Get started with Video Moderation

or Image Moderation

Please select all the models you are interested in. The code examples on this page will automatically update to reflect your choice.

Nudity detection

Detect raw and partial nudity

Weapons, alcohol & drugs

Detect violent and inappropriate content


Detect offensive signs and gestures


Detect babies, children and teenagers under 18


Detect and recognize celebrities

Artificial Text and Watermarks

Detect text that has been added during post-processing

Image quality & colors

Detect blurry and low quality images, get dominant colors

Sun glasses

Detect faces hidden with sun glasses

Submit the video to the API

If your video is less than 1 minute long, you can use the sequential API. Do so by submitting a public URL to the video or live stream.

curl -X GET -G '' \
   -d 'stream_url=' \
   -d 'models={models}' \
   -d 'api_user={api_user}' \
   -d 'api_secret={api_secret}'
# if you haven't already, install the SDK with "pip install sightengine"
from sightengine.client import SightengineClient
client = SightengineClient('{api_user}', '{api_secret}')
// if you haven't already, install the SDK with "composer require sightengine/client-php"
use \Sightengine\SightengineClient;
$client = new SightengineClient('{api_user}', '{api_secret}');
// if you haven't already, install the SDK with "npm install sightengine --save"
var sightengine = require('sightengine')('{api_user}', '{api_secret}');
sightengine.check([{models}]).video_sync('').then(function(result) {
  // The API response (result)
}).catch(function(err) {
  // Handle error

If your video is longer than 1 minute or is a live stream then you should use the Continuous Video API. Head to our API guide or our API reference for more details.

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