VideoIsland 2.0 comes with many great features that help you manage your video online. The most popular features are listed below. New features are items added to this version of the software since the previous one.
Standard VideoIsland Features
- Drag-And-Drop Installation
Drag-And-Drop InstallationVideoIsland is a folder of web pages you upload and add to your existing site. Installation is as simple as uploading a folder of pages to your server! VideoIsland creates a new mini website inside your site that has its own database, skins and modules, separate from your current site. It adds to your site, but does not interfere with your current site design, web pages, or code.
- Simple Interface Design
Simple Interface DesignOur simple, usable web interface means you and your users can ramp up quickly using VideoIsland. Its clean, simple, and intuitive web interface maximizes viewing pleasure, as well.
- Supports all the popular video mime types
Supports all the popular video mime typesVideoIsland supports all of the popular video types supported in current players, including .RM, .MPG, .MP4, .MOV, .SWF, .FLV, .AVI, and .WMV (i.e. RealMedia, MPEG, QuickTime, Adobe Flash Shockwave, Adobe Flash Video, AVI and Windows Media Video). This means you can upload video created from many popular devices knowing they will play well on the Web!
- Supports all the popular media players
Supports all the popular media playersVideoIsland supports all of the popular media players supported in current web browsers, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime, RealMedia Player, and Flash. You can be sure your movies and film clips will play, as users will always have different players assigned to different video mime types. No more proprietary media players to download!
- Creates First-Frame Thumbnails on Upload
Creates First-Frame Thumbnails on UploadVideoIsland automatically creates thumbnails (donut first-frames) of your videos for certain video types (AVI, MPEG, Windows Media Video) and extracts metadata for others, on upload.
- Original Video Preserved
Original Video PreservedWhen you upload a video, you can be sure that the original movie, including its name, size, and meta information, is preserved in the video thats saved to the server.
- Upload 10 Videos at a time
Upload 10 Videos at a timeYou can upload as many as 10 videos at a time in VideoIsland.
- Simple Video Storage Mechanism
Simple Video Storage MechanismSingle universal storage folder is used for easy FTP access, if needed.
- Create Video Player Metafiles
Create Video Player MetafilesNow, when you upload and add videos to the system, it automatically creates video xml metafiles based on the mime type and media player used. This helps some movies and film clips play better.
- Rename/Description Tagging
Rename/Description TaggingAll of your videoscan be given names and descriptions in the VideoManager.
- Three VideoManager Views
Three VideoManager ViewsWhen viewing your videos in the website, you can change how you view them using "views". VideoIsland includes an easy double player list view, as well as two user-friendly alternate views. Any videos with thumbnails also showcase the first frame of the movie or film clip in the listing.
- Powerful Paging Feature
Powerful Paging FeatureUnlimited paging feature supports pages with dozens of movies per page, and can expand to hold thousands of videos and hundreds of web pages, with quicker video access overall.
- Media Player Popup Feature
Media Player Popup FeatureWith a simple click, you can popup a new window in your browser, playing your video using a new window rather than in the page.
- Email Your Web Pages
Email Your Web PagesYou can even email web pages you have created to friends and family.
- Unlimited Web Page Galleries!
Unlimited Web Page Galleries!You can create an unlimited number of video web pages, or galleries, which allow you to share your videos with others online.
- Cool New Loading Bar
Cool New Loading BarWhen uploading large video items, you need to know how much time remains. Our revolutionary new loading bar panel tells you exactly how much time remains and what the server is doing as it uploads and stores your film clips and movies in VideoIsland. This is very helpful when uploading larger videos to the server.
- 6 Exciting Web Skins
Exciting Web Skins6 beautiful user interface "skins" are built into the system by default. Because they are based on CSS, with a text editor, you can modify them to look any way you need.
- Assign a Default Skin
Assign a Default SkinPick and assign a default "skin" for your product using the Settings section.
- Secure Login Feature
Secure Login FeatureThe Security feature allows you to secure your product. You can enable a login option, "lock down" modules, and add user-to-module assignment for efficient security control in your product.
- Global Administrator Account
Global Administrator AccountThe Security area comes with a secure Global Administrator account you can use to secure your modules, set up users, and log into the website.
- 10 User Login Accounts
10 User Login AccountsThe Security piece comes with the ability to add 10 user accounts to your product. If you make your modules private, then assign these users to them, they can login securely and privately and add their own videos and web pages.
- Full Interface Customization
Full Interface CustomizationYou can show/hide specific blocks of the user interface, including a logo header, top and bottom menu bars, menus, skins, and even login areas, all using Settings.
- Customizeable Source Code
Customizeable Source CodeVideoIsland comes with all the source code used, so is fully customizeable (ASP and ASP.NET). Even the look-and-feel is customizeable by you, if you know a little CSS (style sheets).
- Universal XML Database
Universal XML DatabaseVideoIsland is unique in the software industry in that the database is baked right into the product! This means no database to install, easy drag-and-drop installation, faster data access, data customization, server portability, containment, and an easily customizeable system.
- Fully Cross-Browser Compatible Product
Fully Cross-Browser Compatible ProductVideoIsland is compatible and viewable in all the major browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari for MAC, etc), as well as many of the older and alternate browsers some users still maintain.
- Web Standards Compliant Product
Web Standards Compliant ProductVideoIsland is built using current Web Standards (w3c.org), including clean validated XHTML and a browser-compliant CSS architecture.
- Add New Modules
Add New ModulesYou can add new exciting modules to your product by purchasing them from us, or building your own! All modules are simple to install and drag-and-drop!
New VideoIsland Features
- Multiple Sorting & Viewing
Multiple Sorting & ViewingNow you have 9 different sort features, plus 3 different views, so organizing and viewing movies and film clips is much faster and easier.
- Popup Video Player
Popup Video PlayerSome videos are encoded in ways that may not play over the web, or in the media player assigned. Our optional movie player system accomates all kinds of issues like this, to make sure your videos play in some type of player in your browser. We provide backup media player features to help you if you run into problems, including a movie/film clip download and default browser play feature.
- Download Feature
Download FeatureJust as you can easily upload a video to VideoIsland, you can now download a video. This is very helpful when you need to get the original movie without playing it in your browser, need to edit and upload again, or have a video that simply wont play in your default media player.
- New Memory Manager
New Memory ManagerPowerful new memory data management system is built into the web application, allowing the system to index thousands of videos on-the-fly and maintain performance and speed when listening to and storing a lot of movies and film clips.
- Improved VideoWebPages
Improved VideoWebPage ModuleWe have improved how the WebPage Module works, so it is more powerful and easier to use.
- Three Video Web Page Templates, Plus Playlist
Three Video Web Page Templates, Plus PlaylistThe new system has 3 web page templates for viewing videos assigned to web pages. One of these includes a cool new playlist feature, which automatically starts playing all your movies, one at a time!
- Supports Thousands of Videos
Supports Thousands of VideosVideoIsland supports thousands of videos, which means you can create large libraries of movies and film clips online. You can also create and assign movies to hundreds of separate web pages you add in the system.
- New Homepage Editor
New Homepage EditorNow you can modify the product homepage to look any way you like. The new Settings section now supports a simple homepage editor. With simple HTML knowledge, you can completely change how your product homepage looks to your end-users.
- Expanded Security Feature
Expanded Security ModuleNew improved Security Module comes with Global Administrator login, as well as the ability to add 10 user accounts. Customize these users as needed and assign to modules you secure, allowing them private login access to your chosen modules. Now these users can upload, manage, and even share their own web pages in private, separate from all other users.
Please visit our "Live Demo" section to see all the features that come with VideoIsland.