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Learn about Video

From video API best practices to how to build your own streaming app, brush up on all things video with the articles below.

What is video encoding?

Video encoding is a process for making video files smaller using compression. The majority of video encoding services today are used for video consumption via the web.

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Embed, DIY, or buy?

Understand the pros and cons of the 3 different ways to add video to your sites and applications.

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Video Codecs: What They Are & the Best Formats for Streaming

Video codecs like H.264, H.265, and VP9 compress video data for digital delivery. Here’s how they work and our list of the best codecs for streaming in 2024.

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How Adaptive Bitrate Streaming Helps Improve Video Playback

Adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) is a technique for streaming video that adjusts video properties like bitrate and resolution to better fit the client's needs. By changing what quality of video segment...

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Quality of Experience (QoE) in Video Streaming

As the demand for video entertainment platforms has skyrocketed in recent years, so has the need for reliable, high-definition content delivery. Quality of Experience (QoE) has become a crucial factor ...

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UGC trends: How video is driving business differentiation

User-generated content (UGC) isn’t restricted to viral dance videos. While the term brings social media apps like TikTok to mind, any website or app that allows users to upload content is tapping into ...

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What is a Video API?

Learn how Video APIs empower you to effortlessly embed, manipulate, and distribute video content across applications, delivering captivating user experiences.

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RTMP Streaming: What Devs Should Know About the Protocol

RTMP is a streaming protocol used for video contribution. Here's how to set up an RTMP streaming workflow for playback on any device.

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Building video that scales as your business grows

Video has become a fundamental part of online experiences. We use it to research new products, communicate with friends and colleagues, engage with communities, attend virtual events, and more. For the...

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How to build your own live streaming app

A step-by-step guide on how to build your own live stream application using Mux Video and Glitch.

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