Zencoder Alternatives

    Zencoder is described as 'Audio and video encoding/transcoding software as a service. Convert videos online into web and mobile formats using our cloud encoding API' and is an website in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Zencoder, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, SaaS and Windows. The best alternative is Opencast, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Zencoder are Coconut (Freemium), Brightcove (Paid), Kaltura (Free, Open Source) and MediaDrop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 26, 2021

    1. Opencast is an open source solution for automated video capture and distribution at scale. Build custom capture, processing, scheduling and distribution solutions for your organization with one flexible platform.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Ruby
      • Python
      • .NET Framework
      • PHP
      • Go (Programming Language)
      • Java
      • Node.JS
      Simple cloud video encoding, built for developers.
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    2. Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), is a leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for delivering and monetizing video across connected devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The Community of Open Source Online Video Projects. Aiming to provide FOSS, powerful and cost-effective alternatives to the proprietary video management and processing applications available today.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      MediaDrop provides unparalleled organization, statistics, accessibility, and scalability. Well-designed and well-engineered it is the ideal solution for any organization with large collections of video or audio.


    3. Transloadit handles file uploads, resize, crop and watermark your images, make GIFs, transcode your videos, extract thumbnails, generate audio waveforms, and so much more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Snickers is an open source alternative to the existent cloud encoding services. It is a HTTP API that encode videos. It supports the download of sources from HTTP and Amazon S3, encode them in H264/MP4 or VP8/WebM using a FFmpeg binding and uploads the results to Amazon S3.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Engage users and boost your brand with Intelligent Video Thumbnail generation, NLP-like Video Summarization, and a rock-solid Video Transcoding pipeline.
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      File+ is a dedicated file management and file conversion API for online files and media. File+ provides an engine that allows large scale online file storage as well as the mapping of input files to series of commands for producing file conversion.
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    4. Panopto's software-based video platform brings video recording, live webcasting, video content management, video content search, editing and more to any laptop or iOS device.
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