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No Hardware Encoding on M1 Pro

Community Beginner ,
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 30, 2021

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Hello all, I am putting my new 14" Macbook Pro (base configuration 8-core M1 Pro) through its paces and noticed that I only have access to Software Encoding in Premiere and Media Encoder when using H.264 (Match source, high bitrate -- and I did try changing it to CBR rather than VBR per some other forum suggestions; that made no difference)

 

1. Is this an issue with the Apple Silicon chips that is yet to be updated? The GPU is a major draw for this computer to me and I'd love to be able to use it to encode more quickly.

2. Are there other codecs I should try? I tend to use H.264 for maximum cross-compatibility and have not dabbled with ProRes or any of the other multitude of options.

 

I am getting the "Your system's hardware does not support hardware acceleration for the current settings" message.

 

Thank you!

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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For anyone who comes across this later -- it seems this issue was in my Memory settings. "Optimize rendering for:" was set to Performance, rather than Memory -- once I set it to Memory, Hardware Encoding became available.

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Nov 26, 2021 Nov 26, 2021

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Hmm, that's really odd. I'm experiencing the same issue, but the switch to "memory" didn't fix it.

 

 

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Nov 27, 2021 Nov 27, 2021

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Yeah, you know, going further with this I’ve found more exceptions. I’m not
sure exactly what is the cause anymore, but hardware encoding is working
for me now on ordinary MP4s.

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