Special folders let you move any videos below that special folder to another location, update the special folder path and all the paths in the catalog will work. Learn how to configure special video folders in Fast video cataloger.
Atract windows in Fast video cataloger is a way to rediscover your catalog. The attract windows display content from your video catalog automatically as different slideshows. There is an attract window for your actors, for your companion images and ofcource for your videos.
We took the name from old arcade games that had an attract mode where they console played the game itself trying to attract players. So the purpose of these windows is to let you discover your entire video catalog. Perhaps for inspiration or perhaps just as a nice “screen saver”.
Here are is a short summary of how you can configure the preferences for your attract windows
The Video Wall is a really efficient way to browse videos. You view your videos as animated thumbnails where the thumbnails of the video are quickly cycled through. There are Not many settings to care about but the available are described on the video wall preferences page.
We talked about the video index settings before. Fast video cataloger can also automatically index videos from a folder. Whenever a video is added to that folder it will go to the index queue and then be added to your video catalog. This folder could, for example, be your browser download folder. It could be an inbox for anything that you want to go into your video library. Read about how you can configure automatic video indexing
Fast video cataloger lets you get an instant overview of a video through a thumbnail video wall. Core of this feature is the integrated video indexer. The video indexer can automatically extract thumbnails from a list of videos and more. It can also extract metadata from the videos and more. You can configure the video indexer to your needs from the indexer preferences page and more.
You already know Fast video cataloger has an integrated video player that lets you play straight from a thumbnail. But did you know about all the ways you can configure the integrated video player in Fast video cataloger? Do you have issues playing some video files? Do you want to seek faster, need better video quality? Read about the preferences for the video player in Fast video cataloger at this new page.
Today we talk a bit more about the layout preferences page. Once you start to use layouts you can make better use of your screen estate and the program will be easier to use.
Fast video cataloger has lots of features and we know that can be a bit overwhelming at first.
On the other hand, just about each feature serves a use and purpose. Most of them have at some point been added because one or more of our users requested it.
The preferences are where you can do a lot of customization of the program. Today we start a walkthrough of all property pages in the preferences to help you discover what the software has to offer and some recommendations from me. Let’s start with the General preferences page. And, if you have questions and feedback to use the comment.