Product updates 🚀

Oct 16 2020Admin role added to Teams

You can now set team members to be admins, allowing them to manage your account (manage billing, invite other team members etc...).

Oct 15 2020Caption editing

Edit your captions like a pro!

Oct 15 2020Text overlay background color

Make you overlay text more punchy!

Oct 14 2020Teams (beta)

In this 1st release you can invite your team to collaborate on your videoasks. In the next phase scheduled for early November we will introduce FOLDERS alongside read & write permissions.

Oct 5 2020Transcription langauge support

You can now set the transcription language separately to the language of your videoask, which mean we can now understand many more languages (for transcriptions). As a bonus we've also added a language filter to keep your transcription f*****g clean!

Sept 30 2020Support for Catalan

We're based in Barcelona, Catalonia. So it's about time we supported our local language!

Sept 28 2020Choose your Thumbnail

Don't like the auto-generated thumbnail? No worries, you can now generate and select your desired thumbnail so you can look your best when sharing your videoask on social media.

Sept 28 2020Easy Tag filter search

We've made is a bit easier to select a tag when filtering your inbox, by adding a filtered search box.

Sept 16 2020Required / Not required contact form fields

You can now choose whether contact form fields are required or not. Useful if you want to ask for a phone number but not necessarily require it.

Sept 10 2020Set border radius of buttons

Align videoask better with your branding by controlling the border radius of answer buttons. You'll find this feature in Settings > Advanced.

Sept 9 2020Search Everything!

We've made big improvements to our Search feature on VideoAsk. You can now search across all your content including all your interactions. Find a needle in a haystack by searching for words/phrases your respondents might have said during your interactions with them.

Sept 8 2020Set reply answer type

You can now set the reply answer type, to be a button. Useful if you just want to reply in video but you want to redirect the respondent somewhere else after watching it (including another videoask!).

Sept 3 2020Delay answer options reveal

You can now set a delay on when you want respondents to interact with a videoask step. Perfect if you want them to get through the whole video before moving onto the next step.

Sept 1 2020Add a consent checkbox to your contact form

To help you comply with privacy laws you can now enable a checkbox field in your contact forms. You can of course also use it for other consent related use cases.

August 27 2020Share your inboxes (& tags)

We now provide a shareable URL for your inboxes. Don't want to share everything? No problem...just share content which belongs to a specific tag.

August 24 2020Subtitles

To improve accessibility, subtitles (captions) are now available everywhere on Videoask. To show subtitles to respondents by default before they press play to listen to your videoask, just toggle them ON by default from your 'Settings' panel.

August 21 2020🇸🇪 Swedish support

We now support Swedish for transcription as well as interface texts in your videoasks.

August 20 2020Transcription Editor

Nothing in this world is perfect, not even your transcriptions! Use our new editor to fix those words the transcription engine did not get quite right the first time around.

August 17 2020Advanced settings

More granular controls on how your videoasks render.

August 6 2020DNS Whitelabeling

Looking to whitelabel your VideoAsk URLs using your own subdomain? If you are on the BRAND plan, you can now white-label your videoask URLs by pointing the CNAME of your subdomain to VideoAsk.

August 4 2020Change answer type

Created a videoask step but asigned the wrong answer type? As long as you've not collected any data, you can now swap the answer type.

July 27 2020Change answer type

Created a videoask step but asigned the wrong answer type? As long as you've not collected any data, you can now swap the answer type.

July 26 2020Skip Data Collection

When using Multiple Choice options as navigation buttons to go to different steps, use this feature to avoid recording the options. Useful if you want to avoid unnecessary anonymous contacts showing up in your inbox as 'Humans'

Clicks as far as metrics go will still be tracked, so you're metrics panel will work as always even when you have this feature enabled.

July 21 2020Multiple selection on multiple choice

We've expanded the multiple choice answer type to include an option to accept multiple selections of choices.

July 14 2020Search for people can now search across all your videoask interactions by name or email.

July 8 2020Share entire response (incl. replies)

You can now share an entire response (incl. replies) on a public URL. Great if you want to show someone from your team or a client, an entire response without them having to peak into your account.

