Upload a Video to the Library

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If you have a video you want to use for a live or on demand event, you can to upload it to your Library as an encoder video, web video, or saved video. 

The Saved Videos tab is the location for your stored videos when you subscribe to Resi’s Content Library. Each video will have an embed code and stream URLs you can use to create an on-demand event when/where you want and the videos will be stored indefinitely. To learn more about the Content Library, see Resi Content Library.


File Requirements

Below are the file requirements your video needs to meet to upload it to Studio.

File Type MP4
Video Codec H.264
Video Channels 1
Scan Type Progressive (Required for Web)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Max Video Resolution

Web/Encoder: 1920 x 1080

Saved Videos: 3840 x 2160

Constant Framerate 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
Suggested Keyframe Interval 2 Seconds
Max Video Bitrate

1080p: 8 Mbps for <= 30fps / 12 Mbps for > 30 fps

2160p: 32 Mbps for <= 30fps / 48 Mbps for > 30fps

Audio Codec AAC-LE, AAC-HE
Audio Channels 2
Audio Sample Rate 8-96 kHz
Max Audio Bitrate 384 kbps
Max Duration 12 hours
Max File Size 64 GB

You can edit your video to fit within Studio’s file requirements by using video transcoding software such as HandBrake (free) or Adobe Premiere Pro. To learn more about exporting a video for use in Resi, see Export or Convert Your Video for Use with Resi.


Upload as an Encoder or Web Video

  1. Navigate to the Library.
  2. Click Save Video. (Go there)
  3. Choose Encoder / Web Video as the Content Source.image11.png
  4. Click Select Video File > Drag and drop the video to the upload icon image3.png or click browse to find it on your computer.image5.png
  5. If your video meets the file requirements, you’ll see a green checkmark. If it doesn't, Studio will give you an error and tell you what you need to convert to fit the requirements. Click Continue. image10.png
  6. If you want to create a web video from this upload, click the toggle icon image2.png next to Create web video.image15.png

Toggling Create web video on will create a web video you’ll be able to access from the Web Videos tab in your Library. It will also pop up a subset of menus in the Save Video page for you to choose if you’d like to have this available to stream immediately or set aside for the next replay. 

  1. Give the video a title.
  2. Select which encoder channel you want the video the be stored in.image8.png

Encoder channels store your content temporarily. To learn more about storage length and changing how long your content is stored, see Change How Long Content Is Stored in Channels.

  1. If you toggled on create a web event, choose which web channel you’d like the content stored in and if you’d like to have the content available for streaming immediately on the embed code and stream URLs. 

Web channels store your content temporarily. To learn more about storage length and changing how long your content is stored, see Change How Long Content Is Stored in Channels.

  1. Click Start Upload. image4.png
  2. Your video will appear in the Encoder Videos tab as the most recent video.image7.png
  3. If you selected Create web video, it will also appear in your Web Videos tab as the most recent video.image14.png

We don't officially support upload as an encoder video for playback through a decoder. If you want to playback uploaded content to a physical location, we recommend thoroughly testing to make sure the video streams properly. 


Upload to the Saved Videos Tab

  1. Navigate to the Library.
  2. Click Save Video. (Go there)
  3. Choose Saved Video as the location your content will live.image1.png
  4. Click Select Video File > Drag and drop the video to the upload icon image3.png or click browse to find it on your computer. image17.png
  5. If your video meets the file requirements, you’ll see a green checkmark. If it doesn't, Studio will display an error and tell you what you need to convert to fit the requirements. Click Continue.image16.png
  6. Give the video a title.
  7. Configure air date and air time, which is the first time your content was broadcasted. (This is for archival purposes–it doesn’t schedule an event.) image13.png
  8. If your viewers are in a different region than you’re broadcasting from, click the toggle icon image2.png next to Advanced Settings and choose the correct region from the dropdown menu.

You can change the regional data center setting at the organizational level so you don’t need to do it for each individual web event. To learn more about regional data center settings, see Change Your Library Region Settings.

  1. Click Start Upload.

It may take some time for your video to upload. Once uploaded, it will appear as a saved video in the Library. To find your video, navigate to Library > Saved Videos.image12.png

You can also see the videos you’ve recently uploaded by navigating to Library > Recently Uploaded. (Go there)

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