Encoding.com API Documentation

The Encoding.com API

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    Recent API Changes

20 July 2018 - QC aspect ratio float value

Encoding.com Product Team · 4 months ago1 changes
Field Description Allowed Values Default Value
value Aspect ratio value Positive float value or N:M where N and M are any positive integers.
  • 1 added

19 June 2018 - Animated GIF output

Encoding.com Product Team · 5 months ago
Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
interval Delay between frames in hundredths of a second positive integer number 10
loop Loops count integer number
-1 - infinite loop
0 - no loop
0
colors Number of col...

    07 June 2018

    Encoding.com Product Team · 6 months ago

      17 May 2018 - GetQueueTime and GetQueueStats additional fields

      Encoding.com Product Team · 6 months ago

      Added Queue Size, Minimum Queue Time, and Maximum Queue Time.

      GetQueueTime

      Response:

      • <average />, <minimum />, <maximum />, and <time /> – queue time in human readable format

        03 May 2018 - QC fixes

        Encoding.com Product Team · 7 months ago

        Changed video codec test name from _qc_videoformat to qc_video_codec

          12 April 2018 - Audio Program Loudness and Video Speed Correction

          Encoding.com Product Team · 8 months ago

            08 February 2018 - Remove Grain and Black Frames Detection

            Encoding.com Product Team · 10 months ago

            Remove Grain Video Filter

              02 February 2018 - fmp4_hls hevc video codec

              Encoding.com Product Team · 10 months ago

              Added support of hevc video codec for fmp4_hls output format.

                25 January 2018

                Encoding.com Product Team · 10 months ago

                Advanced Dash QC

                Added support of Advanced Dash output format quality control.

                Test Name API Param Name Formats Available
                General Validation Tests
                Duration <qc_duration> advanced_hls, mp4, advance...

                  29 December 2017

                  Encoding.com Product Team · 11 months ago

                  Changed thumbnails time format

                    07 December 2017 - Adaptive Intermediate

                    Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                    This feature allows you to create intermediate multibitrate files that could be used as source for any Advanced Multibitrate media, such as Advanced HLS, Advanced FMP4 HLS, Advanced MSS, and Advanced Dash. Once you've created intermediate files, you could use them as source any t...

                      05 December 2017 - mpegts audio codecs

                      Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                      Added support of libfaac, libmp3lame, and mp2 audio codecs for mpegts output format.

                        05 October 2017 - Removed Zixi support

                        Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                          29 September 2017 - Closed Captions: PAC and STL support and source's initial closed captions offset; fmp4_hls encryption

                          Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                          fmp4_hls encryption

                            04 September 2017 - Audio codec copy for mxf and dnxhd_mxf output formats

                            Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago
                            Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                            audio_codec Audio codec mxf: pcm_s16le, pcm_s24le, copy
                            dnxhd_mxf: pcm_s16le, pcm_s24le, copy
                            mxf: pcm_s24le
                            dnxhd_mxf: pcm_s16le

                              31 August 2017 - FL32 Audio Codec

                              Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago
                              Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                              audio_codec Audio codec mov: libfaac, dolby_aac, dolby_heaac, dolby_heaacv2, eac3, pcm_f32be, pcm_f32le mov: libfaac

                                25 July 2017

                                Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                                Added mp4 quality control tests.

                                Request Template

                                  12 July 2017

                                  Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                                  Quality Control(qc) is a feature that allows you to check your media quality while it processing.
                                  Also you could check external media by adding 'qc_check_only' output format.

                                    27 June 2017 - wav output and font_size for closed captions

                                    Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                                    Added new audio output - 'wav'

                                      06 June 2017 - Closed Captions font_source

                                      Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago
                                      Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                      font_source Closed Captions font source file. Allowed font formats: ttf, otf. valid URL None
                                      Note : _fontsource works only with burn-in mux type.

                                        17 May 2017 - HEVC video_codec for mpeg_dash and advanced_dash outputs

                                        Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                                        Example for mpeg_dash

                                          09 March 2017 - US(Ohio) AWS Region and Framerate copy option

                                          Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago

                                          Framerate copy option

                                            15 December 2016 - Auto alternate source.

                                            Encoding.com Product Team · about a year ago
                                            Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                            Alternate source params
                                            auto Add automatically all streams from media source with stated type. [yes, no] no
                                            Note If auto is set to yes for alternate_source then only auto alternate sou...

