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Tutorials · 1 min read

Localize ads by combining personalized voice overs from Aflorithmic with api.video

Create an ad localizer with a custom video with the correct location information for each region. You can create custom scripts for the same video with api.audio, then store your new videos and display them with api.video.

Erikka Innes · September 20, 2021

Tutorials · 8 min read

Video duets in the browser

Video sharing apps like TikTok offer 'duets', where you record a video next to a video playing back, add a commentary or sing along. In this demo, we'll build a duet app in the browser!

Doug Sillars · September 17, 2021

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

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

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

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