Managing storage hours is the key to keeping your account clean and within its allotted storage.
To clear storage hours but save your video, download and save it to your computer.
Don’t need a copy? Learn how to delete.
Not sure what to delete? Check out these tips.
Download a Copy
You don’t have to lose the video forever — download it to save on your computer or an external hard drive. After you download, remember to delete to clear storage space.
Note: Only team admins and coaches can download video.
Log in to Hudl.com and click Video.
Hover over the video or playlist you’d like to download and click Details.
To download multiple videos at once, check the circle in the top left of the video thumbnail to select videos, then click Download in the blue bar at the top of your screen.
Click the action menu.
Select Download Now to start your download immediately, or Email Download Link to receive an email with the download link.
The option to download now is only available for recently uploaded videos.
If you’re downloading a playlist immediately, choose whether you’d like it in a single file or multiple files, then click Download.
If you chose to have it emailed, open the email and click the download link. Your video will open in your Downloads folder.
Downloading video does not remove it from your Hudl library. It will remain in your library and count as storage hours until you delete it.
When you delete video, the video will be permanently removed from your library. Playlists and highlights originally created from the video will remain intact.
Log into Hudl.com and click Video.
Hover over the video(s) you’d like to delete and check the circle.
If your library is shown in list view, check the circle to the left of the video(s) you’d like to delete.
Click Yes, delete to confirm.
This is a permanent action — use with caution. Click Undo in the bottom right corner to immediately restore the video.
Tips for Managing Your Storage
Start with scout film.
After you play a team, you’re probably not meeting them again that season. And chances are the scout film you have on your rival school from four years ago isn’t needed either. Pro Tip: Use the filters on the left side of your video library to see all the scout film in your account.
Check the other teams in the program.
You may want to keep the video on your varsity team winning the district championship, but it might be easier to part ways with your JV team’s film. Navigate between teams in the top left corner of your account.
Look back to previous years.
Use the filters on the left side of your to quickly find your oldest videos.
Save the memories before you delete.
When you delete a video from the library, highlights that were created using that video won’t be affected. So even if you delete the last minute comeback win video over your rivals, any highlights from it will be still remain. So if you want to save the best moments, but also an hour of storage, follow the steps in this tutorial before deleting.
Get more storage.
When you just need more storage, check out this page to see your options.