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  1. fast start

    Allow setting moov atom at the front of the file (fast start) to appease youtube!

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Presets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. [BUG] Importing multiple After Effects compositions requires unnecessary additional steps

    When I open an After Effects project in the Media Browser and drag multiple Comps into the Queue, I get prompted to navigate to the Comp for each Comp that I have added to the Queue. It seems to be a bug.

    3 votes
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  3. Email when Encoding Item Completes

    Add the option to send an email once a specific task has finished. For example, if a task is set to publish to youtube, and email containing the URL to the youtube page would be awesome.

    18 votes
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  4. Get a text when an encode/export job is done.

    I would love to get a text or phone notification when a job finishes encoding so I can leave the studio and come back when its done.

    36 votes
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  5. Adobe Media Encoder is Crashing on Batch Exports

    Adobe Media Encoder CC2018 - Latest Update is crashing on Batch Queues. Initially it was a proxy exports and I just recently saw it happen with a batch queue of sequences for review / master file delivery.

    Late-2015 Retina iMac 5K, Spec'd Out
    Thunderbay 12TB RAID 5
    MAC OS X 10.12.6 (16G1114)

    15 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Stability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow rendering while playing back in Premiere

    When I batch export videos in Media Encoder, the rendering process is paused when I push play in Premiere Pro. The whole point of queueing videos in Media Encoder is to do it in the background, and by pausing the render that defeats the purpose. I've read (https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2228890) that this was by design, but the ability to toggle that option would be really helpful.

    I have 2 Xeon processors and 144 GB of RAM, so my computer can handle rendering and 4k playback. I know this because I often restart the render in Media Encoder while editing in…

    5 votes
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  7. Have a default Preset

    Being able to right-click a preset and setting "Make Default" would be fantastic. I know AME is supposed to apply whatever preset you last used, but that only works when AME has not crashed. I'd find it incredibly useful to be able to set AME to, by default, always apply the default Preset unless I changed it.

    14 votes
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  8. Watch folders with subfolders

    Watch folders should be able to also watch and encode from subfolders. Having all footage in one folder or having to create multiple watch folders is very inefficient and impractical when dealing with a lot of footage.

    I would also like to be able to use Media Encoder to automatically render small HEVC backup files of all new footage to be sent to offsite backup. Setting my whole video project directory as a watch folder with subfolders would allow this; the output folder would be easy to back up.

    34 votes
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  9. Add Fade In/Out. Would help with Image Overlays.

    Currently, Bug stays on while video fades up. I want both to fade in/out. Compressor has this feature. Why doesn't Encoder?

    7 votes
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  10. Improve "Remaining time" estimate when rendering Character Animator scenes

    When rendering a Character Animator scene, the "Elapsed" time counter starts immediately but it does not have an estimate for the "Remaining" time until it has done some thinking. (This can take minutes for some scenes.) As soon as it starts generating frames, the "Remaining" counter is updated. This is all fine.

    The problem is the Remaining estimate is based on the initial "think" time plus the rate at which it has been generating frames. So the Remaining time initial estimate is higher than it needs to be and drops rapidly.

    The correct way to compute the remaining time is…

    4 votes
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  11. Make image sequences available at import

    Just make image sequences available at import.

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Image Sequences are already supported via the Media Browser in AME.

    Formats currently supported are listed here:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/media-encoder/using/file-formats-supported-import.html

    If there’s a format that you’d like to see supported that currently is not on this list, please let us know.

    If there’s a specific workflow you’re trying to achieve that isn’t possible via the image sequence format support in the product today, please add more detail as to what you’re trying to accomplish.

    Thanks
    Patrick

  12. droplet

    I would be awesome to have the ability to create Droplets like FCP Compressor used to do.
    Just a icon where you drop a file and automate the process to do the encoding process that you choose when you create the droplet!

    3 votes
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  13. Rendering background set in composition from after effects (rather than reverting it to black) so as to aid in 2.5D animation.

    Rendering background set in composition from after effects (rather than reverting it to black) so as to aid in 2.5D animation.

    5 votes
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  14. OGG OGV

    Seriously ... Adobe needs to add these output formats... how long have users been asking for it? How many replies have I seen suggesting using another media encoding software? Wake up Adobe!

    11 votes
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  15. Need to be able to pause encoding queue, reboot computer, and resume queue.

    Continual forced Windows updates destroying workflow. I am converting hundreds of videos in an archive. My queues can take days of processing. If a forced-boot update is pushed to the computer, the queue is lost.

    11 votes
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  16. Add Distrubuted Processing, Export with multiple computers

    Similar to Compressor on macOS — add the ability for users to queue and export a Premiere Pro timeline on another workstation(s). Editors can be liberated to work on the next project as the last finishes in a queue on another computer.

    13 votes
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  17. BROADCAST

    Media Encoder presets could be more faithful with the You Tube, Vimeo and Instagram settings. Its important to preserve the video quality.

    4 votes
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  18. LOSSLESS QUALITY

    Media Encoder could has a tool to control the settings to export compressed content without lose quality in terms of human vision.

    1 vote
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  19. Set Limit File Size

    Please add an option to Set Limit File Size!

    Thanks

    11 votes
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  20. Keyframes in audio effects ignored (BUG)

    When exporting to h.264 from Premiere Pro CC 2018, the Media Encoder ignores the first set of keyframes in audio effects. This results in a weird jumps in the audio effects at the beginning of the video. To replicate:

    1) Apply the Mastering audio effect to a clip
    2) Create some keyframes with initial values for a few parameters
    3) Create a second set of keyframes later in the clip that modify those same parameters
    4) Create a third set of keyframes modifying those parameters
    5) Export the video to h.264 mp4 using Media Encoder

    Expected behavior:

    Video should contain…

    2 votes
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