Saturday, March 8, 2014

Safari Montage

What is Safari Montage?

Safari Montage is a Video On-Demand and Digital Media Management/Distribution system. It contains up-to-date, standards-based, content-aligned video as well as other types of digital media, such as digital images, audio, etc.
How do I access Safari Montage
Secondary schools and a select number of elementary schools have purchased access to Safari Montage content. To find out if your school has access to Safari Montage, contact your school's librarian or ed tech. Access Safari Montage at

Setting up the Safari Montage Media Player (one time only) 
The first time Safari Montage is used on a computer, the Safari Montage Media Player will need to be downloaded and installed. (See screen shot below.)
Click on the ‘Download Now’ button to download the Media Player to your computer.
NOTE: DO NOT CLICK ON THE ‘Remind Me Later’ BUTTON. Clicking on ‘Remind Me Later’ will not install the Media Player.
Once the Media Player has finished downloading, open the downloaded file and follow the instructions to install the software. Then close all open internet browser windows OR restart the computer if you are prompted to do so.

How to login to Safari Montage

Login with the same username/password used for Email & Skyward. Your username is your first.lastname. We also recommend that you check the box to "Remember me on this computer." This will save your login credentials for 30 days.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The first time you log in, you may see a screen that indicates that this site is not trusted. Choose to proceed/trust this site and your login will be completed. We are also seeing an error where some teachers will need to repeat the login process more than once to access the system. Please let your ed tech specialist know if you are seeing this error at your school.
Once you are logged in, you can browse media by title or type, create playlists, upload documents, create quizzes, etc. If you have questions or would like to know more, you can ask your ed tech to enroll you in our Canvas course that contains training videos and tutorials for all of the basic features of Safari Montage.

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