AWS Elemental MediaConvert

2022/06/14 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for rules that constrain Automatic-ABR rendition selection when generating ABR package ladders.

2022/05/24 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for rules that constrain Automatic-ABR rendition selection when generating ABR package ladders.

2022/04/29 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK nows supports creation of Dolby Vision profile 8.1, the ability to generate black frames of video, and introduces audio-only DASH and CMAF support.

2022/04/08 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for the pass-through of WebVTT styling to WebVTT outputs, pass-through of KLV metadata to supported formats, and improved filter support for processing 444/RGB content.

2022/03/08 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for reading timecode from AVCHD sources and now provides the ability to segment WebVTT at the same interval as the video and audio in HLS packages.

2022/01/21 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for 4K AV1 output resolutions & 10-bit AV1 color, the ability to ingest sidecar Dolby Vision XML metadata files, and the ability to flag WebVTT and IMSC tracks for accessibility in HLS.

2022/01/03 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added strength levels to the Sharpness Filter and now permits OGG files to be specified as sidecar audio inputs.

2021/11/12 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added automatic modes for GOP configuration and added the ability to ingest screen recordings generated by Safari on MacOS 12 Monterey.

2021/10/20 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for specifying caption time delta in milliseconds and the ability to apply color range legalization to source content other than AVC video.

2021/10/08 - 3 new api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert has added the ability to set account policies which control access restrictions for HTTP, HTTPS, and S3 content sources.

2021/09/23 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds style and positioning support for caption or subtitle burn-in from rich text sources such as TTML. This release also introduces configurable image-based trick play track generation.

2021/08/24 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added MBAFF encoding support for AVC video and the ability to pass encryption context from the job settings to S3.

2021/08/03 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added control over the passthrough of XDS captions metadata to outputs.

2021/07/09 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   MediaConvert now supports color, style and position information passthrough from 608 and Teletext to SRT and WebVTT subtitles. MediaConvert now also supports Automatic QVBR quality levels for QVBR RateControlMode.

2021/06/28 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   MediaConvert adds support for HDR10+, ProRes 4444, and XAVC outputs, ADM/DAMF support for Dolby Atmos ingest, and alternative audio and WebVTT caption ingest via HLS inputs. MediaConvert also now supports creating trickplay outputs for Roku devices for HLS, CMAF, and DASH output groups.

2021/05/10 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for Kantar SNAP File Audio Watermarking with a Kantar Watermarking account, and Display Definition Segment(DDS) segment data controls for DVB-Sub caption outputs.

2021/04/01 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   MediaConvert now supports HLS ingest, sidecar WebVTT ingest, Teletext color & style passthrough to TTML subtitles, TTML to WebVTT subtitle conversion with style, & DRC profiles in AC3 audio.

2021/02/09 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for WMA audio only ingest, SMPTE-TT text and image caption ingest, and MPEG-2 video in MXF OP1a outputs.

2021/01/07 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for I-Frame-only HLS manifest generation in CMAF outputs.

2020/11/24 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for Vorbis and Opus audio in OGG/OGA containers.

2020/11/11 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for Automated ABR encoding and improved the reliability of embedded captions in accelerated outputs.

2020/10/05 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for AVC-I and VC3 encoding in the MXF OP1a container, Nielsen non-linear watermarking, and InSync FrameFormer frame rate conversion.

2020/08/27 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for WebM DASH outputs as well as H.264 4:2:2 10-bit output in MOV and MP4.

2020/06/03 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for the encoding of VP8 or VP9 video in WebM container with Vorbis or Opus audio.

2020/04/30 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for including AFD signaling in MXF wrapper.

2020/04/16 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert now allows you to specify your input captions frame rate for SCC captions sources.

2020/04/08 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK adds support for queue hopping. Jobs can now hop from their original queue to a specified alternate queue, based on the maximum wait time that you specify in the job settings.

2020/03/17 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for: AV1 encoding in File Group MP4, DASH and CMAF DASH outputs; PCM/WAV audio output in MPEG2-TS containers; and Opus audio in Webm inputs.

2020/02/05 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for fine-tuned QVBR quality level.

