Encode and Deliver Content on Demand with Azure Media Services v2 using .NET SDK


You can find the latest and most extensive Media Services v3 .NET samples in the Azure Media Services v3 repository.


The sample in this repo shows how to encode media on demand with Media Encoder Standard. The following media processing operations are shown:

  • How to generate a thumbnail.
  • How to encode to audio only.
  • How to encoder to adaptive bitrate MP4s.

Running this sample

  1. Use Nuget to install the latest Azure Media Services .NET SDK extensions.

    Install-Package windowsazure.mediaservices.extensions.

  2. Update the appSettings section of the app.config file with appropriate values. For more information, see this topic.

     <?xml version="1.0"?>
     	    <add key="AMSAADTenantDomain" value="AADTenantDomain" />
     	    <add key="AMSRESTAPIEndpoint" value="RESTAPIEndpoint" />

About the code

For more information, see the following topics:

More information

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