MediaConvert
User Guide

Supported Input Codecs and Containers

MediaConvert accepts input files in the following combinations of codecs and containers.

Note

MediaConvert doesn't currently support HLS input.

Video

Supported video input codecs and containers are listed in the table below.

Container Video Codecs Supported with Container
No Container DV/DVCPRO, AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265), MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Audio Video Interleave Uncompressed, DivX/Xvid, DV/DVCPRO
Adobe® Flash® Flash® 9 File, H.263, AVC (H.264)
Matroska AVC (H.264), MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2, VC-1
IMF JPEG 2000 (J2K)
MPEG Transport Streams AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265), MPEG-2, VC-1
MPEG-1 System Streams MPEG-1, MPEG-2
MPEG-4 Uncompressed, AVC Intra 50/100, DivX/Xvid, H.261, H.262, H.263, AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265), JPEG 2000, MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2, VC-1
MXF Uncompressed, AVC Intra 50/100, DNxHD, DV/DVCPRO, DV25, DV50, DVCPro HD, AVC (H.264), JPEG 2000 (J2K), MPEG-2, Panasonic P2, SonyXDCam, SonyXDCam MPEG-4 Proxy
QuickTime® Uncompressed, Apple ProRes, AVC Intra 50/100, DivX/Xvid, DV/DVCPRO, H.261, H.262, H.263, AVC (H.264), JPEG 2000 (J2K), MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2
WMV/ASF VC-1

Note

AWS Elemental MediaConvert doesn't support external reference MOV or MXF input files.

Audio

Supported audio input codecs and containers are listed in the table below.

Container Audio Codecs
No Container
Audio Video Interleave Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus™, Dolby® E frames carried in PCM streams, MPEG Audio, PCM
Adobe® Flash® AAC
IMF PCM
Matroska AAC, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus™, WMA, WMA2
MPEG Transport Streams AAC, AIFF, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus™, Dolby® E frames carried in PCM streams, MPEG Audio, PCM, WMA, WMA2
MPEG-1 System Streams AAC, AIFF, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus™, MPEG, Audio PCM
MPEG-4 AAC, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus™, PCM, WMA, WMA2
MXF AAC, AIFF, Dolby® E frames carried in PCM streams, MPEG Audio, PCM
QuickTime® AAC
WMV/ASF WMA, WMA2

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