Alibaba Cloud Media Processing is a cloud service for transcoding multimedia data. It provides a cost-effective, easy-to-use, elastic, and highly scalable method to convert audio and video into formats suitable for playing on PCs, TVs, and mobile interfaces. Media Processing was designed based on the needs of Alibaba Cloud users. In the past, users dedicated time and resources to purchase, build, and manage transcoding software and hardware, as well as perform sophisticated configuration optimization, transcode parameter adaptation, and other operations. Media Processing has changed all this by enhancing the elasticity of the cloud; this service provides transcoding capabilities to satisfy tomorrow's transcoding demands all while reducing wastes.
- Ultra-Speed Transcoding
Features multi-region deployment and dynamic on-demand scaling. Handles high-concurrency scenarios easily and ensures efficient transcoding.
- Digital Restoration Service
Features the latest human visual system models and breaks average transcoding limits. This service can also be used to restore corrupted video files.
- NarrowBand HD
NarrowBand HD and high efficiency video coding (HEVC) technology help you to save 20% to 30% more from the traffic costs than other competing technologies.
- Feature-rich, Highly Customizable
The service provides video transcoding, snapshots, watermarks, video editing, splicing, and many other media transcoding capabilities that suit various scenarios.
In addition, it provides highly-scalable media transcoding templates and custom transcoding parameters to meet diverse transcoding needs.
Supports all major formats, and includes professional customizable transcoding services such as NarrowBand HD, double-speed transcoding and video encryption. Audio and Video Transcoding
Audio and Video Transcoding
Supports all mainstream formats, H.264 and H.265 codecs, multimedia container formats, and subtitles.
Offers preset templates, smart templates, and custom templates to meet multiple needs.
The console can be operated with GUI. Quickly builds an audio or video processing flow, and automatically triggers transcoding when the media file is uploaded.
Encodes an identifying image or text in the output video.
Video Clipping and Stitching
Allows you to specify a start time and a duration. You can merge multiple videos to create a single output.
Audio or Video Extraction
Allows you to separate and extract the audio or video from video files.
Includes the latest narrowband HD transcoding technology, and allows you to save 20% to 30% bandwidth costs.
Applies to videos of 30 minutes in length or more. Encodes video fragments in parallel to make the transcoding speed 5 times quicker.
Supports “Alibaba Cloud proprietary encryption”and “HLS-AES128 encryption”. Secures video content against downloading. This feature is useful for education and pay-per-view (PPV).
Captures screenshots of videos on OSS at a specified start time.
Captures JPEG screenshots of videos on OSS at a specified start time. Supports single screenshot, multiple screenshot, and average screenshot.
Combines multiple images into a single image sprite. Using image sprites allows you to obtain multiple pictures through one request. This significantly reduces the number of server requests and improves client-side performance.
Digital Restoration Service
Makes existing content sources clearer and smoother, and provides an industry unique VIP viewing experience.
High Frame Rate Conversion (FRC)
Converts HD videos with 30 frames per second or lower into HD videos with up to 60 or 120 frames per second, without compromising the streaming quality even on a 4K screen.
Picture Rescue (PicRescue)
For online videos that have been overly-compressed, glitch and mosaic are removed to create restored versions with higher levels of clarity.
SD to HD Conversion (SD to HD)
For standard definition videos, video granules and compression noise are removed, and high-resolution is applied to create videos in 720p or 1080p.
2K to 4K Conversion (2K to 4K)
For 1080p clips, resolution technologies obtained from the study of a large number of videos are used to create high-quality 4K videos.
You can use Cloud Clip APIs to easily create content.
Cloud Clip APIs
A series of functional APIs allow you to clip, stitch, mask, and integrate videos, and add banner text to your videos. You can use cloud-based video editing APIs to rapidly build an online platform for video editing and production. The system supports editing videos, audios, pictures, and texts.
- Video Websites
- Online Education
- Television Media
- E-commerce Videos
- Game Videos
Offers smooth and stable on-demand video services.
Provides a Video on Demand (VOD) service for business scenarios. Combines audio/video uploads, automated transcoding, media resource management, and accelerated delivery capabilities into a single all-in-one on-demand audio/video streaming solution. Helps customers to build secure and highly-customizable on-demand streaming platforms and applications.
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Highly Customizable Media Transcoding Service
Offers custom transcoding templates to convert media files to FLV/TS (M3U8)/MP4 files with different resolutions, bit rates, and frame rates.
Smart Analysis of Video Templates
Recommends the best smart transcoding template based on the analysis of video content.
Integrated Message Queue and Notification Service
Helps you to stay informed of the latest state of service execution.
Enables you to quickly build your own teaching platform.
Includes multiple rich video features to ensure the best viewing experience. Enables teachers to share course videos and manage educational resources from one platform.
Video Copyright Protection
A highly reliable OSS service and flexible anti-leeching and authentication features can ensure content security and protect your resources against hotlinking.
Brand Logo Promotion
Supports up to four static PNG images covering the output video.
Video Clipping and Video Stitching
You can specify a start time and a duration. You can stitch together multiple video or audio segments to create a single video file.
Supports the high-speed encoding of radio, video, and television.
Offers encoding services to meet the technological requirements of traditional radio, video and television formats, and ensures encoding efficiency. Provides rich optimization and improved video quality.
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Multiple Upload Methods
Offers multiple upload methods to meet different upload scenarios.
Uses a quick and stable parallel transcoding system to offer seamless and automatic scaling of transcoding tasks.
Playback on all Platforms
Provides Web players and playback SDKs for iOS and Android platforms.
Offers video solutions for e-commerce content.
The video can visually describe product features in detail to attract more users. Suitable for product description videos, new product launches, video shopping guides, and auctions.
Video Introduction of Products
Demonstrates on-premises products to exhibit the product information in an easy to understand method. This influences the decision-making of potential clients.
The Seller’s Live Broadcast and the Buyer’s Unboxing Video
The seller demonstrates the product on site and the buyer demonstrates the product in the unboxing video. Trading becomes more visual and convenient.
Video Introduction of Products
In live broadcasts, stars and Internet celebrities demonstrate the product on their websites. This helps to boost the fan community of a product.
Rapidly builds a complete release platform for game videos.
Users can rapidly build a complete release platform for game videos. Offers complete video services to game portals.
Supports the transition of live video to on-demand video.
Live scenes can be recorded in real-time and connected to on-demand platforms. Provides complete video recording and Time Shift services.
Connects quickly to the existing media systems and content management systems using APIs.
NarrowBand HD technology helps you to save 30% traffic costs.