MediaCP Manual
    1. Getting Started
    2. Sales Questions
    3. Frequently Asked Questions
    4. Transcoder System Benchmarks
    5. Start your own streaming platform
    1. Change account currency
    2. Product Licensing
    1. Introduction
    2. Installation & Upgrade
      1. System Requirements
      2. Versions & Releases
      3. Installation
      4. Upgrading
      5. Streaming Servers
        1. Nginx-Rtmp Video Server
        2. Wowza Streaming Engine
        3. Flussonic Media Server
        4. Video Feature Comparison
        5. Icecast 2 / Icecast KH
      6. SSL Certificates
    3. Billing Integration
      1. WHMCS Integration Guide
      2. Clientexec Integration Guide
      3. Blesta Integration Guide
      4. WiseCP Integration Guide
    4. Migrate from other software
      1. Migrate From Centovacast
      2. Migrate From AzuraCast
    5. Backup & Restoration
      1. Backup MediaCP
      2. Restore MediaCP
      3. Transfer to another server
    6. Administration
      1. Troubleshooting Login Errors
      2. Custom Facebook App
      3. Custom Language Translations
      4. Custom Web Service Configurations
      5. Reset Admin Password
      6. Port 80 / 443 Proxy
      7. MediaCP System Commands
      8. Change MediaCP domain name
      9. Move media to another hard disk
      10. Secure your server
      11. Admin Tools
    7. Scaling
      1. Scale with Wowza and CloudFront CDN
      2. Nginx-Rtmp with CloudFront CDN
    8. Troubleshooting
      1. Grant access to support team
      2. Troubleshooting Wowza Streaming Engine
      3. FTP Troubleshooting
      4. MySQL Database Troubleshooting
      5. Reporting Troubleshooting
      6. Troubleshooting Liquidsoap AutoDJ
      7. Video Relay Troubleshooting
    1. Introduction
    2. Administrators Dashboard
    3. System Configuration
      1. General
      2. Services
      3. Video Players
      4. Albums
      5. Email
      6. Plugins
      7. Statistics
      8. Backups
      9. Custom HTML
      10. Misc
    4. Customer Accounts
      1. Managing existing Customers
      2. Create a new Customer
      3. Deleting a Customer
      4. Login as another Customer
      5. Send email to Customer
      6. Reset Customer Password
    5. Reseller Accounts
      1. Reseller Plans
      2. Create a Reseller Account
    6. Administrator Accounts
      1. Create a new Administrator
    7. Media Services
      1. Creating a Media Service
      2. Deleting a Media Service
    8. Announcements
      1. Managing Announcements
      2. Creating Announcement
      3. Deleting Announcement
    9. Statistics
    10. Software Health
    11. Software Updates
    12. Email Templates
    13. API
    1. Introduction
    2. Audio Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Station Overview
      3. Media Library
      4. Playlists
        1. General Rotation
        2. Jingles & Advertising
        3. Scheduling
        4. Repeat Protection
      5. Live DJ Connections
      6. Live Stream Recording
      7. DJ Manager
      8. Country Blocking
      9. Fallback, Backup and Intro Files
      10. Stream Proxy
      11. Public Page
      12. HTML5 Player
      13. Stream Authentication
      14. Widgets & Links
      15. Reporting
    3. Video Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Service Overview
      3. Scheduling
      4. File Manager
      5. Stream Targets
      6. Streaming to Your Service
      7. GeoIP Country Locking
      8. Public Page
      9. Widgets & Links
      10. Reporting
    4. Reseller Operations Manual
      1. Reseller Dashboard
      2. Customers
      3. Media Services
    1. API Documentation
    2. Custom Domain Names
    3. Shoutcast 2 Admin Guide
    4. Wowza and Flussonic on same system
    5. Submit a feature request
    6. Wowza Custom Properties
    1. Shoutcast 2 Live Broadcasting
    2. DJ Priorities
    3. HTML5 Audio Player
    4. Broadcasting with AutoDJ
    5. Shoutcast 2 Premium
    6. Mount Points
    7. Managing Media Using FTP
    1. Getting started with video streaming
    2. Live Streaming Overview
    3. TV Station Overview
    4. Ondemand Video Streaming
    5. VAST Advertising
    6. Relay & IP Camera
    7. Stream Recording
    8. GeoIP Country Locking
    9. Connecting your encoder
    10. Preparing Your Media Files
    11. Managing Media Using FTP
    12. Understanding Video Playlists
    13. Embedding player on your website
    14. Smooth Streaming and Content Transition
    15. Video Transcoding (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming)
    16. Stream Watermark​
    17. Statistics
    18. DVR Rewind
    19. Facebook Live Streaming
    20. Youtube Stream Publishing
    21. Twitch Stream Publishing
    22. Shoutcast 2 Stream Publishing
    23. Icecast Stream Publishing
    24. RTMP Stream Publishing
    1. Cloud Video Overview
    2. Admin Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Login to your cloud platform
      2. Dashboard - A First Look
      3. Team & Staff Members
      4. Plans & Customers
      5. WHMCS Billing Provisioning Module
      6. Branding your platform
      7. Activating VOD on Customer Plan
    3. User Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Login to your video platform
      2. First Look
      3. Creating a Channel
      4. Channel Overview
      5. Broadcasting
      6. Recording
      7. Media Content
      8. 30 Minute Rewind
      9. Fallback Video
      10. TV Channels - 24x7 UGC
      11. Video on Demand
      12. VOD Playlists
      13. Publishing
      14. Viewing Analytics
      15. Bandwidth Utilisation
      16. Publish Zoom Meetings
      17. Advertising
      18. Restreaming IP Cameras
    4. Video Guide Series
    5. Streaming Best Practices
    6. Feature Comparison
    7. Roadmap & Release Notes
Video on Demand

Last updated 4 months ago

Video Ondemand Streaming is a technology that allows users to watch video content whenever they want, without having to download or store it on their devices. Users can access video content from various platforms, such as websites, apps, or smart TVs, and stream it over the internet. VOD has many purposes, such as entertainment, education, communication, and marketing, and is used for a wide range of different content such as movies, TV shows, documentaries, live events, webinars, tutorials, podcasts, and more.

The main purpose of Video Ondemand Streaming is to provide convenience and flexibility to users. Users can choose what they want to watch, when they want to watch it, and how they want to watch it. Users can also pause, rewind, fast-forward, or skip the video content as they wish.

Video Ondemand provides new features to upload, centralize, and publish your video collection. Once the feature is activated on your plan, there will be 3 notable changes:

  1. Media Content will show a new film roll icon indicating VOD published
  2. New Playlists item in the side menu appears
  3. Analytics will show “VOD” usages in a separate bar

Features Overview

  • Easy to use Media Manager with drag-and-drop support to upload your library of media
  • Automatic cloud-based transcoding, packaging, and playback in adaptive formats
  • A publicly available hosted page to playback a video or playlist of videos
  • A publicly available hosted CMS to playback multiple videos
  • Video Analytics providing unique viewer numbers and bandwidth consumption
  • Global Streaming via CDN to anywhere in the world
  • Brandable and Customisable Video Player

Uploading VOD Content for Publishing

  1. Press the Upload button in the top right of the interface
  2. Drag and drop one or more files from your desktop into the field designating upload. It is important to drop files into this field and no where else on the screen.
  3. Do not close the window until all files have uploaded successfully.
  4. Once all files are uploaded, processing of the file into multiple adaptive formats will begin. 

Enable VOD Publishing on existing content

  1. Navigate to Media Contents
  2. Click on the name of an item
  3. Check the Published toggle
  4. Click “Save
  5. Processing will begin immediately

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