Create a job using an ad-hoc configuration

Create a transcoding job by defining the values for the job configuration rather than referencing a job template or preset.

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C#

Before trying this sample, follow the C# setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API C# API reference documentation.


using Google.Api.Gax.ResourceNames;
using Google.Cloud.Video.Transcoder.V1;

public class CreateJobFromAdHocSample
{
    public Job CreateJobFromAdHoc(
        string projectId, string location, string inputUri, string outputUri)
    {
        // Create the client.
        TranscoderServiceClient client = TranscoderServiceClient.Create();

        // Build the parent location name.
        LocationName parent = new LocationName(projectId, location);

        // Build the job config.
        VideoStream videoStream0 = new VideoStream
        {
            H264 = new VideoStream.Types.H264CodecSettings
            {
                BitrateBps = 550000,
                FrameRate = 60,
                HeightPixels = 360,
                WidthPixels = 640
            }
        };

        VideoStream videoStream1 = new VideoStream
        {
            H264 = new VideoStream.Types.H264CodecSettings
            {
                BitrateBps = 2500000,
                FrameRate = 60,
                HeightPixels = 720,
                WidthPixels = 1280
            }
        };

        AudioStream audioStream0 = new AudioStream
        {
            Codec = "aac",
            BitrateBps = 64000
        };

        ElementaryStream elementaryStream0 = new ElementaryStream
        {
            Key = "video_stream0",
            VideoStream = videoStream0
        };

        ElementaryStream elementaryStream1 = new ElementaryStream
        {
            Key = "video_stream1",
            VideoStream = videoStream1
        };

        ElementaryStream elementaryStream2 = new ElementaryStream
        {
            Key = "audio_stream0",
            AudioStream = audioStream0
        };

        MuxStream muxStream0 = new MuxStream
        {
            Key = "sd",
            Container = "mp4",
            ElementaryStreams = { "video_stream0", "audio_stream0" }
        };

        MuxStream muxStream1 = new MuxStream
        {
            Key = "hd",
            Container = "mp4",
            ElementaryStreams = { "video_stream1", "audio_stream0" }

        };

        Input input = new Input
        {
            Key = "input0",
            Uri = inputUri
        };

        Output output = new Output
        {
            Uri = outputUri
        };

        JobConfig jobConfig = new JobConfig
        {
            Inputs = { input },
            Output = output,
            ElementaryStreams = { elementaryStream0, elementaryStream1, elementaryStream2 },
            MuxStreams = { muxStream0, muxStream1 }
        };

        // Build the job.
        Job newJob = new Job
        {
            Config = jobConfig,
            InputUri = inputUri,
            OutputUri = outputUri
        };

        // Call the API.
        Job job = client.CreateJob(parent, newJob);

        // Return the result.
        return job;
    }
}

Go

Before trying this sample, follow the Go setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API Go API reference documentation.

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"

	transcoder "cloud.google.com/go/video/transcoder/apiv1"
	transcoderpb "google.golang.org/genproto/googleapis/cloud/video/transcoder/v1"
)

// createJobFromAdHoc creates a job based on a given configuration. See
// https://cloud.google.com/transcoder/docs/how-to/jobs#create_jobs_ad_hoc
// for more information.
func createJobFromAdHoc(w io.Writer, projectID string, location string, inputURI string, outputURI string) error {
	// projectID := "my-project-id"
	// location := "us-central1"
	// inputURI := "gs://my-bucket/my-video-file"
	// outputURI := "gs://my-bucket/my-output-folder/"
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := transcoder.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("NewClient: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	req := &transcoderpb.CreateJobRequest{
		Parent: fmt.Sprintf("projects/%s/locations/%s", projectID, location),
		Job: &transcoderpb.Job{
			InputUri:  inputURI,
			OutputUri: outputURI,
			JobConfig: &transcoderpb.Job_Config{
				Config: &transcoderpb.JobConfig{
					ElementaryStreams: []*transcoderpb.ElementaryStream{
						&transcoderpb.ElementaryStream{
							Key: "video_stream0",
							ElementaryStream: &transcoderpb.ElementaryStream_VideoStream{
								VideoStream: &transcoderpb.VideoStream{
									CodecSettings: &transcoderpb.VideoStream_H264{
										H264: &transcoderpb.VideoStream_H264CodecSettings{
											BitrateBps:   550000,
											FrameRate:    60,
											HeightPixels: 360,
											WidthPixels:  640,
										},
									},
								},
							},
						},
						&transcoderpb.ElementaryStream{
							Key: "video_stream1",
							ElementaryStream: &transcoderpb.ElementaryStream_VideoStream{
								VideoStream: &transcoderpb.VideoStream{
									CodecSettings: &transcoderpb.VideoStream_H264{
										H264: &transcoderpb.VideoStream_H264CodecSettings{
											BitrateBps:   2500000,
											FrameRate:    60,
											HeightPixels: 720,
											WidthPixels:  1280,
										},
									},
								},
							},
						},
						&transcoderpb.ElementaryStream{
							Key: "audio_stream0",
							ElementaryStream: &transcoderpb.ElementaryStream_AudioStream{
								AudioStream: &transcoderpb.AudioStream{
									Codec:      "aac",
									BitrateBps: 64000,
								},
							},
						},
					},
					MuxStreams: []*transcoderpb.MuxStream{
						&transcoderpb.MuxStream{
							Key:               "sd",
							Container:         "mp4",
							ElementaryStreams: []string{"video_stream0", "audio_stream0"},
						},
						&transcoderpb.MuxStream{
							Key:               "hd",
							Container:         "mp4",
							ElementaryStreams: []string{"video_stream1", "audio_stream0"},
						},
					},
				},
			},
		},
	}
	// Creates the job, Jobs take a variable amount of time to run.
	// You can query for the job state.
	response, err := client.CreateJob(ctx, req)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("createJobFromAdHoc: %v", err)
	}

