I cannot play a video in confluence using the multi media macro?

I inserted the multi media macro and the WMV video file but when I preview, it does nothing, I can just see a block and when I hover over the block it says "the plug is not supported". how can I play the video in confluence? If I need the plug then how come the macro is available to use? There is no other way to play the file?

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Hello!

You didn't mention what version of Confluence you're currently running, but I have a sneaking suspicion that you're running into this issue:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-27581

Personally, I'd try converting the video file to another format, (e.g., MP4/MOV), and trying with that.

Good luck!

sorry, i dont know which version but I dont get any error, just the plugin message that i mentioned earlier. 

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Did you try simply dragging the video to the Confluence page in edit mode? In the last couple of versions, Confluence with automatically insert it with the best player.

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