Note: ASP.NET Video Starter Kit is now officially replaced with ASP.NET jMedia Kit which is written from scratch using latest asp.net mvc / asp.net core frameworks. For more detail click link below.

ASP.NET jMedia Kit 

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit is a complete solution with all basic and advance features for building highly scalable, professional, feature rich social media & content sharing web site easily using less amount of resources which can take years to build normally. Currently available for asp.net, c# and vb.net.


Main Features

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit is a huge solution built from several core section and have hundreds of basic and advance features. Main features are listed into sections below.

Videos

Videos is a core part of asp.net video starter kit and have all basic and advance features to be used for making best social video sharing experience. Main video related feature includes

  • Advance http progressive streaming engine to stream mp4 / webm videos progressively over HTML5 and Flash Players and on all devices including IOS.
  • Secure streaming supported with different approaches including
    • Advance token based stream protection
    • Cookie based authorization and stream protection
    • Classic http referrer way to protect streams (not recommended as http referrer not supported on IOS devices)
    • Using private content streaming distribution strategy, if you are storing media files in Amazon S3 private buckets
  • Bandwidth throttling supported to restrict the speed of stream to certain level. It can be adjusted for
    • Normal users
    • Paid or logged in users
  • Support almost all flash and html5 players. Builtin support included for
    • Latest version of JW Player
    • MediaElement5 HTML5 Player (used for both http video streaming and audio files by default)
  • VUploader user control which support
    • advance youtube style ajax uploader with progress bar.
    • multiple videos uploading and publishing.
    • background video processing.
    • generating multi level (240p, 360p, 480p, 720p etc) copies from source video.
    • generating multi format (flv, mp4, webm, ogv, mp3 etc) copies from single source video.
    • adding meta information to flv, mp4 videos.
    • managing and streaming videos from
      • local server
      • cloud storage (e.g amazon s3)
      • multiple server
  • Also have support for direct video uploading without publishing with features
    • Upload unlimited videos at onces
    • After uploading, play and capture screenshots, that can be act as thumbnail and player screenshot on preview pages
    • Script automatically grab duration from each video
  • Support both direct & scalable sheduled publishing approach. read more
  • Support multiple video managment options
    • website own videos.
    • third party embed videos.
    • both website and third party embed videos
  • all features

Audio / Videos

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit include audio section which is a complete solution for making professional audio portal. Core features of audio section is almost similar to video section except it published audio and video files to mp3 audio file. all features


Photos

It is a core section of asp.net video starter kit solution and is also available as standalone ASP.NET VPhoto Kit. It's a complete solution with all features required to build professional photo portal. Main features include.

  • Professional jquery photo uploader which support
    • unlimited photo uploading at a time
    • keep each photo in multiple version
      • thumbs: for normal listing display
      • mid thumbs: for normal preview, blogging display
      • original: for original preview
    • store photos locally, remote servers or cloud storage
  • Professional photo preview with multiple display options including
    • normal preview
    • original preview
    • resize and generate photos based on user selections
  • all features

Groups & Community

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit provides advance facebook style group / community section with all basic and advance features for building rich social content sharing community solution in asp.net. Main features include

  • Support user or admin ability to create groups, mark as public, private or closed with posting ability (direct or author approval needed).
  • Advance facebook style content sharing with group members via auto preview generation and posting.
  • Support join or leave groups, manage group contents, delete groups and other related actions.
  • Support adding videos, audio files, photos, blogs, q&a, forum posts etc within group.
  • Support advance facebook style comment posting on each group post.
  • Support invite friends
  • all features

Forums

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit have builtin discussion forum section with all basic features needed to build clean, lighter version of community discussion forum in asp.net platform. all features


Q&A

Video Starter Kit have builtin professional Q&A section which have all features require to build stackoverflow.com style next generation social discussion solution in asp.net. all features


Blogs

A clean and simple blogging script is part of video starter kit solution with almost all features required for building clean article or blog posting solution. all features


Channels

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit provide professional channel script which add ability to create facebook style user profiles in asp.net websites. Main feature includes.

  • Facebook style content posting on user profiles.
  • Auto content preview generation.
  • Facebook style like, comment on user profile posts.
  • auto posts generation from user activities within website.
  • User profile support
    • website own theme or custom themse for user profiles. User have option to choose their own theme.
    • facebook style user content sections, photos, videos, topics, favorites, friends, profile information etc.
    • sending private messages to another friend or user from profile.
    • sending friend request to another user.
  • User channel support advance channels or members search option.
  • all features

Glossary

ASP.NET Video Starter Kit support additional small glossary or wiki section which allow you to categories your website related topics, terms or post into glossary section which can help others to find detail about any term or post just like dictionary. all features


General Features

Beside core features there are hundreds of more general features in asp.net video starter kit. Main features include

  • More than 15 beautiful bootstrap 3.20 compatible responsive themes with all color variations
  • Professional youtube style user My Account section which allow users to.
    • manage own contents
    • manage account settings
    • manage public profile settings
  • Private Message Board for sending messages between users within website, if user allow receiving internal messages.
  • Friend Management System allow each user to manage their friend listing in publich profiles / channels.
  • Optionally support login / signup through facebook
  • Multiple Languages> supported with proper admin management, admin can add more languages, enable multiple languages and choose preferred language as default language.
  • Professional Mail Processing Engine included which can help site administrator to customize mail templates via control panel. These mail templates can be used for varity of purposes within website.
  • Advance content screening script to provide ability to auto review and screen user posted contents.
  • Abuse Report Management to control spam or contents which violate website terms of use.
  • Youtube Style comment posting script allow users to post comments on any type of contents within website.
  • Adult warning supported if content is marked as adult content.
  • Professional category listing script included which can generate any level and type of dynamic listings and navigations for varity of purposes within website.
  • User Role Management.
  • Packages Management to create list of packages and allow others to purchase package in order to upgrade access to different resources
  • Video starter kit support marking any content as premium. Premium content can be accessed through
    • purchasing content via credits using packages
    • monthly subscription for premium contents

Basic Features

Some more basic features of asp.net video starter kit includes

  • Advertisement Management
  • Embed Third Party Videos either via embed script directly or using Youtube Data API
  • Three way pagination supported (i: normal, ii: advance, iii: pager style)
  • Video Playlist
  • Cache Management
  • Dictionary Management
  • Error Handling & Reporting
  • Email Subscriptions: ability of admin to send email to all subscribers.
  • IP Address Ban Management
  • Tags Management
  • Autocomplete Search System
  • Youtube SDK for fetching videos
  • Advance View Stats:, youtube style today, this month, this week, all time view stats management for every type record supported
  • Archive listing of contents based on month, years
  • Paypal subscriptions supported to allow users to subscribe via paypal to access premium contents and other restricted resources.

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