	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Job: %v", response.GetName())
	return nil
}

Java

Before trying this sample, follow the Java setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API Java API reference documentation.


import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.AudioStream;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.CreateJobRequest;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.ElementaryStream;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.Input;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.Job;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.JobConfig;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.LocationName;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.MuxStream;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.Output;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.TranscoderServiceClient;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.VideoStream;
import com.google.cloud.video.transcoder.v1.VideoStream.H264CodecSettings;
import java.io.IOException;

public class CreateJobFromAdHoc {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "my-project-id";
    String location = "us-central1";
    String inputUri = "gs://my-bucket/my-video-file";
    String outputUri = "gs://my-bucket/my-output-folder/";

    createJobFromAdHoc(projectId, location, inputUri, outputUri);
  }

  // Creates a job from an ad-hoc configuration.
  public static void createJobFromAdHoc(
      String projectId, String location, String inputUri, String outputUri) throws IOException {
    // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
    // once, and can be reused for multiple requests.
    try (TranscoderServiceClient transcoderServiceClient = TranscoderServiceClient.create()) {

      VideoStream videoStream0 =
          VideoStream.newBuilder()
              .setH264(
                  H264CodecSettings.newBuilder()
                      .setBitrateBps(550000)
                      .setFrameRate(60)
                      .setHeightPixels(360)
                      .setWidthPixels(640))
              .build();

      VideoStream videoStream1 =
          VideoStream.newBuilder()
              .setH264(
                  H264CodecSettings.newBuilder()
                      .setBitrateBps(2500000)
                      .setFrameRate(60)
                      .setHeightPixels(720)
                      .setWidthPixels(1280))
              .build();

      AudioStream audioStream0 =
          AudioStream.newBuilder().setCodec("aac").setBitrateBps(64000).build();

      JobConfig config =
          JobConfig.newBuilder()
              .addInputs(Input.newBuilder().setKey("input0").setUri(inputUri))
              .setOutput(Output.newBuilder().setUri(outputUri))
              .addElementaryStreams(
                  ElementaryStream.newBuilder()
                      .setKey("video_stream0")
                      .setVideoStream(videoStream0))
              .addElementaryStreams(
                  ElementaryStream.newBuilder()
                      .setKey("video_stream1")
                      .setVideoStream(videoStream1))
              .addElementaryStreams(
                  ElementaryStream.newBuilder()
                      .setKey("audio_stream0")
                      .setAudioStream(audioStream0))
              .addMuxStreams(
                  MuxStream.newBuilder()
                      .setKey("sd")
                      .setContainer("mp4")
                      .addElementaryStreams("video_stream0")
                      .addElementaryStreams("audio_stream0")
                      .build())
              .addMuxStreams(
                  MuxStream.newBuilder()
                      .setKey("hd")
                      .setContainer("mp4")
                      .addElementaryStreams("video_stream1")
                      .addElementaryStreams("audio_stream0")
                      .build())
              .build();

      var createJobRequest =
          CreateJobRequest.newBuilder()
              .setJob(
                  Job.newBuilder()
                      .setInputUri(inputUri)
                      .setOutputUri(outputUri)
                      .setConfig(config)
                      .build())
              .setParent(LocationName.of(projectId, location).toString())
              .build();

      // Send the job creation request and process the response.
      Job job = transcoderServiceClient.createJob(createJobRequest);
      System.out.println("Job: " + job.getName());
    }
  }
}

Node.js

Before trying this sample, follow the Node.js setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API Node.js API reference documentation.

