We’re proud to announce the release of our Javascript Player API. You can now receive events from, and control, the SproutVideo player using Javascript. Keep reading for details on how you can use our new player API, and inspiration for ways to use it!

New Javascript Player API

SproutVideo offers two APIs: the SproutVideo API, which allows you to control most aspects of your account and video settings; and a Javascript Player API, which allows you to control the behavior of the player, and track player events as well.

Popular Uses for Javascript Player API

Using the new player API, you can easily display a message at a specific point in the video, start a video at a specific point in time, create chapter markers, launch a video at a specific volume, and more.

Check out this working example of the Javascript Player API for additional inspiration.

Tell us what you think in the comments below, and please let us know how you’re using it!