Simple cloud video encoding, built for developers.

Outsource video transcoding for Web, Mobile and TV projects with just a few lines of code.

 1curl \
 2-u your-api-key: \
 3-d '
 4set source =
 5-> mp4 = s3://access:secret@bucket/videos/video.mp4'

We successfully transcode tens of thousands of videos each day.
That's why these companies trust our video encoding platform.

Customers that use our video encoding platform

Robust features that let you focus on getting things done.


We scale with you

Whether you encode one or thousands videos daily.

Queue Time

0.69 second of queue time

Only 0.69 second between the job request and the encoding process to start.

Video Formats

Multi-screen transcoding

iOS, Android, browsers and more supported. VP9 & HEVC available in beta. Read the doc

HTTP Live Streaming

Apple HTTP Live Streaming

Provide the best video quality no matter the connection (Edge, 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi). Read more

CDN Delivery

Export to CDN

Transfer your encoded videos to Amazon S3, Azure, any FTPs and more. supported CDN

Test Environment

Free test environment

Integrating and running tests with our API is free, no matter how much time it takes.

Need support? Our core developers will assist you with your integration.

This Control Panel is your best companion.

API Request Builder

Generate customized code thanks to our intuitive interface.

Ping Inspector

A tool to inspect and debug HTTP notifications we send without writing server-side code.


We save every single API Calls you make in case you want to debug your requests.


Monitor your encoding activity month after month and get an overview over the year.

Video Previews that ROCK.

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Thousands of happy developers & companies.

Customers that use our video encoding platform
Atende Simples
Andre SantosCTO at Atende Simples
HeyWatch was a perfect solution for us.
In 3 days we were up and running.
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Distinct Marketing
Jani GyllenbergFounder of Distinct Marketing
Heywatch was a no brainer: great API that saved us a ton of time, amazing support, and lighting fast processing.
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Magnus HuglenCEO of HMX
The integration was super smooth. A lot quicker than my initial one using Amazon. A first proof of concept was done in minutes rather than hours.
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Joshua WriterCEO of ValueAddon
We switched from PandaStream to HeyWatch and our encoding speeds have more than quadrupled and our costs have lowered by 300%.
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Adam CellaryFounder of Elly
Switching from Amazon Transcoder to HeyWatch was super easy. Thanks to well documented API, the integration only took us one evening.
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Media Prime
Marco PalermoDigital Strategist at Media Prime
HeyWatch has insanely accelerated our video encoding process, letting us focus on our real goal: delivering great video contents to our followers.
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Tom GreyCEO of WebCast-TV
Using HeyWatch has really simplified our video transcoding by leaving the technical aspect to them as well as the hardware and infrastructure required.
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Walter MooreCTO of Arreya
With HeyWatch encoding behind the scenes, Arreya users can now easily upload their video content from any device.
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Karaoke Smart
Manuel SolórzanoCo-founder & CTO of Karaoke Smart
It's so simple and easy to setup and run encoding. Love this product, possibly one of the best.
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Marius NettumWeb Developer at TryApt
HeyWatch offered fast and reliable encoding. We can highly recommend it to everyone.
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Chris OrdalCEO at Jogg
We chose HeyWatch because we needed a fast, reliable, and scalable media encoding option that we could easily integrate into our platform.
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Vandit PanvelkarCreative Strategist at Bonzai
It hardly took an hour to have our first encoding request to go through because APIs were very well documented.
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John RobinsCEO at Newzpoint LLC
We are delighted and would recommend HeyWatch to anyone.
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Santi HerreroCo-Founder and CTO at Edpuzzle
We have tried a couple of different companies but HeyWatch was the simplest to use from a engineering perspective.
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Nathan SkwortsowFounder of Famipix
I am impressed by the speed and quality at which videos are encoded.
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Start encoding your videos with HeyWatch.