Supported input and output formats

The following table shows the supported input and output formats for the Transcoder API.

Supported input and output 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, MP3, Opus, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA2, and Vorbis
CaptionsSCC, SRT, and VTT
OverlaysJPG and PNG
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.