When you export using Adobe Media Encoder, you select a format in the Export Settings dialog box for your output. The format you select determines which Preset options are available. Select the format best suited for your output goal.
Adobe Media Encoder is used both as a standalone application and as a component of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash Professional, Soundbooth, and Encore. The formats that Adobe Media Encoder can export depend on which of these applications are installed. The version of Adobe Media Encoder that is installed with Flash Professional can export to Flash video formats. To export to other video formats, you need the version that comes with the Production Premium or Master Collection edition, or with After Effects or Premiere Pro.
Some filename extensions—such as MOV, AVI, MXF, FLV, and F4V—denote container file formats rather than denoting a specific audio, video, or image data format. Container files can contain data encoded using various compression and encoding schemes. Adobe Media Encoder can encode video and audio data for these container files, depending on which codecs (specifically, encoders) are installed. Many codecs must be installed into the operating system and work as a component inside the QuickTime or Video for Windows formats.
Depending on what other software you have installed, the following options may be available: