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Introducing AWS Elemental MediaConvert

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Step 1: Set up and log into your AWS account

Log into the AWS Management Console and set up your account.

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Step 2: Create storage for files

Create buckets using the Amazon S3 console. MediaConvert accepts input files from either Amazon S3 or a server using HTTP or HTTPS.

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Step 3: Set up IAM permissions

To enable MediaConvert to read and write from S3 buckets, create an Identity and Access Management (IAM) role to assume.

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Step 4: Upload source files to be encoded

Upload source files to an Amazon S3 bucket using the Amazon S3 console.

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Step 5: Create a job

Create a MediaConvert job to convert video files into one or more outputs.

Pre-built solutions

AWS offers a solution that ingests source videos, processes the videos for playback on a wide range of devices, and stores the transcoded media files for on-demand delivery to end users through Amazon CloudFront.

This solution enables customers to quickly and seamlessly extract key details from their media files in their AWS accounts without machine learning expertise. The solution also includes a web-based user interface that customers can use to upload and search their image, audio, and video files.

This solution enables customers to quickly and seamlessly extract key details from their media files in their AWS accounts without machine learning expertise. The solution also includes a web-based user interface that customers can use to upload and search their image, audio, and video files.

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Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

In this course, you will learn about AWS Elemental MediaConvert, a file-based video processing service that allows anyone, with any size content library, to easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery.

Video-on-Demand with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

This lab will show you how to create a serverless watchfolder, which is a simple method to automate video processing. Users with video ready to be processed simply upload their files to a specific storage folder or location.

Setting Up and Configuring AWS Elemental MediaConvert

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a role for AWS Elemental MediaConvert in IAM. You’ll also learn how to create and configure input and output buckets using Amazon S3.

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