Supported Encoding for Formats

Bitmovin supports a wide variety of video encoding formats and the major supported input and output formats are listed on this page. If you don’t see your format here, feel free to contact our support for direct help.

Input Formats

If the input format you are looking for does not appear on this page, it is still quite likely that it is supported anyway, or it may be scheduled to be included in the next release.

The best way to find out for sure by signing up for a free account and testing it right now.

If you find that it is really not supported, then contact us and we can let you know if this format is on our road map, or, if not, whether we can include it for you.

Video Codecs

  • MPEG-1 Video
  • MPEG-2 Video
  • MPEG-4 Video
  • H.261
  • H.262
  • H.263
  • H.264/AVC
  • H.265/HEVC
  • VP6
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • DNxHD
  • Theora
  • XDCAM
  • XDCAM HD422
  • XDCAM IMX
  • DV
  • DVCPRO
  • DVCPROHD
  • ProRes
  • AVCHD
  • AVCIntra
  • Cineform HD
  • Intel Indeo

 

File Formats

Audio Codecs

  • MP4
  • MKV
  • MOV
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • MPEG-2 TS
  • MPEG-2 PS
  • MXF
  • LXF
  • GXF
  • 3GP
  • Webm
  • MPG
  • QuickTime
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • AC3
  • FLAC
  • WMV
  • Vorbis
  • PCM

 

Output Formats

Bitmovin encodes MPEG-DASH, Apple HLS and progressive fallback MP4 streams. With this formats you can reach all major devices. The streams can be played back with all major multimedia players and with the Bitmovin HTML5 player that provides you maximum device reach.

DRM

Streaming Protocols

 

Audio Codecs

Video Codecs

File Formats

  • AAC
  • MP3
  • H.264/AVC
  • H.265/HEVC
  • MPEG-2 TS
  • MP4
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