Amazon Elastic Transcoder vs. Zencoder vs. Panda

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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 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.

What is Panda?

Panda is a cloud-based platform that provides video and audio encoding infrastructure. It features lightning fast encoding, and broad support for a huge number of video and audio codecs. You can upload to Panda either from your own web application using our REST API, or by utilizing our easy to use web interface.

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What are some alternatives to Amazon Elastic Transcoder, Zencoder, and Panda?

  • Cloudflare Stream - Combine video encoding, global delivery, and player
  • AWS Elemental MediaLive - Encode live video for broadcast and streaming to any device
  • AWS Elemental MediaConvert - Process video files and clips to prepare on-demand content for distribution or archiving

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