Introduction to Video Module
The Video module allows users to post video content to their site using CCK and filefield module support. The emergence of portable devices with video capture and playback capabilities has made online video ubiquitous.
Video logging, or "vlogging" as a medium for personal video broadcasting has proven to be popular and is following the blogging and podcasting phenomenon. Videos are useful for creative collaboration among community members, for cases where community members cannot meet in person, videos cataloguing of meetings are valuable for enhancing the interaction between community members.
The video module can be configured to use a variety of players depending on formats, using either built in browser plug-ins, SWF tools or Flowplayer. Combined with FFMPEG (default), Zencoder transcoders support, the Video module allows users to create video thumbnails and convert videos to flash format (and others), the Video module also has built in support for Amazon CDN further enhancing video content delivery.
Specially released in the 6.x-3, 6.x-4 versions of the Video module shipped with a solid API for converting videos and creating thumbnails with any other type of video transcoder. Download Latest version from project page