Playing a Video File Using SMART Video Player

You can play video files using SMART Video Player. You can play files that are stored on your computer or you can access files on a website or network.


If you connect your computer to a SMART interactive product and a video hardware source, such as a VCR or DVD player, you can also play video files from the video hardware source on the interactive screen.

You can also create playlists.

To play a video file

Press File > Open in SMART Video Player, browse to and select the video file that you want to play, and then press Open.


Press File > Open URL in SMART Video Player, type the address of the website or the network path in the Open box, and then press OK.

The video file opens and plays in SMART Video Player.

To pause the video

Press Pause .

To start the video

Press Play .

To stop the video

Press Stop .

To change the playback speed

Select Settings > Playback Speed, and then select a playback speed from the list.

NOTE: To play the video continuously, press Repeat . To stop playing the video continuously, press Repeat again.

To write notes over the video frame in digital ink

  1. Press Pen Tool , and then write on the interactive screen.

TIP: You can configure SMART Video Player to pause the video when you select Pen Tool.

  1. To change the color of the digital ink, press Pen Color , and then select a color from the palette.

  2. To change the width of the digital ink, press Pen Width , and then select a width in the list.

  3. After you finish writing, press Select .

To clear your notes

Press Clear the Notes .

To take a screen capture of the current video frame

Press Capture to Notebook .

To expand the video display

Select Full Screen View .

The video display expands to the largest possible area and the Video Player toolbar appears. This toolbar enables you to play and pause videos, take screen captures of the current video frame, write notes over the video frame in digital ink and clear your notes.

To exit Full Screen view, press Normal View .

NOTE: If your computer's video card doesn't support hardware acceleration, you're unable to change the view to 200% or Full Screen.

To change the volume

To change the volume, move the slider .

To mute the volume, press Mute Video .

To restore the volume, press Mute Video again.

To close SMART Video Player

Press the Close button in SMART Video Player.