Guides

Getting Started With the Vidispine API
This is a step-by-step guide for getting started with the Vidispine API. The purpose of this guide is to let you familiarize yourself with the syste...
Sun, 26 Jun, 2016 at 8:08 PM
Getting Started With the Vidispine .NET SDK
This is a step-by-step guide for getting started with the Vidispine and the Vidispine .NET SDK. The purpose of this guide is to let you famili...
Sun, 26 Jun, 2016 at 7:41 PM
How to retrieve collection by name with exact match
Basically to get exact matching, use the "string-exact" field type. Below we show you a more detailed explanation with example. Detailed E...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 at 2:59 PM
How to Debug Javascript in Vidispine Using Eclipse
While Vidispine can manage a lot situations straight of the box, most users will sooner or later have to customise parts of their workflow, and do custom ...
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016 at 9:36 AM
Two Ways to Use Caching to Improve Performance With Vidispine
If you are building any larger production system for handling and serving media, you need to think about performance from the start, because as your user ...
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016 at 2:42 PM
How to expose number of messages in the IndexQueue
What is IndexQueue and why would you want to view the messages in there? Some operation leads to modification of metadata, the operation updates the dat...
Sun, 8 Jan, 2017 at 5:23 PM
Configure constant bitrate (CBR) for H.264
H.264 is by default variable bitrate (VBR), as opposed to constant bitrate (CBR).  VBR files vary the amount of output data per time segment. VBR allows a ...
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017 at 2:01 PM
How to install VSA on any OS
Since our repository site is being updated frequently, we will guide you there. In the link below you can read about how to add a repository and install...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 at 2:59 PM
How to move (and rename) files from ingest storage to a main storage
There are a couple of different ways to make the files be moved away from the ingest storage. You could set the <highWatermark> property to 0 in t...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 at 2:59 PM
How to retrieve the Item-ID from a File-ID
Below is a user case scenario from a customer that needs to retrieve the Item-ID. Customer; "Our movies are moved and automatically imported.I can...
Tue, 7 Mar, 2017 at 9:43 PM