EUROPA video player
EUROPA provides a corporate video player managed by the Audiovisual Services (DG COMM/A4) on the Audiovisual Portal.
The EUROPA video player provides an easy and flexible way to integrate video files on webpages. This is a central tool, you do not have to install the files on your website to use it.
The EUROPA video player is based on HTML5 and keeps a Flash component to serve some social media platforms (mainly Facebook) which don’t accept third party players.
Currently audio-visual content is delivered in HTTP. The support of HTTPS in the near future is under review.
The corporate video player reaches the viewers on every device, and works identically on the web, mobile web, but also in apps, with a tested and approved user interface, no matter the device.
The streaming format used is HLS and progressive MP4.
- Multi-browsers: IE10+, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Vivaldi, Opera
- Multiple audio tracks
- Subtitling feature (SRT and VTT format)
- PIWIK integration (Q4/2017)
- Virtual reality and 360° video
- MPEG-DASH support
Centrally stored videos
To have your videos published on the Audiovisual Portal and played by the corporate player, you have to follow the central deposit procedure.
Locally stored videos
Locally stored videos can also be supported by registering them in the corporate video registry at https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europa-hub/en/vplay/add.
Guidelines and references
- Please check the main features through our online tutorial: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/playernotice.cfm
No training available. Please check the online tutorial mentioned in the previous section for more information.
For any questions not covered on this page or in the online tutorial, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org