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  1. Use assimilate capabilities in watch folders

    When you set up a watch folder you should be able to batch rename and add metadata to output files

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  2. Have the Creative Cloud desktop app have a look at Media Encoders' watch folded

    It might be an idea to have the Creative Cloud desktop app have a look at Media Encoders' watch folded and start running Media Encoder as soon as a file is added to the Watch Folder.

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  3. Estimated time remaining for proxy generation

    Adding an estimated time remaining to the batch processing of proxies so an editor knows a rough idea of when they can come back to the workstation to begin editing.

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  4. half input

    Instead of choosing between "same as source" or a custom resolution.

    Id would be great with a simple "half of input resolution" option when choosing resolution

    2 votes

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  5. Please add CUDA support back into Media Encoder 2020 for macOS

    Please add CUDA support back into Media Encoder 2020 for macOS. I use a Mac Pro Mid 2012 tower with an NVIDIA GTX 970 and 64GB of RAM. Only being allowed to use Metal as a renderer increases my export time to more than than 4x for the same sequences from ME 2019. I've tried using Premiere with Windows and Boot Camp, but can't properly edit multicam sequences in Windows on this thing because of constant audio drop outs and delays, so right now my best option is to edit in macOS, then boot into Windows for exporting with CUDA…

    3 votes

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  6. A 'smart fail' option of sorts?

    Can AME offer some kind of 'output monitoring'? For example, often I will have a batch of proxies or sequences queued up to export. Sometimes AME won't fail exporting (give the yellow ! error), it will just hang and stop encoding. This is extremely annoying in its own right, but when it stops early on in an overnight batch encode only to see 4 or 5 out of 20 actually encoded in the morning, it is beyond frustrating that I let my computer run 8 hours doing nothing.

    Can AME offer some kind of monitoring that if it is not…

    2 votes

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  7. BUG!!! Media Encoder preset with timecode defaults to show frame count rather than TC

    This seems to have been introduces with the latest update. I have a preset to render an H264 file with file name and timecode visually burned in. Before updating it worked fine. Now it shows a number(I assume framecount) rather than TC. If I switch to generate rather than source, then it shows TC. But if I save the preset on "generate," it saves the starting time as well, so the TC is not accurate. If I create a new preset, the first application works as expected, but once I apply from the saved preset it fails in the same…

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  8. Encoding profile spontaneously changes during batch process

    Encoding profile spontaneously changes from a custom preset to DV Pal during batch process.

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  9. Preferences: determine default transcode/export preset from MediaEncoder for any source's incoming file

    Predetermine the output of MediaEncoder (ME) via "Preferences": ME is not only useful in the Adobe's App ballpark but also very welcome on already delivered files that need to be transcoded. Well, there is a "default destination" one can determine in the settings but there is no "default transcode" to set before one brings in files from an external source (let's say EVS ProRes(HQ) off a multi-cam recording or even an H.264 off any drone) and pre-determine the output setting.
    This should be available in the settings of ME!

    3 votes

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  10. Media Encoder not uploading, hangs (FTP)

    Bug Report
    Media Encoder CC2019 13.1 build 173 on Mac OS X 10.13.6


    1. Queue a sequence from PP CC2019 to Media Encoder.

    2. Use a preset that has Publish enabled (FTP in my case - account has been tested, and the same preset worked successfully on an earlier render.)

    3. The encoding completed successfully with a good file, but the FTP publish step is stuck indefinitely on "Waiting for encoding" (see picture). I have waited 20 minutes.

    Log attached in reply message.

    Update: After writing this I open the setting and tested the FTP connection.
    AME hanged (beachballed). Let it sit for…

    1 vote

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  11. Save queue function for Encoder. So we can save on one machine and open up on more powerful rendering machine :-)

    Save queue function for Encoder. So we can save on one machine and open up on more powerful rendering machine :-)

    21 votes

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  12. Allow more than the default 5 seconds when encoding a still image to an movie

    Currently AME defaults to 5 seconds when encoding a jpg to an movie in a batch mode. Any way we could develop over the 5 seconds.

    2 votes

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  13. slate

    It would be great to have a slate feature, where I upload a bumper, or slate, or any other custom intro/outro file and have the ability to stitch it uniformly at the beginning and/or end over another clip, or for a Premiere export. Then to bake this into a preset.

    2 votes

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  14. Creative Cloud timer to short

    I have a bunch of videos being converted to smaller files. I run them when I'm not in the office. Well, the thing is every little while the Adobe window pops up asking if it is still me and I have to click "continue" to stay signed in and every time the window pops up the Adobe programs stop what they are doing so only a couple videos get done. The sign in window is messing up our work flow. It is going to be a real pain if all semester you have to stay with the computer or come…

    2 votes

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  15. 74 votes

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  16. When sequencing two Gear 360 dual-fisheye videos AME injects VR Metadata even though "Video is VR" checkbox is not selected.

    See This wasted a whole day of rendering because even though I visually verified that the "Video is VR" checkbox was unselected, it still rendered with VR metadata.
    Steps used to recreate:


    1. Take two Gear 360 (2016) videos and drop into AME. See droptostitch.png

    2. Verify that Export Settings->Video->"Video is VR" is unselected without making any changes.

    3. Observe that the video is set to render as "Match source - high bitrate". At this point if left to render it will render with the "Video is VR" metadata injected. See result.png

    4. To fix this issue you currently have to go in and…
    2 votes

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  17. Make it stop randomly pausing making proxies of HEVC 4k

    Ingesting and making proxies of iPhone 4K/30 video is unusable.

    2 votes

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  18. Append custom file name on export

    I would like to append a custom name to the end or beginning of a file name on export. Yes, I know you can select an option saying "Append preset name to filename on export", but I don't need this all the time. It would be much simpler if this was an option that is chosen within the preset itself. This would create much more flexibility when exporting.

    10 votes

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  19. Media Encoder 2019 freezes everytime I change by quality for a After effects render

    For the new Adobe Media encoder 2019 13.02 It always freezes up and crashes if I change the quality of my after effects render. Could the adobe team plz patch that up so it could run smoother and not do that by any means.

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  20. App for Media Encoder to send progress status/updates to your phone

    App for Media Encoder to send progress status/updates to your phone so you know when it's finished processing footage. This way, you can leave your computer to do the work and be notified when the job's done or is nearing completion.

    9 votes

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