Which video codecs are supported by WATCHOUT?

WATCHOUT handles video playback

Supported containers

  • MP4
  • MOV
  • MPG
  • MXF

Supported codecs

  • MPEG-1/2
    • 4:2:2
    • 4:2:0 
  • H.264/AVC
    • 4:2:0 
  • HAP-family
    • HAP
    • HAP Q
    • HAP Alpha
  • Apple ProRes
    • 4:2:2 Proxy
    • 4:2:2 LT
    • 4:2:2 SD
    • 4:2:2 HQ
    • 4:4:4:4
    • 4:4:4:4 XQ
  • QuickTime Animation (RLE) 

Important! Even though all of the above codecs are supported by WATCHOUT you ALWAYS need to test which is the best choice for your particular programming and content, as this may vary depending on your set-up, hardware etc.