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Real Time Video Encoder (RTVE)

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2017 12:30PM MST

The Simian RTVE leverages the power of your desktop to encode web-friendly video with lightning fast upload.

Minimum System Requirements:
• OSX Mountain Lion or higher
• Window 7 or higher

File Types Supported:
• Most video formats
• JPG, .GIF, .PNG, .MP3, .PDF

Download and Setup:
MAC/OSX v2.12
Windows v2.12

 

To upload files to Simian:

  1. Launch the RTVE. If the RTVE has not been installed, download it from the links above.
  2. Enter the required login information:
    - Account specific Simian URL (http://companyname.gosimian.com)
    - Username
    - Password
  3. Choose an upload location in either the Media Library or Projects.
  4. Drag and drop all files to be uploaded into the Drag files here to upload area.
  5. Alternatively, click Select files to launch the finder, select all files to be uploaded and then click Open.
  6. Change the video aspect ratio from the dropdown located to the right of the video title.
  7. Select Upload Files to encode and upload. (A progress bar will appear.)

Note: Encoding queues of 25 videos or less is recommended for best performance.

Note: Checking Preserve Original will create an encoded, playable proxy file, however, the original file will also by uploaded and available by download.

 

To encode to desktop:

  1. Launch the RTVE. If the RTVE has not been installed, download it from the links above.
  2. Enter the required login information:
    Account specific Simian URL (http://companyname.gosimian.com)
    - Username
    - Password
  3. Choose Encode to Desktop as the upload location.
  4. Drag and drop all files to be encoded into the Drag Files Here to Encode area.
  5. Alternatively, click Select files to launch the finder, select all files to be encoded and then click Open.
  6. Change the video aspect ratio from the dropdown located to the right of the video title.
  7. Select Encode files to encode. (A progress bar will appear.)
  8. Once complete, select Show in Finder to locate the encoded files.

Note: By default, encoded files are saved to “Users > [Coputer Name] > Simian RTVE Output". To change the save destination, click Save to and select a different folder.

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