Set up your Media Services development environment


No new features or functionality are being added to Media Services v2.
Check out the latest version, Media Services v3. Also, see migration guidance from v2 to v3

The following steps describe prerequisites required for developing with Azure Media Services.

Create a Media Services account

Use the Azure portal, the .NET SDK, or the REST API to create an Azure Media Services account.

Set up the development environment

To set up .NET dev environment, see this topic.

To set up REST dev environment, see this topic.

Connect programmatically

To connect to the Azure Media Services API, see access the Azure Media Services API with Azure AD authentication.

Next steps

Find multiple code samples in the Azure Code Samples gallery: Azure Media Services code samples.

Media Services v3 (latest)

Check out the latest version of Azure Media Services!

Media Services v2 (legacy)

Provide feedback

Use the User Voice forum to provide feedback and make suggestions on how to improve Azure Media Services. You also can go directly to one of the following categories: