Transcoding Service documentation

This web service allows users to transcode audio-video documents: the new documents may have a different codec, bitrate, image frame size, etc. It also provides the users with information about the format of their own documents.

The service is based on ffmpeg (

To start a worker, use the following command:

celery worker -A Service_Transcoding.worker -l INFO -c 1 -E --config=celeryconfig -Q transcoder -n transcoder.%n