Available on: Essential, Growth, Experience
If your plan includes the Apple TV (Gen 4 and newer), Roku, and Fire TV feature you can quickly configure your channel for display in the BoxCast apps. Once configured, viewers will be able to download the BoxCast app and immediately find your channel.
Configuring your settings:
1. Click on the settings tab and open the Organization Info edit dialog.
2. Fill out your Public Display name and your Public Display Description. When you are done click update settings. This will show up for viewers in the app, and the keywords in the name/description will be searchable.
3. Exit out of this window, go to preferences, and click Edit.
4. Select the checkbox "Show My Account Channel in the BoxCast Apps (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV)" and add your organization's logo.
Drag and drop to upload your logos. Follow the instructions below to prepare the logos in the proper file size and format for optimal usability.
Click the Update Settings button to save the changes.
Your channel can be found under the BoxCast app in the respective app stores. Search for BoxCast, download the app, open it, and you will be able to search / favorite your channel within the app . See instructions here if you need help finding the BoxCast app.
Apple TV Logo Specifications
The Apple TV logo is used in several places - as an icon to find your channel, shown larger on your channel page, and even scaled/blurred as a background within your channel.
Your logo for the Apple TV channel should be 1280x720 in dimensions and under 300kb in size. Choose either PNG or JPG depending on the type of logo (JPG works better for photographs, PNG works better for line work/illustrations).
File type: PNG or JPG
File size: under 300kb
Roku Logo Specifications
The Roku logo is the same aspect ratio as for Apple TV, but scaled smaller. If your logo is too large, it will impact the viewer experience.
Your logo for Roku should be 300x169 in dimensions and under 150kb in size. Choose either PNG or JPG depending on the type of logo (JPG works better for photographs, PNG works better for linework/illustrations).
File type: PNG or JPG
File size: under 150kb
Amazon Fire TV Specifications
We will used the same file as was loaded for Apple TV and scale automatically for Amazon Fire TV.
This video below is a bit out of date but will still show you some of the basic steps.
Looking for our Chromecast instructions? Click here!
If you have any other questions about your apps, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org