Set up your Media Services development environment

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Update your Azure Media Services REST API and SDKs to v3 by 29 February 2024. Version 3 of Azure Media Services REST API and client SDKs for .NET and Java offers more capabilities than version 2. We’re retiring version 2 of the Azure Media Services REST API and client SDKs for .NET and Java.

Action Required: To minimize disruption to your workloads, review the migration guide to transition your code from the version 2 API and SDKs to version 3 API and SDK before February 29th, 2024. After February 29th, 2024, Azure Media Services will no longer accept traffic on the version 2 REST API, the ARM account management API version 2015-10-01, or from the version 2 .NET client SDKs. This includes any 3rd party open-source client SDKS that may call the version 2 API. Learn about the latest version, starting with the Media Services v3 Overview.

The following steps describe prerequisites required for developing with Azure Media Services.

Create a Media Services account

Use the Azure portal, the .NET SDK, or the REST API to create an Azure Media Services account.

Set up the development environment

To set up .NET dev environment, see this topic.

To set up REST dev environment, see this topic.

Connect programmatically

To connect to the Azure Media Services API, see access the Azure Media Services API with Azure AD authentication.