Adobe Media Encoder 2022 Free Download

This article shows you how to download and install the full version of Adobe Media Encoder 2022 for free on a PC. Follow the direct download link and instructions below for guidance on installing Adobe Media Encoder 2022 on your computer.

About the software

Ingest, transcode, create proxies, and output to almost any format you can imagine. Automate your workflows with presets, Watch Folders, and Destination Publishing. Use Time Tuner to invisibly adjust duration, and apply LUTs and Loudness corrections without having to re-open projects. Tight integration with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and other applications provides a seamless workflow.

The main features of Adobe Media Encoder 2022 are:

  • Playlist selection when publishing to YouTube
  • Add custom titles when publishing to YouTube, Facebook, or Vimeo
  • Notification for missing items in queue before encoding
  • Time Tuner effect improvements
  • Warning when importing non-native QuickTime sources
  • Timecode modification for 720p 59.94 media
  • Support for Color Profiles from After Effects sources
  • Option to maintain playback in Premiere Pro while rendering in Media Encoder
  • Streamlined bit depth and alpha channel settings (QuickTime only)
  • Export support for ambisonic audio (H.264 only)

Adobe Media Encoder 2022 System Requirements


  Minimum requirement
(suitable for SD or HD workflows)
(suitable for 4K or greater workflows)
Processor Intel 6th Gen or newer CPU Intel 7th Gen or newer CPU
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit) Version 20H2 or later
RAM 8 GB of RAM 16 GB of RAM
Hard disk space 4 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices) 8 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
Monitor resolution 1280 x 800 display resolution 1920 x 1080 or greater display resolution
GPU Adobe-recommended GPU cards for GPU-accelerated performance:
  • see Recommended graphics cards for Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Additional GPU cards when Media Encoder is installed as a standalone app, see Recommended AMD and NVIDIA video adapters for GPU acceleration
Ethernet 1 Gigabit ethernet for HD shared network workflows 10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflows
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

How to Download and Install Adobe Media Encoder 2022

  1. Click on the download button(s) below and finish downloading the required files. This might take from a few minutes to a few hours, depending on your download speed.
  2. Extract the downloaded files. If you don’t know how to extract, see this article. The password to extract will always be:
  3. Run Adobe.Media.Encoder.2022.v22.0.0.107.exe and install the software.
  4. You now have the full version of Adobe Media Encoder 2022 (x64) installed on your PC.

Required files

File #1 (719.7 MB)


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