Supported File Types

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Summary: Learn what content types you can use in our apps.


Table of Contents

  1. Photo
  2. Audio
  3. Video
  4. Data
  5. Social

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Content Overview

At Widgetic we strive to make it as easy as possible for you to bring your content to your website. Depending on the app you plan to use, there are usually a few options available. If you need to connect to a service we are not yet using, please let us know. We are constantly adding new content sources. You can find them in our Editor, in the Content step.

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1. Photo

Our photo apps can display images in these formats: JPG, JPEG, PNG or GIF. To add images use any of these options:

  • upload it to our server (recommended)
  • Use Social Media - Flickr, Instagram, Facebook
  • Use File Storage platforms - Dropbox, Google Drive
  • or link to it, if it's hosted on another server and you have a direct URL ending with the file type


NOTE

Make sure your photos are always optimized in size.

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2. Audio

Our audio apps can play tracks in MP3 format or stream from SoundCloud. To add your audio files use any of these options:

  • upload it to our server (recommended)
  • Use Social Media - SoundCloud
  • Use File Storage platforms - Dropbox, Google Drive
  • or link to it, if it's hosted on another server and you have a direct URL ending with the file type


NOTE

Only audio files hosted on our server can sync the visualizer with the bit, if you're using an app with the visualizer enabled.

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3. Video

Our video apps can play files in MP4 format or stream from YouTube. To add your video files use any of these options:

  • upload it to our server
  • Use Social Media - Flickr, Instagram, Facebook
  • Use File Storage platforms - Dropbox, Google Drive
  • Use a YouTube link (recommended for large files)
  • or link to it, if it's hosted on another server and you have a direct URL ending with the file type
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4. Data

The majority of our apps use data for the content. This type of data is can be links, dates, addresses, time or strings of text. Every app that's using data is unique and you'll be able to insert the right content inside our Editor.



5. Social

Our social apps allow you to connect to your Instagram account. Using this as a live stream, we are able to automatically refresh the content for you, inside the app you choose from our library.


NOTE

You can use specific filters to display only the content you want. See the Details step in our Editor.

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Further Reading

  • FAQs - Frequently asked questions, answered.

Have more questions? Contact a human at support@widgetic.com.

Last updated on 3rd Jul 2017