Amazon Elastic Transcoder vs Cloudinary

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder vs Cloudinary: What are the differences?

What is Amazon Elastic Transcoder? Media transcoding in the cloud using Amazon EC2. Convert or transcode media files from their source format into versions that will playback on devices like smartphones, tablets and PCs. Create a transcoding “job” specifying the location of your source media file and how you want it transcoded. Amazon Elastic Transcoder also provides transcoding presets for popular output formats. All these features are available via service API, AWS SDKs and the AWS Management Console.

What is Cloudinary? An end-to-end image & video management solution for your web and mobile applications. Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

Amazon Elastic Transcoder and Cloudinary are primarily classified as "Media Transcoding" and "Image Processing and Management" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Amazon Elastic Transcoder are:

  • Amazon Elastic Transcoder runs your transcoding jobs using the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Built to work with content you store in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Automatically receive status of your transcoding jobs via Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS)
  • Query the status of transcoding jobs.

On the other hand, Cloudinary provides the following key features:

  • Upload images to a cloud-based storage
  • Upload video to cloud-based storage
  • Automatic backup and revision tracking

ebay, Red Bull, and TED are some of the popular companies that use Cloudinary, whereas Amazon Elastic Transcoder is used by Crowdsourced Testing, N49, and MyBhutan. Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 114 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Amazon Elastic Transcoder, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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What is Amazon Elastic Transcoder?

Convert or transcode media files from their source format into versions that will playback on devices like smartphones, tablets and PCs. Create a transcoding “job” specifying the location of your source media file and how you want it transcoded. Amazon Elastic Transcoder also provides transcoding presets for popular output formats. All these features are available via service API, AWS SDKs and the AWS Management Console.

What is Cloudinary?

Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
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          What are some alternatives to Amazon Elastic Transcoder and Cloudinary?
          AWS Elemental MediaConvert
          AWS Elemental MediaConvert is a file-based video transcoding service with broadcast-grade features. It allows you to easily create video-on-demand (VOD) content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery at scale.
          Zencoder
          Zencoder downloads the video and converts it to as many formats as you need. Every output is encoded concurrently, with virtually no waiting—whether you do one or one hundred. Zencoder then uploads the resulting videos to a server, CDN, an S3 bucket, or wherever you dictate in your API call.
          Cloudflare Stream
          Cloudflare Stream makes integrating high-quality streaming video into a web or mobile application easy. Using a single, integrated workflow through a robust API or drag and drop UI, application owners can focus on creating the best video experience.
          GStreamer
          It is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.
          Kurento
          It is a WebRTC media server and a set of client APIs making simple the development of advanced video applications for WWW and smartphone platforms. Media Server features include group communications, transcoding and more.
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          Review ofCloudinaryCloudinary

          My website is https://cyberindia.in and I manage 95% of my images in cloudinary and I am happy slowly I will move all my images to cloudinary and become more happy :D . On a serious note Cloudinary Rocks ...

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          The art of technologies and delivering power potential with a huge flexibility makes cloudinary stand out in the crowd.

          How developers use Amazon Elastic Transcoder and Cloudinary
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          Ana Phi Sancho uses CloudinaryCloudinary

          Uploaded files are stored in the cloud and immediately made accessible. To transform, optimize and manage images and videos.The Future of Content Delivery and Management.Optimizing Video with Cloudinary and the HTML5 videoPlayer. https://cloudinary.com

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          papaver uses CloudinaryCloudinary

          we used this as our image hosting site at talenthouse. helped the cloundinary team with the video integration as we were one of the first users. also helped patch the cloudinary scala library.

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          Wirkn Inc. uses Amazon Elastic TranscoderAmazon Elastic Transcoder

          AWS Elastic Transcoder has helped us scale the thousands of video application uploads we get a month.

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          Hunt Norment uses CloudinaryCloudinary

          4 years of experience with Cloudinary for cloud-based image processing and CDN.

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          AmperVue uses Amazon Elastic TranscoderAmazon Elastic Transcoder

          Transcoding video into lower resolutions

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          Coolfront Technologies uses CloudinaryCloudinary

          Used in Coolfront Mobile to store logos.

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          Tongliang Liu uses Amazon Elastic TranscoderAmazon Elastic Transcoder

          Great pick-and-go transcoder

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          Image hosting and storage

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          Minyoung Kim uses Amazon Elastic TranscoderAmazon Elastic Transcoder

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