Video Flash LightBox - Add flash video to website with beautiful Lightbox effect!
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Video Lightbox
Put video on your website with stylish flash lightbox effect! Enjoy your movies online with Lightbox Flash Video!

Lightbox Flash Video is a free wizard program that helps you easily add video clips to website, web page or blog, in a few clicks without writing a single line of code.

All it takes is 3 easy steps: 1.Add Video, 2.Select Template, 3.Publish. At the first step, you add a video, for example cut-n-paste YouTube url, then select the template for video popup and video thumbnail appearance and, at the final step, publish the result to a local drive or directly to the Internet via a built-in FTP client.

Lightbox Flash Video generates a nice image thumbnail for your clip. On click, this thumbnail expands into a stylish overlay window containing the flash video. No css, html, javascript coding, no image editing, just a couple of clicks to get the your video added to the Web!



Download for Windows

Download for MAC

Flash Lightbox is FREE for non-commercial use.

A small fee is required for business use. Flash Lightbox Business Edition additionally provides an option to remove the Lightbox for credit line as well as a feature to put your own watermark to videos. After you complete the payment via the secure form, you will receive a license key instantly by email that turns the Flash Lightbox Free Edition into a Business one. You can select the most suitable payment method: credit card, bank transfer, check, PayPal etc.
Also you can get Business Edition for free if you help with translating Flash Lightbox site into your native language, please contact us at Mail for more info.

What's New

Video LightBox v1.6 (December 22, 2009)

* The generated code is fully XHTML compliant now.

* The bug with incorrect position of the content video inside the frame is fixed.

Video LightBox v1.5 (December 15, 2009)

* Video LightBox supports flv, mp4, 3gp local video files now! See List of codecs supported by Adobe Flash Player

* The ability to drag & drop flv, mp4, 3gp video files in your gallery is added.

Video LightBox v1.3 (November 10, 2009)

* New Windows, Mac and Facebook templates!

Mac Template Windows Template Facebook Template

* Play button over the thumbnail!

Play buttons

* The ability to change the order of the videos in your gallery using mouse is added.

Video LightBox for MAC earns Apple 'Staff Pick' (August 19, 2009)

Apple Staff Pick

Video LightBox MAC version beta (August 17, 2009)

* Video LightBox now available for either Windows or Mac platform. Download Video LightBox for Mac here

Video LightBox v1.2 (August 14, 2009)

* Video LightBox supports Google Video, Metacafe, Vimeo, MySpace videos now!

* An option to add watermark over the video is added (for Business Edition only).



Step 1 - Adding video to website gallery.

Copy and paste a direct link to your YouTube video (or Google Video, Metacafe, Vimeo, MySpace) into the 'Video url' field and press "Add video" button. This video will be automatically added to your website gallery.

Adding Video to Website Gallery

If you have included the videos that you do not wish to be in the website gallery, you can easily remove them. Select all videos that you wish to remove from web site gallery, and select 'Delete selected..' button from the toolbar. You can pick and choose videos by holding the CTRL while clicking the videos you like.

Step 2 - Video Gallery properties.

Switch between available templates to select a template you want to use in the gallery.

Thumbnail Video Popup Properties    Template Video Popup Properties

Control the quality of output thumbnail images by defining "Thumbnail quality" parameter (0%…100%).
You can establish the various sizes for the thumbnails and video resolution.

Video jQuery Thumbnail Size          Video jQuery Resolution

Step 3 - Publishing of the Flash Lightbox. Put video on website or local drive.

Publish your website web gallery online or to a local drive.

Now you are ready to publish your website video gallery online or to a local drive for testing. Select the publishing method: publish to folder or publish to FTP server.

Put lightbox with flash on website or local drive

You are able to add a new FTP site by clicking "Edit" to the right of the "Publish to FTP server" drop down list. FTP Location Manager window will appear. Now type in a meaningful (this is not the actual hostname) name for your site and fill in the FTP details in the appropriate fields. You will have to type in your hostname, e.g. domain. The FTP port is normally located on port 21 thus this has been prefilled for you already. If your web site uses another port, you will have to enter it here.

Type in your username and password for the connection. If you do not fill in this information, Flash Lightbox is unable to connect to your site and thus not able to upload your videos to website. If this website enables anonymous connections, just type in anonymous as the username and your e-mail address as the password.

Adding video to website via FTP

You might want to change the Directory as well if you need to have your uploaded images placed in e.g. "www/gallery/". You can specify it in the FTP Folder field on the Publish Gallery window.

Notice: Write the name of the folder where your website video gallery will be placed on the server. Notice that you should specify this field; otherwise your website video gallery will be uploaded into the root folder of your server!

Save your web video gallery as project file.

When you exit Flash Lightbox, you'll be asked if you want to save your project. The project consists of the videos you choose to put on your website video gallery and all your settings. It's a good idea to save the project, because that will allow you to change the project in case you decide to do something different with future galleries. So click Yes, then enter a name for your project. To select the location of your project, just click the Browse folders button and choose a different location. Then click Save.

Step 4 - Add Flash Lightbox inside your own page.

Flash Lightbox generates a special code. You can paste it in any place on your page where you want to add video popup.

    * Export your LightBox gallery using Flash Lightbox app in any test folder on a local drive.
    * Open the generated index.html file in any text editor.
    * Copy all code for Flash Lightbox from the HEAD and BODY tags and paste it on your page in the HEAD tag and in the place where you want to have a gallery (inside the BODY tag).

  <!-- Start Lightbox for Flash HEAD section -->
  <!-- End Lightbox for Flash HEAD section -->
... </head>
  <!-- Start Lightbox for Flash BODY section -->
  <!-- End Lightbox for Flash BODY section -->


For troubleshooting, feature requests, and general help, contact Customer Support at Mail.
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