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Tutorials · 9 min read

A very Brady video: Using FFMPEG to recreate the Brady Bunch introduction

Just looking at the image <BAM!> - now the theme song is stuck in your head, right? In this tutorial, we'll walk through how to re-create the iconic Brady Bunch intro video with FFmpeg.

Doug Sillars · September 15, 2021

Product updates · 2 min read

New logo, same mission: Connecting people through unique video experiences

We are proud to officially launch our brand new visual identity! It symbolizes a lot more than just a fresh look. Our product, our features, our values, our mission are all reflected in this brand refresh.

Anne-Sophie Poupard · September 14, 2021

Tutorials · 9 min read

How do I change my video container without re-encoding using FFMPEG and Python?

Sometimes you can change a video container without re-encoding the contents. This is called transmuxing, and sometimes it can save you a lot of time and preserve quality since you can skip re-encoding the video.

Erikka Innes · September 10, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Run api.video commands from the commandline!

Use all of api.video's features from the commandline.

Erikka Innes · September 8, 2021

Tutorials · 6 min read

False start: showing the video playback url before the video is ready

When your video has been uploaded to api.video, we return the player URL. Our video encoding is VERY fast, but generally, it does take a bit of time for the video to actually be ready for playback. In this demo, we'll use our Webhooks to push a message when the encoding is ready.. Once your server receives the notification, you can display the player URL with confidence that the video will be ready to play.

Doug Sillars · September 7, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Adding rate limits to your video uploader

We want our users to upload videos. But sometimes, we get too much of a good thing. In this post, we walk through how to add a rate limiter to video uploads.

Doug Sillars · September 6, 2021

Tutorials · 4 min read

Migrating your videos to api.video

Migrating your videos to api.video couldn't be easier. With just a few API calls, you can get your video transferred into our service, and your customers' wont be able to tell the difference.

Doug Sillars · August 31, 2021

Product updates · 7 min read

Why and how api.video automated all their API clients

api.video moved from manually creating its API clients to automating all of them!

Olivier Lando · August 24, 2021

Tutorials · 5 min read

Use FFMPEG to resize and overlay two videos, and then live stream them

A tutorial on how to use FFMPEG to resize and overlay 2 videos. the resulting video is then live streamed to api.video.

Doug Sillars · August 23, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Two way communication: Chat during a live stream

Live streaming is one way communication to many. In order to bring your viewers into the conversation, why not add a chat feature?

Doug Sillars · August 19, 2021