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Upload to VIUTube

VIUTube is VIU's media streaming platform. VIU employees and students can use VIUTube to host and share video and audio files. You can upload media from your computer, or use the YuJa mobile app to upload from a tablet, or smart phone.

Any content uploaded, embedded, or linked to on VIUTube is subject to Canadian copyright law. Please ensure that your content is either appropriately licensed, falls under Fair Dealing, or is your own. Please make sure to advise your students of appropriate use and sharing of copyright protected content.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Copyright Office at and review the copyright Instructors Guide.

Media File Formats

Media File Formats .WMV, .ASF, .FLV, .F4V, .AVI, .MPG, .MPEG, .M2V, .TS, .MTS, .M2TS, .TOD, .MP4, ,M4V, .3PG, .MOV, .MTS, Flash video, .WEBM, .MXF, .DV
Audio Formats .F4A, .MP3, .MP2, .M2A, .M4A
Text/Image Formats .MPS, .PS, .TSV, .TSA, .DOCX, .PDF, .SRT, .VTT, .TXT, .CSV, .XLSX, .PPTX, .PSD

Upload Media to VIUTube

There are two ways you can upload media to VIUTube. You can drag and drop the media directly into the Media Library or you can upload media by using the upload interface. 

Uploading Media Files Using Drag-and-Drop

One-click drag-and-drop uploads enable quick access and uploading of a variety of types of media.

  1. Choose Manage Media at the top of the screen.

  2. Drag-and-drop one file or more into Media Library from your Desktop or file browser. Release the mouse button once you see the Drag-and-drop graphic appear on screen. The upload will begin automatically.

Uploading through the Add Media Dialog

The Upload interface provides a simple way to upload one or more media files, customizing captioning, and publication options in one step.

  1. Click on Upload.

  2. Select from a variety of file types including video files, audio files, documents, YouTube videos, Vimeo videos and VR videos. 

  3. Make selections about Publishing, Managing Captions, and Tags directly from the Add Media interface.

  4. Click the Browse button. Find and select the file you wish to upload from your file manager. 

  5. Once you've uploaded your file, you will see a docked Uploading interface appear in the lower right of your screen.