                                              23 November 2016 - Advanced Multibitrate Formats and Multiple Closed Captions

                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                              Multiple Closed Captions and new mux_type

                                                30 August 2016 - VP9 video codec

                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                Added support for "libvpx-vp9" video codec for webm output format.

                                                  18 August 2016

                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                  Main/alternate source language settings for advanced_hls output

                                                    20 June 2016 - Custom Presets Management, Custom destination content type, and Reserved Instances Info

                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                      31 May 2016 - Encoder version

                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago
                                                      Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                      encoder Encoding.com's encoder version. v1, v3 v1
                                                      Warning: The new 'v3' version of encoder is in beta status!

                                                        10 May 2016

                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                        Custom Channel Mapping

                                                          28 April 2016 - AQ-strength video codec parameter

                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago
                                                          Option Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                          aq-strength The amount of Adaptive Quantization(AQ) that is applied to the frames. positive float number
                                                          0.5 - low AQ
                                                          1.5 - strong AQ
                                                          1.0

                                                            08 April 2016 - Live Transcoding Zixi support and new Retranslation Endpoints format

                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                            Live Transcoding Zixi support

                                                            You can start the Live Transcoding process using your device with Zixi Feeder.
                                                            To start the stream follow these several steps:

                                                            1. Use, or create a Retranslation Endpoint
                                                            2. Co...

                                                              04 April 2016 - Vid.ly Live

                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                              Add <vidly_live> option to make Vid.ly short URL for your translation. There would be created 3 HLS streams(480p, 720p and 1080p)

                                                                11 March 2016 - WebVTT segment duration

                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago
                                                                Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                vtt_segment_duration Sets segments duration for WebVTT Closed Captions. positive integer None('segment_duration' would be used)

                                                                  09 February 2016 - Ken Burns slideshow

                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                                  You can add Ken Burns effect for images in slideshow.

                                                                  You just need to specify starting and ending frames and duration.

                                                                    01 February 2016 - S3 NetApp

                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                                    S3 NetApp media source

                                                                    Source media file. Must be specified only for AddMedia and AddMediaBenchmark actions.
                                                                    It can be in the following formats:

                                                                    Source type Description
                                                                    S3 NetApp s3://[KEY[:SECRET]@]hostname[:PORT]/[path]

                                                                    S3 Net...

                                                                      14 January 2016 - Live Transcoding

                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                                      RTMP media source

                                                                      Source type Description
                                                                      RTMP rtmp://[user[:password]@]hostname[:port]/[path]

                                                                      New output format 'live_hls'

                                                                      Our live hls transcoding outputs are similar to our Advanced HLS o...

                                                                        24 December 2015 - directpred video codec option

                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 2 years ago

                                                                        Added new video codec parameter directpred

                                                                          25 November 2015 - add_audio_only for Microsoft Smooth Streaming

                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago
                                                                          Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                          add_audio_only Add standalone isma file with audio stream. yes, no no

                                                                            16 November 2015 - DAI hls ad breaks

                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                            Added ability to add ad breaks to advanced_hls output format.

                                                                              08 October 2015 - eac3 codec support

                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                              Added support of 'eac3' audio codec for the output formats: 'm4a', 'mp4', 'wowza', 'roku_*', 'kindle_fire', 'wowza_multibitrate', 'wowza_multibitrate_mp4', 'roku_hls', 'hds'.

                                                                              Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                              **audio_cod...

                                                                                24 September 2015 - Audio multitrack settings and new video codec for MXF

                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                MXF imx30 video codec

                                                                                Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                video_codec Video codec mxf**: dvcpro, dvcpro50, dvcprohd, xdcamhd422, imx30** mxf: xdcamhd422

                                                                                [Audio multitrack](ref:AudioMultit...

                                                                                  19 August 2015 - EU(Frankfurt) AWS region

                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                  Added support of the EU(Frankfurt) region(eu-central-1)

                                                                                  Processing Region

                                                                                    06 August 2015 - DMG: downmix coefficients, repair options, and alerts

                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                    Repair options

                                                                                    Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                    dc_repair Corrects a DC offset yes, no no
                                                                                    phase_repair Corrects a phase difference between the L and R channels yes, no no

                                                                                    [DMG alerts](r...

                                                                                      18 June 2015 - DMG Loudness control

                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                      Added new audio settings for loudness control:

                                                                                      Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                      loudness_mode Content loudness calculation mode for Dolby Media Generator 1770-2-di - level gated loudness measurement with optional speech gating<b...

                                                                                        02 June 2015 - Changed Brightcove manifest

                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                        API request

                                                                                        Now default output format is mp4

                                                                                          30 April 2015 - Dolby Digital Plus and playlist_version

                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                          Dolby Digital Plus

                                                                                          Audio settings

                                                                                          'eac3' codec support:

                                                                                          Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                          audio_codec Audio codec smooth_streaming: libfaac, dolby_aac, dolby_heaac, dolby_heaacv2, eac3
                                                                                          **advan...

                                                                                            20 April 2015 - Apple TV outputs

                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                            appletv and appletv_43 are output formats based on advanced_hls with predefined sets of streams.

                                                                                              02 April 2015 - Harmonic JSON API

                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago
                                                                                              Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                              preset_file_transcode Harmonic transcode preset file Valid URL
                                                                                              preset_file_transcode_2 Harmonic transcode preset file for second pass Valid URL
                                                                                              preset_file_multiplex Harm...

                                                                                                16 February 2015

                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                                Widevine DRM packager.

                                                                                                Available for output formats: mpeg_dash.

                                                                                                Additional information: http://www.widevine.com/wv_drm.html

                                                                                                  21 January 2015

                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                                  Auto audio_sync

                                                                                                  Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                  audio_sync It adjusts the audio stream to match the timestamps, in # of samples per second. 1 is special value that means automatic. positive integer or **a...

                                                                                                    25 December 2014 - More features for Advanced HLS and MJPEG codec.

                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 3 years ago

                                                                                                    MJPEG codec support for MOV format

                                                                                                    Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                    video_codec Video codec mov: mpeg4, libx264, xdcam, dvcpro, dvcpro50, dvcprohd, mjpeg mp4, m4v,appletv, psp, android, mov: mpeg4

                                                                                                    Main and Alt...

                                                                                                      13 November 2014 - Nielsen metadata and copy_timestamps

                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                      Nielsen metadata

                                                                                                      You can change settings of Nielsen metadata for mp4, iphone_stream, ipad_stream and advanced_hls output formats.

                                                                                                      | Field Name | Description | Allowed Values | Default Values |
                                                                                                      |...

                                                                                                        30 October 2014 - S3 endpoints and S3 Content-Disposition header

                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                        Using specific S3 endpoints

                                                                                                        To use specific endpoint in the media source or in the format destination replace 's3.amazonaws.com' in your S3 URL with one of the following:

                                                                                                        • us-east-1 — s3-external-1.amazonaws.com
                                                                                                        • us-west-2 — s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com
                                                                                                          ...

                                                                                                          01 September 2014 - OpenStack cloud storage support

                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                          Added suuport of OpenStack cloud storage support for <source> and <destination> fields.

                                                                                                          URL type Description
                                                                                                          OpenStack Cloud Storage URL for Oracle cloud storage: http(s)://[user[:password]@]storage.[region].or...

                                                                                                            31 July 2014 - Advanced HLS and Notify_upload

                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                              16 June 2014 - Apple HLS profile

                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago
                                                                                                              Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                              profile Comma separated list of profiles high, main, baseline baseline

                                                                                                                17 April 2014 - Harmonic ProMedia Carbon

                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                                The Harmonic ProMedia Carbon transcoding engine is known for delivering the highest quality with support for broadcast formats including Apple ProRes, MPEG2-TS, DNxHD, XDCAM, and DVCPRO. This Harmonic transcoding engine is now available in our cloud infrastructure. All of your existing Harmonic work...

                                                                                                                  10 April 2014

                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                                  h265(hevc) video codec for MP4 container

                                                                                                                    06 February 2014 - Burn-in timecode

                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                                    To burn in timecode with default parameters specify <burnin_timecode>yes</burnin_timecode> in format fields.

                                                                                                                    To customize burn in timecode, following parameters can be used (inside <burnin_timecode> ... </burnin_timecode> parameter)

                                                                                                                      19 December 2013

                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 4 years ago

                                                                                                                      New output formats and video codecs

                                                                                                                      New output formats: mov_prores, mxf, dnxhd_mxf.

                                                                                                                      For output mov added videocodecs: dvcpro, dvcpro50, dvcprohd.

                                                                                                                      For new mxf output added video codecs: dvcpro, dvcpro50, dvcprohd, xdcamhd422.

