Supported output resolution maximums by codec - MediaConvert

Supported output resolution maximums by codec

The following table shows the maximum output resolution AWS Elemental MediaConvert supports for each output codec.


Maximum resolution (pixels)

AV1 1920x1080 or 1080x1920
AVC-Intra 1920x1080 or 1080x1920

AVC (H.264)

4096x2160 or 2160x4096

HEVC (H.265)

8192x4320 or 4320x8192



Apple ProRes


VC-3 1920x1080 or 1080x1920
VP8, VP9

4096x2160 or 2160x4096

8k output resolution job restrictions

When your MediaConvert job has outputs with 8k (8192x4320) resolutions, your job is restricted in these ways:

  • You can't create Dolby Vision outputs.

  • You must send your job to an on-demand queue. Reserved queues can't run 8k jobs.