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Audio Library Management

BlendVision provides multiple efficient functions for building up your media streaming service. Asset management is required to ensure efficient allocation of resources and maintain optimal operation functionality.

This article details how you may use the Audio Library for your audio asset management.

 

What is the audio library

The audio library is a powerful feature that allows you to effortlessly upload, save, manage, and utilize your audio assets. With this intuitive tool, you can maintain a comprehensive collection of audios, conveniently access them for encoding purposes, and efficiently manage storage consumption by deleting outdated or unnecessary resources.

The audio library empowers efficient audio asset management, providing the following benefits:

  • Centralized Repository: You can store all audio assets in one centralized location, reducing clutter and ensuring easy access.
  • Hassle-free Process: You can conveniently and repeatedly reuse the assets in our service, saving resources and time cost without reuploading audios.
  • Streamlined Search: The search feature enables users to quickly find specific audios based on their titles, saving time and effort in locating desired content.
  • Storage Optimization: You can optimize storage consumption and maintain an organized and efficient audio library by deleting outdated or irrelevant audios.
  • Local Access: Downloading audios in MP4 format allows you to readily access local copies, allowing for offline playback or sharing with others.

 

Manage your audio assets

After logging into the BlendVision web console, press on “Library” -> “Audio” from the left sidebar to access the audio library in the audio page:

The audio library provides a number of features help manage your audio assets, detailed in the article sections below:

  • Uploading and saving audios
  • Searching audios
  • Add subtitle
  • Delete audios
  • Download audios

 

Uploading and saving audios

Uploading your audio assets into the audio library will provide you a smooth and seamless experience with BlendVision service. You can upload local audio files manually into the audio library.

To upload an audio file locally, please follow the steps below:

1. Press the “Add Audio” button shown on the Audio page.

2. Select/drag a local audio file into window, then press the “Upload” button to upload it:

  • Supported input formats:
    • Format: mp4, mp3, wav, flac, aac, m4a, m4v
    • File Size: Max 70 GB per audio 

3. The upload progress will display on the pop-up in the lower-right side of the screen:

  

4. After the upload is finished, you will see the audio asset displayed in the audio library list.

 

 

Add Subtitle 

Select the audio in the Audio list and click “Add Subtitle” to add subtitles for the audio.

You can add subtitles via Upload or Auto-generated to your audios.

  • Upload from local
    • Upload Subtitle with formats: .srt, .vtt 
    • Choose your preferred “Subtitle language”
    • Input “Display Name”, and click “Add Subtitle”.

  • Auto-Generate Transcription
    • Choose “Language spoken” and input “Display Name”, then click “Add Subtitle”.

If you want to change the current subtitle from the audio, click “Edit subtitle”.

You can find available Subtitles on the Subtitle list or click “Add Subtitle” at upper-right side to add a new one.

 

Searching audios

The audio library offers robust search functionality, allowing users to effortlessly find specific audio assets within the audio library.

  • You can search for audios by the title of the asset.

To search for an audio asset in the audio library, please follow the steps below:

1. Type in the keyword(s) in the search field on top of the list, then press the “Search” button.

2. The search results will be displayed in the list. You can reset the search by clicking the “Clear” button.

 

Deleting audios

You can easily delete audios that are no longer required or relevant which frees up storage space and optimizes resource management.

To delete an audio asset from the audio library, please follow the steps below:

1. In the audio library, press the Menu icon button on the right side of the audio asset, then select “Delete” from the drop-down menu.

2. Click the “Delete” button in the pop-up window to confirm the deletion. 

3. The audio asset will be deleted from the audio library and a notification will be shown.

 

Downloading audios

The audio library allows you to download MP4 audio files that you uploaded or were auto-generated by BlendVision services. You can obtain local copies of audio source files for offline playback or sharing purposes.

To download an audio file from the audio library, please follow the steps below:

1. In the audio library, press the Menu icon button on the right side of the audio asset and select “Download” from the drop-down menu.

2. A notification will display on the top side of the page. Please do not close your browser while the download is being prepared.

You can check the preparation progress on the right-lower side of the screen.

3. Once the preparations are ready, a notification will be displayed and the download will begin automatically.

 

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