[Settings] Choose your Zappiti Server

Zappiti offers several server solutions :

The Zappiti server is the program that manages your collection and the files that depend on it.

The choice of server (cloud or local) decides where to save these files. It doesn't impact the location of your videos.
For example :
If you choose the cloud server :
The configuration files of the collection will be on the cloud but you can decide the location of your video files.
If you choose a local PC server :
The configuration files of the collection will be on the PC but you can decide the location of your video files.
 
Warning !
A collection is linked to a single server. Once the type of server chosen, you'll always have to connect to this server to consult your collection.

Feel free to contact our support service if you have any question.



Zappiti Server Cloud

This is the simplest solution. All the covers and also the database are online on the Internet in the Zappiti servers. Only the identification codes and the covers are stored in the Cloud in backup (the covers are downloaded into the internal memory of the player at the first display). Your movies aren't sent to the Cloud.

 - Advantage : Easy to use - does not require server installation.
 - Advantage : Does not require a computer. The Zappiti player can be completely autonomous.
 - Advantage : Your collection is accessible wherever you are if you have access to an internet connection.
 - Advantage : Possibility to explore and edit its collections on several Zappiti media players but also from a tablet / smartphone (iOS or Android) or a computer (Mac / PC).

 - Disadvantage : you need a good Internet connection on the Zappiti drive for the first display of the covers (then the covers are cached and the display is instantaneous even after restarting the drive).
 - Disadvantage :
Warning ! The player isn't able to analyze certain technical information of the files. If the technical information can n't be analyzed by the media player, it can still be retrieved from Zappiti Db (technical information provided by other users or from Zappiti PC / Mac and uploaded to the Community data).



Zappiti Server MAC / PC

Your files used for the collection are saved only on your machine.

 - Advantage : Does not require a fast Internet connection. It also works even without internet connection (requires in this case a router apart from your Internet modem).
 - Advantage : possibility to explore and edit its collections on several Zappiti media players but also from a tablet / smartphone (iOS uo Android) or a computer (Mac / PC).
 - Advantage : All technical information is retrieved via MediaInfo including ratio, frame rate, video resolution, main audio codec, maximum number of channels, video codec, video container, subtitles and languages.
Warning ! Some technical infos can be proposed by default on ISO files.

 - Disadvantage : you have to let the computer run when you want to use Zappiti Video on the Zappiti drive.
 - Disadvantage : requires a computer with minimal power to operate smoothly.  



NAS :


Zappiti NAS

The Zappiti NAS integrates Zappiti Server. Your files used for the collection are saved only on your machine.

 - Advantage : Does not require any special installation. All configuration is automatic.
 - Advantage : Extreme simplicity of use.
 - Advantage : Does not require a fast Internet connection. It also works even without internet connection (requires in this case a router apart from your Internet modem).
 - Advantage : possibility to explore and edit its collections on several Zappiti media players but also from a tablet / smartphone (iOS uo Android) or a computer (Mac / PC).
 - Advantage : All technical information is retrieved via MediaInfo including ratio, frame rate, video resolution, main audio codec, maximum number of channels, video codec, video container, subtitles and languages.
Warning ! Some technical infos can be proposed by default on ISO files.
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Zappiti Server Synology

Your files used for the collection are saved only on your machine.

 - Advantage : Does not require a fast Internet connection on the Zappiti drive. You can manage and edit everything from Zappiti 4K HDR / Zappiti Player 4K or from a PC or Mac computer.
 - Advantage : you do not have to leave a computer running at all times.
 - Advantage : possibility to explore and edit its collections on several Zappiti media players but also from a tablet / smartphone (iOS uo Android) or a computer (Mac / PC).
 - Advantage : Synology Zappiti Server updates are automatic and transparent.
 - Advantage : All technical information is retrieved via MediaInfo including ratio, frame rate, video resolution, main audio codec, maximum number of channels, video codec, video container, subtitles and languages .
Warning ! Some technical infos can be proposed by default on ISO files.

 - Disadvantage : requires a Synology NAS with minimal power to operate smoothly.


Zappiti Server ASUSTOR

Your files used for the collection are saved only on your machine.

 - Advantage : Does not require a fast Internet connection on the Zappiti drive. You can manage and edit everything from Zappiti 4K HDR / Zappiti Player 4K or from a PC or Mac computer.
 - Advantage : you do not have to leave a computer running at all times.
 - Advantage : possibility to explore and edit its collections on several Zappiti Player 4K or Zappiti 4K HDR.Advantage: ASUSTOR Zappiti Server updates are automatic and transparent.
 - Advantage : All technical information is retrieved via MediaInfo including ratio, frame rate, video resolution, main audio codec, maximum number of channels, video codec, video container, subtitles and languages 
Warning ! Some technical infos can be proposed by default on ISO files.

 - Disadvantage : requires an ASUSTOR NAS with minimum power to operate smoothly.



Zappiti Offline (Offline Mode)

This is an option similar to the export function of the V2.8. But rather than exporting to the Zappiti media player, the posters are directly downloaded to the player's internal memory from Zappiti Cloud or Zappiti Server. 

 - Advantage : Does not require computer or Internet connection.
 - Advantage : Fast display of the movie covers even on the first navigation (on the other solutions, the first navigation is slower because it is at this time that the covers are downloaded into the internal memory).

