities of JW Player.

Uses a single instance of JW Player from

Backend admin settings:

  • URL encoding filename option
  • Set Share On or Off
  • Set autoplay/autostart on or off
  • Independent selection of six skins
  • Selection of Visualization or Equalizer effects for audio files
  • Selection of share option
  • Independent selection of player screen sizes.


  • Unzip, upload veeplay to mod directory
  • Make sure the plugin File is installed and active
  • Make sure VeePlay is positioned after the plugin File
  • Activate, go to settings to modify options.


You must disable other media players while using VeePlay.

Audio MP4 is played via the video module, thus there are no a/v effects.

Successfully tested:

  • VIDEO: .mp4/m4v, .webm, .flv, .mov
  • AUDIO: .mp4/m4a, .mp3


  • Firefox v15.0 (Linux)
  • Google Chrome v21.0.1180.89
  • Chromium v18.0.1025.168 (Developer Build 134367 Linux)
  • Opera v12.02.1578 (Linux)

NB Tested on 1.8.3 only.


  • Category: Media
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2014-11-17
  • Downloads: 7014
  • Recommendations: 22