Update to the API Builder Developer Tool

With the 2018 update to the User Interface, the API Builder Developer Tool has also received some updates. Previously you were limited to pre-formatted selections from the drop down menu to build your request. Now you can enter your own parameters without having to use the drop down, including copying and pasting your XML or Read more

Simple Presets for Roku Player

  You can easily configure videos for use with your Roku set-top box using one of the Roku presets on Encoding.com. Simply choose a preset, then set a destination location for the output files and you’re done. See below for details and screenshots.   Roku Preset for Single Bitrate Output After uploading your source video Read more

How can I use the slideshow function via API?

There's a couple scenarios with how the slideshow feature works on the Encoding.com platform: 1) The default duration of any slideshow is 3 seconds.  This is regardless of length of the audio file. Add two source images of unspecified duration and you will have a 6 second clip, and so on. The XML below shows Read more

API Documentation for Closed Captions Features

The Encoding.com API makes it really simple to extract, inject, mux or copy closed captions of any kind for distribution to most mobile digital video platforms.  As we work together, please feel free to reach out to us through our helpdesk or via live chat to get answers to questions.  You can also get direct Read more

How do I handle the notify option using Asp.Net?

To handle correctly “notify” option you can do the following: 1)     add an {YourFileName}.aspx into your Asp.Net Web Application. Where {YourFileName} – is the name of your .aspx file. 2)     Put this code into {YourFileName}.aspx   Please, note the ValidateRequest=”false” is required, because of the Asp.Net security  system  doesn’t let to post  xml by default. Read more

Build a solid workflow with Encoding.com

Take control of your workflow with Encoding.com's powerful and flexible API. You can easily use your pre-existing CMS to assign tactics to resbubmit jobs, retry tasks and reformulate API requests that have less than expected results. Below you'll find a list of workflows that intelligently assign actions to correct solvable workflow issues. While we strive Read more

How can I set a start or expiration date for a Vid.ly?

You can easily control your Vid.lys presence on the web with our expiration controls.  By specifying a start date, you can pre-schedule your campaigns to be available on the web when needed. These can be open ended, or used in combination with an expiration date. Want to get even fancier? You can specify a token Read more

Can I silence audio in my encodes?

Want to silence audio in your encodes? Very simple! You can achieve these results via UI or API. Here's how to do so: via UI:  – Select the encoding task – Choose 'Audio Volume (per cent)' and select 0, if you'd like to silence the audio. ### via API: Add the following: Please note that Read more