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Media Playback Transcoder Supported Video Formats

Livestream Studio can accept most common video format files.

 

The codecs listed below are from “Supported media formats in Media Foundation (Windows).” Supported media formats in Media Foundation (Windows). Microsoft, 28 Nov. 2012. Web. 7 Feb. 2013: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd757927%28v=vs.85%29.aspx.

 

Please note that Studio does not support Apple-only based formats (e.g. ProRes).

 

File Containers:
 

Format File Extensions Media
Source
Media Sink Requires
3GP .3g2, .3gp,
.3gp2,  .3gpp
MPEG-4 File
Source
3GP File Sink Windows 7
Advanced Streaming Format (ASF) .asf, .wma,
.wmv
ASF Media
Source
ASF Media
Sink
Windows
Vista
Audio Data Transport Stream (ADTS). .aac,  .adts ADTS File
Source
None Windows 7
AVI .avi AVI File
Source
None Windows 7
MP3 .mp3 MP3 File
Source
MP3 File Sink File source: Windows Vista
File sink: Windows 7
MPEG-4 .m4a,  .m4v,
.mov, .mp4
MPEG-4 File
Source
MPEG-4 File
Sink
Windows 7
Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI) .sami, .smi SAMI Media
Source
None Windows
Vista
WAVE .wav AVI File
Source
None Windows 7

 
Audio Codecs
 

Format Decoder Encoder Requires
μ-law Coding Audio Compression Manager (ACM) μ-law Codec None Windows Vista
Advanced Audio
Coding (AAC)
AAC Decoder AAC Encoder Windows 7
MP3 Windows Media
MP3 Decoder
None Windows Vista
GSM 6.10 ACM GSM 6.10
Codec
None Windows Vista
Windows Media
Audio (WMA)
Windows Media Audio Decoder Windows Media Audio Voice Decoder Windows Media Audio Decoder Windows Media Audio Voice Decoder Windows Vista

Media Foundation provides wrappers for several ACM codecs listed in the previous table. However, Media Foundation does not support arbitrary ACM codecs.

Video Codecs

Format Decoder Encoder Requires
DV Video DV Video Decoder None Windows 7
H.264 H.264  Video
Decoder
H.264  Video
Encoder
Windows 7
MJPEG MJPEG Decoder
 
None Windows 7
MPEG-4 Part 2 MPEG-4 Part 2
Video Decoder
None Windows 7
MPEG-4 v1/v2/v3 Windows Media
MPEG-4 V3
Decoder Windows Media MPEG4 V1/V2
Decoder
None Windows Vista
Windows Media
Video (WMV)
Windows Media Video 9 Decoder Windows Media Video 9 Screen Decoder Windows Media Video 9 Encoder Windows Media Video 9 Screen Encoder Windows Media Video 7/8 En- coder Windows Vista

 

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