Containers and Codecs for File Inputs - AWS Elemental Live

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Containers and Codecs for File Inputs

Container Media Type Extensions Video Codecs Audio Codecs
No Container .m2v, .m1v

DV/DVCPRO

H.264

HEVC (H.265)

MPEG-1

MPEG-2

Apple HLS HLS .m3u8

H.264

HEVC (H.265)

AAC
Audio Video Interleave AVI .avi, .divx, .xvid

Uncompressed

DivX/Xvid

DV/DVCPRO

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus up to 7.1

Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams tagged with SMPTE-337

MPEG Audio

PCM

Adobe Flash F4V .f4v, .flv

H.263

H.264

AAC
Matroska MKV .mkv

H.264

MPEG-2

MPEG-4 part 2

VC-1

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus up to 7.1

WMA, WMA2

MPEG Transport Streams MPEG TS .m2ts, .m2t, .mts, .ts, .trp, .mpeg

H.264

HEVC (H.265)

MPEG-2

VC-1

AAC

AIFF

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus up to 7.1

Dolby E frames carried in non-PCM streams. Supported with file inputs, not with IP inputs.

MPEG Audio

PCM

WMA, WMA2

MPEG-1 System Streams MPEG SS .mpg, .mpeg

MPEG-1

MPEG-2

AAC

AIFF

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus up to 7.1

MPEG Audio

PCM

MPEG-4 MPEG-4 .mp4, .m4v, .f4v

Uncompressed

AVC Intra 50/100

DivX/Xvid

H.261

H.262

H.263

H.264

JPEG 2000

MJPEG

MPEG-2

MPEG-4 part 2

VC-1

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus up to 7.1

PCM

WMA, WMA2

MXF MXF .mxf

Uncompressed

AVC Intra 50/100

DNxHD

DV/DVCPRO

DV25

DV50

DVCPro HD

H.264

JPEG 2000

MPEG-2

AAC

AIFF

MPEG Audio

PCM

Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams tagged with SMPTE-337

QuickTime .mov

Uncompressed

Apple ProRes

AVC Intra 50/100

DivX/Xvid

DV/DVCPRO

H.261

H.262

H.263

H.264

JPEG 2000

MJPEG

MPEG-2

MPEG-4 part 2

AAC

WAV WAV .wav Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams tagged with SMPTE-337
WMV/ASF WMV/ASF .wmv, .asf, VC-1 WMA, WMA2