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Download Source File

You have the ability to download any media that you own in VIUTube or that has been shared with you with either the Full Access or Edit Access permission type.

Download Individual Files

  1. Navigate to Manage Media at the top of the screen.

  2. Mouse over the desired video and click on More....

  3. Choose Downloads from the menu of the left-hand side. 

  4. You will have a number of download choices, depending upon the type of media.
    • Download Media: Download an mp4 copy of your video file. If the video was created using Software capture, you can also choose to download Audio-Only Content or Audio and Video Content.
    • Download SCORM: Download a SCORM file.
    • Download Original: Download the original manually uploaded video file.
    • Download Audio-Only Content: Download an mp3 audio file of the video.
    • Download HLS: Download a m3u8 file.
    • Download With Caption: Download an mp4 copy with burned in captions.

Bulk Download Media

You also have the ability to download some or all the media that you own in VIUTube at once.

  1. Navigate to Manage Media at the top of the screen. Choose My Media or select the desired Channel.

  2. Find and select multiple video files. You can use Ctrl-Click/Command-Click to add media one selection at a time. You can also click the More Actions option at the top of the page and choose Select All to choose all content within the folder. 

  3. If necessary, click More Actions at the top of the screen. Then select the Bulk Download option from the dropdown menu. 

  4. You will then be prompted to select which media you would like to download and whether or not to have burn-in captions be part of the video download.

  5. Click Request Media. An an email will be sent to your email address containing the links to download the requested media files. 

Download Source File from VIUvideos.viu.ca 

If you would like to back up any of your content on the old VIUTube platform before it disappears on September 30, 2022 you can do so with these steps:

  1. Navigate to https://viuvideos.viu.ca and click Guest (or your name if you are already logged in) and select My Media.
  2. Login using your VIU Computer Account credentials. 
  3. Find and click on the Edit button (pencil icon) next to the video you wish to edit. 
  4. Click the Downloads tab.
  5. Check the box beside Source File and then click the Save button.
  6. You will see a green bar that says "The information was saved successfully" at the bottom of the page. Click Go To Media.
  7. Click on the Download tab that now appears below your video. (Please note: this tab will only appear for you and will not be visible to other users). 
  8. Click the Download icon in the Actions column.
  9. The source file of your video should begin downloading to your device.