                                                                                                                      | Field Name | Desc...

                                                                                                                        26 November 2013

                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                        JSON API

                                                                                                                        Encoding.com API endpoint now supports requests in JSON format. Response will be in JSON format as well. Also notifications now support JSON result format as well, all you need to do is specify <notify_format>json</notify_format> in format section. And we updated source code blocks...

                                                                                                                          02 October 2013

                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                          Video Overlay

                                                                                                                          Now you can use keep_audio parameter if you want to keep overlay's audio.

                                                                                                                          Field Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                          keep_audio keep overlay's audio 0,1 0

                                                                                                                          Audio Overlay

                                                                                                                            18 September 2013 - Video Overlay changes

                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                            Parameters overlay_x and overlay_y are now deprecated. Please use overlay_left, overlay_right, overlay_top and overlay_bottom parameters for video overlay positioning.

                                                                                                                            Also now you can specify video overlay size as percent from result video widt...

                                                                                                                              05 September 2013

                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                              Digital Rights Management

                                                                                                                              Flash Access DRM

                                                                                                                              Available for output formats: flv, mp4, hds.

                                                                                                                              Additional information: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobe-access.html

                                                                                                                                30 May 2013

                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                                New Vidly features

                                                                                                                                Added new preset - Vidly Lite - <output>vidly_lite</output>. This preset creates new vid.ly short URL and generates only 5 output formats. We also added support for HD player button in vid.ly player and HLS support for Vidly Lite URL's.

                                                                                                                                | Field Name | Descrip...

                                                                                                                                  27 February 2013

                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                                  Slideshow

                                                                                                                                  If you want to create slideshow from your sources you should specify <slideshow>1</slideshow> in Main Fields. Now we can support following input formats for slideshow: jpeg, png, mpeg audio, mpeg-4, wave. If audio file was specified - it would be used as audio stream in output slidesh...

                                                                                                                                    20 December 2012

                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 5 years ago

                                                                                                                                    Text Overlay

                                                                                                                                      12 November 2012 - Private Cloud Processing

                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago

                                                                                                                                      | Format Name | Description | Allowed Values |
                                                                                                                                      | region | Allow you to specify instance's region where your file should be processed | oak-private-clive - Private Cloud (California) |

                                                                                                                                        17 October 2012 - Closed Captions

                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago
                                                                                                                                        Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                        source
                                                                                                                                        URL to Closed Captions file.
                                                                                                                                        Valid URL to Closed Captions file in one of the following formats: SCC, SubRip, DFXP (TTML), SAMI None
                                                                                                                                        **<span c...

                                                                                                                                          12 September 2012

                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago

                                                                                                                                          Overlay

                                                                                                                                            21 June 2012 - Video sync method option

                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago
                                                                                                                                            Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                            video_sync Video sync method. old - Keep old behavior (for compatibility)passthrough - Each frame is passed with its timestamp from the demuxer to the muxercfr - Frames will be duplicated...

                                                                                                                                              05 June 2012

                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago

                                                                                                                                              Dolby AAC, HE-AAC, HE-AACv2

                                                                                                                                                03 March 2012

                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 6 years ago

                                                                                                                                                HLS Encryption

                                                                                                                                                  09 December 2011

                                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                  Lossless rotation (MOV format)

                                                                                                                                                  Option Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                  set_rotate Set rotation meta-data (MOV only). 0- don't set anything90- rotate by 90 degree CW180- rotate by 180 degree270- rotate by 270 degree CW**sour...

                                                                                                                                                    28 September 2011

                                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                    Fade In / Fade Out effects

                                                                                                                                                      19 September 2011 - Audio sync option

                                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago
                                                                                                                                                      Option Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                      audio_sync
                                                                                                                                                      It adjusts the audio stream to match the timestamps, in # of samples per second. 1 is special value that means automatic.
                                                                                                                                                      Positive integer None

                                                                                                                                                        12 August 2011

                                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                        S3 source option

                                                                                                                                                        | SourceFile | | ...http://[AWS_KEY:AWS_SECRET@][bucket].s3.amazonaws.com/[filename]?nocopy - if 'nocopy' is specified, the source file will be downloaded directly from your bucket (for each encoding task), it saves time, please use it if your buckets are located in the US....

