Downloading and Testing "mp3player"

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download the mp3player source code package and test it as a MP3 audio file on-line player using Flash technology.

What Is mp3player? mp3player is Flash application to play MP3 audio files on Web sites. It's open source, free and customizable.

Here is how I downloaded a copy of mp3player:

1. Go to mp3player home page at:

2. Click the Download tab.

3. Click and download ""

4. Unzip the downloaded file,, you see a list of files and folders:

         2,929 build.xml
<DIR>          classes       - ActiveScript source code
           620 license.txt
<DIR>          mtasc         - Motion-Twin ActionScript2 Compiler
<DIR>          template_maxi - mp3player.swf and demo files

6. Open .\template_maxi\player_mp3_maxi.html in Firefox, you see the template page running as shown below:

mp3player Template Page
mp3player Template Page

If you can play the demo music in different ways presented on this template page, you know that the download went correctly.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

"mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

Downloading and Testing "mp3player"

 Integrating "mp3player" in Web Pages

 "mp3player" Configuration Parameters

 "mp3player" Controlled by JavaScript Code

 "object" Element with Flash Parameters

 "object" Element with Flash Parameters - Firefox 3

 "object" Element with Flash Parameters - IE 8

 "embed" Element with Flash Parameters

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

 SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials


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