AWS Elemental MediaLive
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Supported Codecs for Outputs

Supported Codecs for File Outputs

The following table lists the codecs for file outputs that MediaLive supports.

Container Video Codecs Audio Codecs
Archive H.264 (AVC) AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MPEG-1 Layer II

Frame Capture JPEG None. A Frame Capture output doesn't include audio
HLS H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

Microsoft Smooth H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MPEG-2 TS H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MPEG-1 Layer II

Supported Codecs for Streaming Outputs

The following table lists the codecs that MediaLive supports within streaming outputs.

Container Video Codecs Audio Codecs
HLS H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

MediaPackage H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

Microsoft Smooth H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

RTMP or RTMPS H.264 (AVC) AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus

UDP H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

AAC

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital Plus