How to Create a Desktop Watch Folder

If you are using a Windows PC and have a consistent workflow of video that you need to encode, here is a simple solution for you. Our Ultra-Fast Desktop Uploader, powered by Aspera’s FASP technology is a simple to use app that speeds up ingest of your video files by up to 50% over FTP. Read more

Upload from a local disk

To upload a source video from an FTP server, follow these steps:   Check the Upload box to indicate your local disk as the source location type. In the pop-up window that appears, choose the file that you want to upload (for example, King_Lines.mov), then click Open. A new status page will appear, with indications Read more

Uploading from Dropbox

In this section we explain how you can upload and import video source files from a Dropbox account into your Encoding.com account. You can specify the source location of your video in one of two ways. You can enter the path directly in the following format:    ftp://login:password@host/path   Or, you may prefer to specify Read more

Saving time on your Amazon S3 encodes

Save some time with your Amazon S3 encodes by using the nocopy qualifier in your URL: If you specify nocopy at the end of your URL, the source file will download directly from your bucket, thus saving time. Use this only if the location of your buckets is in the US. If you don’t specify nocopy, Read more

Uploading from Microsoft Azure

In this section, we explain how you can upload and import video source files from the Microsoft Azure Storage service (http://www.windowsazure.com) into your encoding.com account.   Making preparations To upload video files from your Azure account, you will need your Azure Shared Key and Account name. Follow these steps:   In the Azure Management Console, Read more

Uploading from Rackspace Cloud Files

In this section, we explain how you can upload and import video source files from the Rackspace Cloud Files service (http://www.rackspace.com) into your encoding.com account.   Making preparations To upload video files from your Rackspace account, you will need your Rackspace Username and Key. In your Rackspace account, you can find your Username and API Read more

What can I do—S3 is just not working for me?

You’ve read all the help articles, you’ve done your homework, and S3 is still giving you grief? In many cases, we’ve found that one simple check will help. Perhaps your source or destination URL looks like this:   http://[your_accesskey_code]:[your_secretkey_code]@CLIVETHEGOAT.s3.amazonaws.com/path   We have to remember that Amazon AWS does not recognize capital letters of bucket names (the Read more

Setup for Amazon S3

To process Amazon S3 files, you need to perform some basic setup by creating at least one Amazon file bucket. You’ll also need to create security keys. Read the sections below to learn how to perform both of these important tasks.   Creating a Bucket / Region To upload/download videos to and from Amazon S3, Read more

Uploading from Amazon S3

In this section, we explain how you can upload and import video source files from the Amazon S3 service into your Encoding.com account.   NOTE: Before uploading, it’s important that you’ve done some basic setup on your Amazon S3 account.   You can specify the source location of your video in one of two ways. Read more

Uploading from an HTTP server

In this section, we explain how you can upload and import video source files from an HTTP server into your encoding.com account. The process is quite similar to FTP. You can specify the source location of your video in one of two ways. You can enter the path directly in the following format:   ftp://login:password@host/path   Read more