How to get shared videos to play in the browser


My videos shared by link won’t play when opened with a browser and clicking on it.


You need at least ownCloud 9.0.3+ or 9.1.0+ which contains a fix for such shared videos.

When using HTTPS make sure that the links are embedded as https:// links in the shared link. To verify this you can inspect the source code within your browser (Firefox: CTRL + U) and search for http://. If the page contains such http:// links its most likely that they are causing this issue. A quick workaround is to set the following config option in your config.php to https:

If these hints are not working for you then its most likely an browser issue where the browser is not supporting the specific video format you’re using. The following page provides an overview over the browser support of specific video formats: