…. but some profiles are more equal than others. At least they might be to you. We do realize that Panda is basically all about video transcoding and its core tasks are pretty much the same for most of you. However, good services should be customizable so they can fit specific user requirements.
If your business relies on specific output files more heavily than others you may want them to be encoded first. Until now you could do this by setting priority on your encoding clouds and sending more important files to the one with high priority.
This solution while generally good, had a limitation if you wanted to have specific profile encoded before others. Let’s say you need high quality MP4(H.264) encoded as your primary profile while the smaller, lower quality MP4s could follow later on. It required you to upload files twice to two different encoding clouds. Definitely not fun, as one of our clients pointed out.
We had to do something about it. And we did. Couple days later and now also profiles can have a priority setting of High, Normal and Low so you can control the order in which the jobs for specific profiles are processed.
Your Panda workflow just got even more flexible.
Have a nice weekend!