The Video API for the JAMstack

The Video API for the JAMstack

Mux is video for developers. Our Video API was built for the JAMstack: you bring your application, we bring the streaming infrastructure from the future.

Companies that use Mux for video:
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Let Mux be your video backend

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Deliver the highest quality video to your end users

Mux automatically optimizes the video experience for your viewers using innovative encoding processes which delivers an experience that’s measurably better than Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) alone.

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Scales automatically

Our Video API was built to scale. You’ll never have to worry about spikes in usage or spinning up additional servers. Plus, there are no caps on the size or number of video files you can run through us.

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Throw any file at us

We can ingest almost every available codec including those for broadcast and professional applications like H.264, H.265, VP9, and Apple ProRes.

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Access to experts

To make sure you hit the ground running we'll give you access to the Mux experts to help you figure out how to build the best experience for your streaming conference.

Get started in minutes,
not months.

POST a video to the Mux Video API.

POST the URL of any video file using the Mux API. Mux will ingest the file, create a video asset, and prepare it for streaming.

Stream it anywhere.

Just add the Playback ID to stream.mux.com and you’re ready to integrate with your video player.

https://stream.mux.com/EsxKJmzkfLvGV01cbThYHDcEz7TKcbR31.m3u8

Try it out with $20 in free credit.

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Works with all major video player

Rather than require you to use a proprietary player, we made it easy to integrate with any video player you prefer. Don’t have a video player yet? Having built the leading open source web player, we can help you pick the right player for your app (web or native)

Supports scalable live streaming

Our API also works for live streaming. Our infrastructure scales to handle thousands of concurrent live streamers and millions of viewers. Plus, adaptive bitrate delivery with live cloud video encoding so they get the best possible quality.

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Improve your video streaming and exceed viewer expectations

Our meticulously designed metrics and powerful filtering tools help you dig deep into what your users are really seeing, around the world and across devices.

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From our customers

"When you consider we are a content production house plus a video production business plus an eCommerce business, not having to also worry about being a video distribution service is massively valuable to us. It’s taken the problem away."

Dan Rosewarne, CTODan Rosewarne company

"We offer over 140+ courses and Mux Video helped improve the quality and reliability of our videos. This definitely helped increase customer engagement and confidence in our product, and directly contributed to the growth of our business."

Ray Farias, Full Stack EngineerRay Farias company

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No credit card to start. $20 in free credit when you're ready.