- Embed a lighter, faster video in a player on their video display page for those users wanting to watch the video now but avoid having buffer delays while waiting for a large video file to download while playing.
- Offer other formats for journalists who wanted to download the full monty ie: .mp4, .mov and .wmv versions of the same video.
Here's an example of what the Video Tool looks like. The screenshot shows the admin has already uploaded a few formats already and can continue to upload as many more as needed by clicking the "Upload Another File" button:
Below the area for uploading a new file is a listing of all existing video files already uploaded. The "Primary?" column indicates which video has been marked as Primary, meaning that is the video that the player on the newsroom's video display page will use to play to the user. The rest are listed below the video player with download links. Here's an example of what the newsroom's video display page looks like.
Newsroom's Video Display Page:
The end result allows the journalist to view the YouTube or flash movie on demand and/or download the larger format(s) to acquire a hard copy.