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How To Use SmartPlayer in Dahua Toolbox


This article will show you how to install and use the SmartPlayer software found in Dahua Toolbox


  • Dahua Toolbox
  • Exported video file - DAV, AVI, MOV, MP4, ASF or FLV file format

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. Open Dahua Toolbox. Under All Tools, find SmartPlayer in the list, then click the Install button to begin installation.

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2. A progress bar will appear showing the installation process.

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3. Once installation is complete, click Open

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4. SmartPlayer will launch.

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5. Click Open File in the center of the screen to locate the file for playback

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6. Use the file dialogue window that appears to locate the file for playback.

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By default it will look for .dav files, use the dropdown box to change the file type to other options such as AVI, MOV, MP4, ASF and FLV

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7. Click Open once the file has been selected to begin playback

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8. Use the controls below the video pane to control playback

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There are options for forward and reverse playback, playback speed, and to enable audio

9. Double click the video to bring full screen or choose from one of the layouts in the bottom right of the screen

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How to Use Smart Player on Dahua Toolbox


This is a guide for the Smart Player on Dahua toolbox.


Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. Go to the toolbox and install the SmartPlayer.

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2. After installation, launch the program.

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3. Go into your Smart Player and click on open.


4. Search through your files and select the backup you want to playback.


5. Since I only selected one, only one is showing up, double click on the video to enlarge.


6. You may play/pause by pressing the play button and skip a frame back and forth and etc.


SmartPlayer Guide Old User Interface