How do I upload videos from my iPhone/iPad?

    In order to upload videos stored on your iOS device (iPhone or iPad), you must first connect the device to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your device. Next, open Image Capture, which you can find in your Applications folder or by searching for it using Spotlight. Image Capture will display the […]

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    How can I reduce my video file size?

    Is your video too large for DU VideoManager? Our current file size limit is 3GB for on-campus uploads and 1GB for off-campus uploads. If you upload your video from home, a smaller video file will upload must faster. One free software is called HandBrake, it’s free for PC and Mac. The following are some instructions […]

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    How do I upload a DU VideoManager video into OmniUpdate (OU)?

    Each non-group video you upload or record using the “webcam recorder’ can offer the video embed code and private url link. How do I get the video embed code? Go to video edit form and complete all the required fields. In the “Sharing Options” section, uncheck the box called  “Disable ALL sharing options (This is […]

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    How do I download my videos?

    If you are the video owner or group manager, you can download your videos.  Here are the instructions: Log into DU VideoManager. Locate your private or personal video. On the bottom right side of the video player, click the button called “Prepare to Download” Click the same button again once you see “Click to Download”. […]

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    Can I convert my PowerPoint file into a video?

    Yes, follow these instructions: Click the Transitions tab Unclick the “On Mouse Click”, click “After” and set your seconds. Seven seconds for auto slide transitions seems to work in most cases. Apply to all slides Save as Movie Once you are done, you can then upload your video to DU VideoManager or YouTube. Additional Resource: […]

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    How can my students only see their video(s) in my video group?

    Import your students into the group using their banner id numbers on the Video Group Edit page. Make sure the group permission is set to “Only Group Manager(s) and Video Owner can view and comment on videos.”. Upload the student videos into the group. Assign the video you uploaded to the appropriate student by going […]

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    Non DU Guest Accounts

    Does DU VideoManager support guest accounts (non-university users)?  Yes, anyone can be added into DU VideoManager. However, guest users can only be added into a private group, they can not upload public videos. How do I set up a guest account? Send us an email at videomanager@du.edu and include the following information. What are the […]

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    How can I move a group video into another group?

    Currently, you must be the owner of a video to move it to another group. This is to ensure that you can’t move a video to a group that the video owner is not a member of. As a Group Manager, you can re-assign ownership to yourself, click submit, then when you return, move it […]

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    What type of software can I use to record video?

    Mac: Quick Time Player : http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5882?viewlocale=en_US (free – webcam and screen recording software) iMovie (for editing) : http://www.apple.com/findouthow/movies/ (good for video editing) Camtasia Studio: http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html  (free 30-day copy – great for screen recording and editing ) Windows PC: oCam: http://download.cnet.com/oCam/3000-13633_4-75758209.html (good for screen recording and editing) Camtasia Studio: http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html  (free 30-day copy – great for screen recording and editing ) Logitech webcam: http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/webcams (Logitech […]

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    How to download Adobe Connect recordings

    Adobe Connect allows you to record and save your meeting. Here are some steps: Recording your session is not turned on by default, you must click Record Meeting at any point during the meeting. After your session is complete and the meeting is over, go to your Adobe Connect account and enter your Adobe Connect […]

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    HD video from Camtasia Studio

    The problem: How can I output a Camtasia Studio video file for HD quality in VideoManager? Solution: Record your video tutorial at 1280×720. Export your video with the standard .mp4 settings for 720p. After Camtasia Studio has generated the .mp4 video file, open HandBrake – http://handbrake.fr/. In HandBrake, select your video file and set the “Average […]

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    How do I know if my videos are being used?

    Each non-group video collects data on the number of people viewing your video. This feature is located on the video page that allows you to edit the title and description.  We encourage video owners to delete their videos if no one is viewing them. The University has limited storage capacity.  Feel free to download the […]

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    How do I rotate my video?

    If you are using an iPad or smart phone video camera, sometimes the video will not display correctly. Here are a few solutions to rotating your recorded video: DU students can visit the new digital media lab in the Anderson Academic Commons. Purchase QuickTime Pro and use the Video Properties > Visual Settings feature to […]

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    Log in to VideoManager

    To use VideoManager, you must first log in. – DU VideoManager can be found at videomanager.du.edu – To log in, simply use your Banner ID (87 number) and password. – Students can only log in if their instructor has created a “Group” for the course.

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    Viewing Existing Videos

    If you already have pre-existing videos on VideoManager, you may view them by doing the following: – Once you have logged in, you will land on the “Dashboard” page. You may also return here from anywhere on the site by clicking the “Dashboard” tab in the top menu. – The “Dashboard” display is a series […]

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    How to get and use video DU VideoManager embed code?

    How do I get the video embed code? Go to the video edit form and complete all the required fields. In the “Sharing Options” section, uncheck the box called  “Disable ALL sharing options (This is a private video)”. By default, the video embed code is not provided for security reasons. Press Update. You should now […]

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    Browsing and Searching

    All videos that are marked for public sharing on VideoManager are available for use by other VideoManager users. To browse VideoManager’s collection of public videos, simply select the “Browse Video” tab at the top of any VideoManager page. Clicking the “Browse Videos” tab will take you to a list of all videos available to the public, which are […]

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    Uploading a Video

    If you have a video you wish to share online, you will need to upload it to the DU VideoManager. – Login at http://videomanager.du.edu – Click “I Want To…” on the top menu. – A drop-down menu will appear. Click “Upload Non-Group Video.” – Click “Choose a file to upload…” – A window will open, […]

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