Discover the smart rendering capabilities Premiere Pro offers and create a better quality output.
When exporting, smart rendering can be used for certain formats to create better quality output by avoiding recompression when possible. Smart rendering works only if the source codec, size, frame rate, and bit rate match the export settings. Supported formats for smart rendering are:
To activate smart rendering for codecs in an MXF wrapper, check the “Enable smart rendering codec” option found under the Video settings tab of the preset.
Smart rendering for QuickTime codecs is automatically enabled any time the source settings match the export settings.
QuickTime Match Source (Rewrap) is only supported for several compatible video streams. These include most combinations of the following QuickTime codecs:
Note that if your source clips are not one of these codecs, then QuickTime Match Source (Rewrap) is not supported and displays a warning.