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Video file formats

Supported Video Formats and Codecs for submitting your video file to Vidzing

Commonly Used Video Formats and Codecs 

The following lists commonly used media formats and codecs that were tested and optimized for transcoding and delivery

Ingest (Input) File Formats and Codecs

The following video formats and codecs have been tested and optimized for optimal transcoding input:

Media File Formats

Mpeg-4 and QuickTime Formats (MP4, MOV, QT, and M4V), Flash Video (FLV and F4V), Microsoft Windows Formats (AVI, ASF, WMV and WMA), MPEG-1/2 (MPG, M1V, M2V, MP3), WAV, Matroska (MKV), OGG OGM & OGV, WEBM, 3GP, RM, Webex (ARF), MXF

Video Codecs

DivX (Div3/4/5, DX50), DV, H.263, H.264 and AVC,H.265, MPEG-4 Visual, MPEG-1/2, MJPG, MP42/3, IV40/50 (Indeo codecs), RV30/40, RMVB, FLV1/4, VP3/5/6/7/8/9, Sorenson (SVQ1/3), Xvid, Theora, WMV1/2/3, VC1, ProRes 422, ICOD, DVCPRO, PXLT, TCSS/TCS2, GoToMeeting Codec (G2M3/4)

The Maximum Video Frame Size is 5000 x 5000.

Audio Codecs

MP3, MP1/2, AC3, EAC3, AAC, Vorbis, AMR, PCM, WMA7/8/9, WMSpeech, FLAC, QDM2, RA, Nellymoser, Cook, GSM, SPEEX

Target (Output) Video and Audio Codecs 

The following video formats and codecs have been tested and optimized as optimal transcoding output and delivery:

Media File Formats

MP4, FLV, AVI, 3GP, OGG, MKV, WMV, WMA, Microsoft Silverlight Smooth Streaming, Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), WEBM, MPEG, MPEG TS, WAV, M4V, MXF

Video Codecs

 H.264, H.263, MPEG-4 Visual, VP8, VP6, FLV1, Theora, WMV1/2, VC1, MPEG-2, APCN/S/O/H, DNXHD, DV

Audio Codecs

 MP3, AAC LC, AAC HE, Vorbis, WMA/Pro, AMR NB, MPEG2, AC3, PCM

Supported File Extensions

The following file extension are supported:

flv, asf, qt ,mov, mpg ,mpeg,  avi, wmv, mp4, m4v, 3gp, vob, f4v, mkv, mxf, mts, ts, rm, arf, webm, lxf, m4v