Setting the Default Video Platform with a Parameter in Player V3 (Deprecated)

With the platform parameter, you control the selection mechanism between Flash and HTML5 playback.

Important: Ooyala Player V3 is deprecated and is scheduled to be disabled on 2018-01-31. After that date, Player V3 will no longer play your video or audio content. Customers still using Player V3 need to migrate to Player V4 (see Migrating from Player V3 and Player Migration FAQ).
The parameter format is:
platform=(flash-only|flash|html5-fallback|html5-priority) 
For the player, the multimedia default is Flash. When Flash is not available, the player will now default to html5-fallback (if available). The parameter takes any one the following values.
Value for platform parameter Description
flash For desktop, enables default Adobe Flash playback. For mobile devces, sets the preference to Flash but also allows HTML5 fallback.
flash-only Flash playback only. If Flash is not detected, an error message is displayed and the viewer requested to install the Flash plug-in.
html5-fallback Uses Flash but enables fallback to HTML5.
html5-priority Sets HTML5 as the preferred playback mechanism but also allows Flash fallback.

Warning: If you have custom OPF modules, they will continue to work only when specifying platform=flash or platform=flash-only in the request to load the Ooyala V3 Player.

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