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Tip #758: AME: New ProRes Encode Presets
The May, 2020, update to Adobe Media Encoder now includes twelve new ProRes compression presets for both Windows and Mac versions. Presets are located in the Broadcast category and include:
- Apple ProRes Proxy
- Apple ProRes LT
- Apple ProRes 422
- Apple ProRes 422 HQ
- Apple ProRes 4444 (with and without an alpha channel)
The only format missing is ProRes 4444 XQ, which is a high-end origination format, so it isn’t surprising that AME doesn’t include it.
NOTE: ProRes RAW can only be recorded by a camera, it isn’t a delivery format.
The settings support two wrapper formats:
- MXF OP1a
By default, each setting matches the frame size and frame rate of the source media, though this can be modified when the preset is applied.
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