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How do I upload video and audio files using Pick-n-Play?

You will learn how to use the Pick-n-Play block to upload video and audio for your students to view.

Follow these steps after you have added the Pick-n-Play block to your course main page.

pick-n-play block
  • This process requires a Mac or PC computer - not a phone or tablet.
  • Also, you need to have third-party cookies enabled (or [*.]fullerton.sharestream.net specifically).

2. Click on Upload.

Upload button is selected.

3. Drag files to the file upload area.

Or, if you want, you can click on the file upload area and navigate to your files.

The recommended resolution choices for your video include the following:

  • 1024x576
  • 1152x648
  • 1280x720
  • 1366x768
  • 1600x900
  • 1920x1080
  • 2560x1440
  • 3840x2160

The video can still be uploaded and used even if it does not fit a 16:9 aspect ratio. However, a thumbnail might not be automatically generated.

file upload area is selected.

4. Your files will start to upload.

You can only upload 10 files per batch. To upload more, click on Add another batch.

Upload page with files in progress

5. If desired type a new Title and Description.

Do not click on "Send this file to captioning service". Currently, there is no service connected.

Title field selected.

7. If uploading two or more media assets, click on Publish All Assets.

Publish All Assets button is selected.

8. Click on the checkbox to the right of your course title.

checkbox is selected.

9. Click on Publish All Assets.

Publish All Assets button is selected.

10. When the check mark appears, then your media assets are considered uploaded and transcoded.

Checkmark equals ready to go.

11. Your media assets are now visible to students in Pick-n-Play.

Videos are listed in the pick n play.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to upload video and audio media assets using the Pick-n-Play block.