VAST, VMAP & Creatives

Consideration for xml files returned by ad servers and related creatives


VAST supports VAST version 3.0.

VAST payloads marked as version 4.0 or above can be supported, provided they do not make use of functionality introduced with those standards.

VMAP supports VMAP version 1.01

Supported MediaFiles

The following MediaFiles type are supported when returned in VAST/VMAP payloads:

  • type="video/mp4" with .mp4 extension
  • type="video/mezz" with .mp4 extension
  • type="application/x-mpegURL" with .m3u8 extension
  • ype="application/dash+xml" with .mpd extension

Conformity of Creatives (ads)

When the transcoding is enabled on an Ad Insertion service, will transcode, package and originate the creative as HLS or MPEG-DASH format. Below is the list of supported codecs and container available in output of the platform.

Video Codecs

  • H.264 / AVC1 (ISO/IEC 14496-10)
  • H.265 / HEVC (ISO/IEC 23008-2)

Video Containers

  • MP4 (fmp4) (DASH)
  • TS (HLS)

Audio Codecs

  • AAC / MPEG 4-AAC (LC, HE) (ISO/IEC 14496-3)