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VideoObject

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/VideoObject

VideoObject

A video file.

Usage: Between 100,000 and 250,000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from VideoObject
actor Person An actor, e.g. in tv, radio, movie, video games etc., or in an event. Actors can be associated with individual items or with a series, episode, clip. Supersedes actors.
caption Text The caption for this object.
director Person A director of e.g. tv, radio, movie, video gaming etc. content, or of an event. Directors can be associated with individual items or with a series, episode, clip. Supersedes directors.
musicBy MusicGroup  or
Person 
The composer of the soundtrack.
thumbnail ImageObject Thumbnail image for an image or video.
transcript Text If this MediaObject is an AudioObject or VideoObject, the transcript of that object.
videoFrameSize Text The frame size of the video.
videoQuality Text The quality of the video.


Instances of VideoObject may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
trailer CreativeWorkSeason  or
Episode  or
Movie  or
MovieSeries  or
RadioSeries  or
TVSeries  or
VideoGame  or
VideoGameSeries 
The trailer of a movie or tv/radio series, season, episode, etc.
video CreativeWork An embedded video object.

Acknowledgement

This class contains derivatives of IPTC rNews properties. rNews is a data model of publishing metadata with serializations currently available for RDFa as well as HTML5 Microdata. More information about the IPTC and rNews can be found at rnews.org.



Examples

Example 1
<h1>Foo Fighters</h1>
<h2>Video: Interview with the Foo Fighters</h2>
<object ...>
  <param ...>
  <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
</object>
Catch this exclusive interview with Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters
 about their new album, Rope.
<h2>Songs</h2>
Rope
 Length: 4:05 - 14300 plays
<a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html">Play</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html">Buy</a>
From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html">Wasting Light</a>
Everlong
 Length: 6:33 - 11700 plays
<a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html">Play</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html">Buy</a>
From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html">The Color And The Shape</a>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum">FedExForum</a>
Memphis, TN, US
May 20
<a href="ticketworlds.com/foofighters/may20-2011">Buy tickets</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter">Mid America Center</a>
Council Bluffs, IA, US
May 23
<a href="ticketworlds.com/foofighters/may23-2011">Buy tickets</a>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicGroup">
<h1 itemprop="name">Foo Fighters</h1>
<div itemprop="video" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/VideoObject">
  <h2>Video: <span itemprop="name">Interview with the Foo Fighters</span></h2>
  <meta itemprop="duration" content="T1M33S" />
  <meta itemprop="thumbnail" content="foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg" />
  <object ...>
    <param ...>
    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
  </object>
  <span itemprop="description">Catch this exclusive interview with
    Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters about their new album, Rope.</span>
</div>
<h2>Songs</h2>
<div itemprop="track" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicRecording">
  <span itemprop="name">Rope</span>
  <link itemprop="url" href="foo-fighters-rope.html">
  Length: <meta itemprop="duration" content="PT4M5S">4:05 -
  14300 plays
  <div itemprop="interactionCount" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
    <meta itemprop="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/ListenAction" />
    <meta itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="14300" />
  </div>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html" itemprop="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html" itemprop="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html"
    itemprop="inAlbum">Wasting Light</a>
</div>
<div itemprop="track" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicRecording">
  <span itemprop="name">Everlong</span>
  <link itemprop="url" href="foo-fighters-everlong.html">
  Length: <meta itemprop="duration" content="PT6M33S">6:33 -
  11700 plays
  <div itemprop="interactionCount" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
    <meta itemprop="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/ListenAction" />
    <meta itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="11700" />
  </div>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html" itemprop="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html" itemprop="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html"
    itemprop="inAlbum">The Color And The Shape</a>
</div>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<div itemprop="event" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum" itemprop="url">
    <span itemprop="name">FedExForum</span>
  </a>
  <span itemprop="location">Memphis, TN, US</span>
  <meta itemprop="startDate" content="2011-05-20">May 20
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011" itemprop="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<div itemprop="event" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter" itemprop="url">
    <span itemprop="name">Mid America Center</span>
  </a>
  <span itemprop="location">Council Bluffs, IA, US</span>
  <meta itemprop="startDate" content="2011-05-23">May 23
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011" itemprop="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg" itemprop="image"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg" itemprop="image"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg" itemprop="image"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
<div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
  <meta itemprop="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/CommentAction" />
  <meta itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="18" />
</div>
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="MusicGroup">
<h1 property="name">Foo Fighters</h1>
<div property="video" typeof="VideoObject">
  <h2>Video: <span property="name">Interview with the Foo Fighters</span></h2>
  <meta property="duration" content="T1M33S" />
  <meta property="thumbnail" content="foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg" />
  <object ...>
    <param ...>
    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
  </object>
  <span property="description">Catch this exclusive interview with
    Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters about their new album, Rope.</span>
</div>
<h2>Songs</h2>
<div property="track" typeof="MusicRecording">
  <span property="name">Rope</span>
  <meta property="url" content ="foo-fighters-rope.html">
  Length: <meta property="duration" content="PT4M5S">4:05 -
  14300 plays
  <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
    <meta property="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/ListenAction" />
    <meta property="userInteractionCount" content="14300" />
  </div>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html" property="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html" property="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html"
    property="inAlbum">Wasting Light</a>
</div>
<div property="track" typeof="MusicRecording">
  <span property="name">Everlong</span>
  <meta property="url" content ="foo-fighters-everlong.html">
  Length: <meta property="duration" content="PT6M33S">6:33 -
  11700 plays
  <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
    <meta property="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/ListenAction" />
    <meta property="userInteractionCount" content="11700" />
  </div>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html" property="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html" property="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html"
    property="inAlbum">The Color And The Shape</a>
</div>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<div property="event" typeof="Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum" property="url">
    <span property="name">FedExForum</span>
  </a>
  <span property="location">Memphis, TN, US</span>
  <meta property="startDate" content="2011-05-20">May 20
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011" property="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<div property="event" typeof="Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter" property="url">
    <span property="name">Mid America Center</span>
  </a>
  <span property="location">Council Bluffs, IA, US</span>
  <meta property="startDate" content="2011-05-23">May 23
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011" property="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg" property="image"><img
alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg" property="image"><img
 alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
 src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg" property="image"><img
 alt="Thumbnail and linked photo of Foo Fighters band"
 src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
<div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
  <meta property="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/CommentAction" />
  <meta property="userInteractionCount" content="18" />
</div>
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "MusicGroup",
  "event": [{
    "@type": "Event",
    "location": "Memphis, TN, US",
    "offers": "ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011",
    "startDate": "2011-05-20",
    "url": "foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum"
  }, {
    "@type": "Event",
    "location": "Council Bluffs, IA, US",
    "offers": "ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011",
    "startDate": "2011-05-23",
    "url": "foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter"
  }],
  "image": [
    "foofighters-1.jpg",
    "foofighters-2.jpg",
