SNFExtra Player Help
Smooth Streaming HD
Content for SNFExtra is presented in hi-definition through a technology called Smooth Streaming, part of Microsoft Silverlight.
When watching a video with Smooth Streaming, the Bit Rate indicator (signal strength meter) on the right end of the control bar will indicate the quality. When the video is playing at optimal definition, the HD icon will appear.
The SNFExtra player requires the latest version of Microsoft Silverlight
in order to access the high quality video presentation. Silverlight is a lightweight, cross-platform web browser plug-in from Microsoft that enables rich multimedia experiences like the SNF Extra player. You can learn more about Microsoft Silverlight at http://microsoft.com/silverlight.
Video is currently supported on the following browsers:
For all operating systems we recommend you have the latest services packs or updates applied.
- Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 for Windows (2003, XP SP2 or greater, and Vista)
- Firefox 2, 3.x for Windows (2003, XP SP2 or greater, and Vista) and Macintosh (Intel only)
- Safari 3, 4 for Macintosh (Intel only)
Hardware and internet connection speed recommendations for viewing video in the SNF Extra Player
For using the SNF Extra player, we recommend the following minimum hardware and broadband connections:
- 2.4 GHz Pentium 4 or Intel-based Macintosh, 1 GB RAM, hardware acceleration-capable graphics card
- 768k broadband connection
For the best quality experience
using the SNF Extra player, we recommend the following minimum hardware and broadband connections:
- 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 (Windows or Macintosh), 1 GB RAM, hardware acceleration-capable graphics card
- 2500k broadband connection
Machine and network conditions may vary during playback and affect the end-user experience.
RECOMMENDED: Use Silverlight in the 32-bit Internet Explorer process on x64 systems. Most browser plug-ins (including Silverlight, Flash, Java and almost all ActiveX controls) only work in 32-bit browsers currently.
- Sunday Night Football Extra is only available within the United States
- The Sunday Night Football Extra player is only available while the game is being broadcast live on TV/Cable. The player will be taken down shortly after each game's conclusion.
For more information about Microsoft Silverlight, see the official web site.