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Thread: video streaming
01-10-2014, 08:22 AM #1
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Can someone give me any idea on how to handle these files..
mov, mp4, wmv .. these are all video files.. the problem is..
whenever I click a link..
I would like to stream in on a browser window.. safari.. not download it..
I was told that it was doable in htaccess.. but i dont know where it should be placed..
pretty much noob in this subject..
Hope someone can teach me on how to do this..
Thanks in advance..
01-16-2014, 02:59 PM #2
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That said, it might be possible to do this with HTTP headers via .htaccess files assuming that Safari can natively playback MP4 files (or has a plug-in that can do it), though I can't tell you for sure since I don't own a Mac and therefore can't test Safari. Put the following code in an .htaccess file within the directory containing the relevant video files:
Code:addType "video/mp4" .mp4 header set content-disposition: inline
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