pod_player_new

Vimeo and youtube player for flutter, Pod player provides customizable video player controls that support android, ios and web.


License
MIT

Documentation

pod_player

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Video player for flutter web & mobile devices, pod player supports playing video from `Youtube` and `Vimeo`

pod player is a simple and easy-to-use video player. Its video controls are similar to Youtube player (with customizable controls) and also can play videos from Youtube and Vimeo (By providing url/video_id).

This plugin built upon flutter's official video_player plugin


PLATFORM AVAILABLE
Android
IOS
WEB

Features

  • Play youtube videos (using video URL or ID)
  • Play vimeo videos (using video ID)
  • Video overlay similar to youtube
  • Double tap to seek video.
  • On video tap show/hide video overlay.
  • Auto hide overlay
  • Change playback speed
  • Custom overlay
  • Custom progress bar
  • Custom labels
  • Change video quality (for vimeo and youtube)
  • Enable/disable fullscreen player
  • support for live youtube video
  • [TODO] support for video playlist

Features on web

  • Double tap on Video player to enable/disable fullscreen

  • Mute/unmute volume

  • Video player integration with keyboard

    • SPACE play/pause video
    • M mute/unMute video
    • F enable/disable fullscreen
    • ESC enable/disable fullscreen
    • -> seek video forward
    • <- seek video backward
  • Double tap on video (enable/diables fullscreen)

Demo


  • Playing videos from youtube

pod_player


  • Vimeo player and custom video player

Change quality and playback speed Control video from any where

  • Controls similar to youtube

with overlay without overlay (alwaysShowProgressBar = true)

  • On mobile full screen


  • Video controls

On Double tap Custom progress bar

  • Video player on web



pod_player

Usage

Installation


In your pubspec.yaml file within your Flutter Project:

dependencies:
  pod_player: <latest_version>

Android


If you are using network-based videos, ensure that the following permission is present in your Android Manifest file, located in <project root>/android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml:

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>

If you need to access videos using http (rather than https) URLs.

Located inside application tag

<application
  - - -
  - - - - - -
  android:usesCleartextTraffic="true"

Ios


Add permissions to your app's Info.plist file,

located in <project root>/ios/Runner/Info.plist

<key>NSAppTransportSecurity</key>
<dict>
  <key>NSAllowsArbitraryLoads</key>
  <true/>
</dict>

Web ( Not recommended in production)


if u are using youtube or vimeo player on web, then there will be some issue with CORS only in web, so use this flutter_cors package

using flutter_cors package to enable or disable CORS

To Enable CORS (run this command )

dart pub global activate flutter_cors
fluttercors --enable

To Disable CORS (run this command )

fluttercors --disable

How to use


import 'package:pod_player/pod_player.dart';
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

class PlayVideoFromNetwork extends StatefulWidget {
  const PlayVideoFromNetwork({Key? key}) : super(key: key);

  @override
  State<PlayVideoFromNetwork> createState() => _PlayVideoFromNetworkState();
}

class _PlayVideoFromNetworkState extends State<PlayVideoFromNetwork> {
  late final PodPlayerController controller;

  @override
  void initState() {
    controller = PodPlayerController(
      playVideoFrom: PlayVideoFrom.network(
        'https://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/gtv-videos-bucket/sample/ForBiggerFun.mp4',
      ),
    )..initialise();
    super.initState();
  }

  @override
  void dispose() {
    controller.dispose();
    super.dispose();
  }

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      body: PodVideoPlayer(controller: controller),
    );
  }
}

Configure pod player

  controller = PodPlayerController(
    playVideoFrom: PlayVideoFrom.youtube('https://youtu.be/A3ltMaM6noM'),
    podPlayerConfig: const PodPlayerConfig(
      autoPlay: true,
      isLooping: false,
      videoQualityPriority: [720, 360]
    )
  )..initialise();

Add Thumbnail

PodVideoPlayer(
  controller: controller,
  videoThumbnail: const DecorationImage(
    /// load from asset: AssetImage('asset_path')
    image: NetworkImage('https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1569317002804-ab77bcf1bce4?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxzZWFyY2h8MXx8dW5zcGxhc2h8ZW58MHx8MHx8&w=1000&q=80',
    ),
    fit: BoxFit.cover,
  ),
),

Add PodPlayerLabels (custom labels)

@override
Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return Scaffold(
    body: PodVideoPlayer(
      controller: controller,
      podPlayerLabels: const PodPlayerLabels(
        play: "Play label customized",
        pause: "Pause label customized",
        ...
      ),
    ),
  );
}

How to play video from youtube


import 'package:pod_player/pod_player.dart';
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

class PlayVideoFromYoutube extends StatefulWidget {
  const PlayVideoFromYoutube({Key? key}) : super(key: key);

  @override
  State<PlayVideoFromYoutube> createState() => _PlayVideoFromYoutubeState();
}

class _PlayVideoFromYoutubeState extends State<PlayVideoFromYoutube> {
  late final PodPlayerController controller;

  @override
  void initState() {
    controller = PodPlayerController(
      playVideoFrom: PlayVideoFrom.youtube('https://youtu.be/A3ltMaM6noM'),
    )..initialise();
    super.initState();
  }

  @override
  void dispose() {
    controller.dispose();
    super.dispose();
  }

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      body: PodVideoPlayer(controller: controller),
    );
  }
}

How to play video from vimeo


import 'package:pod_player/pod_player.dart';
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

class PlayVideoFromVimeo extends StatefulWidget {
  const PlayVideoFromVimeo({Key? key}) : super(key: key);

  @override
  State<PlayVideoFromVimeo> createState() => _PlayVideoFromVimeoState();
}

class _PlayVideoFromVimeoState extends State<PlayVideoFromVimeo> {
  late final PodPlayerController controller;

  @override
  void initState() {
    controller = PodPlayerController(
      playVideoFrom: PlayVideoFrom.vimeo('518228118'),
    )..initialise();
    super.initState();
  }

  @override
  void dispose() {
    controller.dispose();
    super.dispose();
  }

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      body: PodVideoPlayer(controller: controller),
    );
  }
}

Options


  • Options for mobile

Normal player option Vimeo player option Change quality of video

Example


Please run the app in the example/ folder to start playing!