Quick Start

Learn: Take advantage of our searchable API documentation, code snippets and developer forum to learn our toolkits.
Register: To Register, you will need an account on Avid.com. After creating an account, login and look for the “Linked Avid Accounts” section and click the “Create Account” link next to “Developer Account” To get a license for commercialization, you will need to onboard your App and/or Service to the Avid Marketplace
Get Certified: Commercializing your integration with MediaCentral Cloud | UX requires that you become certified for the toolkit that you are using; once you download a toolkit, you’ll be registered to take the exam at any time. Use My Certifications to find the exams.
Develop: Download the App Creator Tool and Starter Kit to kick off your development. Contact partners@avid.com to access to sandbox environments and/or product licenses. Submit your public developer key to ensure that your signed app will match with your developer account by logging into your account and look for “Developer Certificates” in the “My Developer Account” section. You will use the form submit your .pem public key. This will allow Avid to match your apps private key with the public key we have on file when you onboard to the marketplace
Test your integration: Contact partners@avid.com to request a link to download the latest Avid MediaCentral | Cloud UX VM environment or to request access to a fully functional Avid sandbox for your testing. Test results will need to be provided to the Avid certification team when you onboard your product through the Avid Marketplace.
Create a Marketplace Seller Account: In order to sell licenses for your App/Service, you will need to create a Marketplace Seller Account so that you can onboard your product. To get started, Create your Avid Marketplace seller account. Avid will contact you to discuss the contractual agreement for becoming a seller. After your account is approved, you’ll want to PreRegister your App / Service to prepare for publishing
Prepare Certification: You will need to complete the prerequisites required for Certification and contact partners@avid.com to schedule a certification demo
Publish your App / Service to the Marketplace: For Avid to sell licenses for your App/Service, it needs to publish it to the Marketplace. After publishing, Avid will work with you to certify your app/service. Once certification is complete, Avid will publish it to the Avid pricebook.

Learn

Take advantage of our searchable API documentation, code snippets and developer forum to learn about our toolkits.

Platform Foundation Media Central API

Register

To Register, you will need an account on Avid.com. After creating an account, login and look for the “Linked Avid Accounts” section and click the “Create Account” link next to “Developer Account”. Once you have a Developer account, download the App Creator Tool or Starter Kit for Apps and Services. To run your integration in deployed Cloud UX environment, you will need to onboard your App and/or Service to the Avid Marketplace to obtain a license

Foundation Service
Sign in

Get Certified

Commercializing your App and/or Service may require that you become certified as an Avid Certified Developer for the toolkit that you are using once you download a toolkit, you’ll be registered to take the exam at any time. Use My Certifications to find the exams.

Platform Foundation Media Central API

Develop

Download the App Creator Tool and Starter Kit to kick off your development.The starter kit and App Creator Tool includes a proxy to merge your plugin and existing Cloud UX instance to make development easier. Contact partners@avid.com to access to sandbox environments and/or product licenses.
My account
Submit your public developer key to ensure that your signed app will match with your developer account by logging into your account and look for “Developer Certificates” in the “My Developer Account” section. You will use the form submit your .pem public key. This will allow Avid to match your apps private key with the public key we have on file when you onboard to the marketplace

My account My certifications

Using ssh-keygen to create your private and public key:

Pem 1

Using your private key make .pem key, using ssh-keygen:

Pem 2

For more information check our SSH | Keys generation guide.

Test your integration

Contact partners@avid.com to request a link to download the latest Avid MediaCentral | Cloud UX VM environment or to request access to a fully functional Avid sandbox for your testing. You will also need to request a temporary developer license to test your integration in the sandbox environment. Test results will need to be provided to the Avid certification team when you onboard your product through the Avid Marketplace.

Test integration

Sell Your Product

Register as a Seller on the Avid Marketplace

All MediaCentral App/Services, whether for internal use or commercial distribution, will require a license to run in a deployed Cloud UX environment. Licensing requires your App/Service to be onboarded to the Avid Marketplace and certification by Avid. Get a head start on the process by Creating your Avid Marketplace seller account. Avid will contact you to discuss the contractual agreement for becoming a seller.

Seller account

Pre-Register your App or Service

Once you are approved as a seller, pre-register your app or service in your Avid Marketplace seller account. This process will create an Application ID and Application Secret. that you will need for publishing your App or Service.

Seller account Seller account

Test and Complete Certification Pre-requisites

Test your Integration thoroughly before submission

Avid can provide you with a deployable MediaCentral | Cloud UX Virtual Machine for you to test your App/Service with. It is expected that you will fully test and fix any issues prior to submitting to Avid for Certification

Certification

Complete the Certification questionnaire:
- Provide documentation and info on all API calls and functionality
- Provide Information on connectivity requirements to the product that your App/Service connects to
- Send to partners@avid.com
- Avid will work with you to schedule a certification Demo
- The demo is a webinar style demonstration of your app/service running in Avid’s Certification Environment

Publish to the Marketplace

Use the App Creator Tool or Starter Kit to publish your App / Service to the Marketplace You will need the Application ID and Secret that you created when you pre-registered your App/Service.
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Commercialization

-Must be published through the Avid Marketplace
-Must be certified
-All commercial integrations will be available on Avid’s worldwide pricebook
-Avid pays 50% off list for commercially available product for items that will be listed on the pricebook.
-When purchased, the App/Service package will be available for download from the customers Avid.com account
-Avid PS to perform installation and licensing steps