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How to Easily Play Video Files in Samepage

How to Easily Play Video Files in Samepage
Tips and Tricks

August 31, 2015 | Jim Ringham

We’ve been making changes at Samepage so this Tip is a little outdated. Don’t worry! There are tons of new features to help you get more done. Take a look at the new Samepage in our guide, Switching to new Samepage.


Samepage makes sharing files easy. Sometimes you don't want to download a video to your desktop or downloads folder in order to watch it, especially if you just need to review the file quickly.

Here I've uploaded some videos for the team to review. When you hover over the video file you get this dialog box:

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To watch a video without permanently taking up hard drive space, click on the actions button and select Open:

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The file will download as a temp file:

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Once the file is downloaded, it will play in the desktop app.

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Temp files get wiped out when you exit the program or restart your computer. You don't have to delete them manually. That was easy! See more tips in our community. Download our free online collaboration tool.

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