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Again another Youtube player ?

Luka [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, May 1, 2008
14 years ago5,008 views

Each time I go to Youtube, there is another player to test...

http://forum.zorgloob.com/download/file.php?id=9

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yes, I am seeing that too. :)
http://googlified.com/new-youtube-player/

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[Moved from "YouTube player beta" – Tony]

YouTube is testing a new player :-), it looks better than the old one, don't you think?. Under the video's is a "Try the New YouTube Player Beta!" link.

http://www.youtube.com

Source: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/04/google-priorities.html

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yes, I think it looks a lot better too. Much cleaner.

Stephen Tordoff [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[moved from "YouTube Beta Player"]

YouTube appear to be testing / adding a new player. Not sure how new this is, but this is the first time I've seen it:

http://img.techpowerup.org/080502/yt.png

Also, how new is the duplicate videos feature:

http://img.techpowerup.org/080502/yt2.png

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Rick+Roll&dupe_id=12422035596572585

Henning [PersonRank 3]

14 years ago #

[Moved from "YouTube rolls out new player beta" – Tony]

A new link below the rating box appeared for me today on YouTube video pages: Marked with a (somewhat Web-1.0-looking ;-)) "NEW" icon, YouTube offers a new version of their videoplayer flashapplet, via a link titled "Try the New YouTube Player Beta!".

If You click on it, You get this:
http://img501.imageshack.us/img501/6382/youtubeplayerbetabr7.png

The links to switch between player versions only seem to appear on the international YouTube site. However, once the new player is activated the localized sites also use it (tested with de.youtube.com).

While I like the new interface, I think someone at YouTube got heavily inspired by the JW FLV Media Player: http://www.jeroenwijering.com/?item=JW_FLV_Player ... ;-)

Amagi Tremper [PersonRank 3]

14 years ago #

[moved from "New YouTube Player Beta". Merged with comment including image. Thanks Mrrix32!]

Hey that is strange, YouTube rolled out a completly new Player:

you may aktivate it with and reload the page:

javascript:watchBetaPlayer(true);

http://img368.imageshack.us/img368/9846/asdasdee0.gif

ans [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

the new player seems to be live for all users now.

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