                                                                                                                                                          01 July 2011 - Ability to specify the region where file should be processed

                                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                          Allow you to specify instance's region where your file should be processed

                                                                                                                                                            17 June 2011 - Restarting jobs and tasks.

                                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago
                                                                                                                                                            Action Description
                                                                                                                                                            RestartMedia Complete restart the entire job
                                                                                                                                                            RestartMediaErrors Only retry tasks ended with error
                                                                                                                                                            RestartMediaTask Only restart the specified task (format). Additional parameter <taskid> must be specified.

                                                                                                                                                              24 May 2011 - Twin-turbo encoding speed now available

                                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                              NOTE: Additional encoding bandwidth charges apply, see the Turbo Encoding Help Article for more details.

                                                                                                                                                                05 May 2011 - Muxing from different sources

                                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                Note: muxing is supported for only two sources now.
                                                                                                                                                                Sample XML to mux video from one source and audio from another one:

                                                                                                                                                                  21 April 2011

                                                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                  Custom presets in API call

                                                                                                                                                                    13 February 2011 - New image format (tiff)

                                                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                    | Format Name | Description | Allowed values: | Default values: |
                                                                                                                                                                    | image_format | [required] — Format of resulting image. | jpg, png, gif, tiff | jpg |

                                                                                                                                                                      24 December 2010

                                                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 7 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                      Multiple source (combine several video files to one file)

                                                                                                                                                                        18 November 2010 - Specifying AWS user ID and content-type for S3 object

                                                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                        Thumbnail time in percentage rate

                                                                                                                                                                        | Format Name | Description | Allowed Values |
                                                                                                                                                                        | time | Timestamp (in seconds or percentage rate) to capture thumbnail. | Non-negative number greater than 0.01 or hh:mm:ss.ms or 1-100% percentage rate. |

                                                                                                                                                                        Destination fields

                                                                                                                                                                        | Format Name | Description...

                                                                                                                                                                          16 October 2010 - WebM/VP8 and Ogg/Theora presets added

                                                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                          Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                          output (required) — output format. Specify format of encoded file. flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, ipad, android, ogg, webm, appletv, psp, zune, mp...

                                                                                                                                                                            12 October 2010 - VP6 Flix

                                                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                            | Format Name | Description | Allowed Values / Description |
                                                                                                                                                                            | output | (required) – output format. Specify format of encoded file. | flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, ipad, android, ogg, webm, appletv, psp, zune, mp3, wma, m4a, thumbnail*, image , ...

                                                                                                                                                                              29 September 2010 - Metadata tags added

                                                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                              Format Name Description
                                                                                                                                                                              title — Title of the media
                                                                                                                                                                              copyright — Copyright information
                                                                                                                                                                              author — Source author
                                                                                                                                                                              description — Media description
                                                                                                                                                                              album — Media album

                                                                                                                                                                                16 September 2010 - Hinting MP4 files

                                                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                hint MP4 only. Whether to add RTP data (for streaming servers). yes, no. All: Nonemp4: no

                                                                                                                                                                                  29 July 2010 - Android preset added

                                                                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  | Format Name | Description | Allowed Values |
                                                                                                                                                                                  | output | [required] — output format. Specify format of encoded file. | flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, ipad, android, appletv, psp, zune, mp3, wma, m4a, thumbnail, image , mpeg2 , iphone_s...

                                                                                                                                                                                    14 July 2010 - New defaults and preset for iPhone Streaming

                                                                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                    Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                    output output format. Specify format of encoded file. flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, ipad, appletv, psp, zune, mp3, wma, m4a, thumbnail, image , mpeg2 , iphone_stream, ipad_stream ...

                                                                                                                                                                                      20 May 2010 - Audio-only stream for iPhone Streaming

                                                                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                      Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                      add_audio_only Whether to add audio-only stream yes, no no
                                                                                                                                                                                      still_image Embed still image in the audio-only stream no, each_segment, first_segment no
                                                                                                                                                                                      still_image_time The tim...

                                                                                                                                                                                        06 April 2010 - iPad preset added

                                                                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                        Format Name Description Allowed Values
                                                                                                                                                                                        output (required) — output format. Specify format of encoded file. flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, ipad, appletv, psp, zune, mp3, wma, m4a, thumbnail, image , mpeg2 , ip...

