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The Flow Player allows you to view your material in a browser. Any media you upload to your Flow Library will trigger an ingest workflow which creates web-playable proxy versions of your media. So the player will render a proxy version of your media, not the original.

Note: If you upload material via Edge, make sure to also transfer a web-proxy version, otherwise the ingest workflow will not run and your material won’t be playable in the browser. Also, if you play your material in Edge (instead of the browser), you can also play back the original material (instead of the web-proxy version).

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The centered buttons control the core player functionality:

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The left side of the control bar displays the current playhead position. The buttons on its left and right allow stepping though the video frame by frame. The TC button toggles a large timecode overlay on your video canvas.

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The right side of the control bar contains the following controls:

Toggle fullscreen playout.
Select playback quality.

In Flow you will be able to choose between SD and HD (720p) resolution.

In Edge you will be able to choose between RAW (your original file) and PROXY (web proxy) versions.

Change playback volume
Toggle back-to-back playout mode. This applies to the Details View of a clip. When multiple clips have been selected, the player will move on to the next clip if the previous clip finishes playing.

 

Shortcuts

Use shortcuts for better mileage.

Button Shortcut Description
prev-clip F1 Navigate to the previous clip
step-back F2 Move the player a second back. Hold shift to move only a single frame backward.
slower F3 Play in reverse. Press again to play faster in reverse.
play F4 Play / Pause toggle. The speed is displayed on the button.
faster F5 Faster playout. Press again to increase playback speed. Use F3 to decrease the speed again.
step-forward F6 Move the player a second forward. Hold shift to move only a single frame forward.
next-clip F7 Navigate to the next clip
in Logger, Subtitle Editor and Transcriber:
play-selection F8 Play the selected time range or the selected text (in case of Transcriber).
set-in_1 F9 Sets the IN timecode
set-out_1 F10 Sets the OUT timecode
save_1 F11 Confirm your changes