The /http/import Robot
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/http/import Robot imports any file that is publicly available via a web URL into Transloadit.
||(required) String / Array of Strings||
GeneralSpecifies which Step(s) to use as the input to this Robot.
Special Step namesA special Step name is
Providing several Steps as inputYou can add arrays to
Step bundlingSome Robots can gather several Step results for a single invocation. For example, the /file/compress Robot would normally create one Zip file for each file passed to it. If you'd set
This is a crucial parameter for the /video/adaptive Robot, otherwise you'll generate 1 playlist for each viewing quality.
Keep in mind that all input Steps must be present in your Template. If one of them is missing, no result is generated because the Robot waits indefinitely for all input Steps to be finished.
Group by originalSticking with the /file/compress Robot example, you can set
DemoSee a demo for the
||(required) String / Array of Strings||The URL from which the file to be imported can be retrieved.
You can also specify an array of URLs or a string of
||Provides the delimiter that is used to split the URLs in your
||Array of Strings||
||Custom headers to be sent for file import. This is an empty array by default, such that no additional headers expect the necessary ones (e.g. Host) are sent.|
||String / Null||
||Custom name for the imported file. Defaults to
||Possible array members are
Our /http/import Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case. Here are a few example scenarios that you can try live on our website:
- Concatenate two audio files
- Add watermark to a song
- Insert cover art into an audio file
- Import files over HTTP
- Concatenate video files
- Generate a video from an image sequence
- Merge an audio and a video file
- Merge an audio file and an image to generate a video
Blog posts about the /http/import Robot
We wrote the following posts about the /http/import Robot on our blog:
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You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.