July 3 2020Keyboard navigation in your inbox

Give your mouse a break and use your arrow keys to navigate your inbox.

June 30 2020Single Sign On

Hook up your company' authentication system. Available for customers on Enterprise plans.

June 30 2020Share via email

Share your new videoasks via email directly from inside the app...animated gifs included!

June 20 2020Animated gif thumbnails

All thumbnails that are sent via email notfications (answers and replies) now show up as animated gifs.

June 10 2020NPS

What do you get when you combine video and NPS?
A great way to get a quick pulse on how your customers feel.

June 9 2020Variables (hidden fields)

Use Variables to pass known information into your videoask URL.
Read the Help Center article

May 29 2020Tags

Finally, you can put some order to your inboxes.

Coming next (share all tagged content to a shareable URL)

May 29 2020Metrics

Track how your audience is interacting with your videoasks.

May 29 2020Faster page load times for widget embeds.

Now serving an optimized video file in the widget for better page load speeds. Google will love your site a little more ;)

May 29 2020Faster uploads for video steps and replies

We've made some singinficant improvements to our upload speeds across both our web and iphone apps.

May 20 2020Dutch & Turkish support

We now support these languages for transcription as well as interface texts in your videoasks.

May 23 2020Add your Hubspot Meetings Calendar

Are you a Hubspot customer? You can now integrate Hubspot's appointment scheduling app inside your videoasks.

May 23 2020Add your Hubspot Meetings Calendar

Are you a Hubspot customer? You can now integrate Hubspot's appointment scheduling app inside your videoasks.

May 20 2020Live Recording (Beta)

We're introducing Live Recording for respondents. No more waiting around for videos to finish uploading!

This feature uses webRTC technology (just like a Zoom call) and adapts video quality based on device specifications and network conditions to ensure reliable and speedy delivery.

Live recording also opens up support for the Safari desktop browser and allows in-browser recording across all devices.

May 14 2020Pre-recorded video upload

Respondents can now upload pre-recorded videos when answering videoasks (as an alternative recording method). This feature is also available for VideoAsk creators, when replying in-app.

May 10 2020Duplication

Happy to annouce that you can now duplicate your videoasks painlessly.

April 29 2020Screen Sharing

Create videoask steps by recording your screen. Receive screencasts from respondents and reply in turn via you guessed it....screen sharing.

April 23 2020Move your contact form to anywhere in your funnel

Lead-gen've been asking for this, we've listened.

April 16 2020New video/audio player

We've updated our media player, allowing for control of the playback position as well as speed of playback. This feature is available both on videoasks and inside the app when viewing answers and replies.

April 15 2020Privacy settings

You can now set the privacy status of your answers & replies when sharing them outside of the app.

April 2 2020Camera and Microphone selectors

You can now choose your camera and mic directly inside the app. Perfect if you have a secondary camera or mic and don't want to fiddle around with your browser settings.

March 30 2020Web-app interface refresh

We launched a fresher web-app design. Everything works the same, just a fresh new coat of paint and more focus on video content.

March 17 2020Add your own brand/s to your videoasks!

Your can now add your own brand logo/s into your videoasks and set a link for users to go to when they click it.

March 5 2020Collect phone numbers.

You can now add a phone number field to the contact form as well as get granular control over which fields you want to show (Name, E-mail or Phone).

Feb 26 2020Custom languages: Customize any interface text that appears in your videoasks.

You can now say what the hell you want in any text that appears inside a videoask. Heck you could even have a videoask in clingon!

Feb 20 2020Variables in the redirect URL

You can now pass information like answers or contact details from your VideoAsk into the redirect URL.

Try it out here:

Feb 18 2020Send VideoAsk answers to over 1500+ apps with Zapier

Make VideoAsk an essential part of your workflow using our Zapier integration. (Note: Transcriptions are not yet supported via Zapier)

Feb 17 2020Webhooks

Easily push data to any service using webhooks (for developers).

Feb 11 2020Get Giphy with it!

Add giphs from Giphy as backgrounds for your steps. Enjoy!

Feb 6 2020Add overlay text to replies

You can now add overlay text on replies just like you can on your video steps. Handy if you want to share some extra info or a link inside a reply.

Jan 31 2020New iOS app design refresh

We've just launched a new updated iOS design! Includes Light and Dark modes + improved navigation.

Dec 20 2019Multiple Choice now supports more options

Previously we were limiting multiple choice options to 3. You can now have up to 10 options in a multiple choice step.

Dec 10 2019Redirect to URL

Available on the GROW plan, this feature allows you to redirect to an external URL from any step in your videoask.

Dec 5 2019New 'Window' style widget available

Make a bigger impact on your landing page with a new widget style (widgetType:VideoThumbnailWindow). Now available when embedding VideoAsk on your website using our widget code.

Nov 21 2019VideoAsk is officially launched! + Announcing premium features...

We are incredibly thankful to all the early adopters who supported VideoAsk during our 1st year and tirelessly gave us feedback so we could deliver the best possible experience.

We have plenty more cooking in the oven and we can't wait to execute on our roadmap in the coming weeks/months. We have also launched our subscription model alongside 3 new features — Conditional Logic, Hide Branding & Video Length Control.

Oct 11 2019Replacing Videos + Text overlay editing

A pain point for many users, beforehand you were not able to replace videos or edit the text overlay. Happy to say this is now solved. Enjoy!

Oct 7 2019Dropbox integration

Easily download any video interaction directly to your Dropbox.

Sept 18 2019New & improved web-app interface

We are thrilled to present a new streamlined VideoAsk workflow based around interactions. The new Ui includes a feed of all your interactions across all your videoasks so you never miss a beat. (The iOS app also now includes a new 'Interactions' tab in the dashboard.)

Sept 6 2019Support for Emojis & special characters (incl Russian & Arabic)

Videoasks now support Emojis as well as special characters!

August 22 2019Conversations (a.k.a 'Threaded Replies')

Follow up with your respondents via Video to start an asynchronous conversation.

July 31 2019Calendar integration

Allow anyone to book a time on your calendar from within your VideoAsk using Calendly (requires a Calendly account).

Available on the web-app only (coming soon to iOS).

calender demo

July 29 2019Introducing 'MIX': Video text overlays

Add 100's of amazing video backgrounds from the PEXELS library and overlay them with your own custom text.

Check out this quiz example:

July 25 2019Hidden feature: Fit-Video

If you want to make sure we don't crop any of the videos you upload (e.g a landscape video), just add ?fitvideo to the end of your VideoAsk URL. Just like this:

July 12 2019Email notifications

Receive an e-mail notification each time a user responds to one of your videoasks. (Available on web app today, coming soon to iOS).

July 3rd 2019Support for Italian

🇮🇹 'Abbiamo abilitato il supporto per Videoasks in italiano, incluso il supporto per la trascrizione in italiano.'

June 27 2019Export all answers (.csv)

If you need a bulk download of all the answers of a particular Videoask, you can now easily export everthing to .csv so you can load it into your favorite spreadsheet app. Enjoy!

June 26 2019Color settings

You can now tweak in-app the primary and secondary colors that appear in your videoasks.

June 26 2019Multi languages now supported in-app

You can now update the default language of your videoasks directly in-app. Available languages...English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Portuguese.

June 26 2019Authenticate using Typeform credentials

If you already use Typeform, we've made it dead easy for you to log in to your VideoAsk account using your Typeform credentials. Enjoy!

June 16 2019Multi-Language support in Videoasks

If you want to change the language of your Videoask, just add the language extension to the URL as such:

Available languages:

  • Spanish: use /es/
  • Portuguese: use /pt/
  • German: use /de/
  • Dutch: use /nl/
To request extra languages just ask us

June 14 2019Notes - A little help for the shy ones...

You can now overlay notes during your video capture in order to help you craft that perfect Videoask.

June 13 2019Launched v2.0

Released the web version of VideoAsk alongside a bunch of new features incl. Multi-Step Videoasks, Video Polls, Video Library uploads, a new improved embed widget and more....