MediaConvert
User Guide

Supported Output Codecs and Containers

MediaConvert supports the following combinations of codecs and containers.

Video

Container Codecs Supported with Container
MPEG DASH AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265)
MPEG-2 TS AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265), MPEG-2
HLS AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265)
Smooth (ISMV) AVC (H.264)
MPEG-4 (.mp4) AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265)
MPEG-4 Flash (.f4v) AVC (H.264), MPEG-2
QuickTime AVC (H.264), MPEG-2, Apple ProRes (with AIFF audio only)
MXF (.mxf) MPEG-2
Raw (no container) AVC (H.264), HEVC (H.265), MPEG-2

Note

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

Audio

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

Container Codecs Supported with Container
MPEG DASH AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3),
MPEG-2 TS AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), MP2
HLS AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3),
Smooth (ISMV AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3),
MPEG-4 (.mp4) AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3),
MPEG-4 Flash (.f4v) AAC
QuickTime AAC, with H.264 and MPEG-2; AIFF, with Apple ProRes; Dolby Digital (AC3), with H.264 and MPEG-2; Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), with H.264 and MPEG-2; WAV (with H.264 and MPEG-2),
MXF (.mxf) WAV
Raw (no container) AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), WAV
Audio Only MPEG-2 TS AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), MP2
Audio Only MPEG-4 AAC, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3),

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