Recommended File Formats for Sharing Content

Viewing Content on Screencast

You can upload the following file formats to view or play directly on the View Page: 

  • Supported Video File Formats: MP4
  • Supported Image File Formats: JPG, PNG, GIF 

 

To open or view other file formats, viewers must download the file first. Screencast supports uploading the following file formats as attachments to download:  

  • Document and Text Files: CSV, PDF, RTF, TXT, XML
  • Microsoft Office Suite Files: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, XLSB

 

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
  • Supported Image File Formats: JPG, PNG, 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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