scripts and skins folders - what is the value of holding on to them?

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Is there any value in hanging on to these folders after I complete a project? They seem to be empty. Why would I hang on to them?
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if you produce to MP4 with smart player, and you host locally, or on your own web site, and you employ interactive content in the video [TOC, captions, hotspots, quiz], then you need those folders for the video to work; they hold files required to play the video, among them, the smart player; you should also keep all produced files in their own, separate folder

if you host on screencast.com, you only really need to keep the produced MP4, and a zipped project file, if you expect to have to edit the project at a later date, and do another production
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If they are truly empty I would think they could be deleted.
If you have your File Explorer set to show All Files including any hidden files and there are no files.
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if you produce to MP4 with controller, those folders will not be empty ...

scripts folder will have "config_xml.js" and "techsmith-smart-player.min.js"

skins folder will have "techsmith-smart-player.min.css"

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is there a reason to keep them?
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if you play and view the videos using the TechSmith smart player, you need to keep those folders/files [i.e., you launch the videos using the .html files, and you view them in a browser]

if you play the videos in a media player [launching by double-clicking directly on the MP4], and the videos do not have interactive content, then the MP4 is the only file you need to keep
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great to know, thanks!