    "foofighters-3.jpg"
  ],
  "interactionStatistic": {
    "@type": "InteractionCounter",
    "interactionType": "http://schema.org/CommentAction",
    "userInteractionCount": "18"
  },
  "name": "Foo Fighters",
  "track": [{
    "@type": "MusicRecording",
    "audio": "foo-fighters-rope-play.html",
    "duration": "PT4M5S",
    "inAlbum": "foo-fighters-wasting-light.html",
    "interactionStatistic": {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/ListenAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "14300"
    },
    "name": "Rope",
    "offers": "foo-fighters-rope-buy.html",
    "url": "foo-fighters-rope.html"
  }, {
    "@type": "MusicRecording",
    "audio": "foo-fighters-everlong-play.html",
    "duration": "PT6M33S",
    "inAlbum": "foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html",
    "name": "Everlong",
    "interactionStatistic": {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/ListenAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "11700"
    },
    "offers": "foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html",
    "url": "foo-fighters-everlong.html"
  }],
  "video": {
    "@type": "VideoObject",
    "description": "Catch this exclusive interview with Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters about their new album, Rope.",
    "duration": "T1M33S",
    "name": "Interview with the Foo Fighters",
    "thumbnail": "foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
A video has the following interactions:
YouTube: 512 up votes
Twitter: 1024 up votes
Twitter: 2345 tweets
Facebook: 1024 likes
4356 views
<div itemid="http://videolectures.net/iswc2013_guha_tunnel/" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/VideoObject">
  <h1 itemprop="name">Light at the End of the Tunnel</h1>
  <p>Author:
    <div itemprop="author" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
      <span itemprop="name">Ramanathan V. Guha</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <video controls>
    <source src="http://videolectures.net/iswc2013_guha_tunnel/" />
  </video>
  <p>Youtube Like Count:
    <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
      <div itemprop="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://www.youtube.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/Website">
        <meta itemprop="name" content="YouTube" />
      </div>
      <link itemprop="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span itemprop="userInteractionCount">512</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Twitter Favorite Count:
    <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
      <div itemprop="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://www.twitter.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/SoftwareApplication">
        <meta itemprop="name" content="Twitter" />
      </div>
      <link itemprop="interactionType" content="https://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="1024">1,024</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Twitter Tweet Count:
    <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
      <div itemprop="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://twitter.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/SoftwareApplication">
        <meta itemprop="name" content="Twitter" />
      </div>
      <link itemprop="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/ShareAction"/>
      <span itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="2345">2,345</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Facebook Like Count:
    <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
      <div itemprop="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://www.facebook.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/Website">
        <meta itemprop="name" content="Facebook" />
      </div>
      <link itemprop="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="1024">1024</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>View Count:
    <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
      <link itemprop="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/WatchAction"/>
      <span itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="4356">4,356</span>
    </div>
  </p>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema./org/" resource="http://videolectures.net/iswc2013_guha_tunnel/" typeof="VideoObject">
  <h1 property="name">Light at the End of the Tunnel</h1>
  <p>Author:
    <div property="author" typeof="Person">
      <span property="name">Ramanathan V. Guha</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <video controls>
    <source src="http://videolectures.net/iswc2013_guha_tunnel/" />
  </video>
  <p>YouTube Like Count:
    <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
      <div property="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://www.youtube.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/Website">
        <meta property="name" content="YouTube" />
      </div>
      <link property="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span property="userInteractionCount">512</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Twitter Favorite Count:
    <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
      <div property="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://twitter.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/SoftwareApplication">
        <meta property="name" content="Twitter" />
      </div>
      <link property="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span property="userInteractionCount" content="1024">1024</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Twitter Tweet Count:
    <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
      <div property="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://twitter.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/SoftwareApplication">
        <meta property="name" content="Twitter" />
      </div>
      <link property="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/ShareAction"/>
      <span property="userInteractionCount" content="2345">2345</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>Facebook Like Count:
    <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
      <div property="interactionService" itemscope itemid="https://www.facebook.com" itemtype="http://schema.org/Website">
        <meta property="name" content="Facebook" />
      </div>
      <link property="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/LikeAction"/>
      <span property="userInteractionCount" content="1024">1024</span>
    </div>
  </p>
  <p>View Count:
    <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
      <link property="interactionType" href="http://schema.org/WatchAction"/>
      <span property="userInteractionCount" content="4356">4356</span>
    </div>
  </p>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
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  "@context": "http://schema.org/",
  "@type": "VideoObject",
  "name": "Light at the End of the Tunnel",
  "@id": "http://videolectures.net/iswc2013_guha_tunnel/",
  "datePublished": "2013-11-28",
  "author": {
    "@type": "Person",
    "name": "Ramanathan V. Guha"
  },
  "interactionStatistic": [
    {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionService": {
        "@type": "Website",
        "name": "YouTube",
        "@id": "https://youtube.com"
      },
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/LikeAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "512"
    },
    {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionService": {
        "@type": "SoftwareApplication",
        "name": "Twitter",
        "url": "https://www.twitter.com"
      },
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/LikeAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "1024"
    },
    {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionService": {
        "@type": "SoftwareApplication",
        "name": "Twitter",
        "url": "https://twitter.com"
      },
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/ShareAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "2345"
    },
    {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionService": {
        "@type": "Website",
        "name": "Facebook",
        "url": "https://www.facebook.com"
      },
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/LikeAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "1024"
    },
    {
      "@type": "InteractionCounter",
      "interactionType": "http://schema.org/WatchAction",
      "userInteractionCount": "4356"
    }
  ]
}
</script>

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