Getting Started

Get started with video streaming platform in minutes

When you first log in to the Gumlet dashboard, we will have a collection ready for you to experience the video platform. Your processed videos in a collection look like this on the Video CMS page:

A video collection

A video collection

Let us take you through the whole process of how to set up video collections, video processing templates, file uploads, and streaming :

1. Create Video Collection

A video collection is an efficient system to manage your videos, similar to an album where you store multiple media files. You can either upload videos in a collection or point us to a popular cloud storage provider where you are storing your original videos.

You can create a collection by clicking on the + Add New Collection button on the collections page.

Create video collection

Video collections

2. Manage Your Videos

You can upload videos to a collection by clicking on Upload button.

A video collection

A video collection

You can choose a default video processing template (Video Profile) in your collection settings.

3. Process a Video

This is where the magic happens! Choose files from your device. You can also import from other storage providers such as Google Drive, Dropbox, or a URL.

Your file will start uploading immediately.

File upload and import

File upload and import

Tip: You can upload multiple videos in one go.

Gumlet provides tons of configurations to customize your videos. Read complete documentation about how to use them.

For processing your videos, you might need to select the configurations repeatedly. Gumlet provides video profiles. Go to Profiles and click 'Create Video Profile' to arrive at the following screen.

Video Profile

Video Profile

4. Start Streaming! πŸš€

Videos will typically be processed and available to stream within 1/3rd the duration of the video. However, thanks to our instant transcoding feature, you can use the playable URL immediately after a video has been uploaded to Gumlet & stream the video on any player of your choice or use the shareable URL to share the video page.

Video customization

Tip: You can embed videos in a customizable player provided by Gumlet to match your brand.

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Webhooks

You can configure webhooks to automate the video processing pipeline. You can find more information on how to setup here.


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