2020/01/17 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for MP3 audio only outputs.

2019/11/25 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for 8K outputs and support for QuickTime Animation Codec (RLE) inputs.

2019/11/15 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for DolbyVision encoding, and SCTE35 & ESAM insertion to DASH ISO EMSG.

2019/10/09 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for Dolby Atmos encoding, up to 36 outputs, accelerated transcoding with frame capture and preferred acceleration feature.

2019/09/16 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added support for multi-DRM SPEKE with CMAF outputs, MP3 ingest, and options for improved video quality.

2019/08/28 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds the ability to send a job to an on-demand queue while simulating the performance of a job sent to a reserved queue. Use this setting to estimate the number of reserved transcoding slots (RTS) you need for a reserved queue.

2019/08/09 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert has added support for multi-DRM SPEKE with CMAF outputs, MP3 ingest, and options for improved video quality.

2019/07/30 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   MediaConvert adds support for specifying priority (-50 to 50) on jobs submitted to on demand or reserved queues

2019/07/25 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert has added several features including support for: audio normalization using ITU BS.1770-3, 1770-4 algorithms, extension of job progress indicators, input cropping rectangle & output position rectangle filters per input, and dual SCC caption mapping to additional codecs and containers.

2019/05/03 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   DASH output groups using DRM encryption can now enable a playback device compatibility mode to correct problems with playback on older devices.

2019/03/25 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for detailed job progress status and S3 server-side output encryption. In addition, the anti-alias filter will now be automatically applied to all outputs

2019/02/26 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added several features including support for: auto-rotation or user-specified rotation of 0, 90, 180, or 270 degrees; multiple output groups with DRM; ESAM XML documents to specify ad insertion points; Offline Apple HLS FairPlay content protection.

2019/01/14 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   IMF decode from a Composition Playlist for IMF specializations App #2 and App #2e; up to 99 input clippings; caption channel selection for MXF; and updated rate control for CBR jobs. Added support for acceleration in preview

2018/11/20 - 2 new 11 updated api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert SDK has added several features including support for: SPEKE full document encryption, up to 150 elements for input stitching, input and motion image insertion, AWS CLI path arguments in S3 links including special characters, AFD signaling, additional caption types, and client-side encrypted input files.

2018/09/21 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   To offer lower prices for predictable, non-urgent workloads, we propose the concept of Reserved Transcode pricing. Reserved Transcode pricing Reserved Transcoding pricing would offer the customer access to a fixed parallel processing capacity for a fixed monthly rate. This capacity would be stated in terms of number of Reserved Transcode Slots (RTSs). One RTS would be able to process one job at a time for a fixed monthly fee.

2018/09/06 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for Cost Allocation through tagging and also enables adding, editing, and removal of tags from the MediaConvert console.

2018/08/16 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   Added WriteSegmentTimelineInRepresentation option for Dash Outputs

2018/08/10 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for a new rate control mode, Quality-Defined Variable Bitrate (QVBR) encoding, includes updates to optimize transcoding performance, and resolves previously reported bugs.

2018/07/06 - 3 new 6 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for the following 1) users can specify tags to be attached to queues, presets, and templates during creation of those resources on MediaConvert. 2) users can now view the count of jobs in submitted state and in progressing state on a per queue basis.

2018/06/15 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds language code support according to the ISO-639-3 standard. Custom 3-character language codes are now supported on input and output for both audio and captions.

2018/06/04 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds the support for Common Media Application Format (CMAF) fragmented outputs, RF64 WAV audio output format, and HEV1 or HEVC1 MP4 packaging types when using HEVC in DASH or CMAF outputs.

2018/02/15 - 11 updated api methods

Changes   Nielsen ID3 tags can now be inserted into transport stream (TS) and HLS outputs. For more information on Nielsen configuration you can go to https://docs.aws.amazon.com/mediaconvert/latest/apireference/jobs.html#jobs-nielsenconfiguration

2017/11/27 - 20 new api methods

Changes   AWS Elemental MediaConvert is a file-based video conversion service that transforms media into formats required for traditional broadcast and for internet streaming to multi-screen devices.