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Is it possible to export a Video with transparent Background? (No Image Sequences!)

Production codecs with alpha channel support Apple ProRes 4444 / Apple ProRes 4444 XQ From the Manual: Apple ProRes 4444 and Apple ProRes 4444 XQ are ideal for the exchange of motion graphics ...
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What's different between Premiere's own h.264 and QT h.264 encoders?

The encoder is always the same, namely Adobe Media Encoder. What you're changing is only the format, which admittedly is a bit confusing since that dropdown mixes up a couple of concepts which don't ...
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Is it possible to export a Video with transparent Background? (No Image Sequences!)

File > Add to Render Queue > Output mode > Format 'Quicktime' / Channels 'RGB + Alpha' See if that works for you!
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Producing small H.264 files with Adobe Media Encoder vs ffmpeg/libx264

Adobe licenses its H.264 encoder from Mainconcept, which doesn't do that well at low bitrates. x264 is pretty much the frontier when it comes at low size output for a given quality target, or quality ...
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Is it possible to export a Video with transparent Background? (No Image Sequences!)

Yes, for the Quicktime output module, choose to output RGB + Alpha using PNG or Animation codec. In Media Encoder, choose Depth as 32 Bit after selecting the same codecs as above.
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Does Adobe media encoder work if you have the cracked version of Adobe After Effects?

Tell your friend that good software costs money. And is made by developers who need to put food on the table.
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How can I export RGB + Alpha in Adobe After Effects with Adobe Media Encoder (2020)

Click the output mode in the render queue, by default it says lossless: use these settings, format: quicktime, video output channels: RGB + Alpha: click format options and choose Apple ProRes 4444. ...
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Every other frame corrupted when rendering with Adobe Media Encoder

As answered in this Q/A, the problem looks to be caused by the use of the CUDA renderer ("Mercury"). The solution is to switch to CPU-only rendering.
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Do Premiere, After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder support huffyuv lossless codec?

They do on Windows, you need to use the AVI container as HuffyUV isn't available as a quicktime codec, afaik. I used huffyUV for a while, but have switched to magicYUV which has a better range of ...
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Convert 29.970030 fps .mp4 to 29.970000

The definition of "29.97" is correctly 30 * (1000 / 1001), which is 29.97002997. That's what you have. I don't know why do you think you need exactly 29.97000, but it's probably a misunderstanding.
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Adobe Media Encoder included in After Effects Licence?

Yes it is. Otherwise you wouldn't be able to encode things, and that would be just dumb. Even though it happens a bit under the hood, all encodings from Premiere Pro and After Effects are handled by ...
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Adobe After effects watch folder render all composition

Make sure that only the comps you want rendered are in the top level of the project. If there are compositions that you don't want rendered, such as subcomps, put them in a folder in your project ...
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Hardware acceleration in Adobe Media Encoder vs ffmpeg

Media Encoder and ffmpeg should generate the same quality if given the same encoding parameters. GPU encoders are provided by GPU vendors. I haven't heard of any third-party implementations. The ...
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Using 60 fps footage on 23.976 sequence without slowing down or dropping frames

You can not. You have contradicting parameters. You need to make some decisions. Either: Leave your project at 29.97 and drop 1 every 2 frames of your 60fps clip. Leave your project at 29.97 and use ...
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Video Exporting takes too long in Adobe Media Encoder

Are you exporting to h.264? Try rendering to a master file in a intermediate codec like ProRes, Cineform or DNxHR. Rendering to h.264 involves referencing multiple frames to create the intermediate ...
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Producing small H.264 files with Adobe Media Encoder vs ffmpeg/libx264

I avoid AME and use x264 via ffmpeg for H.264 encoding. From Premiere I prefer to output a temporary lossless compressed format as the intermediate, such as the free and open-source Ut video, instead ...
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What is the normal rendering time?

Check your GPU settings in AME prefs should be targeting your particular GPU. Choice of GPU can effect render time significantly. A GPU with a high CUDA processor count is best for these renders on a ...
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Exported the same video twice with the same settings yields files with different hashes

Yes, your observation is correct and everything works fine. Even if settings are identitcal, the file hashes will always be different. The reason is quite simple: XMP metadata which is embedded in the ...
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Where are the Source Scaling Options in Adobe Media Encoder CS6?

If you're just looking for the h.264 match source settings preset, you'll find it in the Preset Browser under System Presets > Broadcast > H.264 If you have another preset that you want to use, or if ...
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How to control animated gif speed when exporting from Premier Pro

when you are exporting you should be able to change the frame rate in the basic video setting. If you "un-check" the box of the preset option, you can select the rate between different values.
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Originally smooth unicolor background shows "steps" in the color gradient when exporting

The choice of codec will largely depend on what you're doing with the material. Your problem is that there just aren't enough colours in 8-bit colour space to give you a smooth gradient over the size ...
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How to prevent chromatic aberration (green/purple fringing) on an After Effects export?

I can't see your images for some reason but I suppose this is intentionally added in the template project. To remove it you would of course need to figure out which effect within AE is creating this ...
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Premiere proxies no audio, codec issue?

Renaming the files to .m2ts seemed to have solved the issue.
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Open Broadcaster MOV to MP4 conversion

Are you using OBS Studio? If yes, you should try OBS built-in convertor to mp4. Use File->Convert Recording.
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Android - Media Encoder HEVC Plays, FFMPEG HEVC Won't

With Mulvya's help, I figured out the issue. FFMPEG was using a codec tag of hev1, while Media Encoder was using hvc1. Nothing I tried in FFMPEG would change this. Mulvya suggested I use mp4box to ...
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Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 Will Not Launch on Mac OS Sierra

When you choose Export Media from Premiere Pro CC 2017, there are options to either Queue the export request (which sends to Media Encoder, aka AME) or Export directly, which, as it says, directly ...
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ProRes444 Codec download process to Adobe Media Encoder

In Media Encoder you first need to select your destination format as Quicktime. From there you should be able to find ProRes 4444.
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Convert 29.970030 fps .mp4 to 29.970000

This is most likely just a rounding error in the display of a floating point integer. Even if that is not the case, 0.00003 fps is one extra frame every nine and a half hours of video. If the software ...
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Would rendering After Effects project in Premiere Pro decrease quality?

Importing from AE using dynamic linking and rendering in Premiere or Media Encoder will yield the same quality, but it does give you a little less control over the render settings. While in AE you ...
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Why won't After Effects import an uncompressed avi file?

After effects should take in the image sequence just fine. No reason to run it through Vdub first. Let me know how it works out for you, it sounds like a very interesting project.

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