Type of the toolplatform for videos
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TUpeerTube is currently in a beta stage.

Brief description

TUpeerTube is a video platform of TU Wien based on the open source product PeerTube. On this platform employees of TU Wien can upload self-made (learning) videos and make them available. It works similarly to commercial services like YouTube, DailyMotion etc. The videos are hosted on a server of TU Wien.

Further information (official product homepage) (information on Wikipedia)

Information for the use at TU Wien

Creating an account and setting a password

TU-employees can apply for an account free of charge at (Login with TU-account necessary)

After creating the account, a password must be set. In order to do this, you must click at on the button "Anmelden", followed by clicking on the link "Ich habe mein Passwort vergessen".

You will receive an e-mail with the link for resetting the password. The password is not identical to your TU-account password and should by all means be different!

With this new password you can log in at TUpeerTube.

Uploading videos

  • After logging in, just click on the button "Upload" ("Hochladen") at the upper right corner.
  • In order to hide videos from users, you should enter "Unlisted" ("Nicht gelistet") for the "Privacy" ("Sichtbarkeit") setting. The link can then be given to recipients, such as students by embedding it in TUWEL.
  • Tip: Similar to YouTube, you can also create series of videos in PeerTube by using playlists to group the playback of the videos thematically and chronologically.

Include self-made videos in your TUWEL course

Examples of use

  • Upload self-produced learning videos, which can for example be be recorded with PowerPoint, Snaglt, Camtasia etc.