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Uploading & Recording Video Files in ApprenNet

Even in the age of YouTube, uploading and recording videos can be difficult. Here are some helpful hints to ensure a smooth technical experience:

  • There are four ways to upload videos to an Exercise, but our Desktop App is the most reliable. This is why.
  • Before you begin, check your System Compatibility and use a Google Chrome browser.
  • Use high speed internet. What does that mean? Make sure your computer's uploading speed is at least 2 mega bits per second (Mbps). To check your uploading speed, visit
  • If you are uploading a video file, make sure to upload a small video file (file less than 300 MB). If your file is larger than 300 MB, you can compress it by following instructions found here.
  • If you are uploading a video file, make sure to upload an acceptable video file type. These are: .m4v, .mov, .mp4, .mjpeg, .mpg, and .webm. Please note that if you are using iMovie, the system does not accept movies saved as a "mobile" file.
  • If you have having trouble with your audio, please try using our Desktop App and check your microphone here.

Still need help?

  • Are you having trouble recording a video? If yes, have you enabled Flash? To use our in-browser web-cam, you need Flash. Select here to learn how to allow Flash.
  • Still having trouble recording your video? Select here to find specific recording instructions.
  • Getting a "We are having trouble talking to the servers!" error? Visit this help document for more information.