Supported codecs for inputs - AWS Elemental MediaLive

Supported codecs for inputs

The following table lists the codecs that MediaLive supports for source content.

Container Video codecs Audio codecs
CDI Uncompressed video PCM
HLS

See HLS inputs, after this table.

H.264 (AVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

Link Any codec that is included in a Link container is always supported by MediaLive One stereo pair (2.0 audio)
MediaConnect

H.264 (AVC)

HEVC (H.265)

MPEG-2

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MPEG Audio

PCM

MP4 H.264 (AVC)

MPEG-2

AAC
RTMP H.264 (AVC) AAC
RTP

H.264 (AVC)

HEVC (H.265)

MPEG-2

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MPEG Audio

PCM

HLS inputs

The audio and video assets must be multiplexed into a single stream. MediaLive can’t ingest audio assets that are in an audio rendition group.