Getting Started Guide
~ iOS Media Player App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Transferring Video, Audio, or Subtitle Files to the Player
Using “Wi-Fi > Web Browser”…
- Go to the “Media” tab, tap ‘+’ button and select “Wi-Fi > Web Browser”.
- Open web browser on your computer and browse to the URL address as shown on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
- Click “Choose Files” or “Browse…” button and select your video or audio files for transferring to your device, then click Open/Choose button. (Tip: To select multiple movie or music files for transferring, press and hold down the “Ctrl” key on Windows or “command” key on Mac, Internet Explorer can only transfer one file at a time.)
- Click “Transfer” button to start transferring the files to your iOS device.
Using “Wi-Fi > FTP Client”…
- Go to the “Media” tab, tap ‘+’ button and select “Wi-Fi > FTP Client”.
- Open any FTP Client software on your PC/Mac/Linux, then enter the details for making the connection. (Note: Username and Password: Leave it blank, Passive mode: Yes)
- Once your FTP Client connected to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you can transfer your movie or music files as usual.
- Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your computer via USB cable.
- Start iTunes on your PC or Mac.
- Click on your device’s name on the left pane of the iTunes window and select “Apps” tab on the right pane of the iTunes window.
- Scroll down to the “File Sharing” section and select “MediaPlayer” in the list of “Apps”.
- Drag and drop your video or audio files into the “Documents” window and they will be transferred to the “MediaPlayer” immediately. Alternatively, you can click the “Add…” button to transfer your files.
- Go to the “Downloads” tab, tap the “Browser” button on the top left hand corner.
- Enter your URL address to browse to the web page.
- Tap and hold on any download links until the download menu appear, then select “Download” to start downloading your video or audio files.
- Completely downloaded media files will appear on the “Media” tab automatically. (Note: If you press the “Home” button of your iPhone/iPad/iPod to quit this app while downloading, all downloading tasks will be paused, then when you open the app again, all downloading task will be resumed automatically. However, if your device goes to sleep while downloading, all downloading tasks will be stopped, you have to start all over again. Note: You can add bookmark and check the browsing history.)
Tap the “Edit” button on the top right hand corner, then a toolbar will appear at the bottom, including “Sorting”, “Video Thumbnail”, “Check All”, “Rename”, and “Delete” buttons.
- To rename a video or audio file, tap “Rename” button, then tap on the file you want to rename.
- To delete a video or audio file, tap on the file(s) you want to delete, then tap “Delete” button.
- When you finished, tap the “Done” button on the top right hand corner.
Tap the “Edit” button on the top right hand corner, then a toolbar will appear at the bottom, including “Delete”, “Check All”, and “New Playlist” buttons.
To create a new playlist and adding audio or video file(s) to the playlist:
- Tap “New Playlist” button, enter a playlist name, then tap “Audio” if you want to create an audio playlist, tap “Video” if you want to create a video playlist, tap “Mixed” if the playlist will contain both video and audio files.
- Tap “Done” button when finished.
- Tap the newly created playlist, tap “Select File” button, then select any file(s) you want to add to the playlist and tap “Add” button.
- Tap “Back” button to go back to the playlist, you should see your added file(s) appeared on the playlist. Tap “Back” button again to go back to the list of playlists.
- Tap the playlist from the list.
- Tap “Edit” button and select the file(s) you want to remove from the playlist, then tap “Remove” button.
- When finished, tap “Done” button. Tap “Back” to go back to the list of playlists.
Some of the settings are self-explanatory and do not require explanation.
- Show Only Media Files: “ON” – Shows only supported audio and video files on “Media” tab, other file formats, such as subtitle, won’t be showed.
- Show File Extension: “ON” – Shows filename extension, e.g.: .AVI, .RMVB, .WMV, and etc.
- Show Status Bar: “ON” – Shows status bar on top of time slider panel during playback.
- Seek Interval: Set the number of seconds to seek when you press “Seek” button during movie or music playback.
- Video Play Mode: “Continuous” – Movie or music will be automatically played one by one; “Normal” – When movie or music playback finished, it will go back to “Media” tab.
- Subtitle Encoding: The text encoding of subtitle files vary by country, you must select a correct encoding for your subtitle file, otherwise, your subtitle won’t be displayed correctly.
- Reset: Reset everything including thumbnails, settings, playlist, bookmark, and history. But video, audio and subtitle files won’t be deleted.
Some of the controls are self-explanatory and do not require explanation.
- Forward Seek button – You can adjust the seek interval on the “Settings” tab.
- Backward Seek button
- Video Scale Mode button – Switching between: Full / Compact / Fit
- Close button
- Media Info button – Shows the Video codec, Audio codec, and Filename of the playing media
- Audio Track button – Switching between audio tracks, this button is only enabled when there is more than one audio track available.
- Subtitle button – Switching between subtitles, this button is only enabled when there is more than one subtitle available for this movie.
- Music Playing Mode button – Switching between: Repeat One / Repeat All / Play One / Play All
- When you playback a movie, the App will load subtitle file automatically if given the same filename as the video. For example: Your movie is named “film.avi”, then your subtitle can be named as: “film.srt”, “film.cn.srt”, or “film.en.smi”
- You can transfer subtitle files to the player just like you transfer normal media files, if you don’t see your subtitle files appeared on the “Media” tab, please go to “Settings” tab and turn OFF “Show Only Media Files” option.
- The player currently supports the following subtitle formats: srt, ass, ssa, smi, sub, and vobsub.
- The text encoding of subtitle files vary by country, you must select a correct encoding for your subtitle file on the “Settings” tab, otherwise, your subtitle won’t be displayed correctly.