Brightcove Legacy: Link Your 3Play Media Account to Enable the Brightcove Integration (Legacy Player)

Follow the steps below to set up the integration between your Brightcove and 3Play Media accounts.

Step 1- Log into Brightcove

Brightcove login

Step 2- Go to your API Management menu in Account Settings

Click on Account Settings or go to . On the left side of the screen, click on API Management.


Step 3- Copy your Read Token with URL Access and Write Token

Under the Manage tab, to the right of the line that lists Read Token and URL Access, click the middle icon to copy the Read Token with URL Access to your clipboard. If you want to automatically send your captions back to Brightcove, you will need the Write Token too. Keep this browser page open.


Step 4- Log into your 3Play Media account

Open a new browser window and log into your 3Play Media account.

3Play Media Captioning Transcription translation services account login

Step 5- Navigate to New Linked Account

After logging into your 3Play Media account click Upload located on the My Files page. 
By default you will be directed to Upload > From Computer.

After clicking Upload click on Linked Account and from the drop-down menu that appears click +New Linked Account

Brightcove captioning integration setup

Step 6- Select Brightcove

Click the Brightcove icon from the list of video platforms and lecture capture systems.

Brightcove closed captions and subtitle integration

Step 7- Add Brightcove tokens

Paste your Read Token with URL Access and Write Token in the designated fields.
These are tokens copied from the Brightcove API Management menu as seen in step 3.

Step 8- Enable integration features

Postback Data

Turn Postback Data to On to have captions, upon completion of the transcription process, automatically sent to and associated with the Brightcove assets. While translation requests can only be made directly from the user's 3Play Media account, upon completion of the translation process, the subtitles also will automatically postback to Brightcove.

Tag Based Auto Upload

Turn Tag Based Auto Upload to On to enable the ability to submit caption requests directly from Brightcove.

Create linked Brightcove account for captioning and subtitle workflow

Once you have entered the required information, click Create Account


Next steps...

Upload Brightcove videos- from your Brightcove account


Upload Brightcove videos- from your 3Play account 

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