Very analogous to images, only differences will be documented here.
In the case of videos, where to store images becomes even more critical since videos are even larger than images, such that the following storage approaches are impractical off the bat:
As a result, then Wikimedia Commons is one of the best options much like for images:
\Video[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Vacuum_pump_filter_cut_and_place_in_eppendorf.webm]
{id=sample-video-in-wikimedia-commons}
{title=Nice sample video stored in Wikimedia Commons}
{start=5}
which renders as:
Video 3. Nice sample video stored in Wikimedia Commons. Source.
We also handle more complex transcoded video URLs just fine:
\Video[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/1/19/Scientific_Industries_Inc_Vortex-Genie_2_running.ogv/Scientific_Industries_Inc_Vortex-Genie_2_running.ogv.480p.vp9.webm]
{id=sample-video-in-wikimedia-commons-transcoded}
{title=Nice sample video stored in Wikimedia Commons transcoded}
which renders as:
Video 4. Nice sample video stored in Wikimedia Commons transcoded. Source.
Commons is better than YouTube if your content is on-topic there because:
If your video does not fit the above Wikimedia Commons requirements, YouTube could be a good bet. OurBigBook automatically detects YouTube URLs for you, so the following should just work:
\Video[https://youtube.com/watch?v=YeFzeNAHEhU&t=38]
{id=sample-video-from-youtube-implicit-youtube}
{title=Nice sample video embedded from YouTube implicit from `youtube.com` URL}
which renders as:
Video 5. Nice sample video embedded from YouTube implicit from youtube.com URL. Source.
The youtu.be domain hack URLs also work;
\Video[https://youtu.be/YeFzeNAHEhU?t=38]
{id=sample-video-from-youtube-implicit-youtu-be}
{title=Nice sample video embedded from YouTube implicit from `youtu.be` URL}
which renders as:
Video 6. Nice sample video embedded from YouTube implicit from youtu.be URL. Source.
Alternatively, you can reach the same result in a more explicit and minimal way by setting {provider=youtube} and the start arguments:
\Video[YeFzeNAHEhU]{provider=youtube}
{id=sample-video-from-youtube-explicit}
{title=Nice sample video embedded from YouTube with explicit `youtube` argument}
{start=38}
which renders as:
Video 7. Nice sample video embedded from YouTube with explicit youtube argument. Source.
When the youtube provider is selected, the Video address should only to contain the YouTube video ID, which shows in the YouTube URL for the video as:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<video-id>
Remember that you can also enable the youtube provider by default on your ourbigbook.json with:
"media-provider" {
  "youtube": {"default-for": "video"}
}
But you can also use raw video files from any location that can serve them of course, e.g. here is one stored in this repository: Video 8. "Nice sample video stored in this repository".
\Video[Tank_man_side_hopping_in_front_of_some_tanks.mp4]
{id=sample-video-in-repository}
{title=Nice sample video stored in this repository}
{source=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeFzeNAHEhU}
{start=3}
which renders as:
Video 8. Nice sample video stored in this repository. Source.
And as for images, setting titleFromSrc automatically calculates a title for you:
\Video[Tank_man_side_hopping_in_front_of_some_tanks.mp4]
{titleFromSrc}
{source=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeFzeNAHEhU}
which renders as:
Video 9. Tank man side hopping in front of some tanks. Source.

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