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How to Use Films on Demand

Film Resolution

  • Films on Demand offers different streaming rates (resolutions) for viewing the films: 400Kbps, 700Kbps, 1.5Mbps
  • Films on Demand will default to the highest streaming rate (resolution) available unless you change it
  • To set resolution as an individual user (and override the global account settings):
    • Log into your user account
    • Navigate to "User Options," at the top right of Films on Demand
    • Select "My User Preferences" from the dropdown menu
    • Adjust the STREAMING BIT RATE dropdown menu:
      • To load films faster, select the lowest possible rate (the quality will not be as good, but it will stream more easily)
      • If you leave the streaming rate at "Automatic Switching," it will default to the highest rate
  • This short screencast will show you how to set preferences for different streaming rates

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