Audience - User role that allows people to watch the session as it is being recorded and call in live. These users are not recorded during the session

Audio Input Device - Microphone used during recording session

Audio Output Device - Speakers or headphones used during recording session

Audio Processing Feature - Reduces echoes on user's recordings; useful for those not wearing headphones

Audio Sample Rate - Number of times an audio signal is sampled per second


Bitrate - The number of bits per second that are recorded. Typically, a higher bitrate leads to higher resolution files


Clipping - Audio distortion and lowering of audio quality that occurs when your audio signal goes passed the allowed limit; when recording, this may occur if your audio input level is in the red

Composed Audio Backup - WAV file that will include all users in the session on one track

Composed Tracks - Riverside files containing audio and video of all participants during a recording session

Composed Video Backup - MP4 file that will include audio and video from all users in the session in one file. The users will be arranged in a gallery view.

Constant Frame Rate MP4 - Locally recorded MP4 file (or WAV if audio only) that is locked at 24 Frames Per Second. These files may also include empty space at the beginning to correct for any time alignment if needed. The quality of these files is the same as the HD Audio and Video files. These files are only available when selecting Audio & Video recording in your studio settings.


Dashboard - Your account's homepage. Here, you can create new studios, access your recordings, manage your account, schedule show times, and personalize your studio settings


Echo Cancellation - Feature that will artificially prevent unwanted audio from being captured by the microphone through audio processing


Frame Rate - The rate at which images are shown in a video. Frame rate is typically expressed in Frames Per Second (FPS).


Green Room - Page user's will be taken to before joining the studio session. Here, users can enter their username and select the mic/camera/speaker devices they want to use during the recording.

Guest - User role in Riverside. This role is most likely how you want to invite users to your recording. Guests will be recorded, but have limited access to session settings and features. The UI is simplified, and focused on interacting with the other users.


Host - User role in Riverside. This user will decide when a recording starts and stops. They will also have full control over the session. Certain features like enabling echo cancellation, viewing mic levels, and selecting session settings will be available to this user. Hosts may also join as producers if they do not wish to be recorded.


Internet Recordings - Internet based files that record what you see on the call. The quality of these files are determined by the internet speed of both the host and guests. These files are perfect if you do not plan on editing your recording, or would like a reference track.


Local Recording - The highest quality files available on Riverside which are recorded locally. The video files can be up to 4k, 24 frames per second while the audio files can be 48khz, 16-bit. You will receive a separate audio and video tracks for each user. These files are ideal for editing and are not affected by your internet connection!


Magic Editor - Riverside feature that allows you to edit your content quickly. In just a few steps, you can customize the video layout, apply audio processing, and add logos/frames.

Media Board - Riverside feature that allows you to upload and play video and audio content during your recording sessions.

MP4 - Locally recorded MP4 video file with audio. This is a variable frame rate file straight from the camera. These files are only available when selecting Audio & Video recording in your studio settings.


Noise Suppression - This option will remove background noises such as AC fans, heaters, and other ambient sounds. We only recommend enabling this if there is a specific need as this can potentially degrade audio quality if enabled unnecessarily.

Normalize Gain - Magic Editor option that equalizes the audio levels of all the used local files.


Preview Recording - Studio feature that when selected, allows you to preview the full frame of the recording.

Priority - Magic Editor feature. It allows you to arrange the order of your local separate video files in the composed magic editor video from left to right.

Private Studio - Studio setting that, when enabled, allows your audio and video to only be visible to guests, hosts, and producers in the session.

Producer - User role in Riverside. This type of user is not recorded locally. This is ideal for users who may have valuable input during the recording, but whos audio and video is not needed in the final product. Producers will also have control over the session, similarly to the host. Please note producers joining from outside of your account via an invite link (the ones that cannot be hosts) will not have the ability to stop and start recordings.

Public Studio - Studio setting that, when enabled, that allows everybody with the audience link can watch live when you are recording.


Recording Resolution - This sets the highest resolution that you will allow users to be recorded at (ultimately, resolution is determined by the capabilities of the camera)

Recording Studio - Where your recording session takes place on Riverside.


Separate Tracks - Setting that, when enabled, creates separate internet backup files for each participant

Side Bar- Window found on the right side of your Recording Studio. Here, you can view recording time, participants info (username, audio level, & used mic/camera), recording resolution, sample rate, FPS, and live call resolution. Host and producers also have the ability to mute participants and apply audio processing to users.

Smart Speaker Layout - Magic Editor layout options. For these arrangements, the layout will change based on who is speaking. The active speaker will be put into the larger video frame.

Sound Bleed - Leakage of one audio output into another audio input. (ex. your microphone picking up the sound of your headphones or speakers)

Stream Key - A distinct code used by certain platforms to identify the source an incoming audio/video stream.

Stream URL - The unique web address of your live stream.

Studio - Located on your Dashboard, the studio is where access your recording studio, download recordings, customize studio settings, and invite participants.

Sync WAV - WAV files that include some empty space at the beginning of the track to correct for any time alignment with other local tracks if needed. These files are only available when selecting Audio Only recording in your studio settings.


Upload Control - Setting that controls the uploading behavior of your participants.

Upload Page - Web page that will automatically check for any uploads for local files in progress on the user's device and continue them.

User Role - Recording studio user types in Riverside that provide participants with unique functions based on their individual role.


Video Input Device - Camera used during your recording session.


Waiting Room - Setting that when enabled gives the host the ability to accept or decline participants before they enter the Recording Studio.

WAV - Locally recorded WAV audio file.

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