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Axinom Encoding - FAQ


What is Axinom VIP?

After the latest release, Axinom VIP was renamed to Axinom Encoding. This makes Axinom VIP the predecessor of Axinom Encoding.

Trivia: "VIP" is an abbreviation for "Video Ingest & Processing".

Can Axinom Encoding produce DRM-protected content in line with studio requirements?


Axinom DRM supports DRM protection across all output formats.

It offers granular control over the encryption process. Axinom Encoding offers important features to satisfy the latest content owner requirements:

  • Supports several content keys per asset

  • Separate content keys for different video quality levels

  • Separate content keys for audio

  • Uses modern CPIX standard for secure key material exchange

What codecs does Axinom Encoding support?

Axinom Encoding currently supports creating H.264/AAC and H.265/AAC adaptive bitrate streaming assets.

As input, it supports a broad variety of codecs and containers. Please find more information here:

Can I integrate Axinom Encoding with my existing workflows?


One of our key goals for Axinom Encoding is interoperability. Another one is making it super easy for developers to integrate.

Axinom Encoding has a developer-friendly Web API and comes with comprehensive documentation and sample code. It supports standards, like CPIX, to ensure seamless integration. It also supports all major tools and protocols for acquiring source content and delivering the resulting output to its destination.

On top, we offer free evaluation of Axinom Encoding. Give it a try!