Uploading Audio Files

 

Introduction

How to Upload Audio Files

 

Introduction

Muvi CMS allows you to upload different formats of audio files (including .mp3, .wma, .wav, .aac, .flac, .aiff, .m4p, .m4a, .m4b, .webm, .dvf and .raw)by using various methods. You can upload the audio files from your computer, from the Dropbox, from server to server transfer, through FTP (by using FTP method you can upload bulk audio files) or through S3 Sync.

Note: Muvi doesn’t allow to upload pirated content. So, before uploading any audio file to your store, make sure that you have the copyright to stream it.

 

How to Upload Audio Files

There are 5 methods available in Muvi CMS to upload your audio files to your store.

1.From Computer (Browser-Based Upload)

2.Server to Server Transfer

3.From Dropbox

4.Through FTP

5.Through S3 Sync (Share Audio Files From Amazon S3 Server)

 

1.From Computer

  • Go to "Manage Content "--> "Audio Library" in your CMS.
  • Click on "Upload Audio”.
  • Then select “From Computer” from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on “Upload File” to upload the audio from your computer. You can upload as many audio files as you want. There is no limit for number of audio files)

Note: When you upload your audio files, you can view its status on your screen. The status window will show how much audio you have uploaded with the progress bar and upload information. Once the audio file is uploaded you can view it in Audio Library

 

 

2.Server to Server Transfer

We provide a Server-To-Server Transfer method for audio file uploading.

  • Select the option “Server to Server Transfer” from the drop-down list (See Below Screenshot)
  • Provide the path to the file on your server in the corresponding field ( e.g. \\Server\Volume\File)
  • Give your User Name and Password in the respective fields
  • Click on “Submit” to start uploading the audio file

Note: This method only supports single audio file upload. If you have several numbers of audio files then you have to repeat the process for each audio file.

 

 

3.From Dropbox

If you have a Dropbox account and uploaded all your audio files there then, you can pull the audio files to your Muvi CMS with the following steps.

  • Login to your Dropbox account, go to “Files “and open your uploaded contents.
  • You will find a “Share “men Select “Share “and you will get a pop-up window and copy the URL of your audio file.

 

 

  • In your Muvi CMS, select the option “From Dropbox” from the drop-down list (See Below Screenshot)
  • You need to paste the URL copied from Dropbox till the extension of the audio format (i.e. abc.mp3) in the field “Path to the file on Dropbox”.
  • Refer the above screenshot closely where the audio format is .mp3 and you need to delete all other text after the audio format (Please remove ‘‘? dl=0” from the URL).
  • Click on “Submit” to start uploading the audio file

 

 

4.Through FTP

In this method, we use a traditional FTP client to upload audio files to Muvi’s audio library. 

  • Login to FTP account with the FTP account details provided in the CMS (See Below Screenshot). You can install FileZilla and then login to it using the FTP details provided. 
  • After connecting to this FTP account, you can upload your audio files.
  • After uploading your audio files, you need to click on “Sync  to Audio Library” on your audio library page (See Below Screenshot).
  • Then all your videos will be automatically uploaded to your "Audio Library".

Note:

  • For both Video and Audio file upload, you can use the same FTP account. 
  • You can upload as many audio files as you want. There is no limit for number of audio files.
  • Please upload only the audio files to FTP server; do not upload sub-folders into the FTP; all files should be in the root directory of the FTP.
  • Do not upload any other audio file format except .mp3, .wma, .wav, .aac, .flac, .aiff, .m4p, .m4a, .m4b, .webm, .dvf and .raw to FTP.
  • File name must be alphanumeric and it shouldn't contain any space or special characters (i.e. !, @, $, &, *, except "_" and "-")  (For Example, file name should be like despacito_10.mp3
  • Please play the audio before uploading to FTP.
  • Please wait 10-15 minutes for uploading next bunch of files.
  •  Once all files are successfully uploaded to the FTP server, go to "Manage Content--> "Audio Library" in your CMS and click on "Sync to Audio Library" to start transferring the audio files to your Audio Library.
  • To use this method to upload your audio files to Muvi's Audio Library, you need to add a Support Ticket.

 

 

5.Through S3 Sync (Share Audio Files From Amazon S3 Server)

If you have audio files on Amazon S3 server, then you can share these audio files with us. There are 2 methods to share your audio files with us.

1. You need to provide us the Access Key and Security Key of the AWS (Root/I AM) user and give us the full permission on all S3 operations. We will transfer the audio files from your S3 account to our account. (Please do not remove the permission and user if you want to continue to share the audio files from your S3 account in future)

2. This is a onetime audio sharing process. You need to share the audio files with us like the above-mentioned process, then you can remove the user and permission after transferring the audio files to our server.

Important Note:

  • This is a manual process. You need to add a support ticket to upload audio files using S3 Sync.
  • Do not upload any other audio file format except .mp3, .wma, .wav, .aac, .flac, .aiff, .m4p, .m4a, .m4b, .webm, .dvf and .raw.
  • File name must be alphanumeric and it shouldn't contain any space or special characters (i.e. !, @, $, &, *, except "_" and "-")  (For Example, file name should be like despacito_10.mp3

Once your audio is uploaded, it will show in the “Audio Library” page of your CMS.

 

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