AWS Elemental MediaLive
User Guide

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
Frame Capture JPEG None. A Frame Capture output doesn't include audio.
HLS H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus.
Microsoft Smooth H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus.
MPEG-2 TS H.264 (AVC) 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) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
MediaPackage H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Microsoft Smooth H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
RTMP or RTMPS H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
UDP H.264 (AVC) AAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus