Where can I find wrappers for Vid.ly API development?

We've recently published an Objective C wrapper for the Vid.ly API  that will jump start your iOS application video development.  Now you can utilize vid.ly within your iOS apps to not only transcode any user generated video upload but also prepare vid.ly URLs or embed code to ensure any video will playback brilliantly on over Read more

Can I make my Vid.lys autoplay?

Want your to make your Vid.lys autoplay in an embeded location? No problem. Just make this change to your embed code: old code: change the autoplay attribute to true:

Troubleshooting 101

Having problems with a Vid.ly on a particular device or browser? Browse to this link and in order to determine the full details on where / how you are accessing the link: http://vid.ly/myphone/ Good stuff!  

Can you explain more about the Vid.ly Error Codes?

Need more details on the Vid.ly error codes? These should answers you questions. MessageCodes? ErrorCodes? What's the difference you may ask? MessageCodes give you particular feedback as to the status of the actions you have requested from the API. (We're talking about AddMedia, AddMediaLite, etc.) Error codes are more or less what you'll bump into Read more

How can I check on a Feature Request for Vid.ly?

In order to best serve our loyal customers, we have implemented a feature request voting system here: http://vidly.uservoice.com/forums/125877-feature-requests.  These feature requests, as they gain votes, will help us on the Encoding.com team prioritize fixes and additions to the system. We hope here at Encoding.com, you'll take  this very hands on approach will help us maintain Read more

Can you explain the Vid.ly Message Codes?

Let's take a look at typical XML repsonse to fully understand Vid.ly Message Codes.  In this example, line 4 contains the MessageCode 2.1. Let's skip to the chart below the XML to read more about the types of MessageCodes exist. The XML response statuses codes are broken down into 4 categories, Common Errors (I), AddMedia Read more

How do I send a batch request to Vid.ly?

Want to send a batch request and convert a ton of source files to vid.lys all at one time? Use the following formatting to achieve this. Your response will be as follows:

What is Vid.ly Lite and how do I use it?

Vid.ly Lite is accessed by a simple change to the Vid.ly standard API call. Instead of <action>AddMedia</action>, use <action>AddMediaLite</action>.  This API call is designed for customers who do not want to incur the ongoing storage expense of all 24 of our standard web and mobile output formats and are less concerned with complete mobile device Read more

How do I delete Vid.lys via the PRO API?

If you wish to remove Vid.lys, you may do so via the Vid.ly PRO API. There are two ways you can achieve this, via BatchID or via Shortlink.  To remove via shortlinks: Now, let's try the same call, but we'll use the BatchID tag: Where oh where do we find at BatchID you say? In Read more