upload, store and index you master videos
Store your video masters and make them readily accessible to your production team and to customers.
There are a number of ways to get your content onto VidZapper. You can set up agents to scan your network storage and hard drive and automatically ingest all files.
You can also ingest content in a range of formats either as files or as feeds.
Easier still you can just drag and drop folders and files to upload content to the system. All of the encoding and versioning will be done for you.
create proxies for viewing across all devices and platforms
When you upload content the system will automatically create versions of your videos that will play across all devices, from mobiles to HD TVs. These videos are made available via a content delivery network, so can also be used for commercial services.
create versions of files for distribution to broadcasters and SVOD services
If you need other formats for distribution, these will also be automatically created to the formats required by the companies you are distributing to. The system already holds a huge number of profiles for major broadcasters and you can easily add new ones.
manage metadata and related materials
You can store metadata and related documents, images, audio tracks and materials alongside your video. All of your content can be categorized and tagged.
review and approve video
VZ8 can be used for approving video and has tools to enable approval of a production and the ability for comments to be added at specific points in the timeline. Multiple users can remotely collaborate on a project using these features.
You can also track rights in and rights out for every item, keeping records of contributors and residuals and also recording transmissions and usage.
embed video in your own websites and blogs
You can take any video and embed it in your website or content management system, or you can create custom players that you can distribute.
create your own video channels that will work across devices and platforms
With a few clicks you can create highly customized web channels that will work automatically across all devices from smartphones to HD TVs.
build a screening room that program buyers can access anywhere
And build screening rooms where program buyers can view your content anywhere, on any device.
create commercial video services with advertising support, pay per view and subscription options
You can commercialize your channels using advertising, subscription and pay per view and the system supports live broadcasts and simulcast as well as on demand video.
distribute video to broadcasters and customers
You can use VidZapper to distribute your productions to clients, broadcasters and video on demand services with a couple of clicks. No more expensive duplication services and couriers.
send video to social media, including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook
What’s more, you can also send videos to all major social media platforms, including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
track, measure and audit
All aspects of the system has full logging, so you can see who’s doing what when, from editing the content to end viewer activity.
If you’d like to discuss how VZ8 can benefit your organization, please get in touch: