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Brightness and contrast in HTML5 video player?

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Hello Sir or Madam or Mister or Miss, is it possible to add in future version, "brightness" and "contrast" controls for the built-in HTML5 video player? And maybe also add "RGB" Red / Green / Blue controls ? Thanks if you will add these controls for the built-in HTML5 video player.

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HI ffilou6, Using SVG a site developer can style the video this way, however it is not a default feature of the HTML5 player. Please also suggest this in to leave feedback for the developers.

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It may be possible to modify the video using style rules. CSS has a filter property that allows you to reduce brightness and increase/decrease contrast.

There also are saturation and hue-rotation filters, but neither is really a straightforward way to adjust RGB levels. I think someone would need to create an add-on to "do the math" for that.

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Fun demo page for CSS filters applied to HTML5 video:

Click the "gear" icon at the upper right to open up choices so you can switch from the static image to videos. With more than a dozen video tags, it's a little jerky, but if you can overlook that, very interesting.

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@jscher2000: Thanks for the CSS information, I didn't know it was possible to do all this!

I'm a beginner in HTML, CSS and PHP coding. I now know it is possible to use CSS filters on pictures. But I don't even know if it is also possible to use CSS filter on a video?

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In the demo I linked to, if you right-click a filtered video of the fish tank and Inspect Element (Q), you can see how the filters are applied. Screen shot attached for reference.