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1. API Description

Domain name for API request: mps.tencentcloudapi.com.

This API is used to get the list of transcoding templates based on unique template ID. The return result includes all eligible custom and preset transcoding templates.

A maximum of 100 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: DescribeTranscodeTemplates.
Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2019-06-12.
Region No String Common Params. This parameter is not required for this API.
Definitions.N No Array of Integer Unique ID filter of transcoding templates. Array length limit: 100.
Type No String Template type filter. Valid values:
  • Preset: Preset template;
  • Custom: Custom template.
  • ContainerType No String Container format filter. Valid values:
  • Video: Video container format that can contain both video stream and audio stream;
  • PureAudio: Audio container format that can contain only audio stream.
  • TEHDType No String TESHD filter, which is used to filter common transcoding or ultra-fast HD transcoding templates. Valid values:
  • Common: Common transcoding template;
  • TEHD: TESHD template.
  • Offset No Integer Paging offset. Default value: 0.
    Limit No Integer Number of returned entries. Default value: 10. Maximum value: 100.
    TranscodeType No String The template type (replacing TEHDType). Valid values:
  • Common: Common transcoding template
  • TEHD: TESHD template
  • Enhance: Audio/Video enhancement template.

  • This parameter is left empty by default, which indicates to return all types of templates.

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    TotalCount Integer Number of eligible entries.
    TranscodeTemplateSet Array of TranscodeTemplate List of transcoding template details.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Querying transcoding templates

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Host: mps.tencentcloudapi.com
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: DescribeTranscodeTemplates
    <Common request parameters>
        "Definitions": [

    Output Example

        "Response": {
            "TotalCount": 1,
            "TranscodeTemplateSet": [
                    "Definition": 1008,
                    "Container": "mp4",
                    "Name": "Template 1",
                    "Comment": null,
                    "Type": "Preset",
                    "RemoveVideo": 0,
                    "RemoveAudio": 0,
                    "VideoTemplate": {
                        "Codec": "libx264",
                        "Fps": 24,
                        "Bitrate": 256,
                        "ResolutionAdaptive": "open",
                        "Width": 0,
                        "Height": 0,
                        "FillType": "black"
                        "Vcrf": 23
                    "AudioTemplate": {
                        "Codec": "libfdk_aac",
                        "Bitrate": 48,
                        "SampleRate": 48000,
                        "AudioChannel": 2
                    "TEHDConfig": {
                        "MaxVideoBitrate": 1,
                        "Type": "TEHD-100"
                    "ContainerType": "Video",
                    "CreateTime": "2018-10-01T10:00:00Z",
                    "UpdateTime": "2018-10-01T10:00:00Z"
            "RequestId": "12ae8d8e-dce3-4151-9d4b-5594145287e1"

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    6. Error Code

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    FailedOperation.InvalidMpsUser Operation failed: unauthorized MPS user.
    InternalError Internal error.
    InternalError.AccessDBError Data error.
    InvalidParameterValue Incorrect parameter value.
    InvalidParameterValue.ContainerType Incorrect parameter value: ContainerType.
    InvalidParameterValue.Definitions Parameter error: Definitions.
    InvalidParameterValue.Limit Parameter error: Limit.
    InvalidParameterValue.TEHDType Incorrect parameter value: invalid TEHD Type .
    InvalidParameterValue.Type Parameter error: incorrect Type value.
    ResourceNotFound.TemplateNotExist The resource does not exist: the template does not exist.
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