Editor Update: Access Our Stock Libraries from the Edit Suite!

We’ve made an exciting update to your Editor Resources tab, located under Work in Progress.

Previously, this tab only linked to our external stock libraries, but now, we’ve included a powerful search tool that allows you to  locate media from all four libraries at once, directly from the Edit Suite!

Watch How It Works:

Or Read about it here:

To access this new feature, you’ll need to have a project in the editing stage. If you open the project and click on the Editor Resources tab, you’ll see the new set up:

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In the top left you’ll notice the “Keywords” box. Here you can search for any type of stock media assets from our libraries. Simply type in what you’re looking for, select either Audio, Video, or Graphic from the “Media Type” drop down menu, and hit “Search.” Depending on which media type you select, you’ll also see a series of optional filters in the middle of the tab. If you receive a large number of results, you can use the “Text Search” on the right side to search within your results.

From your search results, you’re also able to preview and download as many pieces of media as you’d like, and if you click on the star icon next to “Download,” it will instantly be added to your Favorites List. After favoriting a few assets, click the orange “Favorite” button to see everything you’ve favorited, regardless of the media type.

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And that’s the basics!

Here are a few more tips to optimize your search:

When looking for music, try searching for the instruments you are looking for. Instrument data is embedded in each track’s meta-data, so this will help you find the specific music you need.

Many of the tracks are labeled based on their mood or genre. By searching things like “upbeat” or “simple,” you’ll find results that closely fit those feelings.

Keep in mind that your Favorites List is reset every time you leave and re-visit the editor site. Each project is so different, which is why we didn’t want to weigh your Favorites List down as you take on more and more work.

When previewing a file, note that you’ll see watermarks on any image or video assets. Upon download, the watermark will promptly be removed.

If you have any feedback on the current system or ideas for how we can improve in the future, please reach out to support@vidmob.com.

Keep cutting, editors!
Matt

Introducing VidMob Desktop

At VidMob, we pride ourselves in listening to our clients and delivering solutions to make their lives easier. As more and more businesses have begun using VidMob to rapidly scale the amount of video content that they produce, one of the consistent requests that we have heard from folks was for a desktop version.

The reasons for the request were many: that’s where their higher-end media lived; it’s easier to chat with an editor on a work computer; they would prefer to review drafts on a computer’s big screen; typing out long feedback was much easier on a keyboard than an iPhone; it’s easier to get group feedback from co-workers on a computer; and many more.

You asked, and we listened.

So we have spent the past six months talking with clients about the specifics of their needs, designing an experience to match that, and then implementing the technology. Through all of this, we kept today’s award-winning mobile experience in mind. Because the only thing better than a great desktop app, is a seamless experience across desktop and mobile, that enables you to interface with your projects in the optimal way, wherever you are.

What we are rolling out today is only an MVP (minimum viable product). It has bugs. And there are still many features that we plan on adding to today’s framework in the coming weeks and months. But it’s a significant step towards our goal of enabling any company in the world to create a virtual “production department” in about the time it takes to enter your email address.

Here are some highlights of the new desktop version of VidMob:

Create your company’s new
“Production Department” in seconds.

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Invite other team members to join you.

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Manage the roles and privileges of your team.

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Create new projects in seconds.

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Upload media with ease, no matter where it lives.

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Manage your project assets in a single place.

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Create brand asset repositories.
Chat privately with other team members.
Access VidMob’s libraries of licensed music, stock video clips,
motion graphics, and more.

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Browse curated pools of professional post-production experts.

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Collaboratively review drafts of your video, and respond
with color & time-coded feedback.

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A single dashboard to manage all of your team’s
video production.

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As I said earlier, we know that there are bugs. Our team is small, but we punch above our weight. We will find them, and we will fix them. In our usual spirit of transparency, we have included links on the homepage dashboard of the desktop version to all of the latest Release Notes, so that you can see the features/bugs that we are working on, and what we have fixed already. There is also a link on the homepage to a form where you can let us know about new bugs or features that you’d like to see added to the list.

Visit the New VidMob Desktop Here: https://client.vidmob.com/

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