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Swank Digital Campus Playback Guide: Home

Swank Digital Campus

Swank Digital Campus requires the Google Widevine plugin for playback on a laptop or desktop computer. To access Swank Digital Campus on a mobile device, install the Swank Media Player App (instructions below).

For the latest system requirements and information, please visit Swank's Frequently Asked Questions.

Note: Swank playback in Safari is no longer supported on Macs running OS X and later. Please try Chrome or Firefox.

If you're having problems downloading the latest plugins or otherwise wish to download the latest Widevine plugins, try downloading the plugins using an alternate installer, available through the links at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/widevine.

Google Chrome Widevine Installation

In Chrome, no plug-in installation should be necessary; Widevine CDM is now a component of Chrome.

Internet Explorer Widevine Installation

Internet Explorer:

  1. Navigate to our Swank portal (or click the Swank video link provided to you by an instructor or librarian).
  2. Click "Get Media Optimizer":

     
  3. Click Run, allow WidevineMediaOptimizer to download and install
  4. Restart Internet Explorer and navigate to our Swank portal.
  5. Play the film.

Firefox Installation

From Mozilla Support:

"Firefox downloads and enables the Google Widevine and Adobe Primetime CDMs by default to give users a smooth experience on sites that require DRM."

App Instructions

1) Download the Swank Media player app on your device: 
iOS App (Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.)
Android App (Requires Android 3.0 or later)

 

 

2) Open the Swank Media Player app:

3) Navigate to our Swank portal (or click the Swank video link provided to you by an instructor or librarian):

4) Play the film:

5) The film will load in the app: