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How to upload a custom video to Vine, like the 6-second ‘The Wolverine’ trailer

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Vine app logoUPDATE 06.10.2013: I can confirm the trick still works: http://blog.webjournalist.org/2013/06/10/intro-to-ninja-gaiden-via-vine/.

I tweeted this a few days back and thought I should add it here too.

On Monday a 6-second preview of The Wolverine was posted on Vine:

Clearly, this wasn’t made through the Vine app… which got me thinking, how could I post my own edited content onto Vine too?

Less than six seconds later I found the answer on YouTube:

I created this URL linking to the video: http://bit.ly/vineupload

After stumbling a little — the video isn’t perfect — I was able to create my own 6-second trailer:

Before we get into the steps, let me tell you where I got my video:

Then I proceeded to follow the steps outlined in the video, but I am adding more details from my experiences.

Here are the steps, thanks to the video and my own experience doing it:

Step 1: Download and install iExplorer. While you can buy the software, the demo works as well. What this software does is allow you to see the files on your iOS devices, which includes the files created and saved by your apps. It’s pretty cool, especially because you don’t have to jailbreak your phone.

Step 2: Connect your iOS device to your computer via your USB connector. For some reason, the first time it took a few minutes for iExplorer to recognize my iPhone (4S) was connected to my computer. (It was a few days ago, so I don’t remember exactly what I did outside of changing the USB port and restarting the program a few times. I think I might have even restarted my machine too. I noticed that I had to have the phone unlocked as well. Hopefully it just detects for you.) UPDATE: It immediately detects my phone every time I launch now.

Step 3: Like the video shows, you want to navigate to your list of apps, going to Vine and then Vine’s ‘tmp’ directory. This is where all your Vine videos appear after recording, as an MP4. It also generates a thumbnail based on the video too.

Step 4: Drag-and-drop your already edited 6-second video into this tmp directory. Call the file some you’ll remember… obviously.

Step 5: Launch Vine and start recording the Vine video. DO NOT reach the time limit of the Vine. For me, I stop recording one the green check mark appears. What you record doesn’t matter because it will be overwritten by your edited file.

Step 6: Immediately refresh the tmp directory. I go up one level, refresh ‘tmp’ and go back into in and I immediately see the new temp Vine… (something called temp_record_1370842632.980168.mp4). Like the video shows, copy the new file’s name, then rename it to something different (like by adding an “x” at the end of it). Then, go to your manually edited file and rename it the new file name. Vine continues to process the temporary video and *poof* it makes the swap on the app, including generating a thumbnail. UPDATE: I don’t know if this matters, but when I published it, I only published it to Vine… not my social media platforms.

Step 7: Go back to the Vine app and click on the green checkbox. Your manually edited video should appear. Add your meta information and publish. (To test if it worked, click on the three-dots-icon in the lower right hand corner, select ‘share this post,’ then tweet it out or select ‘embed’ to email yourself the URL.)

So what’s cool about this?

Imagine content creators using this method to promo their content. An edited video Tweet that is a teaser to your produced Web video. Try it out!

Here’s an easy link to this post: http://bit.ly/uploadtovine

P.S. I uploaded the entire RickRoll video to Vine and it got published… but the app killed it. The video was 13.4MBs and 3:33 minutes, so quite large and much longer than 6 seconds. I uploaded a 30-second version, which was 2.7 MBs and that also didn’t work. I tried again with a 10-second clip, which was 914kb, and it worked:

  1. Era
    April 8th, 2013 at 09:25 | #1

    Hi,

    I did post my Vine with this method and it was great ! But after a while they disappear and I did lots of reposting, and they keep disappearing after a while. It seems like someone has access to remove them. Last night they kept playing for about 5 hours and I got lots of activity (koments and likes) but today they can’t stay more then 10 min. Something unexplainable ??
    Do you have any idea what is going on and how to make it work ?

    Thank You, E

  2. April 12th, 2013 at 20:02 | #2

    @Era

    Yep. Same thing happened to me. It works great until they are removed.

  3. May 6th, 2013 at 11:22 | #3

    @Era @Peter

    I was toying with this last Friday and my first couple attempts got removed as well. Then I checked the metadata of an actual Vine video and was meticulous to match those specs in my encoding. I put two videos up on Friday and they made it through the weekend without issue. Make sure you encode 480×480 and keep it under 1 MB. Both my videos are about 750kb. Good luck and happy posting!

    https://vine.co/v/bQDPr3rjDWI

  4. Leo
    May 17th, 2013 at 07:52 | #4

    @Joey
    Did you use a program to change the metadata? My vines are still deleted even with the encode and under 1MB.

  5. Dan
    May 17th, 2013 at 17:02 | #5

    @Joey
    I’d be so grateful if you extended the tutorial to show how to keep our footage on Vine, so close! Thanks for the inspiration in the first place!

  6. May 20th, 2013 at 15:42 | #6

    Thanks for this great article! It took me few hours to download/install/understand how to do it but your steps were really helpful! Yep, i’m not the smartest tech lady… :-)
    I actually had some videos i took with vine (but i didn’t share at that time) that i wanted to post later.. i had them like normal video files in my iphone library.
    Thanks!

  7. Jay
    May 21st, 2013 at 11:54 | #7

    Hey Joey,
    How did you encode your video to be 480 x 480? I can only get 640×480.

    @Joey

  8. Jay
    May 21st, 2013 at 14:12 | #8

    Just tried this method and it seems like they patched it up already. Not too sure about the Jailbreaking method but so far the app WILL CRASH when you try to make the swap.

  9. May 27th, 2013 at 16:37 | #9

    Thanks very helpful.

  10. Robert
    May 30th, 2013 at 15:57 | #10

    UPDATE: I tried this again and I can confirm that Vine patched the loop hole… sorry! I’ll keep an eye out for another hack.

  11. Fred
    June 2nd, 2013 at 08:58 | #11

    Because the quality of Vine is low anyway, I’ve just been
    taking Vine videos of pre-recorded and edited clips playing on my
    computer screen on iMovie. Sure, it’s not ideal, but because Vine
    videos are already low-res, you can’t really tell the difference.
    Will keep using this method until I find another way.

  12. Jay
    June 7th, 2013 at 11:30 | #12

    Hey @Robert , just checked the new update and its working again! (Vine recently sent a bug fix for “crashing when closing application in their Version 1.1.2

    We’re BACK IN BUSINESS!

    -Jay

  13. Robert
    June 7th, 2013 at 12:14 | #13

    @Jay Really?! Wow cool… I haven’t tried yet.

    Last I did, though, the entire Vine experience via iExplorer was different, loading a temp file (with a different name), that lead to the thumbnail and eventually the vine video file.

    Here’s hoping you are right!

  14. Robert
    June 7th, 2013 at 12:40 | #14

    UPDATE: @Jay I tested it out twice and, while it does upload and I can override the file — creating a new Vine — it doesn’t stay and it doesn’t get published to the site.

    My tweet tests:
    https://twitter.com/webjournalist/status/343086314196971520
    https://twitter.com/webjournalist/status/343088470203441152

    Screengrab of Vine test:
    https://twitter.com/webjournalist/status/343096876473667584 (I stupidly, accidentally deleted the tweet with pic because of a typo. Will redo again soon.)

    In other words, almost, but not there. It does not work.

  15. Robert
    June 8th, 2013 at 10:36 | #15

    I got a report via Twitter that a friend has successfully uploaded a video — as recent as this morning. She says he re-encodes the video, a step I haven’t done but others have mentioned in the past.

    I am away from my computer until tommorow, so I won’t be able to test. Let me know if y’all try it and please post your results!

  16. Robert
    June 9th, 2013 at 22:34 | #16

    UPDATE 06.09.2013:
    1- I re-encoded my video using http://www.encoding.com, outputting to h.264, but it still didn’t work. It does appear in the app, but doesn’t stay or publish. Here is my pic proof: https://twitter.com/webjournalist/status/343963925341159425/photo/1

    2- More importantly: Out of curiosity, I re-uploaded my original test Dune video… and it worked!: https://vine.co/v/bLY7QiJtgKA/embed

    For context: I downloaded the Dune trailer from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwPTIEWTYEI via SaveVid or something like it. I imported the clips into iMovie and edited into a 6-minute trailer. Here is the MP4 file I exported from iMovie and manually uploaded into iExplorer into the Vine app: http://webjournalist.org/vine/6-second%20Dune%20Trailer.mp4

  17. Melissa
    June 10th, 2013 at 10:15 | #17

    Robert – I successfully created a properly coded MP4 file and using your tips added to the app with iExplorer. It showed up as a completed upload, but then disappeared as you mentioned above. Have you been able to determine the exact steps necessary to have them stay live? Or, has Vine closed that door?

  18. Robert
    June 11th, 2013 at 00:08 | #18

    UPDATE 06.10.2013:
    Okay all, I just updated the post… the key to my videos staying in Vine and getting published was http://handbrake.fr/. I re-exported/re-encoded my video through HandBrake as an MP4.

  19. Robert
    June 11th, 2013 at 00:09 | #19

    @Melissa You had an issue we all had… the key is HandBrake. I just updated my post with that information. Good luck!

  20. Melissa
    June 11th, 2013 at 13:06 | #20

    @Melissa
    Thanks for the update. I keep trying, but now I can’t seem to copy the files over with iExplorer. I won’t give up :)

  21. Melissa
    June 11th, 2013 at 15:11 | #21
  22. Dom
    June 12th, 2013 at 14:12 | #22

    @Melissa I’m still unable to make it work, even using a previously recorded tmp .mp4 file straight from that folder so no encoding or re-rendering should be applied…

  23. David
    June 13th, 2013 at 13:42 | #23

    I Uploaded my vine and it stayed. now it doesnt play on the vine app but it does play on facebook and twitter. any idea on why doesnt it plays on the app?

    • Robert
      June 13th, 2013 at 14:11 | #24

      David, do you have a link to the Vine video? What was posted on Twitter. What I have experienced is that IF it doesn’t stay in the app, it will eventually — within 15 minutes — be removed from the site.

  24. David
    June 13th, 2013 at 14:21 | #25

    @Robert
    I just deleted it. i am going to do it all over again. Thanks Anyways! ;)

  25. June 15th, 2013 at 03:45 | #26

    Hi
    This trick works perfectly!
    except for one thing Vine keeps deleting my custom ones.
    Its very frusterating because other people do it and there vines stay on.
    Do you no what i could do

    • Robert
      June 19th, 2013 at 01:00 | #27

      Yep… make sure you run your video through Handbrake.

  26. Vicente
    June 18th, 2013 at 13:45 | #28

    Is there anyway that I can save someone else’s video if they didn’t share it to twitter or Facebook ? Please help.

    • Robert
      June 19th, 2013 at 00:59 | #29

      A Vine? That I don’t know… but check out SaveVid or Keepvid.

  27. Canyoutedt
    June 18th, 2013 at 16:06 | #30

    Any one want to test if this behavior is still allowed on the version released today?

    • Robert
      June 19th, 2013 at 00:59 | #31

      Haven’t tried it yet. (6/18)

  28. RJ
    June 20th, 2013 at 14:37 | #32

    Hey dude so I tried everything and even the hand brake method but it for some reason adds about 3 seconds to my clips. I have it at 9 seconds then when I run it through hand brake it goes to 11. It plays the 9 seconds of video I have but then it is blank for the last 3 seconds!

  29. RJ
    June 20th, 2013 at 14:40 | #33

    it looks like on my settings everytime I put a video into hand brake it says duration 10:27

  30. RJ
    June 20th, 2013 at 15:22 | #34

    one more thing… I noticed that the video quality suffers severely when run through hand brake.. or is it just me?

  31. Eric
    June 21st, 2013 at 07:48 | #35

    handbrake for Vine works great!!! BUT now Instagram released video… i tried the same tricks n steps on the instagram app thru iexplorer but NO LUCK!

    So does anyone know how to upload custom video to Instagram??!!

    • Robert
      June 21st, 2013 at 08:07 | #36

      Thanks for trying the trick on Instagram’s video… I don’t know if there is a new hack for that… yet.

  32. Eric
    June 21st, 2013 at 08:15 | #37

    if you come across it… Please keep us posted!!!

  33. Dominim
    June 23rd, 2013 at 20:26 | #38

    yeah it’s possible on instagram video as well. if you look up @based_ryan .. he has a custom video uploaded on his account. i spoke with him and he said it was much more complex than the vine method

  34. greg
    June 24th, 2013 at 12:11 | #39

    Anyone figure out how to do it on instagram yet?

  35. adam
    June 25th, 2013 at 06:47 | #40

    Did he or anyone else post a tutorial on how to post custom video to Instagram? I’ve been trying to do this for a few days – and it’s kicking my ass. @Dominim

  36. Robert
    June 25th, 2013 at 08:31 | #41

    No Instagram tutorial yet… we’re all on the look out.

  37. BritAlb
    June 25th, 2013 at 09:40 | #42

    Here’s one tutorial (I haven’t tried it):
    http://fouriiii.com/?p=8

    How:
    Make / record / get / steal (not really) the video you want. It MUST BE UNDER 15 SECONDS LONG or you will go through all this trouble just to have Instagram crash on upload – at least on my phone.
    (Optional) Crop the video to Square / 1:1 ratio. This is optional because Instagram will do this automatically, I believe in the center of the video, so if you want more control do it beforehand.If you don’t want a cropped video, you will have to use video editing software (or an app if you know if one) where you can set the output to 1×1, and place your video inside of that. (Letter boxing) I use sony vegas pro – but that’s not free. Also if you want it to look a little cleaner, make sure the empty / letterbox space above and below your video is white, not black. This isn’t necessary, but looks a bit nicer on instagram
    Convert your video to mp4 (if it’s not already) and rotate your video 90 degrees counter-clockwise. This is important or your video will be sideways. Not sure why but IG always rotates it 90 degrees clockwise, so you’ll have to counter that.
    Put your rotated mp4 file on your phone. I use google drive but you can copy it to SD, email it, wifi, scan, whatever you want, just get it on your phone.
    If you don’t have a file explorer on your phone / tablet, get one now. I recommend ES File Explorer (free).
    Open Instagram, and start a new video. If you already had one open discard it and start over just for simplicity. Hold down the record button until it passes the minimum time mark – the little vertical line the progress bar passes through. If you don’t see it, just record until the bar is about half way full and that will be more than enough.
    Now is where it gets tricky(er) – hit the home button (leaving Instagram open) and open ES File Explorer.
    Navigate to your mp4 video that you put on your phone before and copy it (long press – copy in ES File Explorer)
    Navigate to SDCARD / Android / com.instagram.android / files / videos
    Here you should see a folder with the name “VID_” followed by a bunch of numbers. If you see more than one folder with that type of name, delete them all and go back to step 6 of these instructions. If there is only one folder with that name, open it.
    Inside you will see an mp4 with a similar “VID_” name – this is the video that you recorded in Instagram a minute ago. Paste the video you copied earlier into this folder. You should now have your Instagram-recorded video and your pre-made video in this folder.
    On the Instagram video starting with “VID_” – rename it (long press – rename in ES File Explorer) and COPY the whole name.
    Delete the Instagram “VID_” video, leaving just your pre-made video.
    Rename your pre-made video, and choose to PASTE the name you copied earlier. BE SURE there is no spaces before the name, or between the name and .mp4, or after .mp4, or this will not work.
    You should now just have your pre-recorded video in this folder with the new name starting with “VID_” and ending with .mp4
    Go back to Instagram, and click the next button at the top right.
    HOORAY! You are done! Chose a filter, and upload.

    • Robert
      June 25th, 2013 at 11:13 | #43

      I used the Vine hack and found the place where the Instagram videos are housed… tried to replace one, but it didn’t work. But that’s a big step closer. Boarding a plane, but will write something about my findings soon!

  38. Dave
    June 25th, 2013 at 09:58 | #44

    ummmmmmm so we totally ignored Android phones? ok

  39. Robert
    June 25th, 2013 at 12:38 | #45

    Looks like this post also figured out how to upload… but also just for Android: http://techenvy.com/hardware/iphone/uploading-external-video-files-to-instagram // We’re getting close!

  40. Robert
    June 25th, 2013 at 13:26 | #46

    Here’s a quick blog post giving a wrap-up update on where we are in uploading a video into Instagram: http://blog.webjournalist.org/2013/06/25/uploading-a-custom-video-into-instagram-app-almost/ // Android seems to be cracked, but not iOS… but we’re close!

  41. NF
    June 26th, 2013 at 22:32 | #47

    So while you guys are figuring that out, have you decided that Gingerbread will absolutely not work?

  42. June 29th, 2013 at 14:54 | #48

    I’ve successfully uploaded multiple videos to vine using the iexplorer/handbrake method. They look and sound amazing. The only problem is they can’t be seen in the feeds. If you go to my page it’s there, but nobody is seeing them otherwise. There’s another level of protection in place that can sense it’s not made in the app and nobody sees the videos an therefor no likes on them. And I have about 4000 followers. I could say “poop” in the cam and i’d get a bunch of likes. I’ve uploaded cool videos multiple times that show on my profile but nobody sees them…. UNLESS they actually visit my page. Not in the feeds. So nobody sees them basically. If someone knows why, please post! I’m sure it’s just a minor setting that is making these stand out as not legit vids. But they’re legit enough to make it in! Just not be in the feeds.

  43. Glen
    July 3rd, 2013 at 02:44 | #49

    I’m trying on Android. I don’t know if it works differently… There is no tmp or a straightforward vine folder. Any tips on that?

  44. vineguy
    July 3rd, 2013 at 17:56 | #50

    Tried the hack with the July 3rd update, and sadly cannot get it to work.. will play some more…. but think it’s fixed. (vine hack)

  45. Megss
    July 6th, 2013 at 13:41 | #51

    I’ve recently tried to put a up a video on vine using your instructions above but only managed to upload one and it only showed on my profile page and not the main stream. This was right before the new update, now if I try to do the same thing the app says that a problem has occurred and crashes. Sometimes the video shows up on the main feed but disappears as soon as I load the feed or if I try too look at it in my profile. My question is, has Vine patched this workaround or am I doing this wrong? Also, is it better if I upload the video through a jailbroken iPhone/Ipodtouch?

  46. BH
    July 9th, 2013 at 19:11 | #52

    Vines will not stay anymore. Anyone else having this problem?

  47. BH
    July 10th, 2013 at 17:47 | #53

    The videos will not stay anymore. Anyone else having this problem?

  48. BH
    July 13th, 2013 at 11:22 | #54

    I figured out that the problem is a re encdoing issue.. again. Vine checks the videos you upload against the proper codecs/metadata that should be there. If they don’t match up, your uploaded video gets deleted. Heres what a Vine video should look like. Anyone know how to match this up on handbrake?

    ID : 1
    Format : AVC
    Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
    Format profile : Main@L3.0
    Format settings, CABAC : No
    Format settings, ReFrames : 1 frame
    Format settings, GOP : M=1, N=30
    Codec ID : avc1
    Codec ID/Info : Advanced Video Coding
    Duration : 6s 473ms
    Bit rate : 1 128 Kbps
    Width : 480 pixels
    Height : 480 pixels
    Display aspect ratio : 1.000
    Frame rate mode : Variable
    Frame rate : 29.970 fps
    Minimum frame rate : 28.571 fps
    Maximum frame rate : 30.000 fps
    Color space : YUV
    Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
    Bit depth : 8 bits
    Scan type : Progressive
    Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.163
    Stream size : 891 KiB (94%)
    Title : Core Media Video
    Encoded date : UTC 2013-06-21 00:48:43
    Tagged date : UTC 2013-06-21 00:49:11
    Color primaries : BT.709
    Transfer characteristics : BT.709
    Matrix coefficients : BT.601

    Audio
    ID : 2
    Format : AAC
    Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
    Format profile : LC
    Codec ID : 40
    Duration : 6s 548ms
    Source duration : 6s 618ms
    Bit rate mode : Constant
    Bit rate : 64.0 Kbps
    Channel(s) : 2 channels
    Original Channel count : 1 channel
    Channel positions : Front: C
    Sampling rate : 44.1 KHz
    Compression mode : Lossy
    Stream size : 50.7 KiB (5%)
    Source stream size : 51.2 KiB (5%)
    Title : Core Media Audio
    Encoded date : UTC 2013-06-21 00:48:43
    Tagged date : UTC 2013-06-21 00:49:11

  49. austin
    July 14th, 2013 at 20:49 | #55

    It is still possible to upload Vines without them deleting. There is a new page called Vine Mashups and all of the vines there are custom made. Lets figure this out guys!

  50. piper
    July 25th, 2013 at 19:30 | #56

    I’m not getting a temp file to show in iExplorer.
    I’m following all the directions.
    – Making sure it doesn’t finish
    – Immediate refresh

    Nothing I can do seems to produce a temp. file for me to copy and replace.
    I can get my mp4 produced and pushed through Handbrake, but no temp file can be made.
    Boooo.

    Thoughts?

  51. Dessirea
    July 26th, 2013 at 08:49 | #57

    Hello,
    Please advise, would you happen to know how to delete comments off your vine profile? I know it can be done but have not figured out the trick yet.
    Thank you for your time.

    Dess’

  52. Elz
    July 26th, 2013 at 11:38 | #58

    So, has it been confirmed that the bug that allowed the custom videos on an Android has been fixed? :(

    This is very disappointing to me. I wanted to experiment with the medium!

  53. mat
    August 3rd, 2013 at 18:32 | #59

    Hi guys if you keep struggling, I’ve just made a tutorial to explain how to achieve do this trick :

    http://youtu.be/QL4yEnqRtPM

    Ps : sorry for my pour accent :(

  54. Julian
    September 7th, 2013 at 13:13 | #60

    @Jay I tried it, did not crash, however it was removed almost immediately

  55. September 8th, 2013 at 01:02 | #61

    Can’t you just make the video and then record the screen of your PC/Laptop to upload?

    I know you wont get the same quality, but it might be a better and easier way :)

  56. Mike
    September 8th, 2013 at 15:24 | #62

    Hey,

    I followed your hack tutorial and am able to upload a pre-recorded video to the app, but the video doesn’t appear correctly on desktop web browser. The audio plays, but the video appears black. Any ideas how to resolve this? Thanks man!

  57. rob
    October 10th, 2013 at 19:34 | #63

    @Jay
    i use isquint go to advance and set the dimestions for 480×480

  58. James
    October 14th, 2013 at 16:07 | #64

    Any idea on how to make the vine stay? all of your steps are correct, I can even click on publish but as soon as it refreshes >poof> it disappears. Have you figure out something to make the vines stay?

    @Robert

  59. William
    October 21st, 2013 at 02:28 | #65

    I found my vine video differently on my android, I downloaded the android file manager went in to internal storage and then I looked for a file named android from there I went in to data and co.vine.android and cache and then look for a mp4 file and do the same as the deacription

  60. October 22nd, 2013 at 18:19 | #66

    Hello!

    Great post. I just stumbled upon it. How was your experience using Encoding.com for your h.264 output? We’d love to hear from you.

    The Encoding.com Team

  61. Ana
    October 24th, 2013 at 12:28 | #67

    As of the newest update (this morning) – this no longer works!

    Anyone have thoughts on how to upload prerecorded videos with the newest version of the App?

  62. Mike
    October 30th, 2013 at 12:39 | #68

    this no longer works as if the 1.4 update. The tmp file does not show up and cannot be replaced. sorry kids.

  63. November 6th, 2013 at 08:32 | #69

    We’ve released a new native iOS app that lets you post straight from your camera roll without any hacks!
    Check out Vinyet: http://vinyet.co

  64. November 30th, 2013 at 03:55 | #70

    @Michael Holroyd

    Michael your app Vinyet works perfectly for uploading edited videos to Vine. I made a quick tutorial showing how your app can be used https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JplFa-WHS2s

  65. December 6th, 2013 at 17:11 | #71

    I’ve been working on a chrome extension for web browser for Vine. And I have been messing around with the uploading sequence. I have a lot of answers to all your questions.

    Vine checks for creation time of the video. If your video is older than a minute, it gets automatically deleted from the AWS S3 bucket after the upload.
    Vine also checks for duplicate uploads within profiles, not within the whole database. So you could upload someone else’s video, however you can’t upload the same video twice. Even if you are to delete the video and re-upload it, it will not be successful.
    Vine basically checks at the video stream’s checksum and at the audio stream’s checksum and not at the overall file’s checksum.
    Vine checks for video duration and not video size, you could upload 1gb+ videos to the S3 bucket, but as soon as the post endpoint is called, the video gets removed from the bucket.
    Vine also appends an “author” tag at the end of the video with “vine” which is not necessary for uploads.
    For the upload sequence to complete properly, you require to have a valid thumbnail and a valid mp4 file on the S3 bucket before calling the “posts” function of the API.
    Some of you may want to know how I know all of this. I deconstructed all of the endpoints from the Android app and used Charles proxy to see how all the content sequences and upload sequence works.

    You can simply go and use the extension I created, it’ll avoid you a whole lot of trouble. You can experience Vine seamlessly from Chrome.
    http://www.vineclient.com

  66. December 7th, 2013 at 12:37 | #72

    I’ve just released a google chrome extension that enables you to experience Vine seamlessly from your web browser. You can browse, upload, share, download, interact and more with it. All of the features from Vine are included.

    http://www.vineclient.com

  67. Byron
    December 18th, 2013 at 14:52 | #73

    Nice!!! Being a family member of Frank Herbert (Dune) this is really cool to see. I am going to try this out. Thanks!

  68. App Features
    January 21st, 2014 at 01:25 | #74

    You do not need this kinda hassle. Just download “Upload Custom Video to Vine” on the App Store at http://bit.ly/1e8XaMV

    Upload custom videos to Vine has never been so easy.

    Thank me later and you are welcome ;)

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