Optimized S3 Transport

We have implemented a new multithreaded transfer protocol that greatly accelerates transmit time out of Amazon S3’s storage location.¬† On average we are seeing a 4-5X speed improvement¬† with peak up to 10x faster than our legacy protocol.¬† If your source media is stored on Amazon S3, you can activate multithread download by adding ?multithread Read more

Deliver to multiple CDNs in with Encoding.com

With Encoding.com you can deliver to multiple CDNs and YouTube in one step. Simply specify multiple destination tags in your format requests and we will distribute your videos to the CDNs of your choice. You can easily send your completed source videos to Amazon S3, Rackspace, Edgecast, Highwinds, Akamai, CloudFront, Limelight, Level 3, CDNetworks, & Read more

Syndicate your videos directly to YouTube

It's easy to upload content directly to YouTube from Encoding.com. Follow the steps below to upload videos directly from your initial AddMedia request. There are a few things to keep in mind with YouTube delivery: + Delivery to YouTube is not available for thumbnails or Image2Image conversions. + YouTube has a character limit to title, Read more

How do I install the Joomla plugin?

The Joomla extension is available here: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/multimedia/streaming-a-broadcasting/video-broadcasting/14343 INSTALLING THE PLUGIN 1. Enter Joomla administrator's interface 2. Open “Extensions -> Install/Uninstall” in top menu 3. In a section “Upload Package File” click “Browse” button, select this package in opened dialog window and click “Open”. After that click “Upload File & Install” button to Upload and install plugin Read more

What Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) do you offer?

Via Vid.ly, today you have two Content Delivery Network options: Akamai (via Rackspace) or CloudFront (via Amazon Web Services). We are actively working on adding other popular CDNs as well. To select which CDN you would like to deliver your video via the API specific either AWS or RS in the  <CDN>[CDNType]</CDN> parameters.  See the Read more

Can I use my own non-supported CDN?

Today? No. But, we are actively adding more networks and will eventually give you the ability to use your own existing vendor. Wanna add a CDN to our Feature Request list for Vid.ly –> http://vidly.uservoice.com/forums/125877-general

Do you support Microsoft Azure Blog as source or destination?

If you would like to user Microsoft Azure Blob storage as a source or destination, please follow these simple steps: – Use a standard URL to access a source or destination locatlon: http(s)://[access_key]@[account].blob.core.windows.net/[container]/path – Ensure to URL encode any special characters within the access_key  Here is one example of a properly constructed URL: http://P9DM47UTCF%2BQJZXl0uWy28J4jBdgnYv0SJPh%2FR%2AWCFOLPTBHuyeXtMfDOU75Wd0Yl2xm67vVTYGVAWSEDRdcw%3D%3D@[account].blob.core.windows.net/encoding/file.ext Special Read more

Information on CloudFront Streaming for AWS

Setting up for streaming from CloudFront with Encoding.com is easy. Once you've enabled your clips for access by authenticated users or public use, follow these steps in the AWS console under CloudFront: 1 – Create a new Distribution. Set the delivery method to 'Download' – Selecting 'streaming' will not work for this workflow  2 – Read more

Content Management System (CMS)

A content management system (CMS) is a GUI based system used to manage web content redusing dependence on the need to write code for management of digital content.

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a geographically diverse network of computers containing with replicated data to speeding up content delivery based on geographic proximity.