Video Detail

The Video Detail section of Media Manager includes some of the basic tools needed to manage, publish and share your videos.

To enter the Video Details screen, click the icon or name of the media file you wish to work with.

From within the video details section of Media Manager, you can delete, share, download, get embed code, and preview your media. This Video Details section also shows information about your media file.

As your library grows, we recommend adding meta data. Once your content is listed in the library, click the name to enter the video details screen.

Look for the information tile and enter a short, long description, and video tags.

Make sure to save your changes.

You must first enter the video details screen to create your embed code. To embed you media on a webpage, start by clicking the Embed button.

The CUSTOMIZE EMBEDDING CODE screen will appear. From within this screen, you can change your player size and style, as well as enable auto play and force HTTPS delivery.

You’re embed code is available as iFrame Embed Code. You can copy the embed code to your clipboard by clicking the copy button.

By clicking the email tab on the CUSTOMIZE EMBEDDING CODE screen, you can instantly send your video file via email. Once you’ve entered all the information you’d like to include, click the Send Email button.

When complete, click the Send Email button in the low right.

By clicking the links tab on the CUSTOMIZE EMBEDDING CODE screen, you can gain quick access to both the direct playback URL (the .m3u8 stream link) and a direct link to the HTML5 player selected for this media file.

Each link can be copied to your clipboard by clicking the copy button.

If at any time you need to return to the Media Manager Dashboard, click the MainStreaming logo in the upper left corner.

Re-Encode a video

Media files can be re-encoded from the VIDEO FORMATS panel within the video details screen by clicking the Re-Encode button.

Media files can be downloaded within the video details screen by clicking the Download button.

Media files can be deleted from the library screen using the trash can icon (shown below) or within the video details screen by clicking the Delete button.

All media files show a thumbnail when not playing. You can override the default setting by uploading your own image file by clicking on  in the top right of the thumbnails card.

Once you have uploaded your own image it, a preview will generate under Poster. If you would like utilize other thumbnail options in your video, you can copy the URL at the bottom of the poster, first frame, last frame or Thumbnails tab, paste that URL in another browser window, save the image and then upload it to be used as your video’s main thumbnail.

Tip The thumbnails tab gives you 4 options, by clicking on any of the 4 photos, the URL below them will change

You can also protect your individual media with the protect embed check box and disable the ability to progressively download the media.

Check out the FAQs page to get the answers you need!