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  1. Allow media encoder to add custom prefix/suffix to output file

    Specifically allow media encoder to add either custom text or source file name as a prefix/suffix to the output file. In my work my After Effects project are given job numbers and the output file also must be named with the same job number to keep track of files.

    We have also created templates to ease with production, currently our output comps simply start with "XXXXX" and we do a batch rename after rendering is complete. But with custom prefixes/suffixes we wouldn't have a need for that step.

    This could be added as an option to encoding presets or to…

    18 votes

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  2. Batch SRT files from Media Encoder

    Batch export closed captions (separate SRT files) and text transcriptions from multiple mp4s. We have hundreds of training videos that are in MP4 format. Now, we need to have Closed Captions and Transcriptions for all the videos. Most are 5 - 10 minutes in length. Right now, I'm doing this one file at a time.
    I would like to take say 10 videos, put in Media Encoder, then create 10 SRT Closed Caption files and 10 Transcription files.
    I'm sure many people have thousands of training videos that need Closed Captions and doing this in batches would help immensely.
    I've…

    1 vote

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  3. email batch notification

    It would be nice if the app could send an email to a specified address once processing finishes

    7 votes

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  4. BUG - Media Encoder file size export is inconsistent with multiple versions of the same file.

    I have 1 video file and 27 different languages to export for that file. Queue in ME and export, almost every file is a different size. When exporting from Premiere, all 27 files are the same exact size. Interestingly, the last file exported by ME is the size of each file exported by Premiere.

    I wouldn't know if the issue is caused by the XML created by Premiere for ME to read or if this is an issue with ME. My files need to be within a 1 frame duration to pass. As of now, the best way to achieve…

    1 vote

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  5. Select source audio tracks

    When I get rushes that have 4 tracks of audio I want to be able to choose the tracks that I want to process and mute in AME to create dailies. Much like Modify Clip > Audio Channels in Premiere Pro.

    3 votes

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  6. Force encoder to finish it's job

    It just stops encoding for no reason, the previous encoder would have been fine, this has happened on 2 occasions since the recent update.
    Please fix as this could seriously harm my work in future.

    3 votes

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  7. Add Custom Output File template

    Allow the user to create different Output templates (like in AE), using fields/properties like :

    Custom text
    Date Year/Month/Day
    Time Hour/Minutes/Seconds
    Project Name
    File Name
    Relative path
    File extension
    Width
    Height
    etc.

    1 vote

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  8. Problems when exporting/transcoding DV AVI files - Render/transcode stalls

    I opened several old project containing DV AVI PAL footage. I noticed that all project with DV AVI PAL has problems when exporting from AME 14/15/22 and Premiere Pro.

    The export (or transcode) stalls, continues, stalls, continues, etc, etc until it´s done. This does not happen with another source codec such as Blackmagic Design Motion-JPEG or Prores.

    An easy way to reproduce:
    1. Open Premiere Pro and create a DV PAL 4:3 timeline.
    2. Create and add Bars and Tone and place it on the timeline
    3. Make the Bars and Tone 1 hour long
    4. Export to AVI >…

    1 vote

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  9. I need to see a per file RENDER TIME please

    I need to see a per file RENDER TIME please

    1 vote

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  10. moving sources and encoded outputs

    Hi, I would like to see an option in AMEs preferences to turn off that moving of sourcefiles. This makes it almost impossible to set up a workflow that relies on creating versions and using Proxies in After effects, since they are moved away. Just laeve everything where it is and create a textfile to check if a clip has been rendered already or not. Maxon does it very well with Teamrender. Please!

    1 vote

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  11. Export multiple videos at the same time

    Export multiple videos at the same time i.e. two or more

    3 votes

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  12. Add option to copy video to additional location after encode is completed

    This software is called media ENCODER so technically this doesn't really fall under it's rubric but, since one can queue multiple encodes to different locations it would also be helpful to have post encoding options such as the ability to copy a finished job to multiple locations, this allows one to automatically output to all needed locations, but also avoid unnecessary re-encoding. It's just a convenience thing.

    I am often encoding to an external drive to be used as a delivery medium, but that is not the location that will be used for archiving of the project. A given encode…

    12 votes

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  13. Improve quality for batch exports out of premier through media encoder.

    I am losing a lot more quality doing batch exports out of premier and into media encoder. I am losing a lot of my font weight. So words that were visible are not visible anymore. This happens in the chain from premier to media encoder. I know this because I will export out of premier and then compress with media encoder, and I don't have the issue any more. But for now I have to export individually out of premier and not use media encoders batch process, for sake of quality. All exports were made with the same bitrate and…

    1 vote

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  14. Allocate media exports across different computers over network

    While Media encoder is super helpful , it is a bit limited with network options. I have 3 machines available to me and they all run Adobe Media encoder and premier pro. Our media library is on the local storage so you can open project files from any machine.

    At the moment , if I want to utilise all of my machines(for decreasing export times) , I have to open the same Premiere Pro file and then prepare different sequences for export on each machine individually or access the sequence through each computer's Media encoder.

    It would be great if…

    4 votes

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  15. Export multiple videos at the same time

    Export multiple videos at the same time i.e. two or more

    3 votes

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  16. Add transition types to clip stitching workflow using Adobe Media Encoder

    Allow for configuration of transitions (dip to black, crossfade, etc.) when stitching clips together using Adobe Media Encoder.

    1 vote

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  17. Project Consolidation

    Please add Premiere's 'Project Manager' feature to Media Encoder. Would be great to be able to upload Premiere Projects and select sequences to be consolidated and transcoded through Media Encoder which would free up Premiere for Editing.

    5 votes

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  18. When a premier project file is placed in the watch folder in Media Encoder, the sequence is automatically loaded and rendered. How to exclud

    When a premier project file is placed in the watch folder in Media Encoder, the sequence is automatically loaded and rendered. How to exclude the render of only a specific sequence?
    For example, how to exclude nested sequences from render

    1 vote

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  19. Remove black bars automatically

    Many videos I get are with black bars on the top or bottom.
    "With the power of Adobe Sensei", detect black bars, crop the video, save in the same format and quality.
    It can be a preset, it can be a checkbox in a preset or it can be a script.
    optional: add a XX pixels inset from the crop for sharper edges.
    It must be "drag, run, see folder". If so, it can be a killer feature.

    2 votes

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  20. Allow Multi Instance Encoding

    AME does not use all cores, because of unknown reason (OpenSource encoder can do this). I have an 32 Core CPU (Threadripper) and only 5 Cores used.

    Either AME should scale encoding processes (without GPU) to more cores, or AME should allow to start multiple instances (without GPU) to use the other cores in parallel.

    In my case encoding into DNX 4K takes only 5 cores with only 200Mb/s and waste the other cores with doing nothing. Encoding takes two times than the length (approx. 30fps). I could render 6 streams in parallel without any problems, but i can't and…

    5 votes

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