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

Uploading from an FTP server

In this section we explain how you can upload and import video source files from an FTP server 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

How do I enable multithread downloading to FTP and HTTP source?

Encoding.com can ingest your source media using multiple FTP or HTTP threads for up to 3x faster ingest than our previous single threaded version. Simply add ?multithread to the end of your existing FTP or HTTP path. For example: ftp://user:password@server/path/movie.mp4?multithread | http://server/path/movie.mp4?multithread This attribute is default for all jobs using S3 as a storage location. Read more

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

Can I encode a file directly from Dropbox?

Use Dropbox with Encoding.com or Vid.ly to pass source files with ease! Once you have your public URL for your file, you can easily use that as the source link to encode files with Encoding.com.   Two easy steps to remember: 1. Make sure the file is in a shared location. 2. You must add Read more

How can I use your .NET uploader tool?

Please note these instructions are for the Encoding.com uploader scripts, v. 1.1. The audience for this document is intended to be web script authors, software developers and system administrators. You can download the .NET uploader tool here: www.iloveencoding.com/Uploader.Net.zip Introduction: The Encoding.com User Uploader Script enables the direct upload of User Generated Video (UGV) content to Encoding.com Read more

How to use Aspera as a source location

Aspera's fasp™ technology dramatically speeds transfer time over public networks making it a perfect compliment for cloud based video encoding. Transferring your video to and from an Aspera Enterprise Server or Aspera Connect Server to Encoding.com over fasp™ will provide accelerated and encrypted file transfer as well as support for extremely large source videos.   Read more

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