Combined Clip Transcoding in Silverstack Lab

With Combined Clip transcoding, Silverstack Lab can transcode multiple source clips to one single combined transcoded clip. This allows to create combined clips for complete scenes or more.

To learn more about the “standard” Individual Clips transcoding option please refer to the article Transcoding in Silverstack Lab.

Starting a Combined Clip Transcoding Job

Start the Combined Clip transcoding by clicking on the “Transcode” button in the toolbar and choose¬†“Combined Clip (single file with multiple clips)”:

Fig. 1: Start the Combined Clip transcoding

Fig. 1: Start the Combined Clip transcoding

Clips Order Selection in the Source Selection Step

This will open the source selection step:

Fig. 2: The source selection step indicating the order of clips

Fig. 2: The source selection step indicating the order of clips

Please be aware that the order of clips in the source selection step reflects the order of clips in the combined transcoded clip. You can change the order by resorting the table columns.

Click “Continue”.

Combined Clip Transcoding Settings

Choose your transcoding settings:

Fig.3: Choose the transcode settings for the combined clip

Fig.3: Choose the transcode settings for the combined clip

Choose your transcoding preset from the transcoding configuration presets that you have created.

Select the transcoding destination path. Click “Start Render Job” to start the transcoding job.

Restrictions That Apply to Combined Clip Transcoding

Please be aware that the following restrictions apply to Combined Clip transcoding (compared to Individual Clips transcoding):

  • Only H.264 and ProRes codecs can be used for combined clip transcoding
  • Stereo mixdown will automatically be chosen for audio encoding
  • The clips can not automatically be ingested into the library
  • No automatic metadata export available
  • Only one destination at a time
  • No path wildcard options