How to Archive Video

How to Archive Video

How to Archive and Share Video

Archiving allows a user to save video clips outside of retention and share these clips with anyone by sending them a secure link.  
A user login is not required in order to use the link and view the archived clip. 

Navigating the Archive

      Access the Archive by clicking the  Archive tab on the left side of the screen.  

Creating and Manipulating Files within the Archive

      The Archive allows you to create folders ( New Folder) and subfolders in order to organize your saved footage.  
      From the top menu, you can also Upload, ShareDownload, Move, Copy, Rename, and Delete files and folders. 
If the folder or file is shared, it will have the shared symbol    beside it.

In order to go back to a folder, you can click the back button  , or you can click the name of the folder at the top in order to navigate to whichever folder you would like. Clicking    will return you to the root folder. 

You can also use the back button your browser to navigate between folders in the archive. 
Use our search bar in order to find the file, video, or folder you are looking for faster.  


      The amount of storage you have used is indicated in the top-right corner of the Archive section.  
Each Eagle Eye account is granted 10 GB (Gigabytes) of cloud storage which can be used to archive video files.

Saving Video to the Archive 

      1.  Open the  Historical footage by clicking the clock     and find the section of footage you would like to save.  
      2.  Select the type of footage (video, bundle, or preview timelapse). 
      3.  Click  Archive.  

      4.  Choose where you want to save your video in the Archive.  You can also create a New Folder.


Archiving allows a user to share a video using a link.  The link can be shared with anyone, even if they do not have an Eagle Eye login.  

1. Select the video you wish to share.
2. Click the  Share button  in the top menu of the Archive .
3.  Then click the  Info tab located on the left.  
4.  Copy, paste and send the link.  Whoever has access to this link will now be able to view the file.  

The process is demonstrated in the GIF below.   

The Archive also gives you the option to download your file.  Just select the file you wish to download and click      

      You can also choose how long you would like the link to remain active.  
The default is  Never Expires, which will make the link will stay active as long as the file is shared.


Two permissions are available for Archiving:  These can be enabled in  user settings.  
  • “View Archive”:
    • Viewing Archive
    • Saving to Archive from History Browser (must have "Download Video" permission)
    • Downloading from Archive
    • Cannot delete
    • Cannot share
    • Cannot move files
  • “Edit Archive”:
    • Viewing Archive
    • Saving to Archive from History Browser (must have "Download Video" permission)
    • Downloading from Archive
    • Deleting
    • Sharing
    • Revoking Share
    • Moving Files

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