QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Configuring Background Transcoding Folders

  1. Open Multimedia Console.
  2. Go to Transcoding > Settings > Background Transcoding Folders.
  3. Perform any of the following tasks.

    Task

    User Action

    Configure the scanning schedule for background transcoding folders

    Select one of the following options:
    • Scan in real time: Multimedia Console scans background transcoding folders for new files and adds the files as background transcoding tasks as soon as they are detected.

    • Scan using schedule: Multimedia Console scans background transcoding folders for files according to a specified schedule.

      Note:

      When selected, you must specify the time of day that Multimedia Console generates thumbnails.

    • Scan manually: Multimedia Console scans background transcoding folders only when you click Scan Now.

    Add a background transcoding folder

    1. Click Add.

      The Add Background Transcoding Folders window appears.

    2. Select a folder.

    3. Specify the output format.

    4. Click Apply.

    Remove a background transcoding folder

    1. Select a background transcoding folder.

    2. Click Delete.

    Configure transcoding output format

    1. Locate a background transcoding folder on the list.

    2. Select the output format.

      Note:

      Multimedia Console upscales the video if the selected resolution is higher than the original resolution of the video.

    3. Click Apply.