Your videos can contain whatever content you want to include in the course. The following resources can help you to create good video content that is based on extensive experimental research in student learning.
When you create video files, keep the following guidelines in mind.
For courses on edx.org, your videos must use the .mp4 or .mov format.
For courses on Edge, we also strongly recommend that you create additional copies of your videos in the following resolutions. When multiple videos are available, the video player automatically plays the best video for each learner’s device and internet connection.
To facilitate identifying and tracking video files, we strongly recommend that organizations define and use a naming convention for all video files in all courses. At a minimum, your naming convention should include these elements.
For example, you might use the following naming convention.
This convention might yield the following file name.
Additionally, when you name your video files, we recommend that you follow these guidelines.
For courses on edx.org, all videos must comply with the following specifications.
For courses on Edge, the following video compression specifications are strongly recommended, but not required.
|Resolution & Frame Rate||
1920x1080, progressive, 29.97 fps
|Bit Rate||VBR, 2 pass|
|Target VBR||5 mbps|
|Max VBR||6 mbps|
|Audio||AAC 44.1 / 192 kbps|