Release Notes for Q3 2023, July - Sept

September 8, 2023

Video Security

Content Management

  • New: Added easier access to video asset file links for all videos. When Insecure Direct File Access is enabled, all video asset file links will be available by clicking the ‘DOWNLOAD’ button on any video’s detailed settings page.
  • New: Added the option to enable insecure direct access to video asset files (*.mp4, *.m3u8, etc.) for individual videos.
  • New: Added the ability to download poster frame assets for any on-demand video, including the animated poster frame (*.gif and *.mp4) files. These poster frame assets are also available by clicking the ‘DOWNLOAD’ button on any video’s detailed settings page.
  • Improved: Updated the existing setting to enable insecure direct access to video asset files for all videos in an account for enhanced clarity.

Video Websites

  • Updated: The option to show/hide the SproutVideo logo on hosted landing pages for referral credit has been moved to the Referral Credits page in Account Settings.

August 18, 2023

Video Websites

  • Improved: [All Themes] Updated pagination styles for all video site themes for improved user experience on mobile devices.
  • Improved: [Spruce Theme] Better handling of vertical videos for desktop viewing on standalone landing pages.
  • New: [Spruce Theme] Allowing for limited HTML in site introduction and contact form description fields for enhanced customization.

August 17, 2023

Account Management

  • New: Account Usage page now includes more information about storage usage, such as the total number of videos in your account and the total combined playback time.

Content Management

  • New: Added tooltips to reveal how many sub-folders and videos are in your video library folders.
  • New: Select all menus added to the video library and live stream library tables to allow easier bulk selection of items.
  • New: A new sorting preferences menu has been added to the video library to allow for more granular sorting of videos and folders.
  • Improved: Last-used table sorting preferences will be maintained throughout the platform (video library, live stream library, etc.).
  • Improved: The video library search now supports searching folder names.
  • Improved: Pagination has been updated for the video library to include 50 items per page (folders and videos).

Live Streams

  • Improved: Managing the details of a completed live stream (edit title, add tags, etc.) can now be more easily accomplished from the analytics and engagement pages for any past stream without an associated recording.

July 17, 2023

Video Websites

  • New: [Maple Theme] New option to display videos or categories on your homepage.

July 12, 2023


  • Improved: We now always show you into what folder you’re uploading your videos and make it easier to quickly navigate to a new folder directly from the upload page.
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