AWS Elemental MediaConvert is a service that formats and compresses offline video content for delivery to televisions or connected devices. High-quality video transcoding makes it possible to create on-demand video assets for virtually any device.

A job does the work of transcoding a media file. When creating a job, specify the information that MediaConvert requires to do the transcoding. For example, you specify information such as:

  • Which files to transcode.
  • What to name the transcoded files.
  • Where to save the files.
  • Which advanced features to apply.

Use the AWS public cloud integration to discover and collect metrics against the AWS service.

External reference

Working with AWS Elemental MediaConvert jobs


To set up the AWS integration and discover the AWS service, go to AWS Integration Discovery Profile and select MediaConvert Job.

Event support

CloudTrail event support

  • Not Supported (create and delete events)

CloudWatch alarm support

  • Not Supported