Grass Valley ProCoder 3 software combines speed and flexibility into a streamlined video conversion tool for professionals. Widely acknowledged as the leading software transcoder, ProCoder 3 features extensive input/output options, advanced filtering, batch processing and an easy-to-use interface.
Whether encoding MPEG video for DVD production, producing Windows Media for streaming or transcoding between NTSC and PAL, ProCoder 3 makes video format conversion quick and easy. Encode a single source to multiple targets simultaneously, run multiple conversion jobs back-to-back in batch mode, or use drag-and-drop preset icons to start conversion with a single click.
Minimum System Requirements:Intel or AMD 800MHz CPU or faster (Multiprocessor, multi-core and Hyper-Threading support included)256MB RAM (512MB of RAM required for HD encoding)80MB free disk spaceDirectX 9.0 or laterWindows XP Home or Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 ProfessionalOne free USB port (1.1 or higher)
ProCoder 3 features a number of enhancements for today's multi-format production needs:
More Mobile Video Format Support
With the addition of H.264 encoding and decoding, ProCoder 3 is ready to convert and produce for popular mobile video devices such as the Apple iPod and Sony PSP.
Added Assistance for EDIUS Production Workflows
The Canopus HQ codec is now included with ProCoder 3, allowing standalone encoding and decoding of Canopus HQ files without requiring Grass Valley EDIUS software installed on the machine with ProCoder.
Support for the AVCHD Camcorder Format
AVCHD decoding capability allows the conversion of video footage from the new generation of compact camcorders for editing, streaming and DVD production.
Encoding Speed Enhancements for Multi-core Systems
Grid Encoding support for MPEG-2 (Transport Stream) provides even greater encoding speed on modern multi-core and multi-CPU computer systems. This feature is automatically engaged when you choose the 'Preview DVD Target' or 'HDV Target' formats for encoding.
Dolby Digital Audio SupportCanopus DVCanopus HQMicrosoft DVH.264 NEWAVCHD NEWDolby Digital AC-3 audio NEWAny Video for Windows codecAny DirectShow codecAny QuickTime codecMPEG-1, MPEG-2Adobe FlashWindows MediaMP3 and PCM WAV filesAVISynth script filesStill images including BMP, TGA, TIF, PNG and JPG
Common in DVD production as well as retransmission, ProCoder 3 supports Dolby Digital audio encoding for enhanced audio quality in less space. ProCoder 3 also allows you to add, swap, and remove individual channels of audio within the target format with the inbuilt channel mixer.
Canopus DVCanopus HQMicrosoft DVH.264 NEWDolby Digital AC-3 audio NEWiPod video (MPEG-4) NEWMediaEdge/HDMA4000 video (MPEG-2, MPEG-4) NEWAny Video for Windows codecAny DirectShow codecAny QuickTime codecMPEG-1, MPEG-2 (using Canopus codec)VOB (DVD-Video image)ACM codecsAdobe FlashWindows MediaRealVideo®MP3 and PCM WAV files
601 to 709 Colour Correction (ITU-R BT 601 SD to ITU-R BT 709-5 HD)709 to 601 Colour Correction (ITU-R BT 709-5 HD to ITU-R BT 601 SD)601 Correction - Expand Colour Space601 Correction - Shrink Colour SpaceAdaptive De-InterlaceBitmap KeyingBlack/White CorrectionBlurBroadcast Colour SafeCircular BlurColour CorrectionFade In/OutGamma CorrectionGaussian BlurMedianPulldownRelative CropRotateSharpenTemporal Noise ReducerVideo Inverse Telecine Filter NEW
Channel Mixer NEWFade In/OutLowpassNormalizeVolume