Does Video Background have player controls similar to YouTube (play, stop, timeline, etc)?
As the primary goal of the app is configuring background videos, the app does not have player controls similar to YouTube's.
This is why you won't be able to see a progress bar, neither the current time and video duration nor playback controls, like sound options or change the quality of the video.
However, the app can show some basic control icons, particularly a play / pause button and a mute / sound button:
You can configure those options in the app preferences page under the ' Config' option: