Cloud Video Encoding Service. Built For Developers.

Outsource, automate and optimize your video encoding workflow 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'

Over 1,000 companies simplified their transcoding project
using 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

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
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.
Mar 18, 2015 - read more
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%.
Mar 05, 2015 - read more
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.
Feb 11, 2015 - read more
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.
Jan 26, 2015 - read more
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.
Dec 09, 2014 - read more
Walter MooreCTO of Arreya
With HeyWatch encoding behind the scenes, Arreya users can now easily upload their video content from any device.
Nov 05, 2014 - read more
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.
Oct 30, 2014 - read more
Marius NettumWeb Developer at TryApt
HeyWatch offered fast and reliable encoding. We can highly recommend it to everyone.
Oct 22, 2014 - read more
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.
Oct 06, 2014 - read more
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.― Sept 30, 2014
Sept 30, 2014 - read more
John RobinsCEO at Newzpoint LLC
We are delighted and would recommend HeyWatch to anyone. Sept 18, 2014
Sept 18, 2014 - read more
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. Sept 16, 2014
Sept 16, 2014 - read more
Nathan SkwortsowFounder of Famipix
I am impressed by the speed and quality at which videos are encoded. Sept 09, 2014
Sept 09, 2014 - read more

Start encoding your videos with HeyWatch.