Amazon Elastic Transcoder vs. Zencoder

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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.

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Why do developers choose Amazon Elastic Transcoder?
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What are the cons of using Amazon Elastic Transcoder?
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How much does Amazon Elastic Transcoder cost?
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What companies use Amazon Elastic Transcoder?
34 companies on StackShare use Amazon Elastic Transcoder
What companies use Zencoder?
17 companies on StackShare use Zencoder


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What tools integrate with Zencoder?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Zencoder

What are some alternatives to Amazon Elastic Transcoder and Zencoder?

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

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