Retrieving Video Metadata

Video metadata can be used to get information about a specific video, which can be used to categorize your content or adjust parts of your workflow.

To view the metadata from your video, first start a task with the

method containing a
object with an
that is set to metadata. If you plan to automate this process, it is recommended that you also set the
so that changes to the data structure in future versions don't affect your workflow.


  "query": {
    "source": "",
    "format": [
        "output": "metadata",
        "metadata_version": "4.1.5"

After the job is complete, you will be provided with a URL pointing to a JSON file with the video metadata.

Example of resulting JSON with metadata can be reviewed here:

Metadata Example: