Who hasn’t experienced this: you are watching a video and would like to fast forward or jump to a specific time, change the volume or simply toggle fullscreen? Of course, our video player has always supported these functions, but so far only with your mouse. In the last 6 weeks, we have been working intensively on many player updates including keyboard shortcuts. Especially people with visual impairment asked us to add these functions and and so make controlling the player easier.
Besides, we’ve built in some other functions that we had in mind for some time.
0 - 9 = Jump to a certain time in the video in %. Meaning, if you press 5, you’ll jump to the middle of the video (50%).
M = Mute on/off
F = Fullscreen - on/off
Up/Down arrow = Increase/Decrease volume 10%
Spacebar = Play / Pause
Left/Right arrow = Seek backward/forward 5 seconds
Autoplay is a cool thing. Now, when you visit the video page, the video will automatically played for you in your preferred language.
Now, when you hover with the mouse on the progress bar below the player its size will be increased by 10px, so it’s easier for you to control it.
In addition to volume, you can now also see the total length of the video as well as the current position.
When you view a video, alugha remembers your last set video resolution and volume. The next time you click on a video on our site, it then directly starts for you with these settings.
In addition to all these features, we’ve also added many small fixes, security updates, performance and stability improvements so that watching multilingual videos on alugha will be even more pleasant and enjoyable for you.
If you have ever asked yourself, what our player is actually capable of, here’s a list for you:
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