Uploading a Picture or Video

Have an awesome photo to share? Upload it!

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Written by Kenny Dickie
Updated over a week ago

Lights, camera, Showbie 📸

When you’re uploading a photo or video to Showbie, make sure you’re keeping your files within your account’s file size limits.

Showbie Basic users can upload files that are up to 25MB in size. Showbie Pro users have a larger file size limit of 250 MB. Showbie Schoolkit users have an unlimited file size upload. Learn more here.

When you want to upload a picture or a video to Showbie, here’s how you can get started:

  • Go to any assignment and open Shared Items or any student.

  • Tap the +

  • Select either Camera to take a photo/video or Photo Library to select one you already have in your iPad – instructions for either option are below!

Note: to upload a photo from the web app, you will have the option to "Add from device".


When you select Camera, take your picture or video and then you’ll get the following options:

  • If you’re happy with what you’ve taken, tap Use Photo/Video

  • If you’re working with a photo on the iPad, you can crop/rotate it before tapping on the checkmark to upload it to Showbie. If needed, the orientation of the photo can be adjusted before the photo is submitted.

Photo Library

When you select Photo Library, all you need to do is select the photo that you want to upload. Easy 👍

Want to upload multiple photos?

Try selecting multiple pictures from your iPad’s Photos app and then sharing them to Showbie.

Note: Showbie supports common video formats such as MP4, WMV, and WMA. Please contact the Support team at support@showbie.com if you are uploading a video in a different format.

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