One of the more popular feature requests we got is the ability to upload existing audio & video recordings from desktop browsers, a feat that has been implemented on mobile devices from the start.I’m happy to announce that we’ve now rolled out the feature in beta to all trial and PRO accounts.
You can turn on the feature for your new embed codes in the Pipe account area:
while for existing embed codes you can manually add the
dup:1 property to the
flashvars object like this:
We’re currently allowing users to upload the following video & audio file formats:
When recording audio only is ON users will be allowed to upload only audio files.
The feature will be in beta until we make sure:
- we did not omit any popular audio & video file formats that people might try to upload
- we can safely convert all the audio & video codecs that those files contain
- people do not upload copyrighted content, or if they do we have a way to deal with it
Here’s how the recorder looks on desktop when the feature is turned on: