Create a video embedding task

This method creates a new video embedding task that uploads a video to the platform and creates one or multiple embeddings.

Note the following about using this endpoint:

  • To upload a file that resides on the local file system, pass the video_file parameter. It must be a stream of bytes encoded as multipart/form-data.
  • To upload a file from a publicly accessible URL, pass the video_url parameter with the URL of your video. It must be a string.
  • You must specify at least one of the video_file and video_url parameters. If you specify both the video_url and video_file parameters in the same request, the video_url parameter takes precedence over video_file.

The videos for which you wish to generate embeddings must meet the following requirements:

  • Duration: Must be between 4 seconds and 2 hours (7,200s).
  • File size: Must not exceed 2 GB.
  • Video resolution: Must be greater or equal than 360p and less or equal than 4K.
  • Video and audio formats: The video files must be encoded in the video and audio formats listed on the FFmpeg Formats Documentation page. For videos in other formats, contact us at [email protected].
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