Recommended File Formats for Sharing Content

Viewing Content on Screencast

You can host and share any file on Screencast. However, only the supported file formats can be viewed or played directly in the View Page.

  • Supported Video File Formats: .mp4, .webm
  • Supported Image File Formats: .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif

 

To open or view other file formats, viewers must download the file first.

 

Supported video and image file formats display a thumbnail in the library. You can change the content thumbnail which also appear as the first frame in a video.

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Embedding Content on Other Websites

Screencast provides an embed code to host content on a website or blog. The embed code is only available for the following file formats:

  • Supported Video File Formats: .mp4, .webm
  • Supported Image File Formats: .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif

 

To display the content on a website or blog, copy the HTML embed code located in the Share dialog and paste the embed code into the website's source code.

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