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Release Notes

Release: MEDIAL 4.0

Version: 4.0

Release Type: General Availability

File name: MEDIALV4.1.001.exe

Note: Not all files are distributed with all distributions.

For more information: For system hardware and software requirements, refer to the topic Requirements.

New Features in this Release

Live streaming channels.

Ability for a user to upload media from a webcam.

100GB upload limit.

The player can be changed from Flash to HTML5.

The responsive player automatically resizes to match the size of the browser window.

The statistics area contains common reports, allowing the database to be queried for usage data to help with things like media retention.

A new transcoder allows for better codec support and faster encoding.

Options to change the My Account position to the main menu bar, and to remove the language bar.

More media types are accepted in the upload wizard.

Better support for captions files.

Users have the choice to make clips in their personal category public if they wish to embed them on a page outside of the media library. Clips uploaded to a users’ personal category are private by default.

Fixes Supplied in this Release

Direct access to a users’ personal category is allowed even if the user has no upload rights to any categories on the system.

Better customization options for LTI text allows you to guide users in the right direction when they use the LMS plugin.

Encoding progress on the media listing page is shown in real-time without having to refresh the browser window.

During thumbnail generation, the first thumbnail is taken from the beginning of the clip instead of 12.5% of the way in.

 

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