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Transcoding API
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// Our mission at Coconut is to make cloud video encoding simple
const coconut = new Coconut.Client('api-key');

coconut.notification = {
  'type': 'http',
  'url': 'https://app/api/coconut/webhook'
};

coconut.storage = { 
  'service': 's3',
  'bucket': 'mybucket',
  'region': 'us-east-1',
  'credentials': { 'access_key_id': 'xxx', 'secret_access_key': 'xxx' }
};

coconut.Job.create({
  'input': { 'url': 'https://cdn/path/file.mp4' },
  'outputs': {
  'jpg:300x': { 'path': '/thumb_%.2d.jpg', 'interval': 10 },
  'mp4:1080p': { 'path': '/1080p.mp4' },
  'httpstream': {
    'hls':  { 'path': 'hls/' }
  }
}, function(job, err) {
...
});
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Video Encoding Service and API
Built for Speed and Scale

An AWS-powered and auto-scalable video transcoding servers farm.

Auto-Scalable Transcoding

Our flexible archictecture scales
in seconds — whether you’re
encoding 1K videos or 1M daily.

An AWS-powered and auto-scalable video transcoding servers farm.

Multi-Region Infrastructure

We provide global encoding services, ensuring swift and economical file transfers worldwide.

100% CDN agnostic

100% Agnostic Cloud Storage

Seamlessly connect our video transcoding API to any cloud storage, ensuring no vendor lock-In.

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video transcoding API

Flexible Video Encoding API

A scalable, well-documented API to play with. Integrating video into your app has never been so easy and quick.

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video formats and codecs

Ultrafast™ Transcoding

Our Ultrafast™ Mode enables transcoding up to 150% faster
than real-time for 4K outputs

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HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and MPEG-DASH available.

Versatile Video Format Support

We support 99% of video codecs, ensuring video compression for smooth playback across all devices.

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Efficiently Handle Any Video Format:
Extensive Codec Support for Smooth Playback

Inputs Formats

Coconut manages a wide variety
of formats via its video transcoding API, from standard to exotic, catering to all your media needs.

It includes MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, HLS, MPEG 2 (TS & PS), MXF, ASF, ProRes, XDCAM, DNx, MPEG1, M4A, M4V, F4V, F4A, M4B, M4R, FLV, VOB, 3GP, 3GP2, and many others, ensuring compatibility and flexibility for your video projects.

Most Requested Output Formats

HTTP Live Streaming
Adaptive bitrate streaming for buffer-free playback.
WebM
Google's royalty-free digital multimedia format.
VP8
Open-source video codec widely used for streaming.
MPEG-DASH
Global standard for adaptive video streaming formats.
H264
The video codec with broad usage and support.
VP9
VP8's successor, offering 50% improved compression.
MP4
The #1 standard for digital multimedia formats.
H265
Offers compression 50% more efficient than H264.
4K
Transcode to 4K for next-level video quality.

Monitor your video encoding activity.

The Coconut dashboard is here to help wherever you are in your integration process.
Create your first job in a few seconds, inspect your jobs, debug your notifications and file uploads, get statistics.
In one word: Monitor your video transcoding activity in real time.

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Integrate Our Video Transcoding Service and Run Tests for Free

Effortlessly integrate our video encoding API into your app
and transcode videos up to 1 minute long without any usage restrictions.

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