Set Essence Role


Sets the essence role to MasterBrowseEdit Proxy and/or Thumbnail.


  • Master – Original ingested media or high bit rate media file
  • Browse – Low bit rate proxy file in a format/codec supported natively by browsers
  • Edit Proxy – Medium bit rate proxy file for use in remote edit or where the Master is unavailable
  • Thumbnail – Image file returned in search results or rendered in the browser where no Browse is available

Can be used after ingest, transcode or other essence creation blidgets to set the role of the essence.