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A remote asset is a piece of content that is hosted outside of Backlot. Instead of uploading, transcoding, and storing the content in Backlot, you simply upload its URL and other descriptive information so that Backlot can find the content when needed.
Remote asset management provides all of the benefits of Backlot, including management, syndication, monetization, analytics, and access to the Ooyala APIs.
Supported Streaming Formats for Remote AssetsOoyala supports the following streaming formats for remote assets: