Transcoder API

This API converts video files into formats suitable for consumer distribution. For more information, see the Transcoder API overview.


To call this service, we recommend that you use the Google-provided client libraries. If your application needs to use your own libraries to call this service, use the following information when you make the API requests.

Discovery document

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Service endpoint

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REST Resource: v1.projects.locations.jobTemplates

create POST /v1/{parent=projects/*/locations/*}/jobTemplates
Creates a job template in the specified region.
delete DELETE /v1/{name=projects/*/locations/*/jobTemplates/*}
Deletes a job template.
get GET /v1/{name=projects/*/locations/*/jobTemplates/*}
Returns the job template data.
list GET /v1/{parent=projects/*/locations/*}/jobTemplates
Lists job templates in the specified region.

REST Resource:

create POST /v1/{parent=projects/*/locations/*}/jobs
Creates a job in the specified region.
delete DELETE /v1/{name=projects/*/locations/*/jobs/*}
Deletes a job.
get GET /v1/{name=projects/*/locations/*/jobs/*}
Returns the job data.
list GET /v1/{parent=projects/*/locations/*}/jobs
Lists jobs in the specified region.