Video Features

Expand your video workflow with the features you need

Qencode offers a wide range of video processing features to simplify your workflow and add powerful optimizations to your videos.

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Expand your video workflow with the features you need

Video Encoding


INPUT

Pull source URL
If your video is already stored somewhere, we can pull it down for transcoding from any web-addressable location.
Direct uploads
Upload files directly to transcoding system without having to store source videos in the interim.
Supports any video input
Able to ingest nearly any format and codec combination and transcode into standardized outputs.

output

HLS output
Transcode videos into streams with HTTP Live Streaming formats.
MPEG-DASH output
Transcode videos into streams with Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP formats.
MP4 output
Transcode videos into standalone MP4 files that can be played on player or any device.
WebM output
Transcode videos into standalone WebM files that use codecs like VP8 and VP9.

FEATURES

Per-Title encoding
Analyzes input files using AI and generates outputs that minimize bitrate and maximize quality.
Smart adaptive-bitrate ladder
For ABR formats like HLS, MPEG-DASH and CMAF, automatically selects the best resolution and bitrate combinations to maximize performance and cost for each video.
Audio normalization
Normalizes the highs and the lows in your audio streams to create a smooth listening experience to viewers.
Video clips
Create shorter video clips from longer video content.
Subtitles and closed captions
Ability to automatically add and map subtitles and closed captions into your video stream.
Thumbnails
Create thumbnails is any size, VTT, sprites, from any part of the video or even in intervals.
GIFs
Easily create high quality GIFs of any length from any segment of your video.
Watermarking
Add your own image to any position of the video with customizable transparency.
HTTP Callbacks (webhooks)
Get instant notifications for successful transcodes or any change in status.
DRM
Encrypt your videos using our Digital Rights Management partners for better piracy protection.
AES Encryption
Encrypt your videos using Advanced Encryption Standard for piracy protection.
New formats & codecs
We support output into all of the popular formats and codecs like MP4, HLS, MPEG-DASH, WEBM, H.264 (AVC1), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9, AV1
Video metadata
Get detailed metadata information on any video file quickly and reliably.
VR content
Transcode your virtual reality videos in the highest quality maintaining all the details needed for a fully immersive experience.
Stitch videos together
Use different sections of individual videos and concatenate them together into one long video.
High resolution content
Create higher resolution outputs from 4K all the way up to 8K in any aspect ratio.

Live streaming


INPUT

RTMP input
Ingest RTMP protocol to easily simulcast or playback adaptive formats like HLS, DASH and CMAF.
WebRTC input
Stream WebRTC from a browser and output low latency adaptive formats like LL-HLS.
SRT input
Create live broadcasts transcoding Secure Reliable Transport into adaptive playback formats.

output

HLS output
Transcode videos into streams with HTTP Live Streaming formats.
LL-HLS output
Transcode videos into streams with Low-Latency HLS formats.
MPEG-DASH output
Transcode videos into streams with Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP formats.
CMAF otput
Transcode videos into streams with HTTP Live Streaming formats.

FEATURES

Record (DVR)
Record to any storage destination.
Origin URL
Push streams using your own Content Delivery System (CDN).
Reusable keys
Choose to keep stream keys indefinitely to improve user experience for your users.
Instant scale
Quickly scale to any broadcasting or viewership milestones dynamically.
Real time data
Get real-time ingest quality stats and streaming data to better monitor your broadcasts.
Simulcast streams
Push streams to social media or other RTMP compatible platforms.