After media files are uploaded or processed, you can use the ApsaraVideo VOD console or call API operations to obtain media asset information. This topic describes how to obtain media asset information in the ApsaraVideo VOD console. This topic also describes how to call API operations or use SDKs to obtain media asset information.
The media asset information that can be obtained includes basic information and mezzanine file information of media files.
For video files, you can also obtain playback information.
Log on to the ApsaraVideo VOD console, In the left-side navigation pane, choose Media Files, click Audio/Video, Image or Short Video Material, On the Audio/Video, Image or Short Video Material page. You can click Manage in the Actions column that corresponds to a media asset and view the media asset details. You can also view the list of audios and videos and the list of images and videos. For more information, see Media asset management.
API or SDK operations
The following table describes the API operations that are used to obtain media asset information.
Obtains the details of a single audio or video file.
Obtains the information about multiple audio and video files.
Obtains image information.
Mezzanine file information
Obtains the information about the mezzanine files of audios or videos.
Obtains the playback information.
You can also call the SearchMedia operation to obtain media asset information.
We recommend that you call API operations by using a server operation SDK. This helps you obtain media asset information in an efficient manner. For more information about server operation SDKs, see Overview. For more information about API operations, see the
SDK examplesection of API references.
You can also send requests over HTTP or HTTPS. For more information, see Request syntax.