AWS Elemental MediaLive Resources


User Guide

Describes the components and features that AWS Elemental MediaLive provides and how to use them.




A discussion forum for AWS Elemental MediaLive. Post your questions and feedback to this forum.



Service Level Agreement

Is a policy governing the use of AWS Elemental MediaLive under the terms of the Amazon Web Services Customer Agreement between Amazon Web Services, Inc. and its affiliates and users of AWS’ services.


API Reference

Describes all the AWS Elemental MediaLive API operations. Also provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.



AWS Media Services Compatibility Program

Learn about the Compatibility program for AWS Elemental technology partners. See a list of the partners and products that are compatible with AWS Media Services in a known configuration.


Encode Live Video in the Cloud for Broadcast TV and Multiscreen Devices


AWS Elemental Foundations - Video Compression Basics

Learn how video technology has evolved to shape the way audiences consume video. This course addresses the key concepts of video compression, including: resolution, frame rate, and bitrate; color space and bit depth; and compression schemes, codecs, and containers.


AWS Elemental Foundations - Video Delivery Basics

Learn how video content is streamed over the internet. This course explains over-the-top (OTT) video workflows and describes how adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming and just-in-time packaging meet the challenges of multiscreen content delivery. It also discusses content delivery networks, digital rights management, and ad insertion and replacement.

Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaLive

Learn about AWS Elemental MediaLive, a video processing service that enables anyone to encode high-quality live video streams for broadcast television and multiscreen devices. This course provides an overview of the features and benefits of the service, discusses common use cases, demonstrates the service in action, and looks at pricing.

Blog posts

Guest Post from Videon: Low Latency Live Streaming with Videon and AWS Elemental
by Kiran Patel | on 06 FEB 2019
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How-to: Use QVBR for Streaming Live Events Like the 2018 AWS re:Invent Keynotes
by Josh Winstead | on 05 FEB 2019
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Spuul Chooses Tools in The Cloud
by Alicia Hunt | on 05 FEB 2019
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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 1
by Nicolas Weil | on 24 JAN 2019
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VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert
by Alex Burkleaux | on 10 JAN 2019
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What Was New from AWS Elemental in 2018
by Kiran Patel | on 27 DEC 2018
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