Customize the Screencast-O-Matic video player

Customize the video player

With a Solo Premier, Solo Max, or Team Plan, you can easily customize the video player to match your personality, brand, or campaign.
Please note that if you are a member of a Team Plan, your Account Owner or Administrator might choose to limit these controls for team members and configure them at an administrative level instead. If you are unable to turn on Player Customization or Player Branding, contact your Team Admin.

To customize the video player, follow the steps below.

1. Log into your account.
2. Click My Content in the upper right corner.


3. From the Content area, hover over a video and click Details.


4. On the Video Details tab, scroll down to the Player Customization section.



5. Toggle the switch next to Player Customization to the ON position.
Additional controls are displayed.


6. For Player Color, click the color dot to use the slider to select a color for the video player and play button. You can also enter a hex color code in the box.
The button and player control text will automatically change to white on darker backgrounds, and to black on lighter or brighter backgrounds to meet the requirements for contrast conformity. To read more about the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines for contrast conformity, see this article.

7. You can preview your changes by clicking Save at any time.


8. Under Player Control Options, to enable your viewers to watch the video in fullscreen mode, select the Fullscreen control.
9. To enable your viewers to adjust the playback speed of your video, select the Playback Speed option.
10. When you are finished, click Save.

To configure your player branding, follow these steps.

1. After logging in, from the Content area, hover over a video and click Details.
2. On the Video Details tab, scroll down to the Player Branding area.


3. Switch the toggle next to Player Branding to the ON position.
Additional controls are displayed.


4. Click Upload logo and select a file.
You can upload more than one image or logo at once, but only the selected image will be displayed within the player.
For example:



5. Use the Position on Video control to select the location of the image or logo within the video.
6. Click Save to save your changes.

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