/**
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment these variables before running the sample.
 */
// projectId = 'my-project-id';
// location = 'us-central1';
// inputUri = 'gs://my-bucket/my-video-file';
// outputUri = 'gs://my-bucket/my-output-folder/';

// Imports the Transcoder library
const {TranscoderServiceClient} =
  require('@google-cloud/video-transcoder').v1;

// Instantiates a client
const transcoderServiceClient = new TranscoderServiceClient();

async function createJobFromAdHoc() {
  // Construct request
  const request = {
    parent: transcoderServiceClient.locationPath(projectId, location),
    job: {
      inputUri: inputUri,
      outputUri: outputUri,
      config: {
        elementaryStreams: [
          {
            key: 'video-stream0',
            videoStream: {
              h264: {
                heightPixels: 360,
                widthPixels: 640,
                bitrateBps: 550000,
                frameRate: 60,
              },
            },
          },
          {
            key: 'video-stream1',
            videoStream: {
              h264: {
                heightPixels: 720,
                widthPixels: 1280,
                bitrateBps: 2500000,
                frameRate: 60,
              },
            },
          },
          {
            key: 'audio-stream0',
            audioStream: {
              codec: 'aac',
              bitrateBps: 64000,
            },
          },
        ],
        muxStreams: [
          {
            key: 'sd',
            container: 'mp4',
            elementaryStreams: ['video-stream0', 'audio-stream0'],
          },
          {
            key: 'hd',
            container: 'mp4',
            elementaryStreams: ['video-stream1', 'audio-stream0'],
          },
        ],
      },
    },
  };

  // Run request
  const [response] = await transcoderServiceClient.createJob(request);
  console.log(`Job: ${response.name}`);
}

createJobFromAdHoc();

PHP

Before trying this sample, follow the PHP setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API PHP API reference documentation.

use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\AudioStream;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\ElementaryStream;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\Job;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\JobConfig;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\MuxStream;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\TranscoderServiceClient;
use Google\Cloud\Video\Transcoder\V1\VideoStream;

/**
 * Creates a job based on an ad-hoc job configuration.
 *
 * @param string $projectId The ID of your Google Cloud Platform project.
 * @param string $location The location of the job.
 * @param string $inputUri Uri of the video in the Cloud Storage bucket.
 * @param string $outputUri Uri of the video output folder in the Cloud Storage bucket.
 */
function create_job_from_ad_hoc($projectId, $location, $inputUri, $outputUri)
{
    // Instantiate a client.
    $transcoderServiceClient = new TranscoderServiceClient();

    $formattedParent = $transcoderServiceClient->locationName($projectId, $location);
    $jobConfig =
        (new JobConfig())->setElementaryStreams([
            (new ElementaryStream())
                ->setKey('video-stream0')
                ->setVideoStream(
                    (new VideoStream())
                        ->setH264(
                            (new VideoStream\H264CodecSettings())
                                ->setBitrateBps(550000)
                                ->setFrameRate(60)
                                ->setHeightPixels(360)
                                ->setWidthPixels(640)
                        )
                ),
            (new ElementaryStream())
                ->setKey('video-stream1')
                ->setVideoStream(
                    (new VideoStream())
                        ->setH264(
                            (new VideoStream\H264CodecSettings())
                                ->setBitrateBps(2500000)
                                ->setFrameRate(60)
                                ->setHeightPixels(720)
                                ->setWidthPixels(1280)
                        )
                ),
            (new ElementaryStream())
                ->setKey('audio-stream0')
                ->setAudioStream(
                    (new AudioStream())
                        ->setCodec('aac')
                        ->setBitrateBps(64000)
                )
            ])->setMuxStreams([
                (new MuxStream())
                    ->setKey('sd')
                    ->setContainer('mp4')
                    ->setElementaryStreams(['video-stream0', 'audio-stream0']),
                (new MuxStream())
                    ->setKey('hd')
                    ->setContainer('mp4')
                    ->setElementaryStreams(['video-stream1', 'audio-stream0'])
        ]);

    $job = (new Job())
        ->setInputUri($inputUri)
        ->setOutputUri($outputUri)
        ->setConfig($jobConfig);

    $response = $transcoderServiceClient->createJob($formattedParent, $job);

    // Print job name.
    printf('Job: %s' . PHP_EOL, $response->getName());
}

Python

Before trying this sample, follow the Python setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API Python API reference documentation.


import argparse

from google.cloud.video import transcoder_v1
from google.cloud.video.transcoder_v1.services.transcoder_service import (
    TranscoderServiceClient,
)


def create_job_from_ad_hoc(project_id, location, input_uri, output_uri):
    """Creates a job based on an ad-hoc job configuration.

    Args:
        project_id: The GCP project ID.
        location: The location to start the job in.
        input_uri: Uri of the video in the Cloud Storage bucket.
        output_uri: Uri of the video output folder in the Cloud Storage bucket."""

    client = TranscoderServiceClient()

    parent = f"projects/{project_id}/locations/{location}"
    job = transcoder_v1.types.Job()
    job.input_uri = input_uri
    job.output_uri = output_uri
    job.config = transcoder_v1.types.JobConfig(
        elementary_streams=[
            transcoder_v1.types.ElementaryStream(
                key="video-stream0",
                video_stream=transcoder_v1.types.VideoStream(
                    h264=transcoder_v1.types.VideoStream.H264CodecSettings(
                        height_pixels=360,
                        width_pixels=640,
                        bitrate_bps=550000,
                        frame_rate=60,
                    ),
                ),
            ),
            transcoder_v1.types.ElementaryStream(
                key="video-stream1",
                video_stream=transcoder_v1.types.VideoStream(
                    h264=transcoder_v1.types.VideoStream.H264CodecSettings(
                        height_pixels=720,
                        width_pixels=1280,
                        bitrate_bps=2500000,
                        frame_rate=60,
                    ),
                ),
            ),
            transcoder_v1.types.ElementaryStream(
                key="audio-stream0",
                audio_stream=transcoder_v1.types.AudioStream(
                    codec="aac", bitrate_bps=64000
                ),
            ),
        ],
        mux_streams=[
            transcoder_v1.types.MuxStream(
                key="sd",
                container="mp4",
                elementary_streams=["video-stream0", "audio-stream0"],
            ),
            transcoder_v1.types.MuxStream(
                key="hd",
                container="mp4",
                elementary_streams=["video-stream1", "audio-stream0"],
            ),
        ],
    )
    response = client.create_job(parent=parent, job=job)
    print(f"Job: {response.name}")
    return response

Ruby

Before trying this sample, follow the Ruby setup instructions in the Transcoder API quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Transcoder API Ruby API reference documentation.

# project_id  = "YOUR-GOOGLE-CLOUD-PROJECT"  # (e.g. "my-project")
# location    = "YOUR-JOB-LOCATION"  # (e.g. "us-central1")
# input_uri   = "YOUR-GCS-INPUT-VIDEO"  # (e.g. "gs://my-bucket/my-video-file")
# output_uri  = "YOUR-GCS-OUTPUT-FOLDER/"  # (e.g. "gs://my-bucket/my-output-folder/")

# Require the Transcoder client library.
require "google/cloud/video/transcoder"

# Create a Transcoder client.
client = Google::Cloud::Video::Transcoder.transcoder_service

# Build the resource name of the parent.
parent = client.location_path project: project_id, location: location

# Build the job config.
new_job = {
  input_uri: input_uri,
  output_uri: output_uri,
  config: {
    elementary_streams: [
      {
        key: "video-stream0",
        video_stream: {
          h264: {
            height_pixels: 360,
            width_pixels: 640,
            bitrate_bps: 550_000,
            frame_rate: 60
          }
        }
      },
      {
        key: "video-stream1",
        video_stream: {
          h264: {
            height_pixels: 720,
            width_pixels: 1280,
            bitrate_bps: 2_500_000,
            frame_rate: 60
          }
        }
      },
      {
        key: "audio-stream0",
        audio_stream: {
          codec: "aac",
          bitrate_bps: 64_000
        }
      }
    ],
    mux_streams: [
      {
        key: "sd",
        container: "mp4",
        elementary_streams: [
          "video-stream0",
          "audio-stream0"
        ]
      },
      {
        key: "hd",
        container: "mp4",
        elementary_streams: [
          "video-stream1",
          "audio-stream0"
        ]
      }
    ]
  }
}

job = client.create_job parent: parent, job: new_job

# Print the job name.
puts "Job: #{job.name}"

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