Upload audio and videos by paperclip rails

Steps to Upload any type of media in ruby on rails by paperclip

1) Upload video

a) apply gem “paperclip-ffmpeg”, “~> 1.0.1”

b) Apply validation in model

has_attached_file :video, :styles => {:medium => { :geometry => "300x300", :format => 'flv'},:thumb => {:geometry => "100x100#", :format => 'jpg', :time => 15}      }, :processors => [:ffmpeg] 
c) Install ffmpeg on your system
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
d) Play video by using rails video_tag
video_tag("trailer.ogg", controls: true, autobuffer: true)
 or 
you can use 
gem ‘jw_player_helper’
<%= video_player({:file => "/video/pf2011.flv", :image => "/video/pf2011.jpg"}) %>
This will play video in any format then you do not need to use any encoder.

2) Upload Audio


a) Simply use  gem “paperclip”, “~> 3.0”
b) rails g paperclip audio
c) Write in model has_attached_file :audio
d)Apply validation 
 validates_attachment :audiocontent_type: { content_type: “media/x-wav” }

e) Play audio by using rails audio_tag

<%=audio_tag(“sound.wav“, autoplay: true, controls: true)%>

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