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  • SWF Videos not loading

    Anyone else having a problem getting the swf videos to load from the support site?

    I used to see this happen but it's been good for a long time until yesterday afternoon. Just wondering if it's just me?


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    Same here!



    • #3
      Re: SWF Videos not loading

      Can you post a link to the video you are having issues with? Would save time in trying to figure out what you are trying to view.

      I just tried 3 random videos and they all worked fine. It seemed a little slow in loading, but once loaded they played fine...
      Last edited by Bill Griffin; 01-11-2013, 12:47 PM.
      Bill Griffin
      Parkell, Inc


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        Re: SWF Videos not loading

        I right click & choose save as & play them with this player:


        • #5
          Re: SWF Videos not loading

          The video player plugin for your browser may have become corrupted or disabled.

          Using a plug-in for RealPlayer ... RealDownloader ... many of those videos can actually be downloaded to your PC. Same for the ones on YouTube.

          I always just download videos, first, if possible. I can then view them without any of the annoying pauses and delays caused by Internet traffic.

          (There are other video downloaders available, but just be sure that they are reputable and NOT attached to malware/viruses).

          I then use another piece of free software (called Format Factory) to convert to any other video/audio format, as needed.
          Last edited by Paullm; 01-11-2013, 01:25 PM.


          • #6
            Re: SWF Videos not loading

            Looks like you are correct Bill,

            Linked up again and they took about 10 minutes to load, but they did eventually load.




            • #7
              Re: SWF Videos not loading

              i tried this morning before i saw this thread it did not work. i thought my computer or network is the problem. now after seeing this i tried again, still it is not working.
              this is the link
              thanks for reading


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              • #8
                Re: SWF Videos not loading

                While considering an upgrade to Alpha Version 11 the recommended links to video clips for information failed. On this board there are people discussing such a failure with a suggested work a round as if it is the expected norm of acceptance for the product quality of Alpha Software.

                Using Alpha Software to develop a platform to promote and sell a product on the web would you not expect the video links you provide to prospective customers to work without having “Doing X and knowing about Y”?

                If you start with a conclusion you will quickly conclude you have finished looking and make dumb statements.

                If you have an open mind you will never stop looking, never look back, and knowing better, will rarely have anything to say.

                All the Best,


                • #9
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                  The problem with the video downloads is a recent and temporary issue and I am sure they will fix shortly. Not sure if anyone has alerted Alpha to the problem, so I just did.
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                  • #10
                    Re: SWF Videos not loading

                    We host the videos on an account at GoDaddy. We don't have any control over the download speed. We will have to investigate what's happened to their service.


                    • #11
                      Re: SWF Videos not loading

                      If it is any help..I checked from various remote sites we have:
                      works from : Amazon Web Services, Comcast (Florida)
                      doesn't work from: Frontier (NY), Time Warner (Texas), Time Warner (NY)


                      • #12
                        Re: SWF Videos not loading

                        The example video quoted in Gandhi's post above was perfectly viewable on my system (using Google Chrome), last night.

                        Attn: Rich

                        In my 40+ years of programming using a variety of languages, workarounds are a common occurrence. Unlike many software vendors, Alpha Software is very responsive to alerts about problems, however guys who have been programming for any length of time know the score and often just work around a nagging issue, to keep a project moving.

                        Computers and computer software are not perfect instruments and never will be, but there really is more than one way to skin a cat.

                        In fairness, the problem encountered on this thread is NOT a reflection on AS or the robustness of A5. When you are using browsers with plug-ins to view video content, many pieces are involved, along with a user's individual system configuration. Add service providers to the mix and things can ... and DO ... go wrong!


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                          In fairness, the problem encountered on this thread is NOT a reflection on AS or the robustness of A5.
                          i am with you. any server can go down anytime, unless the webhost has unlimited servers and re-route the calls to many different places, once awhile this will happen. it is not the reflection on the content holder.
                          thanks for reading


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