 - Disadvantage : Any modification possible. It is just the simple consultation of covers with launching films (like the export of the V2.8).
 - Disadvantage : It's not possible to mark movies in Seen / Not seen.
 - Disadvantage : All the dynamic functions requiring the Internet are not accessible (trailers, Live Bonus, subtitles download, search engine ...).


Zappiti Video [EN]

  1. Summary Zappiti Video
  2. [Settings] Zappiti Video : Quick Start Guide (Full Process)
  3. [Settings] Create a Zappiti Account
  4. [Account] Login to an Existing Zappiti Account
  5. [Settings] Reset Your Password
  6. [Settings] Choose your Zappiti Server
  7. [Collection] Create a Movie Collection
  8. [Collection] Import Your Collection From the Cloud to a Local Server
  9. [Collection] Switch Quickly From One Collection to Another
  10. [Collection] Delete a Collection
  11. [Features] Use the Modules of the New Home Page Zappiti Video
  12. [Features] List of Modules and Operation
  13. [Features] Go back to the Old Home Page
  14. [Identification] Identify an Unidentified Video
  15. [Identification] Identify again a Movie Which is Incorrectly Identified
  16. [Identification] Insert a Video Without Identifying
  17. [identification] Edit Associated Categories
  18. [Display] Show UHD, 4K and 3D Files Top Covers
  19. [Identification] Ignore Terms in the File Name when Identifying
  20. [Collection] Update Your Folder's Credentials
  21. [Display] Choose your Interface Language
  22. [Identification] Add Special Episodes
  23. [Display] Use your own Posters / Backgrounds (PC/MAC)
  24. [Display] Zappiti Db Community, how to share your Movie Covers and Fanarts
  25. [Features] Use Zappiti Soundtrack Edito
  26. [Features] Download Subtitles
  27. [Account] Release a Zappiti 4K Token ?
  28. [Configuration] Set Zappiti Video on Start-up
  29. [Network] Create an Offline Movie Collection for Zappiti Media Player
  30. [Network] Create a Windows Shared Folder to be Visible on Zappiti
  31. [Network] Can't Access to a Windows Folder on Zappiti Player
  32. [Display] Manage the Articles Used For the Video Sorting
  33. [Features] Add a Video in Child Mode
  34. [Features] Reset the Child Mode Pin Code
  35. [Features] Switch to Child Mode
  36. [Features] Add a Group in Child Mode
  37. [Features] View Notifications Messages
  38. [Display] Use the Overscan and the 2.35:1 Mode
  39. [Display] Display Glass Effect on Posters
  40. [Display] Customize the Poster Layout
  41. [Display] Change the Theme
  42. [Display] Show Top Covers
  43. Add a Request for a Future New Feature on Zappiti Uservoice
  44. [Display] Manage Zappiti Video Translations
  45. [Display] Update Translations
  46. [Features] Access Advanced Tasks
  47. [Collection] Delete a Group
  48. [Advanced] Become a Beta Tester
  49. [Features] Set the Installer / Integrator Mode
  50. [Features] Exhibition Mode (for Distributors And Resellers)
  51. [Display] Refresh the Seen States in Zappiti Video
  52. [Display] Change the Pictures
  53. [Features] See the Bonus
  54. [Features] Activate the Parental Control
  55. [Display] Sort your Items
  56. Tips and Tricks
  57. [Features] Generate a CSV File from a Collection
  58. [Settings] View the List of Available Zappiti Servers
  59. [Identification] Add a Folder Containing your Personal Videos
  60. [Identification] Cancel a Movie Identification
  61. [UPDATE] Impossible to Update Zappiti player in Beta Version
  62. [Collection] Add a Movie to an Existing Group
  63. [Collection] Create a Movie Group
  64. [Beta] Become a Beta Tester
  65. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video (Zappiti Player, PC, MAC)
  66. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video Control on Android (Mobile)
  67. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Server on Synology
  68. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Server on Asustor
  69. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video Control on iOS
  70. [Display] Buy the Silver Theme
  71. [Collection] Rename a Collection
  72. [Collections] Clean all Empty Groups
  73. [Identification] Videos Hard to Identify
  74. [Categories] Add a Category in the Showcase
  75. [Categories] Move a Categorie
  76. [Categories] Create a Category or Modify an Exisiting Category
  77. [Categories] Delete a category
  78. [Categories] Change / Modify Categories for a Video
  79. [Problems] Firewall Settings for Zappiti Server on Windows
  80. [Features] Add Personal Subtitles
  81. [Beta] Unsubscribe from the Zappiti Video Control Beta Version for Android tablets and smartphones
  82. [Beta] Unsubscribe from the Zappiti Video Beta Version (PC, MAC, Zappiti Player)
  83. [Settings] Update Zappiti Video
  84. [Network] Impossible to Access to Zappiti Cloud Server
  85. [Problem] Problem, error messages when you launch a video
  86. [Features] Activate / Deactivate Menu Blu-ray Option
  87. [Network] Problem to access files on a Mac
  88. [Settings] Add / release a token
  89. [Collection] Logout From a Collection
  90. [Problems] Problems Resolutions
  91. [Features] Black Screen Issue on a Windows Computer
  92. [Account] Token Error Message "Account / token already used"

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