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The HOT LINK PROTECTOR - Why choose it?

REASON #1 - The Hot Link Protector is great for protecting your premium content, paid content and membership site videos


When you embed a player on your website, you may wish to make it available to paying customers or only to certain viewers

But if one of those viewers discovers the location of the file - i.e. http://www.amazonaws.s3.mybucketname.video1.flv - they could copy the URL and paste it on another site - not only allowing others to watch your content, but also making you pay(!) for the bandwidth and hosting

This is called HotLinking

Well, with the Hot Link Protector, you can restrict your file - so that if someone pastes the file address elsewhere, it will only be live for one minute

After that - the link will expire and the video will no longer play. Your original viewers will be able to watch the video, but if they share the link - it won't work - crippling playback piracy!


REASON #2 - You can set times for your video to show between


With the Hot Link Protector you can choose when the video is active

Choose a start time and date - before that your video will not play. You can embed your video as normal, but it will not start until the moment you have specified.

You can also choose an end date and time - after this time your video will have expired and no longer be available.

You can choose:-

  • no start or end time - just prevent hotlinking
  • only a start time - ideal for a launch
  • only an end time - use with an expiring offer or coupon
  • both a start and end time - complete control over access to your content
It is completely flexible!



REASON #3 - Show a custom message

You don't need to worry about embedding a video last minute or removing it when you don't want viewers to access it any more - instead give them a message.

When your video is not available - if you have chosen a start or end time - you can show a custom message.

Use any text you want - and change the colouring using the player colour settings.

Use HTML formatting to make your message big, bold, underlined - whatever you want!

You can also use HTML to add images to your message, such as of your product or of yourself.


REASON #4 - Compatible with other eZs3 security features to enhance your video security even further


You can also use the Hot Link Protector in conjunction with the Encode Player, so that if someone copies the code for your player - it will not work when pasted on another site

This way your video code cannot be pasted elsewhere

So now you aren't paying for bandwidth on other sites and for people who shouldn't have access... BUT - viewers can still screen record your video...

... and that is why we recommend using a watermark - click here to learn more on watermarks


REASON #5 - Available for nearly every player


The Hot Link Protector is available for every player type you can make with eZs3 except for Image Galleries and Vidgets.

That means you can use the Hot Link Protector to protect your:-

  • MP4 HTML5 players
  • MP4 Standard players
  • MP3 audio players
  • FLV videos
  • WMV videos
  • MOV videos
  • PDF documents
  • SWF players
  • Camtasia Studio Productions

So whatever format you use, you can protect your content.


*This feature does not work with regular or streaming CloudFronts, instead the file will be served direct from Amazon S3 using progressive download - you cannot stream your video if you have the Hot Link Protector enabled*

Get the Hot Link Protector now for only $149.97

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Please note:- this feature is only available to eZs3 subscribers