Fields for Custom Live Ingest Profiles

This topic provides a reference for the fields used in ingest profiles for Live. Note that these profiles are for the live stream itself, not for VOD clips - VOD clips use the standard profiles for VOD.

For reference, see the Standard Live Ingest Profiles.

Profile fields

Property Type Description Default
account_id integer The Video Cloud account id none
name string The profile name - must be unique within the account none
display_name string The a display name for the profile to appear in the Studio Admin page - may be the same as name, but should be descriptive to help users understand the intended use for the profile none
description string The profile description none
renditions array Array of rendition objects []
packages array Live DRM is handled differently, so this should always be an empty array []

Rendition fields

The tables below show fields that can be used in the request body for updating live ingest profiles.

Property Type Description Default
audio_bitrate integer audio bitrate in kbps match source
audio_codec string Audio codec - aac | mp3 Determined by the format or profile< - in most cases, aac will be best/td>
decoder_bitrate_cap integer in kbps, the max bitrate fed to the decoder via a buffer none
decoder_buffer_size integer in kbps, the size of the buffer fed to the decoder when using a bitrate_cap none
forced_keyframe_rate number Forces a keyframe every X frames, but still allows additional keyframes for scene cut, etc. none
format string Video format - ts, mp4, flv none
h264_profile string H.264 has three commonly-used profiles: Baseline (lowest), Main, and High.[1-5] baseline
keyframe_interval integer Maximum number of frames between keyframes 250
label string A descriptive label for this rendition none
live_stream boolean whether this will be live video stream none
media_type string video or audio none
video_bitrate integer in kbps, 123 = 123kbps none
video_codec string e.g. h264, ts Determined by the format or profile
width integer frame width in pixels none
height integer frame height in pixels none