Streaming Media Monitoring | List of Currently Supported Media Codecs

Glossary:  Media Streaming Task

Configuring a Media Streaming Task

Supported Media Streaming Formats

MEDIA STREAM MONITORING CODECS*
D….. = Decoding supported
.E…. = Encoding supported
..V… = Video codec
..A… = Audio codec
..S… = Subtitle codec
…S.. = Supports draw_horiz_band
….D. = Supports direct rendering method 1
…..T = Supports weird frame truncation
D V D 4xm 4X Movie
D V D 8bps QuickTime 8BPS video
D A D 8svx_exp 8SVX exponential
D A D 8svx_fib 8SVX fibonacci
EV a64multi Multicolor charset for Commodore 64
EV a64multi5 Multicolor charset Commodore 64, ext w/ 5th color (colram)
DEA D aac Advanced Audio Coding
D A D aac_latm AAC LATM (Advanced Aud io Code c L ATM syntax)
D V D aasc Autodesk RLE
DEA D ac3 ATSC A/52A (AC-3)
EA ac3_fixed ATSC A/52A (AC-3)
D A D adpcm_4xm ADPCM 4X Movie
DEA D adpcm_adx SEGA CRI ADX ADPCM
D A D adpcm_ct ADPCM Creative Technol ogy
D A D adpcm_ea ADPCM Electronic Arts
D A D adpcm_ea_maxis_xa ADPCM Electronic Art s Maxis CD ROM XA
D A D adpcm_ea_r1 ADPCM Electronic Arts R1
D A D adpcm_ea_r2 ADPCM Electronic Arts R2
D A D adpcm_ea_r3 ADPCM Electronic Arts R3
D A D adpcm_ea_xas ADPCM Electronic Arts XAS
D A D adpcm_ima_amv ADPCM IMA AMV
D A D adpcm_ima_apc ADPCM IMA CRYO APC
D A D adpcm_ima_dk3 ADPCM IMA Duck DK3
D A D adpcm_ima_dk4 ADPCM IMA Duck DK4
D A D adpcm_ima_ea_eacs ADPCM IMA Electronic Arts E ACS
D A D adpcm_ima_ea_sead ADPCM IMA Electronic Arts S EAD
D A D adpcm_ima_iss ADPCM IMA Funcom ISS
DEA D adpcm_ima_qt ADPCM IMA QuickTime
D A D adpcm_ima_smjpeg ADPCM IMA Loki SDL MJ PEG
DEA D adpcm_ima_wav ADPCM IMA WAV
D A D adpcm_ima_ws ADPCM IMA Westwood
DEAD adpcm_ms ADPCM Microsoft
D A D adpcm_sbpro_2 ADPCM Sound Blaster Pr o 2-bit
D A D adpcm_sbpro_3 ADPCM Sound Blaster Pr o 2.6-b it
D A D adpcm_sbpro_4 ADPCM Sound Blaster Pr o 4-bit
DEA D adpcm_swf ADPCM Shockwave Flash
D A D adpcm_thp ADPCM Nintendo Gamecub e THP
D A D adpcm_xa ADPCM CDROM XA
DEA D adpcm_yamaha ADPCM Yamaha
DEA D alac ALAC (Apple Lossless A udio Co dec )
D A D als MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding (AL S)
D A D amrnb Adaptive Multi-Rate Na rrowBan d
D A D amrwb Adaptive Multi-Rate Wi deBand
DEV amv AMV Video
D V D anm Deluxe Paint Animation
D V D ansi ASCII/ANSI art
D A D ape Monkey’s Audio
DES ass Advanced SubStation Al pha sub tit le
DEV D asv1 ASUS V1
DEV D asv2 ASUS V2
D A D atrac1 Atrac 1 (Adaptive TRan sform A cou stic Coding)
D A D atrac3 Atrac 3 (Adaptive TRan sform A cou stic Coding 3)
D V D aura Auravision AURA
D V D aura2 Auravision Aura 2
DEV D avrp Avid 1:1 10-bit RGB Pa cker
D V D avs AVS (Audio Video Stand ard) vi deo
DEV D ayuv Uncompressed packed MS 0.169490740740741 4
D V D bethsoftvid Bethesda VID video
D V D bfi Brute Force & Ignoranc e
D A D binkaudio_dct Bink Audio (DCT)
D A D binkaudio_rdft Bink Audio (RDFT)
D V binkvideo Bink video
D V D bintext Binary text
DEV D bmp BMP image
D A D bmv_audio Discworld II BMV audio
D V bmv_video Discworld II BMV video
D V D c93 Interplay C93
D V D camstudio CamStudio
D V D cavs Chinese AVS video (AVS 1-P2, J iZh un profile)
D V D cdgraphics CD Graphics video
D V D cdxl Commodore CDXL video
D V D cinepak Cinepak
DEV D cljr Cirrus Logic AccuPak
D A D cook COOK
D V D cyuv Creative YUV (CYUV)
DEA D dca DCA (DTS Coherent Acoustics)
D V D dfa Chronomaster DFA
D V dirac BBC Dirac VC-2
DEV D dnxhd VC3/DNxHD
DEV dpx DPX image
D A D dsicinaudio Delphine Software International CIN audio
D V D dsicinvideo Delphine Software International CIN video
DES dvbsub DVB subtitles
DES dvdsub DVD subtitles
DEV D dvvideo DV (Digital Video)
D V D dxtory Dxtory
DEA D eac3 ATSC A/52 E-AC-3
D V D eacmv Electronic Arts CMV video
D V D eamad Electronic Arts Madcow Video
D V D eatgq Electronic Arts TGQ video
D V eatgv Electronic Arts TGV video
D V D eatqi Electronic Arts TQI Video
D V D escape124 Escape 124
D V D escape130 Escape 130
DEV D ffv1 FFmpeg video codec #1
DEVSD ffvhuff Huffyuv FFmpeg variant
DEA D flac FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
D V D flic Autodesk Animator Flic video
DEVSD flv Flash Video (FLV) / Sorenson Spark / Sorenson H.263
D V D fraps Fraps
D V D frwu Forward Uncompressed
DEA D g722 G.722 ADPCM
DEA g723_1 G.723.1
DEA D g726 G.726 ADPCM
D A D g729 G.729
DEV D gif GIF (Graphics Interchange Format )
D A D gsm GSM
D A D gsm_ms GSM Microsoft variant
DEV D h261 H.261
DEVSDT h263 H.263 / H.263-1996
D VSD h263i Intel H.263
EV h263p H.263+ / H.263-1998 / H.263 version 2
D V D h264 H.264 / AVC / MPEG-4 A VC / MPEG- 4 part 10
DEVSD huffyuv Huffyuv / HuffYUV
D V D idcinvideo id Quake II CIN video
D V D idf iCEDraw text
D V D iff_byterun1 IFF ByteRun1
D V D iff_ilbm IFF ILBM
D A D imc IMC (Intel Music Coder)
D V D indeo2 Intel Indeo 2
D V indeo3 Intel Indeo 3
D V indeo4 Intel Indeo Video Interactive 4
D V indeo5 Intel Indeo Video Interactive 5
D A D interplay_ dpcm  DPCM Interplay
D V D interplayv ideo  Interplay MVE video
DEV j2k JPEG 2000
DEV D jpegls JPEG-LS
D V D jv Bitmap Brothers JV video
D V kgv1 Kega Game Video
D V D kmvc Karl Morton’s video codec
D V D lagarith Lagarith lossless
EV ljpeg Lossless JPEG
D V D loco LOCO
D A D mace3 MACE (Macintosh Audio Compression/Expansion) 3:1
D A D mace6 MACE (Macintosh Audio Compression/Expansion) 6:1
D V D mdec Sony PlayStation MDEC (Motion DE Coder)
D V D mimic Mimic
DEV D mjpeg MJPEG (Motion JPEG)
D V D mjpegb Apple MJPEG-B
D A D mlp MLP (Meridian Lossless Packin g)
D V D mmvideo American Laser Games M M Video
D V D motionpixels Motion Pixels video
D A D mp1 MP1 (MPEG audio layer 1)
D A D mp1float MP1 (MPEG audio layer 1)
DEA D mp2 MP2 (MPEG audio layer 2)
D A D mp2float MP2 (MPEG audio layer 2)
D A D mp3 MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3)
D A D mp3adu ADU (Application Data Unit) MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3)
D A D mp3adufloat ADU (Application Data Unit) MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3)
