A popular request has been to play trailers that are hosted on YouTube. Today we are pleased to announce it’s now possible to do this. We’ve also added support to play trailers hosted on Vimeo. To add an externally hosted trailer, you will find a “Link to Trailer” button in the trailer section and you… Read More

Adding users to your MailChimp email marketing lists has just got a whole lot easier. Our latest feature release allows you to seamlessly subscribe users to your MailChimp list during account creation.   To enable this feature, there is a new “Third Party Integration” section under Settings in your SHIFT72 admin system. Step by step instructions can be found in… Read More

Thanks to user feedback, we’ve made a number of enhancements to the film and TV episode upload process (announced here earlier this month). Along with our direct cloud uploading support for individual and bulk files, you now have the option to upload via your SHIFT72 admin interface. We have expanded on the recently released “invite to upload feature” to allow… Read More

We’re pleased to announce that subtitles and closed captions are now supported on the SHIFT72 platform. When enabled, users will see a new menu item in the player that allows them to select the subtitles or closed captions as shown in the screenshots below. Subtitles and closed captions are supported in the DASH player, which… Read More

We’re pleased to announce a new feature that increases the flexibility of film ingestion, making it easy to accept and receive individual titles from multiple sources. You now have the ability to invite someone to directly upload a title. This could include filmmakers, rights-holders, internal team members or any third party. Feature highlights: Branded email invites Branded upload page… Read More

Just a quick update to say that Firefox 47 is out now. This features playback of Widevine DRM content on Windows and Mac. So now you can watch your favourite shows in your favourite browser. No plugins, no downloads just pure HTML5 glory. Now isn’t that better. Site owners, please make sure that your FAQ’s… Read More

Early next week we will be releasing an exciting update to our player. The new version of the player features extensive visual and usability enhancements. A few highlights in this new version include: A much larger viewing experience by default Optimization for multiple screen resolutions and resizing An enhanced episode and bonus content selector Improved navigation Season and episode listing Updated player… Read More

We’re happy to announce the release of a new report providing the streaming activity of a specific user. The User Streaming Activity Report is now available to view within your admin system. To view this new report go to the Users section within Admin and click on the user you wish to view the report for.… Read More

The User Engagement Report is a new report that is now available to view within your admin system. This report shows how engaged your users are with the content they are watching. To calculate engagement we break the content down in to 10 parts and then graph the users who have watched the content at these… Read More

Hi all, Some great and unexpected news. Firefox is adding support for the Widevine Content Decryption Module (CDM). Firefox have announced this here https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2016/04/08/mozilla-to-test-widevine-cdm-in-firefox-nightly/ What this means for you is that in the coming months Firefox will be welcomed back into our warm embrace and once again be a fully supported browser. Right now this new… Read More