Do you have an iPhone app for monitoring jobs?

Big thanks to John McIlwain from Alum Rock Software for building this nifty iPhone/iPad app for monitoring your queue on the go.  Simply download and install the FREE app on your iOS device, plug in your API user ID and API key and take your encoding queue with you. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, Read more

What is the difference between CBR and VBR encoding?

CBR Encoding CBR stands for constant bitrate. During CBR encoding, the bitrate or the number of bits per second is kept the same throughout the encoding process.Constant bit rate (CBR) encoding persists the set data rate to your setting over the whole video clip.CBR encoding does not optimize media files for quality but will save Read more

What is the media file size limit?

Currently,'s file size is non existent.  With the current limitation of Amazon S3's single source files @ 5 TB, the possibilites are limitless. Here's a the only caveat: + Amazon S3 only allows files up to 5 GB to be loaded through their UI. Check out Amazon's link here for current info on their Read more

Video Converting Made Easy by

In order to maximize revenues and distribution points, video content publishers should make their videos available in as many popular formats as possible across the various internet-connected devices.  To do this, they must convert video from its source (recorded) format to widely adopted consumer device formats such as Flash and Quicktime. Video encoding is the Read more

Transcoding How to Guide

Video transcoding is the process of converting one digital video file format to another digital format.  Using, you can control many parameters during the transcoding process including codecs, container formats, bitrates, frame rates, size, etc.

How do I Convert Video Files?

As video producers in the web publishing, film, and broadcast industries look to maximize revenues for each video, it is imperative that they make their videos available in as many popular formats as possible across the various internet-connected devices.  To do this, they must convert, or transcode, video from its source recorded format to widely Read more

HD Encoding

With HD’s takeover, the demand has never been higher to deliver the best possible content to your audience. Proper HD encoding is a big part of that process. Whether you’re broadcasting, downloading or turning out locally available content, use’s platform to create stunning HD files that meet the aesthetic needs of your project. Read more

How do I ask for help @

Whether you're new to or a seasoned compressionist, there might be a time you want to reach out for help. Support comes in many forms at There's a multitude of ways to connect with us, whether you prefer email, chat or the phone. We're reachable 8am to 6pm, Mountain Standard Time. Support varies Read more