Media Encoder HEVC export – convert AME output to X265

Can’t find HEVC export option in Adobe Media Encoder? This post will help you to do what you want. It demonstrates a way of converting AME export to HEVC H.265 format as you required.

How do you output H.265 in Adobe Media Encoder?
“Hello guys, can you output a project in Adobe Media Encoder to H.265 HEVC format? I need to deliver HEVC to my client. Unfortunately, it seems that there’s no H.265 export option in Media Encoder. I’m working with Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017. Please see the attached screenshot:

ame project to hevc
Is there any possibility to generate HEVC H.265 files in Adobe Media Encoder? Any help would be appreciated.”

Actually, there are workarounds to do this. First of all, output your file as H.264 or QuickTime in Adobe Media Encoder, after that, use HD Video Converter to transcode the exported file as HEVC H.265. Check a guide on how to do this below:

How to transcode Adobe Media Encoder exported file to H.265/HEVC?

Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter
changing AME output to HEVC/H.265 compressed videoH.265/HEVC encoder

Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as a professional HEVC/H.265 Video Encoder. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your AME output.
transcode AME output to HEVC/H.265 video

Step 2: Select HEVC/H.265 as output format
From ‘Profile’ list, choose‘HD Video’ > ‘H.265 Video (*.mp4)’ as target format. AME output to HEVC/H.265 conversion

Step 3: Adjust advanced settings
Note that the default resolution for this profile is 1080p. If you need to change the resolution to 720p or something else, you can click “Settings” button to custom video resolution on ‘Profile Settings’ window below.
transcode movies to HEVC/H.265 video

1. To create 4K HEVC/H.265 files, you can simply select ‘4K Video’ > ‘H.265 Video (*.mp4)’ as output format.
convert AME output to HEVC/H.265 video format
2. If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.

Step 4: Start AME export to HEVC/H.265 conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the exported HEVC/H.265 files.

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