Calculating Usage

The calculating usage page provides information on how usage is calculated for each Media API to help you estimate cost. In addition to cost information, you can view and export reports about your specific application usage in the Dolby.io dashboard.

Media Enhance API

The Media Enhance API processes audio that is priced per minute.

Usage calculation example

The following table shows a possible scenario and price total using the Media Enhance API.

Scenario

Calculation

Your process 3 podcasts using the Enhance API—a 20.5 minute podcast, 40.7 minute podcast, and a 50 minute podcast.

(20.5 + 40.7 + 50) x (price per minute) = total price

Music Mastering API

The Music Mastering API masters your music that is priced per track. The Music Mastering Preview API provides a free preview of several mastering profiles.

Usage calculation example

The following table shows a possible scenario and price total using the Music Mastering API.

Scenario

Calculation

You process 10 music tracks using the Music Mastering API.

10 x (price per track) = total price

You process 10 music tracks using the Music Mastering Preview API.

10 x (price per preview) = free

Usage Reports

Dolby.io dashboard reports

You can view and export statistical reports for your applications using the Dolby.io dashboard.

To view and export usage reports:

  1. Log into the Dolby.io dashboard.

  2. Navigate to Applications > Summary, and then click the application for which you want to view usage reports.

  3. On the left navigation pane, click Media APIs.


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