FILE MANAGEMENT

Here you can manage the files of the internal storge.

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INFO

  • Diskspace => Show the diskspace

  • Movie Codec => Show movie codec infos

  • Movie Resolution => Show movie resolution

USB

  • Mount => Mount an USB stick

  • Unmount => Unmount an USB stick

BROWSER

  • select one of the 3 available filebrowsers

  • make the one you like as default

Note

  • filebrowser is not accessible over the internet

  • elFinder has a max. upload size of 2GB

  • eXtplorer is default, but might cause trouble with touch devices

TOOLS

  • Permission Fixer => if you lost write access to the storage, press this button

  • Filename Fixer => removes whitespaces, unreadable characters like à è é ö ä ü and shortens the Filename

  • Clean Hidden => especially when copying files vie Samba from OSX, you will get som .file files which cause the player to struggle, just click here to get rid of them

  • Conform Images => resizes all images to max. 1920 x 1080 and converts them to .jpg

  • Mapping Converter => Import mappings made in Mapio or Madmapper, see tutorial

  • Get Content => Get content from websource (since CP3.0.1), see tutorial , to shedule get content, use /var/www/sync/getcontent

UPLOAD FILES

To upload new content, follow this procedure:

  1. In the shortlinks, click STOP to free all resources

  2. Click the ‘Filebrowser shortlink’

  3. There opens up a new tab with an eXtplorer window

  4. Upload and manage your files in the /internal

  5. Be patient while uploading and do not disconnect the power!

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Note

  • Filenaming: no empty spaces, no umlauts, when using numbers, always with underline, like this 01_video.mp4

  • For uploading large files (>400MB) copy from a connected USB stick

  • Filezilla for fast uploading via sftp://

  • Do not use empty spaces or special characters in your filenames, use TOOLS => Filename Fixer

  • Use the folder structure as given

  • If you are not able to up/download files, use TOOLS => Permission Fixer

  • Stop the player before uploading and managing content

FILEZILLA

Use sftp://

  1. Open Filezilla, under Server enter the IP: sftp://2.0.0.*** (replace the asterix with the number of your PocketVJ WiFi name)

  2. Hit Enter and you should be able to navigate to the folder

/media/internal/

  1. Load or edit your files, be sure not to modify any other directories!

LOADING FROM USB TO INTERNAL

Supported file systems are: vFAT, FAT32, exFAT, HFS, NTFS, EXT4

See tutorial: https://video.pocketvj.com/AVideo/video/19/pocketvj_usb_connecting

SAMBA

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  1. In Finder go to: GO > Connect to Server

2. In the Server address bar type : smb://2.0.0.*** (replace the *** with the number of your PocketVJ WiFi name).

  1. Connect, in the Password Prompt select Guest.

  1. Your Finder mounts a Network device named: media Load and edit your files with finder.

Note

  • If you move large files, finder may tell you: copy zero bytes of…. Estimating time remaining… and it looks like finder hangs showing turning colorball, then just go and grab a coffee, it is copying in the background :-)

  • 600MB may take around 16 minutes.

  • After uploading files via same, make sure to use Clean Hidden Files function to get rid of hidden files

See tutorial: https://video.pocketvj.com/AVideo/video/32/pocketvj_samba_share