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We're a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

A screenshot of a code editor with example code connected to a window rendering an example of a Mux Uploader user interface.

September 26, 2023 (2 days ago)

Video uploads with one line of code using Mux Uploader

Dave Kiss
By Dave Kiss5 min readProduct

Learn about Mux Uploader, a new drop-in web component that gives your application the ability to upload video files to a Mux account in no time.

A Panasonic camcorder photographed in front of an early 2000s computer

September 13, 2023 (15 days ago)

More pixels, fewer problems: Introducing 4K support for Mux Video

Phil Cluff
By Phil Cluff6 min readProduct

Mux Video now supports ingesting, storing, and delivering videos at 4K resolutions (2160p), allowing customers to deliver higher quality video content to viewers.

Image of player with 3 sound waves stacked and layered on top

August 30, 2023 (29 days ago)

Parlez-vous anglais? Introducing multi-track audio

Phil Cluff
Lamia Chlala
By Phil and Lamia4 min readProduct

Mux now supports multi-track audio. Add alternate audio tracks to your on-demand video to let your viewers choose the experience that's best for them.

iPad and Android phone showing a video uploader UI

August 21, 2023 (about 1 month ago)

Faster video processing and cost controls with Mux's Upload SDKs for iOS and Android

Dylan Jhaveri
By Dylan Jhaveri5 min readProduct

See how you can process videos faster and control costs with Mux's Uploader SDKs for iOS and Android

A laptop showing a video player with a degraded video playing. A red error icon is overlaid on top of the video.

June 5, 2023 (4 months ago)

Video Startup Failure: New metric in the Mux Data Monitoring Dashboard

Yushu Cao
Walker Frankenberg
By Yushu and Walker2 min readProduct

Mux Data can now calculate and show Video Startup Failures in the Monitoring Dashboard. Learn more about this metric in this post.

Media Chrome 1.0

June 1, 2023 (4 months ago)

Media Chrome turns 1.0, huzzah!

Steve Heffernan
By Steve Heffernan9 min readEngineering, Product, & Video news

Media Chrome, the set of web components for video and audio players is now version 1.0. While it was production ready before, now we promise it is.

An illustration of a laptop displaying a live video stream. The video shows a smiling woman applying lip gloss. The video is overlayed with a green bar chart and a green line chart showing growth.

May 18, 2023 (4 months ago)

Stream with confidence: introducing live stream health stats

Philip Chang
Yushu Cao
By Philip and Yushu9 min readProduct

The live stream health stats API gives broadcasters greater insight into the performance of their live stream connection.

May 3, 2023 (5 months ago)

Set your player’s OOTD!

Asiya Gorelik
By Asiya Gorelik2 min readProduct

Meg, Dylan, and Christian said it perfectly: When it comes to players, we don’t play games. At Mux, we’re not the “set it and forget it” kind of folks. We’re on a never-ending mission to make developer...

April 27, 2023 (5 months ago)

How to transcode video 100x faster; or, a Gordian knot cut

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl6 min readProduct

Five years ago, in a blog post titled “The fastest video publishing in the multiverse,” I made the following claim: Mux Video is the first video streaming platform that doesn’t make users wait for tra...

Image of Mux's logo plus Akamai's logo

April 4, 2023 (6 months ago)

Get more from your player analytics and Akamai CDN logs with CMCD

Steven Lyons
By Steven Lyons16 min readProduct

Using CMCD with Mux Data and Akamai, tie your viewer’s quality of experience analytics together with CDN performance logs to achieve end-to-end visibility.

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