When you use the live streaming snapshot feature, you are charged based on the number of video snapshots that you create. Each live center has its own pricing rule. This topic describes the billing rules of video snapshots.

Note The pricing in this paper is January 2021 version, and the actual amount is subject to Pricing page.


Item (Billing Unit: USD/1,000 video snapshots) Mainland China Singapore Japan Germany India Indonesia
Video snapshot 0.015 0.024 0.024 0.019 0.025 0.025


Item Details
Billing method You are charged based on the number of video snapshots.
Billing cycle Day.
Payment method Pay-as-you-go.
Bill time Bills are generated within one hour after the current billing cycle ends.
Settlement time Fees are automatically deducted after bills are generated.

Billing example

Scenario: On June 17, 15,000 video snapshots are created in mainland China.

Pricing: The price of 1,000 video snapshots is USD 0.015, as shown in the Pricing section.

Result: The fee of video snapshots on June 17: 15,000/1,000 × 0.015 = USD 0.225. The bill is generated after 00:00 (UTC+8) on June 18. Fees are automatically deducted from your Alibaba Cloud account.