Supported input and output formats

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

Supported input and output formats
Inputs
ContainersACC, 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, 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
Outputs
ContainersApple HLS (with MPEG2-TS, fMP4), MPEG-DASH (with fMP4), and standalone MP4
Video CodecsH.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), and VP9
Color Spacerec.601 only; the input color space is not converted, so a color change might be observed
Audio CodecsAAC-HE, AAC-HEv2, AAC-LC, AC3, E-AC3, and MP3
CaptionsCEA-608/708 and WebVTT
ImagesJPG tiles, single images