Amazon Elastic Transcoder
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-09-25)

Creating a Preset in Elastic Transcoder

You can create a preset using either the AWS Management Console or the Elastic Transcoder Create Preset API action. The following procedure explains how to create a preset using the console. For information about how to create a preset using the API, see Create Preset.


You cannot update an existing preset. If you need to change settings in a preset, create a new preset based on the preset that you want to change, update the applicable values, and save the new preset.

To create a preset using the Elastic Transcoder console

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Elastic Transcoder console at

  2. In the navigation bar of the Elastic Transcoder console, select the region in which you want to create the preset.

  3. In the left pane of the console, click Presets.

  4. On the Presets page, click Create New Preset.

  5. Enter the applicable values. For more information about each field, see Settings that You Specify When You Create an Elastic Transcoder Preset.

  6. Click Create Preset.