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Azure Video Indexer pricing

Easily extract meaningful insights from audio and video files using media AI

With Azure Video Analyzer, developers can quickly build an AI-powered video analytics solution to extract actionable insights from videos, whether stored or streaming. Azure Video Analyzer brings together the capabilities of Live Video Analytics and Video Indexer in one place.

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Video Indexer

Video Indexer allows you to extract, review, curate, customize, search, and publish insights in a single job from your audio and video files using AI, powered by Azure Media Services. See the full list of Video Analyzer for Media features

Video Indexer can be used with two types of accounts:

Free trial account: up to 10 hours of free indexing for website users, and up to 40 hours of free indexing for API users.

Paid unlimited account: for larger scale indexing, create a new Video Indexer account connected to a paid Microsoft Azure subscription.

Pricing is based on the duration of the input file. Indexing is charged for audio analysis, video analysis, or both.

Audio analysis is available in two bundles of features at different price points. The standard Audio Analyzer preset provides a richer set of metadata using a predefined set of AI-based audio analysis models, including speech transcription, speaker indexing, speech sentiment analysis, and keywords and formatted output captions or subtitles. The Basic Audio Analyzer preset provides a low-cost option to extract only speech transcription, and format output captions and subtitles. The Basic Audio Analyzer will produce two separate meters on your bill, including a line for transcription and a separate line for caption and subtitle formatting.

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1Rounded by second with a minimum of 15 seconds.

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