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

Read Preset

Description

To get detailed information about a preset, send a GET request to the /2012-09-25/presets/presetId resource.

Requests

Syntax

GET /2012-09-25/presets/presetId HTTP/1.1 Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8 Accept: */* Host: elastictranscoder.Elastic Transcoder endpoint.amazonaws.com:443 x-amz-date: 20130114T174952Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AccessKeyID/request-date/Elastic Transcoder endpoint/elastictranscoder/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=calculated-signature Content-Length: number of characters in the JSON string

Request Parameter

This operation takes the following request parameter.

presetId

The identifier of the preset for which you want to get detailed information.

Request Headers

This operation uses only request headers that are common to all operations. For information about common request headers, see HTTP Header Contents.

Request Body

This operation does not have a request body.

Responses

Syntax

Status: 200 OK Content-Type: charset=UTF-8 Accept: */* Host: elastictranscoder.Elastic Transcoder endpoint.amazonaws.com:443 x-amz-date: 20130114T174952Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AccessKeyID/request-date/Elastic Transcoder endpoint/elastictranscoder/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=calculated-signature { "Preset":{ "Id":"preset identifier", "Type":"Custom|System", "Name":"preset name", "Description":"preset description", "Container":"flac|flv|fmp4|gif|mp2|mp3|mp4|mpg|mxf|oga|ogg|ts|wav|webm", "Audio":{ "Codec":"AAC|flac|mp2|mp3|pcm|vorbis", "CodecOptions":{ "Profile":"auto|AAC-LC|HE-AAC|HE-AACv2", "BitDepth":"8|16|24|32", "Signed":"Signed|Unsigned", "BitOrder":"LittleEndian" }, "SampleRate":"auto|22050|32000|44100|48000|96000", "BitRate":"audio bit rate of output file in kilobits/second", "Channels":"auto|0|1|2", "AudioPackingMode":"SingleTrack|OneChannelPerTrack| OneChannelPerTrackWithMosTo8Tracks" }, "Video":{ "Codec":"gif|H.264|mpeg2|vp8|vp9", "CodecOptions":{ "Profile":"baseline|main|high|0|1|2|3", "Level":"1|1b|1.1|1.2|1.3|2|2.1|2.2|3|3.1|3.2|4|4.1", "MaxReferenceFrames":maximum number of reference frames, "MaxBitRate":"maximum bit rate", "BufferSize":"maximum buffer size", "InterlacedMode":"Progressive|TopFirst|BottomFirst|Auto", "ColorSpaceConversionMode":"None|Bt709ToBt601|Bt601ToBt709|Auto", "ChromaSubsampling":"yuv420p|yuv422p", "LoopCount":"Infinite|[0,100]" }, "KeyframesMaxDist":maximum frames between key frames, "FixedGOP":"true|false", "BitRate":"auto|video bit rate of output file in kilobits/second", "FrameRate":"auto|10|15|23.97|24|25|29.97|30|50|60", "MaxFrameRate":"10|15|23.97|24|25|29.97|30|50|60", "MaxWidth":"auto|[128,4096]", "MaxHeight":"auto|[96,3072]", "SizingPolicy":"Fit|Fill|Stretch|Keep|ShrinkToFit|ShrinkToFill", "PaddingPolicy":"Pad|NoPad", "DisplayAspectRatio":"auto|1:1|4:3|3:2|16:9", "Resolution":"width in pixelsxheight in pixels" <not recommended>, "AspectRatio":"auto|1:1|4:3|3:2|16:9" <not recommended> "Watermarks":[ { "Id":"unique identifier up to 40 characters", "MaxWidth":"[16,Video:MaxWidth]px|[0,100]%", "MaxHeight":"[16,Video:MaxHeight]px|[0,100]%", "SizingPolicy":"Fit|Stretch|ShrinkToFit", "HorizontalAlign":"Left|Right|Center", "HorizontalOffset":"[0,100]%|[0,Video:MaxWidth]px", "VerticalAlign":"Top|Bottom|Center", "VerticalOffset":"[0,100]%|[0,Video:MaxHeight]px", "Opacity":"[0,100]", "Target":"Content|Frame" } ] }, "Thumbnails":{ "Format":"jpg|png", "Interval":"number of seconds between thumbnails", "MaxWidth":"auto|[32,4096]", "MaxHeight":"auto|[32,3072]", "SizingPolicy":"Fit|Fill|Stretch|Keep|ShrinkToFit|ShrinkToFill", "PaddingPolicy":"Pad|NoPad", "Resolution":"width in pixelsxheight in pixels", "AspectRatio":"auto|1:1|4:3|3:2|16:9" } } }

Response Headers

This operation uses only response headers that are common to most responses. For information about common response headers, see HTTP Responses.

Response Body

When you get a preset, Elastic Transcoder returns the values that you specified when you created the preset. For more information, see Settings that You Specify When You Create an Elastic Transcoder Preset.

In addition, Elastic Transcoder returns the following values.

(Automatic) Id

Identifier for the preset. You can use this value to get settings for the preset or to delete it.

(Automatic) Type

Whether the preset is a default preset provided by Elastic Transcoder (System) or a preset that you have defined (Custom).

Errors

For information about Elastic Transcoder exceptions and error messages, see Handling Errors in Elastic Transcoder.

Examples

The following example request gets the preset that has the preset ID 5555555555555-abcde5.

Sample Request

GET /2012-09-25/presets/5555555555555-abcde5 HTTP/1.1 Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8 Accept: */* Host: elastictranscoder.Elastic Transcoder endpoint.amazonaws.com:443 x-amz-date: 20130114T174952Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AccessKeyID/request-date/Elastic Transcoder endpoint/elastictranscoder/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=calculated-signature Content-Length: number of characters in the JSON string

Sample Response

Status: 200 OK Content-Type: charset=UTF-8 Accept: */* Host: elastictranscoder.Elastic Transcoder endpoint.amazonaws.com:443 x-amz-date: 20130114T174952Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AccessKeyID/request-date/Elastic Transcoder endpoint/elastictranscoder/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=calculated-signature { "Preset":{ "Id":"5555555555555-abcde5", "Type":"Custom", "Name":"DefaultPreset", "Description":"Use for published videos", "Container":"mp4", "Audio":{ "Codec":"AAC", "CodecOptions":{ "Profile":"AAC-LC" }, "SampleRate":"44100", "BitRate":"96", "Channels":"2" }, "Video":{ "Codec":"H.264", "CodecOptions":{ "Profile":"main", "Level":"2.2", "MaxReferenceFrames":"3", "MaxBitRate":"", "BufferSize":"", "InterlacedMode":"Progressive", "ColorSpaceConversionMode":"None" }, "KeyframesMaxDist":"240", "FixedGOP":"false", "BitRate":"1600", "FrameRate":"auto", "MaxFrameRate":"30", "MaxWidth":"auto", "MaxHeight":"auto", "SizingPolicy":"Fit", "PaddingPolicy":"Pad", "DisplayAspectRatio":"auto", "Watermarks":[ { "Id":"company logo", "MaxWidth":"20%", "MaxHeight":"20%", "SizingPolicy":"ShrinkToFit", "HorizontalAlign":"Right", "HorizontalOffset":"10px", "VerticalAlign":"Bottom", "VerticalOffset":"10px", "Opacity":"55.5", "Target":"Content" } ] } "Thumbnails":{ "Format":"png", "Interval":"120", "MaxHeight":"auto", "MaxWidth":"auto", "SizingPolicy":"Fit", "PaddingPolicy":"Pad" }, }, "Warning":"" }