                                                                                                                                                                                          03 February 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          iPhone Streaming Features

                                                                                                                                                                                            23 December 2009 - Extended GetStatus action

                                                                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                            Simple mode

                                                                                                                                                                                              22 December 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 8 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                              MPEG-2 output

                                                                                                                                                                                              Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                              output (required) – output format. Specify format of encoded file. flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp, zune, mp3, wma, mpe...

                                                                                                                                                                                                18 November 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                AAC added as an option for FLV

                                                                                                                                                                                                | Format Name | Description | Allowed values: | Default values: |
                                                                                                                                                                                                | audio_codec | [optional] — Audio codec. | mp3: libmp3lameflv: libmp3lame, libfaacfl9, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp: libfaacwmv, wma, zune: wmav2, libmp3lame3gp: libamr_nb | flv, mp3: ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                  24 June 2009 - Turbo encoding speed now available

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                  NOTE: Additional encoding bandwidth charges apply, see the Turbo Encoding Help Article for more details.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    21 May 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Audio output formats added

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                    output (required) – output format. Specify format of encoded file. flv, fl9, wmv, 3gp, mp4, m4v, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp, zune, ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                      27 February 2009 - thumb_* parameters are going away

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                      thumb_time [optional, deprecated*] - Timestamp (in seconds) to capture thumbnail. integer None
                                                                                                                                                                                                      thumb_size [optional, dep...

                                                                                                                                                                                                        30 December 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                        VP6 encoding moved under FLV format

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                        video_codec Video codec. flv: flv, vp6 fl9: libx264 wmv, zune: wmv2, msmpeg4 3gp: h263, libx264 m4v: mpeg4 mp4, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp: mpeg4, libx264 f...

                                                                                                                                                                                                          26 December 2008 - H.264 is now available for mp4, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp and 3gp formats

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 9 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                          | Format Name | Description | Allowed Values |
                                                                                                                                                                                                          | video_codec | Video codec. | flv: flvfl9: libx264wmv, zune: wmv2, msmpeg43gp: h263, libx264m4v: mpeg4mp4, ipod, iphone, appletv, psp: mpeg4, libx264 |

                                                                                                                                                                                                            06 November 2008 - Automatic frame size calculation (maintaining aspect ratio)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                            size Video frame size. All: WxH, where W and N are any even integers.3gp: 128x96, 176x144, 352x288, 704x576, 1408x1152ipod: 320x240, 640x480iphone: 480x368appletv: 710x480zune: 320x180, 320x240 All...

                                                                                                                                                                                                              21 October 2008 - Additional encoding options

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Format fields

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                              maxrate Maximum allowed video bitrate. N or Nk - where N is any non-zero integer. None
                                                                                                                                                                                                              minrate Minimum allowed video bitrate. N or Nk - where N is any non-zero intege...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                20 October 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                XML format for user's API request

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  29 September 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Main fields

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UserID – an unique user identifier. Can be taken from user's page.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UserKey – user's key string. Creates automatically when user created and can be changed by user.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Action – the action to be performed.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • AddMedia – add new media to user's media list, creates new ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    28 August 2008 - API requests through SSL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The communication with the encoding.com is realized through a single interface: by sending HTTP(S) requests to the manage.encoding.com/. All client requests and server answers use XML format. Client must send HTTP(S) POST request with single parameter named xml.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The server response is a normal XML ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      20 August 2008 - Additional information added to GetMediaInfo response

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19 August 2008 - New API features

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The following parameters was added:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        two_pass Whether to use 2-pass encoding yes, no no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cbr Whether to use CBR (Constant bitrate) yes, no no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deinterlacing Whether to use de-...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          06 August 2008 - Default frame size changed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Format Name Description Allowed Values Default Values
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          size Video frame size. All: WxH, whereW and N are any non-zero even integers. 3gp: 128x96, 176x144, 352x288, 704x576, 1408x1152 ipod: 320x240, 640x480 iphone: 480x368 appletv: 710x480 zune: 320x180, ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15 July 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Instead of using thumb_ parameters within <format>, you can specify separate encoding task with output = thumbnail:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3 Jul 2008 - VP6 Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If you choose vp6 for output format, your XML query will differ (you can specify only two parameters in addition to output at format fields section):

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                01 January 2008 Concatenate Videos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Encoding.com Product Team · 10 years ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                With this feature, you can combine multiple source video files into one file. To use this feature via the User Interface, you can add multiple video sources in the "Add Media" section and they will automatically combine into one file (in sequential order) during the encoding process. To utilize thi...