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(OLD) PlayX 2.0 Media Player

Originally uploaded by sk89q on 21st April 2010 18:44 pm

New version:
PlayX is a versatile media player for Gmod that is capable of playing YouTube videos, Livestream channels, Flash movies, MP3, FLV, MP4, and AAC files, images, and Vimeo videos. It supports continuation of the video (depending on the type of media being played) for players who join afterward.
For a full list of features, or if you need help, check out the Facepunch thread:
****NOTE:**** After installing this addon, you should install a minor patch for 2.0.2:
****READ ME:**** gm_chrome lets PlayX use Google Chrome's engine rather than Internet Explorer, which performs MUCH better, with very little lag and no crashes! However, you need to install a few files:
If you run a server, you will have to tell your visitors to get the files as well.
1. MAJOR: gm_chrome support (no more crashes!)
2. Non-interactive webpage viewing
4. Wire outputs
5. Hooks
6. Shoutcast provider
7. New framework for fetching media metadata
Just drop the PlayX folder in the ZIP file into your addons folder. The YouTube/Media Query extension is also automatically installed, allowing you to search YouTube right from chat!
Please see:
Only administrators and super administrators can utilize PlayX.
Developers interested in manipulating PlayX can utilize its well-documented API:
You can also change who can use the PlayX player by defining an appropriate authorization callback:
PlayX is licensed under the GPL v2, and th

This download looks like an addon. You need to extract the downloaded zip and put the addon folder in your Garry's Mod addons folder. You should end up with a directory structure similar to below:

  • steamapps
    • common
      • garrysmod
        • garrysmod
          • addons
            • PlayX <-- Addon folder!
              • e.g.
              • lua
              • maps
              • materials
              • models
              • etc

Don't know where the Garry's Mod folder is or how to extract zip files? See more useful installation tips.

  • PlayX/
    • info.txt
    • lua/
      • autorun/
        • client/
          • playx_init.lua
        • server/
          • playx_init.lua
          • playx_media_query.lua
      • entities/
        • gmod_playx/
          • cl_init.lua
          • init.lua
          • shared.lua
      • playx/
        • client/
          • bookmarks.lua
          • panel.lua
          • playx.lua
          • providers.lua
        • functions.lua
        • playx.lua
        • providers/
          • filetypes.lua
          • flash.lua
          • livestream.lua
          • vimeo.lua
          • web.lua
          • youtube.lua
        • providers.lua
    • materials/
      • playx/
        • screen.vmt
        • screen.vtf
        • screen_sq.vmt
        • screen_sq.vtf
      • vgui/
        • entities/
          • gmod_playx.vmt
          • gmod_playx.vtf
  • README.txt