Transcoding services

The transcoding service converts material users upload into a placeholder version suitable for streaming playback and scrubbing. It also generates thumbnails of different sizes.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of supported codecs and formats suitable for transcoding. Additional formats not mentioned may be supported, and this page may be updated periodically.

Supported formats

File formats Video formats Audio formats
AVI Cinepak, RGB24 AAC
DPX DNxHD MP3
FLV DPX, GBRP10LE Opus
JPEG FLV1, YUV420p pcm_f32le
M4V H264 pcm_s16be
MOV H264, YUV420p pcm_s16le
MP3 MJPEG pcm_s24le
MP4 MJPEG, YUVJ420p Vorbis
MPEG MJPEG, YUVJ422p  
PDF MJPEG, YUVJ444p  
PNG MPEG-1 Video, YUV420p  
PSD MPEG-4, YUV420p  
TIFF MS Video-1, RGB555LE  
WMV QTRLE, RGB24  
  Raw Video, BGRA  
  Raw Video, YUV420p  
  SVQ3  
  TIFF, RGBA  
  VP8, YUV420p  

For more information, see "Do it yourself (DIY) transcoding."

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    Bill Diack

    The column names are misleading. what are labelled "Video formats" are really "Video codecs" ditto for "Audio formats".

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