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CO Video User Manual – Nas

1. Get Started

1.1. Install CO Video

In this section, we will walk you through the steps to install CO Video in QNAP NAS.

Prepare for the Installation
  1. Log in QNAP NAS’ web administration page.
  2. Go to the NAS' App Center.
  3. Please check your app status and see if you have Multimedia Console. You are required to install the app before you can install CO Video.
Install CO Video
  1. Locate the icon of CO Video (Coolocto Video) in the App Center.
  2. Click the Install button. Then, the system will start to install the App automatically.

1.2. Sign in with QNAP ID

You need to have a QNAP ID before you can use Coolocto services. Please enter your QNAP ID and password, read and agree the privacy policy and terms of use, and click SIGN IN.

Coolocto - 1.2. Sign in with QNAP ID
Note

If you do not have any QNAP ID, please click Create an account to get one on QNAP’s website.

Coolocto - 1.2. Sign in with QNAP ID

Different messages will be shown on the screen afterwards based on your current status.

You already purchase a CO Video license

If you already possess a CO Video license, you will see the image below for you to register the NAS to CO Video.

Coolocto - 1.2. Sign in with QNAP ID
You have not purchased a CO Video license

If you do not possess any CO Video license, you will see the image below. You can choose to subscribe to Coolocto services on QNAP Software Store or simply click the button to go to Coolocto website to apply for a free trial.

Coolocto - 1.2. Sign in with QNAP ID

1.3. Subscribe to Coolocto Services

You need to go to QNAP Software Store to purchase Coolocto services. There are two ways for you to get to the store:

Open the Link Directly
  1. Type the URL: https://software.qnap.com/ in the browser.
  2. Type CO Video in the search bar on the top of the webpage.
  3. Click CO Video and view its product features and pricing.
  4. Choose the plan you want to buy and proceed to checkout.
Access via CO Video
  1. Click Take a tour of Coolocto Video.
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  3. Locate the page of plan and pricing.
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  5. Click Subscribe. Then, you can check the features and pricing of CO Video on QNAP Software Store.
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  7. Choose the plan you want to buy and proceed to checkout.

1.4. Register the License

After you purchase a license, you need to register the NAS to Coolocto services.

  1. Go back to CO Video and click Register license.
  2. Coolocto - 1.4. Register the License
  3. You will see all Coolocto License you bought. Select the one you want to apply to this device and click Register. Then, you can start to use the App.
  4. Coolocto - 1.4. Register the License
    Note

    If you want to apply the license to a different device, please  log in Coolocto’s website and go to the Device page (Information > Device) to modify the setting.


1.5. Apply for A Free Trial

QNAP ID is required to apply for a free trial. Please also note that each QNAP ID can only apply once.

  1. When you click an apply button to apply for a free trial, you will be directed to the login page of QNAP Account. Enter your QNAP ID and password to log in.
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  3. Click Apply for a Free Trial after you log in successfully.
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  5. Fill in the application form and click Apply.
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  7. Then, you will see the trial license. Close this webpage and return to the App.
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  9. Click Register license.
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  11. You will see CO Video Trial License. Select it and click Register. Then, you can start to use the App.
  12. Coolocto - 1.5. Apply for A Free Trial

1.6. Familiarize Yourself with the Interface

Coolocto - 1.3. Subscribe to Coolocto Services
1 Banner Frame
It appears at the top of every page and contains the logo, task info and the search function.
2 Main Navigation
It appears at the bottom of every page and contains four options: File, Web Video, Dashboard, and Settings.
3 Content Frame
It shows the contents based on the options you choose on the main navigation.
4 Toolbar
It contains useful tools which vary with the content you are viewing, such as filter, edit, upload, download, and delete files.