Creating a channel from scratch - MediaLive

Creating a channel from scratch

A channel ingests and transcodes (decodes and encodes) source content from the inputs that are attached to that channel, and packages the new content into outputs. You create and configure the channel with the details that instruct the channel how to perform this processing.

There are three ways to create a channel:


The information in this chapter is presented in sections, typically one section for each part of the Channel page on the MediaLive console. You can complete the sections in any order. You can complete part of a section and then come back to it later.

MediaLive validates all the information once, after you save the channel.