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MOV files can be used to make region and parcel-wide video players. The
Video you see here is located in Outworldzfiles\Apache\htdocs\Video.
You can add your own Video files there. A sample is TinkersFirstDance.mov.
You can play one video per parcel using your DreamGrid Apache web
server. Apache must be enabled and running for this to work. You can
divide up your land into small parcels and play different audio sounds in each
- Help Screens and Tutorial
- Halloween surprises
- About Your Region Video Previews
How does it work? It plays a special image you add to your parcel settings.
These are the steps to play Video files continually on your region or parcel.
1. In your viewer, go to the About Land Menu:
2. Change to the Media Tab:
3. Change to the Movie Pulldown
3. Click the Set button and enter the URL of the desired video. You can
click the link to the sample, and copy and paste the path.
or just use http://localhost:80/Video/Tinkers First Dance.mp4
4. You need a unique texture not used before. This PNG file can be used. Right
click and save it, and upload it to your viewer.
Drag and drop the Audio.png file into the X window so it appears like this.
You need to use the web URl for your grid, typically
http://something.outworldz.net:80/Video/TinkersFirstDance.mov, where 'something'
is your chosen URL. You can get this link in the Help menu in the first menu selection. Then change the
port to whatever port you use for Apache, in Settings->Apache.
Make a prim or find a hidden face on a prim. Click "Select Face", and choose one
face only! Drag and drop the image onto one face only.
Now click the movie camera at the top right of your viewer:
And this is TinkersFirstDance.mov playing on a prim