How to Install JW Player

By Alizarin Black

The JW Player is a type of media player similar to the Adobe Flash Player. It is embedded on a website for video and audio playback. The JW Player supports many audio and video files, including MP3, AAC, FLV and MP4 files, as well as JPG, GIF and PNG images. Install JW Player on your website, so visitors can watch your videos in high quality.

Step 1

Download the JW Player ZIP file. Unzip the JW Player file by right-clicking the JW Player folder and clicking "Extract All."

Step 2

Upload the JW Player files to your website. Copy the "jwplayer.js," "player.swf" and swfobject.js" files from the JW Player ZIP folder to your website. Create a separate folder for your JW Player files by naming the folder "jwplayer."

Step 3

Embed the JW Player to your HTML page with the following embedded code to finish installation:

The JW Player displays on your website.