Supported File Types

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IMAGE File Types Supported - Previews

globaledit will generate thumbnails and previews for the following image file types. Files in bold can be stamped with metadata on export.

AI               JPG            PNG

BMP            JPEG          PSD

GIF             JPE            TIF

INDD          PDF            TIFF


RAW File Types Supported - Previews

This is a partial list of supported RAW file types. RAW files will generate previews differently depending on the camera type. The preview will not include any levels or settings applied to the RAW in external capture programs. Please feel free to contact us if your preferred RAW file is not listed here. Files in bold can be stamped with metadata on export.

ARW        FFF      ORF        CS1      CRW        CR2

DCR         DNG        ERF        IIQ           KDC        MEF

MRW         NEF        PEF        RAF          RAW        RW2

SR2          STI          TGA      CR3


VIDEO File Types Supported

Recommended input specifications
We recommend that you abide by our supported codecs, and that you try to upload videos that are encoded to a higher quality than our output specifications.

General Suggested Settings
- Video Codec (Any supported video codec)
- Video Bitrate (Greater than or equal to 4500kbits)
- Video Frame rate (Any)
- Frame Width (Greater than or equal to 1280px)
- Frame Height (Greater than or equal to 720px)
- Audio Codec (Any supported audio codec)
- Audio Bitrate (Greater than or equal to 128kbits)
- Audio Sample Rate (Greater than or equal to 48000Hz)
- Audio Channels (Always passed through)
- Faststart (Enabled)

Video formats recommended: H.264 video up to 1080p,  30 frames per second,  High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps,  48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v,  .mp4,  and .mov file formats;  MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps,  640 by 480 pixels,  30 frames per second,  Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel,  48kHz,  stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;  Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps,  1280 by 720 pixels,  30 frames per second,  audio in ulaw,  PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

3G2      3GP      ASF      AVI      M2V

M4V     MOD      MOV     MP4     MPG

MPEG   VOB       WMV

AUDIO File Types Supported

AIFF      MP3      WAV


Appendable File Types for globaledit

These file types can be appended to an asset in globaledit:

3G2     3GP     AIF      AIFF      ASF     AVI      AVS     PDF

DV       FLV     AI        ARW      BAY     BMP     CAP     COS

CRW    CRZ    CS1      CS4       DCR     DCS    DNG     DRF

EIP      EPS     ERF       GIF       CAP     COS     CRW

CRZ     CS1     CS4     DCR      DCS      DNG    DRF     EIP

EPS     ERF      FFF      GIF       HDP      IIQ      INCD   INDD

JP2     JPE       JPEG     JPG      K25      KDC     MEF     MOS

MRW   NEF      ORF      PCT      PDF      PEF      PLIST   PNG

PPT     PSB      PSD      PTX      PXN      R3D     RAF     RAW

RW2    SR2     SRF       STI      TGA      TIF       TIFF    X3D

X3F     XMP      ZIP      M2TS   M2V      M4V     MOD   MOV

MP3     MP4      MPEG   MPG    MTS      OGG     TS      VOB 


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