Paella Player

The Paella (pronounced 'paeja') Player is an Open Source Javascript video player capable of playing an unlimited number of audio & video streams synchronously, Live Streaming, Zoom, Captions, contributed user plugins and a lot more. It is easy to install and customize for your own needs.

Paella has been specially designed for lecture recordings, and currently is the default video player of the Opencast Community. It works with all HTML5 browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge) and within iOS and Android.

Have a look to the paella features list or see them live on paella demos page

Enable paella player

To enable paella player you need to edit the prop.player variable. This can be enabled for each tenant. So the configuration keys are located in .../etc/org.opencastproject.organization-mh_default_org.cfg.

To activate the paella player set:

prop.player=/paella/ui/watch.html

Configuration

The configurations for the paella player are done for each tenant. The paella configuration files are located in .../etc/ui-config/<tenant_id>/paella/config.json.

For the default mh_default_org tenant file is located at .../etc/ui-config/mh_default_org/paella/config.json.

For more information about the configuration format options, see the the paella documentation page

Tracks to be played

An event can have many tracks, but an institution can configure which of these tracks are played and which are not. To do it, you need to configure es.upv.paella.opencast.loader plugin.