We have just opened the new AVSIM Video Library. The video library is an aggregator (for lack of a better word), where videos hosteb by YouTube, Yahoo Video, Google Video, etc. The purpose of this library is to provide a showcase for video makers, commercial members, and those wishing to share their flight sim experience in one place. Now, instead of having to search through all the various video servers, users and video makers alike have a one stop place to catalog their creations and provide them to their community. The videos are not hosted by AVSIM, but simply cataloged by the contributors and made available to their community members.
A test video in the new Video Library can be found here: Test
And important feature of this new video library is that commercial members can place videos of their products and upcoming products in the library for the AVSIM community to view and discuss.
Another important feature is that everytime a video is placed in the library, the pertinent information and a link to the video page is opened in the forums. This provides users in the forum notification of the video availability and a place to hold longer discussions about the video or product.
We have placed a number of categories in the new library and are looking for suggestions on others. If you have categories that you think should be entered, please respond to the Categories topic in the HANGAR CHAT forum.
The new video library can be found by going to the FEATURES tab above and selecting VIDEO LIBRARY. If can also be found at http://forum.avsim.net/videos