It’s out! PowerPress 2.0 provides a big, fat feast of new offerings to our digital media community

We’ve launched it! And we think you’ll love it! For sho’ the Blubrry PowerPress powerhouse plugin is even more phenomenal than before! Mardis Gras is a couple days away but we figured we’d give you an excuse to start the party early with some outstanding new features to celebrate. The release includes the following features and changes (get comfortable, there‘s a bunch):

  • HTML5 video player
  • HTML5 audio player
  • Embed Episode feature
  • WebM video support
  • Ogg audio/video support improved
  • MP4+WebM (for mp4/m4v video, a new alternative WebM URL field has been added. This is ideal for supporting all browser based HTML5 video players)
  • Flow Player Classic can now play m4a audio and mp4/m4v video
  • New video player settings page added
  • Settings pages enhanced with new options such as location, frequency and TV options
  • Episode Entry box enhanced with new ‘isHD’ option when video entered into Media URL box
  • Episode Entry box now includes option to configure video player width/height on a per-episode basis
  • Upload image option added to supplement the video poster image field. Images are uploaded to the built-in image gallery in WordPress

There’s a big fat feast-full of other improvements as well that’ll have you dancing in the streets. So toss the confetti, don the beads, rip off your shirts if you wanna and let the advanced digital media makin’, disseminatin’ and celebratin’ begin. Oh, and as always, let us know what you think!

Note: PowerPress 2.0 requires WordPress version 2.8 or newer. Also, a big shout out to all the content creators who helped with the beta testing! Thanks a ton!!!