The MN Open API provides rich functionality, easy integration and rapid implementation of digital media content discovery, listening and purchase. The API is a REST-based HTTP service built on top of MediaNet’s highly-scalable content delivery platform. Returning responses in either XML or JSON, it’s simple to incorporate into your website or application.

With control over the user interface, a feature-rich set of commands and a fully secure environment, the MN Open API delivers all services under your brand. Give access to up to 22 Million+ high-quality tracks, music videos, and 250,000 eBooks from all major music labels, thousands of independent labels and book publishers. The multi-territory catalog is available for Content Fulfillment services and all Content Information services including bios, abstracts,
and recommendations

MN Open API Documentation

MN Open API documentation is updated
as needed on our website.
Part One: Features & Business Rules Part Two: Technical Details Part Three: Sample Code eBooks Documentation

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support by visiting our
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API for Content Fulfillment

The MN Open API provides a complete back-end solution for managing user accounts and content delivery

  • User account creation and management
  • Optional Download Manager: Fully featured Browser Plug-In automatically direct files to iTunes, Windows Media Player, or any other player
  • Commerce: The MN Open API gives you the flexibility of processing end-user payments or integrating into your own commerce system
    • Full-featured shopping cart functionality
    • Transaction processing via credit card or account balance
    • All major credit cards accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
    • Industry-standard SSL encryption and security
    • Flexibility in pricing rules with some options
  • Reporting and Management
    • Let MediaNet take care of the details of tracking and reporting
    • Online self-service reporting portal provides insight into usage and user behavior
    • Full self-service financial transaction reporting
    • Automated tracking and reporting to thousands of content partners and reporting agencies

API for Content Information

The MN Open API provides a complete solution to deliver the right Content Fulfillment to your service. Integrate the Content Guide, Content Recommendations, or add Contextual Matching. Let your customers discover and consume more music and eBooks and their associated content.

  • MN Open API is the gateway to taking control of all the entertainment data provided through the different features
  • Recommendations are currently offered only through the API
  • API is well documented, efficient and consistent

MN Open API Basic

The API Basic starter package contains a set of API calls that your free account gives you access to. You can:

  • Transact using the MediaNet commerce options
    • Receive revenue share
    • Full purchase path
    • Credit Card processing
  • You can search and access the entire catalog of your territory
  • Get metadata like album/eBook cover art, artist/author, album name, track name…
  • Full reporting via the MediaNet Customer Portal
Get started with MN Open API
Also see
MN Open Web Components
Our web components are widgetized tools that allow you to drop code snippets in your site for very quick and simple implementation of our rich content and features. No coding skills needed.
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