FAQ

What does this service offer me?

The service is designed to provide you with broadcast quality videos and footage.

Before you start to try to download anything, please create a user account by clicking on ‘Register!’. Within moments, you will receive a one-time login to activate your account.

You can watch the videos in preview mode. To download a video, please use the option below the preview to select the format you want. The script and music cue sheet are both stored next to the preview video under ‘script’.

Is the content free of copyright?

The content marked ‘free of rights’ can be freely used in any broadcast/online reports. Its use for other purposes is restricted. Please read the news2use terms and conditions for further information.

What formats does news2use offer?

The news2use distribution platform offers HD MP4, HD XDCAM-MXF and HD Quicktime H.264 formats.

Technical details:

MXF Op1a XDCAM HD 50 PAL
Data rate: 50 Mbits
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Frame rate: 25p or 50i

HD Quicktime H.264
Data rate: VBR
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Frame rate: 25 i

HD MP4 H.264
Data rate: 6 mbit/s
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Frame rate: 25 p

Occasionally, we offer a web-optimised SD mp4 format:

SD MP4 H.264
Data rate: 6 mbit/s
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: 720x404
Frame rate: 25 p

Some content on news2use that was produced before January 2014 is available in the SD MP4 format with the following specifications:

SD MP4 H.264 PAL
Data rate: 10 mbit/s
Aspect ratio: 16:9 anamorphic
Resolution: 720 x 576
Frame rate: 25 i

What is clip request?

Before you may request a video clip, we kindly ask you to log in. Please note that not all combinations are available. If you order a combination that we don’t have, we’ll contact you and tell you what broadcast versions are possible. As soon as the clip is available on news2use, you will be informed by e-mail. The broadcast quality format will be available on news2use for seven days. Please be sure to download it during that time.

What do I do if I still have any questions?

Please contact us and our team of experts will respond to your request as quickly as possible.

Phone: +49 7031 - 64 90 53 (weekdays 09:00-18:00 CET)

Email: support@news2use.tv