Tutorials and Resources

Learn how to build apps with Azure Media Services.

Get started

Tutorial: Get started with Media Services

Learn how to create a media workflow solution using Azure Media Services.

How to: Create a Media Services Account

This topic explains how to create an account so that you can store, encrypt, encode, manage, and stream media content in Azure.

Upload

Feature guide: Connect to Media Services

Learn how to programmatically connect to Media Services.

Feature Guide: Securely Upload Content to Media Services

Learn how to upload your source material into Media Services and have it encrypted by default.

Feature Guide: Bulk Upload Content to Media Services

Learn how to upload large quantities of content into Media Services.

Encode

Feature Guide: Encode Content in Media Services

Learn how to encode content in Media Services.

How to: Monitor a Media Services Account

This topic explains how to configure monitoring for your Media Services account.

How to: Manage Content in Media Services

This topic contains the procedures you can follow to encode content, play videos, and publish or unpublish content. You can also view the published state, published URL, size, date, and time of the last update of your media files.

Deliver

Feature Guide: Deliver Content by Download

Learn how to deliver content as an MP4 file for downloading to a local device.

Feature Guide: Deliver Smooth Streaming Content

Learn how to stream content to devices using Smooth Streaming.

Feature Guide: Deliver Apple HLS Content

Learn how to stream content to devices using Apple Http Live Streaming (HLS).

Consume

Feature Guide: Build a Smooth Streaming Windows Store application

Learn how to build a Windows Store application using the Smooth Streaming Client SDK for Windows 8.

Feature Guide: Build an Adobe Flash player application using the Smooth Streaming OSMF plug-in

Learn how to extend the capabilities of the Adobe Open Source Media Framework using the Smooth Streaming plugin for OSMF.

Feature Guide: Build an iOS video application

Learn how to build an iOS video application that supports HLS using the Windows Media Services iOS Media Player Framework.

Scale

How to: Scale a Media Service

This topic describes how to change the number of on-demand streaming reserved units and encoding reserved units that you would like your account to use.