Change the Format of Images

The ImageFormat transformation task transforms images in a track into another format. The new output track is named taskName.Output, where taskName is the name of the transformation task (the input track is not modified).

To change the format of images

  1. Create a new configuration to send to Media Server with the process action, or open an existing configuration that you want to modify.

  2. In the [Transform] section, add a new transformation task by setting the TransformEngineN parameter. You can give the task any name, for example:

    [Transform]
    TransformEngine0=KeyframesFormat
  3. Create a new configuration section to contain the task settings and set the following parameters:

    Type The transformation engine to use. Set this parameter to ImageFormat.
    Input The name of the image track to process.
    Format The output format for the images in the new track.

    For example:

    [KeyframesFormat]
    Type=ImageFormat
    Input=Keyframe.ResultWithSource
    Format=jpg

    For more information about the parameters that you can use to configure this task, refer to the Media Server Reference.

  4. Save and close the configuration file. HPE recommends that you save your configuration files in the location specified by the ConfigDirectory parameter.


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