D A D mp3float MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3)
D A D mp3on4 MP3onMP4
D A D mp3on4float MP3onMP4
D A D mpc7 Musepack SV7
D A D mpc8 Musepack SV8
DEVSDT mpeg1video MPEG-1 video
DEVSDT mpeg2video MPEG-2 video
DEVSDT mpeg4 MPEG-4 part 2
D VSDT mpegvideo MPEG-1 video
DEVSD msmpeg4 MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 3
D VSD msmpeg4v1 MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 1
DEVSD msmpeg4v2 MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 2
D V D msrle Microsoft RLE
DEV D msvideo1 Microsoft Video-1
D V D mszh LCL (LossLess Codec Li brary) MSZ H
D V D mxpeg Mobotix MxPEG video
DEA D nellymoser Nellymoser Asao
D V D nuv NuppelVideo/RTJPEG
DEV D pam PAM (Portable AnyMap) image
DEV D pbm PBM (Portable BitMap) image
DEA D pcm_alaw PCM A-law / G.711 A-la w
D A D pcm_bluray PCM signed 16|20|24-bi t big-endian for Blu-ray media
D A D pcm_dvd PCM signed 20|24-bit b ig-endian
DEA D pcm_f32be PCM 32-bit floating point big-endian
DEA D pcm_f32le PCM 32-bit floating point little-endian
DEA D pcm_f64be PCM 64-bit floating point big-endian
DEA D pcm_f64le PCM 64-bit floating point little-endian
D A D pcm_lxf PCM signed 20-bit little-endian planar
DEA D pcm_mulaw PCM mu-law / G.711 mu- law
DEA D pcm_s16be PCM signed 16-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_s16le PCM signed 16-bit litt le-endi an
D A D pcm_s16le_planar PCM 16-bit little-endian planar
DEA D pcm_s24be PCM signed 24-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_s24daud PCM D-Cinema audio signed 24- bit
DEA D pcm_s24le PCM signed 24-bit little-endian
DEA D pcm_s32be PCM signed 32-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_s32le PCM signed 32-bit little-endian
DEA D pcm_s8 PCM signed 8-bit
D A D pcm_s8_planar PCM signed 8-bit planar
DEA D pcm_u16be PCM unsigned 16-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_u16le PCM unsigned 16-bit little-endian
DEA D pcm_u24be PCM unsigned 24-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_u24le PCM unsigned 24-bit little-endian
DEA D pcm_u32be PCM unsigned 32-bit big-endian
DEA D pcm_u32le PCM unsigned 32-bit little-endian
DEA D pcm_u8 PCM unsigned 8-bit
D A D pcm_zork PCM Zork
DEV D pcx PC Paintbrush PCX image
DEV D pgm PGM (Portable GrayMap) image
DEV D pgmyuv PGMYUV (Portable GrayM ap YUV) image
D S pgssub HDMV Presentation Graphic Stream subtitles
D V D pictor Pictor/PC Paint
DEV D ppm PPM (Portable PixelMap ) image
DEV D prores Apple ProRes
EV prores_anatoliy Apple ProRes
EV prores_kostya Apple ProRes (iCodec P ro)
D V D prores_lgpl Apple ProRes (iCodec P ro)
D V D ptx V.Flash PTX image
D A D qcelp QCELP / PureVoice
D A D qdm2 QDesign Music Codec 2
D V D qdraw Apple QuickDraw
D V D qpeg Q-team QPEG
DEV D qtrle QuickTime Animation (R LE) video
DEV D r10k AJA Kona 10-bit RGB Codec
DEV D r210 Uncompressed RGB 10-bit
DEV rawvideo raw video
DEA D real_144 RealAudio 1.0 (14.4K)
D A D real_288 RealAudio 2.0 (28.8K)
D V D rl2 RL2 video
DEA D roq_dpcm id RoQ DPCM
DEV D roqvideo id RoQ video
D V D rpza QuickTime video (RPZA)
DEV D rv10 RealVideo 1.0
DEV D rv20 RealVideo 2.0
D V D rv30 RealVideo 3.0
D V D rv40 RealVideo 4.0
D A D s302m SMPTE 302M
DEV sgi SGI image
D A D shorten Shorten
D A D sipr RealAudio SIPR / ACELP .NET
D A D smackaud Smacker audio
D V D smackvid Smacker video
D V D smc QuickTime Graphics (SM C)
DEV D snow Snow
D A D sol_dpcm DPCM Sol
DEA sonic Sonic
EA sonicls Sonic lossless
D V D sp5x Sunplus JPEG (SP5X)
DES srt SubRip subtitle
DEV D sunrast Sun Rasterfile image
DEV D svq1 Sorenson Vector Quanti zer 1 / So renson Video 1 / SVQ1
D VSD svq3 Sorenson Vector Quanti zer 3 / So renson Video 3 / SVQ3
DEV D targa Truevision Targa image
D VSD theora Theora
D V D thp Nintendo Gamecube THP video
D V D tiertexseq video Tiertex Limited SEQ vi deo
DEV D tiff TIFF image
D V D tmv 8088flex TMV
D A D truehd TrueHD
D V D truemotion 1 Duck TrueMotion 1.0
D V D truemotion 2 Duck TrueMotion 2.0
D A D truespeech DSP Group TrueSpeech
D A D tta True Audio (TTA)
D A D twinvq VQF TwinVQ
D V D txd Renderware TXD (TeXture Dictionary) image
D V D ultimotion IBM UltiMotion
D V D utvideo Ut Video
DEV D v210 Uncompressed 4:2:2 10- bit
D V D v210x Uncompressed 4:2:2 10- bit
DEV D v308 Uncompressed packed 4: 0.169444444444444
DEV D v408 Uncompressed packed QT 0.169490740740741 4
DEV D v410 Uncompressed 4:4:4 10- bit
D V vb Beam Software VB
D V D vble VBLE Lossless Codec
D V D vc1 SMPTE VC-1
D V D vc1image Windows Media Video 9 Image v 2
D V D vcr1 ATI VCR1
D A D vmdaudio Sierra VMD audio
D V D vmdvideo Sierra VMD video
D V D vmnc VMware Screen Codec / VMware Video
DEA D vorbis Vorbis
D VSD vp3 On2 VP3
D V D vp5 On2 VP5
D V D vp6 On2 VP6
D V D vp6a On2 VP6 (Flash version , with alpha channel)
D V D vp6f On2 VP6 (Flash version )
D V D vp8 On2 VP8
D V D vqavideo Westwood Studios VQA ( Vector Quantized Animation) video
D A D wavesynth Wave synthesis pseudo- codec
D A D wavpack WavPack
D A D wmalossless Windows Media Audio 9 Lossless
D A D wmapro Windows Media Audio 9 Professional
DEA D wmav1 Windows Media Audio 1
DEA D wmav2 Windows Media Audio 2
D A D wmavoice Windows Media Audio Voice
DEVSD wmv1 Windows Media Video 7
DEVSD wmv2 Windows Media Video 8
D V D wmv3 Windows Media Video 9
D V D wmv3image Windows Media Video 9 Image
D V D wnv1 Winnov WNV1
D A D ws_snd1 Westwood Audio (SND1)
D A D xan_dpcm DPCM Xan
D V D xan_wc3 Wing Commander III / X an
D V D xan_wc4 Wing Commander IV / Xx an
D V D xbin eXtended BINary text
D V D xl Miro VideoXL
DES xsub DivX subtitles (XSUB)
DEV D xwd XWD (X Window Dump) image
DEV D y41p Uncompressed YUV 4:1:1 12-bit
D V yop Psygnosis YOP Video
DEV D yuv4 Uncompressed packed 4: 0.0833333333333333

*Note, the names of encoders and decoders do not always match, so there are several cases where the above table shows encoder-only, or decoder-only entries even though both encoding and decoding are supported. For example, the h263 decoder corresponds to the h263 and h263p encoders.


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