Protect Audio/Video Introduction


You can choose the ways of encryption for your audios and videos on DRM-X.com. They are:
“Generate Protected file for local playback”;
“Generate index file for protected files”;
“Generate index file for source file(not protected)”;
“Set output file extension to .hup”.

We will introduce them one by one in the following tutorial.

1.What is“Generate Protected file for local playback”?

If you choose the“Generate Protected file for local playback" when you protect your media files, you will get the files which are suitable for downloading to play on local computers. It supports protecting most usual media formats, such as WMV, WMA, ASF, AVI,FLV, RM, RMVB, MP4, MP3, H.264 and so on.

After you finish encrypting the videos, you will get the protected files with "_P"  in the end of the name, shown as below:



See the tutorial of Protecting Audio/Video in details

2. What is“Generate index file for protected files”?



If you choose the "Generate index file for protected files” when you protect your media files, you will get the files which are suitable for playing online through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, the revolutionary streaming technology developed by Haihaisoft. With the Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, you can own a lot of benefits, such as:

No Streaming Server
You can publish the WMV files encoded in the ways of "Generate index file for protected files" or "Generate index file for source file (not protected)" directly through http, https, just like publish images. That means you don't need to use Streaming Server for publishing your media contents any more. It will help you a lot of saving time and money.

No Waiting – Playing at once
The users can play the video at once and don't need to wait until the whole video has been downloaded totally. They can also skip to anywhere they want to watch directly.

Less Streaming Cost
As usual, the streaming cost is calculated by how many times a video is played. So it will cost a lot when a user plays the same video for many times.
But now, through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, it only costs one streaming fee however many times the user plays the video. So it will help you save a lot of streaming fee.

Easy to Play
You just need use Haihaisoft ActiveX Control (whose size is only about 2.1M) to play the Streaming file online directly. Don't need to download any software.
After you finish encrypting the videos, you will get two new HSS files in the end of the name, shown as below:



Currently Haihaisoft Smart Streaming technology only supports protecting WMV, FLV files. We will extend it to protect other media formats in the coming days.


3. What is“Generate index file for source file(not protected)”?



If you just want to use Haihaisoft Smart Streaming to publish your videos and don't want to add DRM to the file. You can choose "Generate index file for source file(not protected)".
You will get the unprotected files which are suitable for playing online through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, the revolutionary streaming technology developed by Haihaisoft. With the Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, you can own a lot of benefits, such as:

No Streaming Server
You can publish the WMV files encoded in the ways of "Generate index file for protected files" or "Generate index file for source file (not protected)" directly through http, https, just like publish images. That means you don't need to use Streaming Server for publishing your media contents any more. It will help you a lot of saving time and money.
The users can play the video at once and don't need to wait until the whole video has been downloaded totally. They can also skip to anywhere they want to watch directly.

Less Streaming Fee
As usual, the streaming fee is calculated by how many times a video is played. So it will cost a lot when a user plays the same video for many times.
But now, through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming, it only costs one streaming fee however many times the user plays the video. So it will help you save a lot of streaming fee.

Easy to Play
You just need use Haihaisoft ActiveX Control (whose size is only about 2.1m) to play the Streaming file online directly. Don't need to download any software.
After you finish encrypting the videos, you will get two new HSS files in the end of the name, shown as below:



Now, this method only supports protecting WMV, FLV files. We will extend it to protect other media formats in the coming days.

See the tutorial of Protecting Audio/Video in details

4. What is“Set output file extension to .hup”?

If you choose the "Set output file extension to .hup" when you protect your files, all the protected files' name extension will be changed into ".hup".
To see what is“.hup”



In the screenshot above, we choose all the selections for encrypting a file. Then you will get four videos including the original video, such as:
Original File:


Generate Protected file for local playback:

It is used for users to download and play it on their local computers.

Generate index file for protected files:

It is used for publishing through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming and playing it online with DRM.

Generate index file for source file (not protected):

It is used for publishing through Haihaisoft Smart Streaming and playing it online with DRM.



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