One of the deprecated features of Known is video support. This was build in to the Audio plugin back when it was the Media plugin, but it didn’t really work very well.
The missing component was video transcoding – converting the uploaded video into something that can be played in the browser. This plugin attempts to fill that hole…
- Drop VideoTranscode into your IdnoPlugins directory and activate
- Install ffmpeg
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg x264
- Configure the location of
Now, when you upload a video, it will be queued and transcoded.
It is strongly recommended that you use the Asynchronous Queue in your Known configuration as this will do the transcoding in the background.
You should also run the service queue as the web server user, so that it can read and write files, e.g.
sudo -u www-data KNOWN_DOMAIN='your.domain' ./known.php service-event-queue