How to Upload Long-Form Videos

Creating a long-form workout class takes planning, strategy, and consideration of what is best for the fans who will be following along at home! It’s hard work, and that’s before you even get to the exercises! While creating this style of workout may take some effort, uploading classes into your video library is a simple process. Wondering how this could be possible? Allow us to demonstrate.

What Is a “Long-Form” Video?

Long-form videos are longer than 45 seconds and include primarily videos shot in landscape mode for your subscribers to follow along (think of this as a “20 min follow along HIIT workout" or "30min yoga flow" or "5 min instructional skills video").

HOW TO: Upload Long-Form Videos to Your In-App Video Library

Here’s how to get started with adding new long-form videos.

Note: You need to upload a video(s) before creating the actual class or workout.

Step 1: Go to Your Video Library

Step 2: Tap on “Upload”

Step 3: Select a Video

You can select both portrait and landscape videos.

Step 4: Enter a Video Title

Then tap “Next”.

Step 5: Upload Video

You can leave the app while your video is uploading (upload will continue in the background and we will notify you once it is complete). Keep in mind it can take 30+ minutes to upload some videos depending on length and internet connection. Pull down to refresh to check up on your upload status.

HOW TO: Upload Long-Form Videos to Video Library On the Admin Panel

Note: You need to upload a video(s) before creating the actual class or workout.

Step 1: Go to the Video Library

Tap on “+” to upload a video.

Step 2: Select a Video to Upload From Your Desktop


Step 3: Enter Video Title & Click “Save”

Step 4: Select Thumbnail & Click "Upload"

Step 5: Upload Video

Wait for the upload to complete. Keep in mind it can take 30+ minutes to upload some videos depending on length and internet connection.

While the video is uploading, feel free to tap on the arrows in the upper right corner to check in on the upload status (you can also refresh the page).

Step 6: Upload Complete

Once the video is successfully uploaded, you will be able to play it and view more information about the file size and duration.

That’s it! Now you’re familiar with uploading long-form videos to the Creator App and the Admin Panel.

Up next: How to Create Class Exercises

FAQ

What Does “Processing” Mean?

In this stage, we are turning the uploaded video file into low, medium, and high quality (including HD) streams so users from all over the world can download and stream the video in the best resolution. The app will automatically detect network connection & device type and play the highest quality available.

How Do I Check In On “Processing” Status?

You can check up on status by navigating to the Video Library and pulling it down to refresh. This will fetch the latest information regarding the upload status. The video will automatically update once it's finished processing.