Supported input and output formats

The following tables show the supported input and output formats for the Transcoder API.

Supported input formats
ContainersAAC, AVI, GXF, MKV (Matroska), MOV, MPEG2-TS, MP3, MP4, MXF (OP1A only), WAV, WebM, and WMV
Video CodecsDNxHD, DV/DVCProHD, DV25, DV50, H.261, H.262, H.263, H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2, ProRes, Theora, VC-1, VP8, VP9, XAVC, and XDCAM
Color Spacerec.601, rec.709, and rec.2020
Audio CodecsAAC, AC3, AIFF, E-AC3, FLAC, MP3, Opus, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA2, and Vorbis
CaptionsSCC, SRT, and VTT
OverlaysJPG and PNG
Supported output formats
ContainersApple HLS (with MPEG2-TS, fMP4), MPEG-DASH (with fMP4), and standalone MP4
Video CodecsH.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), and VP9
Color SpacePass-through; the output color space matches the input color space
Audio CodecsAAC-HE, AAC-HEv2 (stereo only), AAC-LC, AC3, E-AC3, and MP3
CaptionsCEA-608/708 and WebVTT
ImagesJPG tiles, single images

For information on job limits, see Limits.