Supported formats and codecs

Input

Files

Type Video Audio
Codec
  • XAVC*
  • AVC-Ultra*
  • AVC-Intra*
  • XDCAM*
  • MPEG-2
  • H.264 (AVC)
  • H.265 (HEVC)
  • MPEG-1 L2
  • MPEG-2 L2
  • AAC-LC
  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)
  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*
  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*
Container
  • MXF*
  • MP4

Streams

Protocol

Video

Audio

RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol), RTMPS

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • VP8

  • VP6

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • MP3

MPEG-TS (MPEG transport stream), MPEG-TS over UDP

  • H.265 (HEVC)

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • VP9

  • VP8

  • MPEG-2

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • MP3

  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*

  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport)

  • H.265 (HEVC)

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • VP9

  • VP8

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • MP3

  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*

  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*

Subtitles

Type

Format

File-based

  • STL

  • WebVTT

  • SRT

  • EBU-TT

  • TTML

Live

  • EBU-TT-D

  • FAB Public

Streams

Protocol

Video

Audio

CMAF (Common Media Application Format) HLS, Low-Latency HLS

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • H.265 (HEVC)

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*

  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*

RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol), RTMPS

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • MP3

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport)

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • H.265 (HEVC)

  • VP8

  • VP9

  • AAC

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • MP3

  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*

  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*

MPEG-TS (MPEG transport stream)

  • MPEG-2

  • H.264 (AVC)

  • H.265 (HEVC)

  • MPEG-1 L2

  • MPEG-2 L2

  • AAC-LC

  • HE-AAC (v1, v2)

  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)*

  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)*

Service providers

  • Akamai

Video and social media platforms

  • YouTube
  • Facebook
  • Twitch
  • LinkedIn

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Last update: 2021-04-14