HTML Media Capture Video Quality When Recording Videos From Safari on iOS

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iOS 7.1 and later supports video recording in Safari through HTML Media Capture. HTML Media Capture works by extending the <input type=”file”> and adding new values for the accept parameter, namely audio, photo and video. It allows you to record videos or choose a pre-recorded video directly from Safari. When recording a new video the native OS video recording app is used to perform the actual recording on the...

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Media Recorder API is Now Supported by 65% of all Desktop Internet Users

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The Media Recorder API is the new HTML5 API for recording video in the browser. With Firefox supporting it for at least 2 years and Chrome having implemented it at the beginning of this year, we wanted to see just how many Internet users can actually use it, if, as a developer, you decide to implement video recording in your website using this API. We just had to find the...

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Pipe 0.16 is Live

We are constantly trying to make the best product that Pipe can be with each new iteration, by intertwining our vision with feedback from our clients. Mobile Videos Cut to Length We cannot control the length of the videos recorded from mobile devices. The OS of the devices does not permit specifying the maximum recording length from the browser. To address this issue we’ve implemented a new option,...

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How to Record Video Using Gravity Forms and Pipe Video Recorder

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17 November 2016 update: Updated the code to make it work on mobile devices as well. Have you ever wanted to capture the emotion and enthusiasm (or anger 😀) of your website visitors, subscribers or clients? Have you ever wanted to capture more than just text with a form? With Gravity Forms and Pipe Video Recorder you can capture all that emotion and detail by including video recording in your website forms. Wether...

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Pipe 0.15 Is Now Live

After Pipe’s successful launch, we’ve continued to gather important client feedback. This new version of Pipe is the result of that. New Webhook Events We’ve implemented four new webhooks for the following events: video has been recorded. video has been uploaded to (S)FTP. video has been uploaded to client’s Amazon S3. video has been uploaded to Dropbox. These can be setup from as usual from the [Webhooks] tab....

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Pipe Pricing Plans Now Available

Pipe Pricing Plans
Pipe Pricing Plans

Today, after more than 1 year in development and 14 Pipe releases, we’re introducing the first two paid Pipe plans: Personal PRO Both plans have a monthly minimum commitment price that’s used to pay for recording. The recording prices are: 1¢/minute for web videos 2¢/minute for SD videos 3¢/minute for HD videos Recording more than 10k minutes/mo? Discounts apply! The Personal plan is geared towards personal projects and includes features such as: Embeddable...

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Pipe 0.13 Is Now Live

With the launch of Pipe getting closer and closer, we are focused on developing the pricing and making some final adjustments, but we decided to make this intermediary update with some needed changes. Updates To The Watermarks Page The status for your watermark is now shown at the top, together with the watermark itself and it’s selected position. A green checkmark will be displayed if everything is configured correctly....

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HTML5’s Media Recorder API in Action on Chrome and Firefox

HTML5's Media Recorder API
HTML5's Media Recorder API

April 2016 update: added info about Chrome 49 October 2016 update: added H.264 support for Chrome 52 For many years recording webcam video on the web meant using Adobe’s Flash plugin. This is still true at the moment, but the new JavaScript Media Recorder API (previously known as the MediaStream Recording API) is slowly crawling its way in today’s modern browsers – and it will allow video recording using just HTML 5 and JavaScript.  In this...

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Pipe 0.12 Rolled Out

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Another 2 weeks have passed since our last launch and Pipe just keeps getting better and better. The latest release, Pipe 0.12, packs with it the following updates: Video Email Notification You now have the option to activate email notification, which will trigger each time a new video is recorded. The mail will contain relevant information such as the video name, thumbnail, video link, size, resolution and duration. This feature is...

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Converting FLV to MP4 With FFmpeg The Ultimate Guide [Conversion series Ep. 3]

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As promised we’re back with another episode of our Conversion Series and this time it’s going to be more technical than usual because I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about how to convert an FLV file to an MP4 with FFmpeg. Introduced in 2002, the .flv container was the first ubiquitous file format for video over the Internet. I still remember the dark days...

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