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A video player for Flutter with Cupertino and Material play controls

chewie #

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The video player for Flutter with a heart of gold.

The video_player plugin provides low-level access to video playback. Chewie uses the video_player under the hood and wraps it in a friendly Material or Cupertino UI!

Preview #

MaterialControls MaterialDesktopControls

CupertinoControls #

Installation #

In your pubspec.yaml file within your Flutter Project add chewie and video_player under dependencies:

dependencies:
  chewie: <latest_version>
  video_player: <latest_version>

Using it #

import 'package:chewie/chewie.dart';
final videoPlayerController = VideoPlayerController.networkUrl(Uri.parse(
    'https://flutter.github.io/assets-for-api-docs/assets/videos/butterfly.mp4'));

await videoPlayerController.initialize();

final chewieController = ChewieController(
  videoPlayerController: videoPlayerController,
  autoPlay: true,
  looping: true,
);

final playerWidget = Chewie(
  controller: chewieController,
);

Please make sure to dispose both controller widgets after use. For example, by overriding the dispose method of the a StatefulWidget:

@override
void dispose() {
  videoPlayerController.dispose();
  chewieController.dispose();
  super.dispose();
}

Options #

Chewie has some options which control the video. These options appear by default in a showModalBottomSheet (similar to YT). By default, Chewie passes Playback speed and Subtitles options as an OptionItem.

To add additional options, just add these lines to your ChewieController:

additionalOptions: (context) {
  return <OptionItem>[
    OptionItem(
      onTap: () => debugPrint('My option works!'),
      iconData: Icons.chat,
      title: 'My localized title',
    ),
    OptionItem(
      onTap: () =>
          debugPrint('Another option that works!'),
      iconData: Icons.chat,
      title: 'Another localized title',
    ),
  ];
},

Customizing the modal sheet #

If you don't like the default showModalBottomSheet for showing your options, you can override the View with the optionsBuilder method:

optionsBuilder: (context, defaultOptions) async {
  await showDialog<void>(
    context: context,
    builder: (ctx) {
      return AlertDialog(
        content: ListView.builder(
          itemCount: defaultOptions.length,
          itemBuilder: (_, i) => ActionChip(
            label: Text(defaultOptions[i].title),
            onPressed: () =>
                defaultOptions[i].onTap!(),
          ),
        ),
      );
    },
  );
},

Your additionalOptions are already included here (if you provided additionalOptions)!

Translations #

What is an option without proper translation?

To add your translation strings add:

optionsTranslation: OptionsTranslation(
  playbackSpeedButtonText: 'Wiedergabegeschwindigkeit',
  subtitlesButtonText: 'Untertitel',
  cancelButtonText: 'Abbrechen',
),

Subtitles #

Since version 1.1.0 chewie supports subtitles. Here you can see how to use them.

You can provide an List<Subtitle> and customize your subtitles with the subtitleBuilder function.

Add subtitles to your ChewieController like the following example:

ChewieController(
  videoPlayerController: _videoPlayerController,
  autoPlay: true,
  looping: true,
  subtitle: Subtitles([
    Subtitle(
      index: 0,
      start: Duration.zero,
      end: const Duration(seconds: 10),
      text: 'Hello from subtitles',
    ),
    Subtitle(
      index: 1,
      start: const Duration(seconds: 10),
      end: const Duration(seconds: 20),
      text: 'Whats up? :)',
    ),
  ]),
  subtitleBuilder: (context, subtitle) => Container(
    padding: const EdgeInsets.all(10.0),
    child: Text(
      subtitle,
      style: const TextStyle(color: Colors.white),
    ),
  ),
);

The index attribute is for if you want to structure your subtitles in your database and provide your indexes here. end and text are the key attributes.

The Duration defines which part of your video your subtitles should start and end. For example, if your video is 10 minutes long and you want to add a subtitle between: 00:00 and 00:10'th of a second:

Subtitle(
  index: 0,
  start: Duration.zero,
  end: const Duration(seconds: 10),
  text: 'Hello from subtitles',
),

Example #

Please run the app in the example/ folder to start playing!

Migrating from Chewie < 0.9.0 #

Instead of passing the VideoPlayerController and your options to the Chewie widget you now pass them to the ChewieController and pass that later to the Chewie widget.

final playerWidget = Chewie(
  videoPlayerController,
  autoPlay: true,
  looping: true,
);

becomes

final chewieController = ChewieController(
  videoPlayerController: videoPlayerController,
  autoPlay: true,
  looping: true,
);

final playerWidget = Chewie(
  controller: chewieController,
);

Roadmap #

  • MaterialUI
  • MaterialDesktopUI
  • CupertinoUI
  • Options with translations
  • Subtitles
  • CustomControls
  • Auto-Rotate on FullScreen depending on Source Aspect-Ratio
  • Live-Stream and UI
  • AutoPlay
  • Placeholder
  • Looping
  • Start video at
  • Custom Progress-Bar colors
  • Custom Overlay
  • Allow Sleep (Wakelock)
  • Playbackspeed Control
  • Custom Route-Pagebuilder
  • Custom Device-Orientation and SystemOverlay before and after fullscreen
  • Custom ErrorBuilder
  • Support different resolutions of video
  • Re-design State-Manager with Provider
  • Screen-Mirroring / Casting (Google Chromecast)

iOS warning #

The video_player plugin used by chewie will only work in iOS simulators if you are on flutter 1.26.0 or above. You may need to switch to the beta channel flutter channel beta Please refer to this issue.

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A video player for Flutter with Cupertino and Material play controls

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License

MIT (license)

Dependencies

cupertino_icons, flutter, provider, video_player, wakelock_plus

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