How to troubleshoot video uploads

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This article will give you information on troubleshooting video uploads and how you can compress your files.

 

 

IN THIS ARTICLE

1. File Size and Limitations

2. File Compression

3. Youtube/Vimeo Option

4. Frequently Asked Questions

 

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How to troubleshoot video uploads

 

1. File Size and Limitations

There is no limit to the video length or how long a video can be. 

However, size and video limitations will depend on your subscription plan:

  • Pro Plan - A maximum of only 100 videos and a file size limit of 1GB per video

  • Ultimate Plan / App Breakthrough System - Unlimited videos and no file size limit

Don't want to limit your video file sizes? Upgrade your plan now!

 

2. File Compression

If your videos are bigger than 1GB or you are having issues with uploading large file sizes, we recommend using the best compression/quality ratio for the video to be uploaded on your Passion.io account.

 

Here are our recommendations:

  • Online Converter

  • HandBrake - This tool is made for more advanced users but offers additional features and it is available for Windows & Mac.

         For both solutions we recommend these settings:

            a.)Video Output: MP4
            b.)Video Codec: H264
            c.)Resolution/Size: 720P


            Note: For Handbrake the minimum bitrate is 2mbs

           a.)Upload your video to YouTube
           b.)Wait for conversion
           c.)Download video
           d.)Upload to your Passion.io account

*We neither promote nor have an affiliation with these platforms. Please use at your own risk.

 

3. YouTube/Vimeo Option

We have also added the ability to link in a YouTube or Vimeo video as an option instead of uploading files. All you need to do is to paste the link, and the videos will automatically generate a thumbnail.

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Reminder: When using a YouTube or Vimeo link - Offline Sync in the mobile apps is disabled.

 

Want to know more about the YouTube and Vimeo videos? Check this out: Adding YouTube/Vimeo videos on Lessons

 

 

4. Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. I'm having problems uploading my videos to my app.

Check our article on Troubleshooting Video Issues in the App.

 

2. I've been trying to upload a video but it's stuck on "processing". What do I do?

Make sure you have a stable internet connection. Bigger file sizes may take longer to upload, and any unstable connection may break the uploading process. If it continues to get stuck on "processing", proceed to delete the video widget, log out, log back in, and add the video widget again to upload the file.

If you would like to upload files faster, consider uploading files below 1GB, compressing your videosor adding a YouTube/Vimeo video link instead.

 

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