zencoder

  • As Google Shutters On2's Encoding Service Flix Cloud, Zencoder Gets A Boost

    As Google Shutters On2's Encoding Service Flix Cloud, Zencoder Gets A Boost

    When Google acquired video compression technology company On2 for $106 million last year, the search giant also got encoding SaaS Flix Cloud as part of the deal. Now it looks like Google is shuttering Flix Cloud in November (and will stop accepting new customers as of tomorrow), and encouraging users to move to newly launching encoding startup Zencoder, which we previously wrote about… Read More

  • Zencoder Wants To Be The Amazon Web Services Of Video Encoding

    Transcoding videos, which changes the format, size and bit rate of a video file, is an arduous, yet necessary process for media content owners. Many sites outsource the transcoding technology to services like HeyWatch and Encoding.com, which offer a SaaS application to format videos. Today, Y Combinator-backed Zencoder is entering the space, hoping to become the Amazon Web Services for… Read More