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Clipbin Guide

Clipbin Guide

Overview

Clipbins are used for storing clips for preview, download or final purchase. You can create as many Clipbins as you need, perhaps one for each project you are working on. You can also e-mail Clipbins to colleagues. Clipbins are saved in your account, so you can save clips for client approval or project testing. You can create multiple Clipbins for different projects or subjects, and add clips to them as you browse the site. To purchase clips that are in your Clipbin, you will first need to add them to your cart.

Add Clips to Your Cart
To order master footage, add the desired clips from either your Search Results or your Clipbin to your Cart.

Option 1: Click the ‘Add to Cart’ icon Cart Icon Option 2: Drag-and-drop the clip from the Search Results to the Cart Panel.

Please note you cannot drag clips from the Clipbin Panel to the Cart. Drag-and–drop only works when viewing the full Clipbin or Search Results page. Dragging a clip from the Clipbin or Cart panel will delete the clip.

Default Clipbin

A Default Clipbin is available from the panel on the left sidebar. You can add clips to your Default Clipbin, however you must register or sign-in to access the Clipbin Manager which allows you to save, organize, rename, delete and email a Clipbin.

Clipbin Panel

On the left sidebar you will see the Clipbin Panel. Here you can see clips added to your default clipbin. If you create multiple clipbins, it is necessary to Make Active your clipbin to have it viewable in the Clipbin Panel. When a Clipbin is Active, it will appear in the panel. The Add To Clipbin, Delete From Clipbin, and Action tools will work for the Active Clipbin.

View Clipbins

To view your Clipbins, click the Clipbin name in the Clipbin Panel click ‘Clipbin Manager’ below the “Clipbin” panel on the left sidebar and select the Clipbin you wish to view.

Add Clips to a Clipbin

To add a clip to a Clipbin from the Search Results page, you can drag-and-drop the thumbnail over the Clipbin, or hover over the thumbnail and click the “Add to Clipbin” icon Add to Clipbin Icon to add the clip to the current active Clipbin. The Add to Clipbin icon is also available on the Popup Movie and the Cart. To add multiple clips from a search, hover over the thumbnail and check the box on the right corner. The border of the thumbnail will turn green, then select another clip. You can then drag-and-drop the selected clips with the green border into the desired Clipbin. By using the Action dropdown menu above the Search Results you can Select All and Add Selected clips to the active Clipbin or Cart. The Action dropdown is especially helpful for mobile users, as drag-and-drop feature does not currently function on mobile platforms.

Clipbin Manager (Create, Activate, Rename, Delete, or Email a Clipbin)

Click the ‘Clipbin Manger’ below the ‘Cart and Clipbins’ panel on the left sidebar to create a Clipbin. To rename, delete, email, or Make Active a Clipbin use the ‘Gear’ Icon Clipbin Gear Icon.

Create a Folder
To create a Folder, click on the ‘Folder’ icon Clipbin Folder Icon and enter a name in the blank field and click the Create button. Folders are a great way to organize multiple Clipbins, they are helpful when you have many research tasks, but you don’t have to use them, if you prefer not to. If you have created a Folder, you can then drag-and-drop a Clipin into Folder. Select the desired Clipbin from the Clipbin Manager list and drag-and-drop it to the desired folder.

Create a Clipbin
To create a Clipbin, click on the ‘Clipbin’ icon Clipbin Add Icon and enter a name in the blank field, select the folder you would like the Clipbin to go into (optional), and click the Create button.

Rename a Folder or Clipbin
To rename a Folder or Clipbin, click the ‘Gear’ icon Clipbin Gear Icon to the right of the Folder or Clipbin, select the ‘Rename’ option. Then enter the desired name in the ‘Rename’ field and click the ‘Save’ button.

Move a Clipbin
To move a Clipbin, click the ‘Gear’ icon Clipbin Gear Icon to the right of the Clipbin, select the ‘Rename’ option. Select the folder you would like the Clipbin to go into, and click the ‘Save’ button.

Delete a Clipbin or Folder
To delete a Clipbin or folder, click the ‘Gear’ icon Clipbin Gear Icon to the right of the Clipbin or folder, select the ‘Delete’ option. A dialog box will appear asking you “All clips in the current clipbin will be deleted. Continue?”, click the ‘Continue’ button.

E-mail a Clipbin
To e-mail a Clipbin, click the ‘Gear’ icon Clipbin Gear Icon to the right of the Clipbin or folder, select the ‘Email Clipbin’ option. A dialog box will appear asking you to enter the e-mail address of the recipient and enter any personal notes in the ‘Comments’ field. The recipient will receive an e-mail with a direct link to your Clipbin. The recipient can then log in to the website under their own username to view your Clipbin.

Free Preview Downloads

Watermarked Preview Clips can be downloaded in the Quicktime H.264 format for offline editing or in-house preview purposes. The watermarked preview clips are subject to the term of the Comp License Agreement. The watermarked preview clips are NOT available to use for Academic Use or for any Public Display.

Once you have performed a Search and found clips you wish to download for preview, simply hover on the thumbnail and click the ‘Download’ icon Download Icon located beneath each clip. The clip will be saved to your desktop or download folder.

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