Video format is a critical part of digital assets of an organization. Adobe Experience Manager offers mature offerings and features to manage the entire lifecycle of your video assets after their creation.
Learn how to manage and edit the video assets in Adobe Experience Manager Assets. Video encoding and transcoding, for example, FFmpeg transcoding, is possible using Processing Profiles and using Dynamic Media integration. Without Dynamic Media license, Experience Manager provides basic support for videos, such as transcoding using FFmpeg, extraction of preview thumbnails for the supported file formats, and preview in the user interface for formats that are supported for playback in the browser directly.
Adobe Experience Manager Assets generates previews for video assets with the extension MP4. You can preview the renditions in the Assets user interface.
After publishing, you can include the video assets in a web page as a URL or directly embed the assets. For details, see publish Dynamic Media assets.
Experience Manager as a Cloud Service lets you do basic transcoding of MP4 video files using Processing Profiles. The functionality allows you to not just upload but also preview and scale a MP4 video file.
Figure: A Processing Profile for video transcoding in Experience Manager.
If you provide only width or only height and leave the other field blank, the renditions maintain the aspect ratio. H.264 video codec is available for transcoding.
To process assets using a processing profile, add a profile to a folder. See use processing profiles to process assets.
Without Dynamic Media license, you can only process MP4 files using processing profiles.
When transcoding MP4 files using Processing Profiles, the following guidelines and limitations apply:
Apple ProRes files can only transcode to a maximum resolution of 1080p.
If the source file has a bitrate >200 Mbps, you can only transcode to a maximum resolution of 1080p.
If the source framerate >=60 fps then, the maximum size of the source file that you can use is,
Maximum file size you can transcode to 4k resolution is 2.55 GB MP4 file of 4k resolution, 12 Mbps bitrate, and 23 fps.