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    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request:

    This API is used to get the list of transcoding templates based on unique template ID. The return result includes all eligible custom and preset transcoding templates.

    A maximum of 100 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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    2. Input Parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: DescribeTranscodeTemplates.
    Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2018-07-17.
    Region No String Common parameter. This parameter is not required for this API.
    Definitions.N No Array of Integer Unique ID filter of transcoding templates. Array length limit: 100.
    Type No String Template type filter. Valid values:
  • Preset: preset template;
  • Custom: custom template.
  • ContainerType No String Container filter. Valid values:
  • Video: video container that can contain both video stream and audio stream;
  • PureAudio: audio container that can contain only audio stream.
  • TEHDType No String TESHD filter, which is used to filter common transcoding or ultra-fast HD transcoding templates. Valid values:
  • Common: Common transcoding template;
  • TEHD: TESHD template.
  • Offset No Integer Pagination offset. Default value: 0.
    Limit No Integer Number of returned entries. Default value: 10. Maximum value: 100.
    SubAppId No Integer Subapplication ID in VOD. If you need to access a resource in a subapplication, enter the subapplication ID in this field; otherwise, leave it empty.

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    TotalCount Integer Number of eligible entries.
    TranscodeTemplateSet Array of TranscodeTemplate List of transcoding template details.
    Note: this field may return null, indicating that no valid values can be obtained.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Getting transcoding templates

    Input Example
    &<Common request parameters>

    Output Example

    "Response": {
      "TotalCount": 1,
      "TranscodeTemplateSet": [
          "Definition": 1008,
          "Container": "mp4",
          "Name": "Template 1",
          "Comment": null,
          "Type": 0,
          "RemoveVideo": 0,
          "RemoveAudio": 0,
          "VideoTemplate": {
            "Codec": "libx264",
            "Fps": 24,
            "Bitrate": 256,
            "ResolutionAdaptive": "open",
            "Width": 0,
            "Height": 0
          "AudioTemplate": {
            "Codec": "libfdk_aac",
            "Bitrate": 48,
            "SampleRate": 48000,
            "AudioChannel": 2
          "CreateTime": "2018-10-01T10:00:00Z",
          "UpdateTime": "2018-10-01T10:00:00Z"
      "RequestId": "12ae8d8e-dce3-4151-9d4b-5594145287e1"

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    6. Error Code

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    FailedOperation Operation failed.
    FailedOperation.InvalidVodUser The VOD service is not activated.
    InternalError Internal error.
    InvalidParameterValue.ContainerType Incorrect parameter value: ContainerType.
    InvalidParameterValue.Definitions Invalid parameter: Definitions.
    InvalidParameterValue.Limit Invalid parameter: Limit.
    InvalidParameterValue.TEHDType Incorrect parameter value: TEHD Type is invalid.
    InvalidParameterValue.Type Incorrect Type parameter value.
    ResourceNotFound.TemplateNotExist The resource does not exist: the template does not exist.
    UnauthorizedOperation Unauthorized operation.