Getting Started

Last updated: 2021-01-27 17:43:29

    This document guides you through how to quickly upload a video from your local file system to VOD and use VOD features to process it, so that you can directly watch an accelerated and watermarked output video on a webpage. The local video file Tencent Cloud.mp4 is used as an example here.

    Step 1. Activate VOD

    1. Sign up for a Tencent Cloud account and complete identity verification.
    2. Purchase the VOD service. For more information, please see Billing Overview.
    3. Select Cloud Products > Video Services > Video on Demand to enter the VOD console.


    If the VOD service has already been activated, please proceed directly to the next step.

    Step 2. Upload a video

    1. Click Media Assets on the left sidebar.
    2. Click Upload Video and select Local Upload for Upload method.
    3. Click Select Video and select the local video file Tencent Cloud.mp4.
    4. In the Video Processing configuration item, select No Processing After Upload and click Start Upload in the bottom-left corner.

    Step 3. Create a watermarking template

    1. Select Video Processing > Templates on the left sidebar.
    2. Select the Watermarking Template tab.
    3. Click Create Watermarking Template, make the following settings on this page, and click Create.

    Step 4. Process the video

    1. Select Uploaded on the Media Assets page.
    2. Check Tencent Cloud.mp4 and click Video Processing.
    3. In the Video Processing pop-up box, select Transcode for Processing Type.
    4. In the Transcoding Template configuration item, click Transcoding Template and select MP4-SD and MP4-HD (you can select multiple transcoding templates).
    5. In the Watermarking Template configuration item, click the drop-down list and select Select Watermarking Template. A drop-down list will pop up on the right where you can select p001.
    6. In the Video Cover configuration item, check Use First Frame as Cover and click OK.

    1. Click Manage in the Operation column at the row of Tencent Cloud.mp4.
    2. Click MP4-SD-SD in the Standard Transcoding List module and click Copy address in the Operation column.
    3. Paste the copied URL into the address bar on a web browser and press Enter to play back the video.

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