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 following table.

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® AVC (H.264), Flash® 9 File, H.263
Matroska AVC (H.264), PCM, 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 following table.

Container Audio Codecs
No Container PCM
Audio Video Interleave Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams, MP3, MPEG Audio, PCM
Adobe® Flash® AAC
IMF PCM
Matroska AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), WMA, WMA2
MPEG Transport Streams AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams, MPEG Audio, PCM, WMA, WMA2
MPEG-1 System Streams AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), MPEG, Audio PCM
MPEG-4 AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), PCM, WMA, WMA2
MXF AAC, AIFF, Dolby E frames carried in PCM streams, MPEG Audio, PCM
QuickTime® AAC, MP3, PCM
WMV/ASF WMA, WMA2

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