Tutorials · 3 min read

Why isn't my video ready yet?

A couple of times a month, we get queries about a video not being ready to play. In this post we'll walk through how you can check the status of your video upload using our API and using our webhook.

Doug Sillars · May 6, 2021

Product updates · 2 min read's new Java client is here! has a new Java client! It covers pagination, chunked uploads, authentication, everything the API offers and provides a progress listener.

Erikka Innes · May 6, 2021

Product updates · 2 min read

We're proud to announce our new Go Client for

We're releasing a Go client for our video API! Now you can use all features with Golang.

Erikka Innes · May 5, 2021

Video trends · 7 min read

Tips for creating a live stream that every live streamer should know

Creating a live stream can be daunting, but not with's beginner guide to planning, marketing and broadcasting for the first time!

Erikka Innes · May 4, 2021

Video trends · 7 min read

Choosing the right bitrate for your OBS live stream

OBS is a powerful, versatile tool for live streaming. This guide will walk you through the basics of how to choose the right bitrate for your live stream.

Erikka Innes · April 29, 2021

Video trends · 9 min read

How to do professional lighting for your live stream without breaking the bank

Lighting your live stream properly will make it look professional. It can increase viewership and cut down on technical issues. Check out these tips and tricks for lighting on a budget.

Erikka Innes · April 28, 2021

Video trends · 4 min read

How video marketing can help you sell your products and services

Learn what kinds of videos to use during different phases of the customer journey to help them choose your product over a competitor's! can help you encode, store, and deliver all your video content with great analytics information about how well your content does.

Erikka Innes · April 27, 2021

Video trends · 3 min read

How does video content boost your SEO and site ranking?

Video content can boost your SEO, increase site ranking, and convert more customers. Find out how!

Erikka Innes · April 26, 2021

Video trends · 5 min read

The code behind the magic: the <video> tag

Whenever you see a video playing on the web, you can thank the venerable < video > tag. Introduced with HTML5 in 2008, it has been supported in browsers going back to Internet Explorer 9. In this post, we'll walk through some common attributes and uses of the video tag, from short videos to video streams. When you use, the video player that plays the stream still uses the video tag. If we look at the source of the webpage that uses an player link, we see, deep in the recesses of the divs, the < video > tag.

Doug Sillars · April 23, 2021

Tutorials · 2 min read

Extract a set of frames from a video with FFMPEG and Python

Extract a set of images (frames) from your video that are evenly spaced throughout using FFMPEG and Python. If you want, at the end you can stitch the frames back together into a video that can be used as a video preview or trailer.

Erikka Innes · April 22, 2021