1.0 | Uploading
Uploading files can be done on the
Upload & Encode tab. Before selecting the files you want to upload, you can select two configure options. By default your clips are saved in the Draft status, hidden from public access. Checking
Auto-publish will publish the video after the different quality versions have been created. Checking
Title from filename means each file’s filename will be used in Title metadata field. Once your videos have been uploaded, you can see them in the
Media Clips tab.
Blue Billywig supports a number of file types that can be uploaded:
1.1 | Video
All common types of video can be uploaded, including
AVI. However, we do recommend specific settings when exporting from your video editing program.
1.2 | Audio
Audio can also be uploaded in all common file types like
WMA. However, we do recommend specific settings when exporting from your audio editing program. Just like video, audio will also be encoded to different formats directly after completing the upload.
1.3 | Images
Images can be uploaded to Blue Billywig for use in the interactive studio or logo’s in playouts. Images will not be encoded but can (and will) be requested in optimal dimensions.
1.4 | Documents
Documents can also be uploaded to Blue Billywig, so they can be downloaded in an interactive video. File types include
1.5 | Containers, codecs and file types
For a complete list of supported file types, container formats and codecs, please refer to the supported file types page.
2.0 | Encoding
All video files uploaded to Blue Billywig will be encoded automatically to multiple different formats to ensure playback on every device and maintain a good user experience on fast and slow connections. Encoding happens immediately after a clip has been uploaded. Tthis process can be monitored on the
[Upload & Encode] page for recently uploaded clips, and on the individual clip edit page.
3.0 | Publishing
If you didn’t check the
Auto-publish box when you uploaded your videos, they will appear with a
Draft status. This means people can’t view the video and that it won’t be displayed. You can change the status of a clip on the top right corner when you’re editing a media clip.