Gardena, CA and San Diego, CA – August 19, 2009 -
Pegasys Inc. (http://tmpgenc.pegasys-inc.com) the company that makes digital video easy, and DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ:DIVX), a digital media company, today announced the availability of the newly updated version of TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress. The new update adds DivX® HD support for full HD output at video resolutions up to 1080p. The update is available now and is free for existing users. New users can download a trial version and find more information at the product webpage (http://tmpgenc.pegasys-inc.com/en/product/te4xp.html). Pricing for the full version of TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress starts from US $59.95.
"With the latest support for DivX HD, users can output in full 1920×1080p resolutions without the huge file sizes associated with HD video. With the versatility and portability of the DivX format, they can play DivX HD files on a number of DivX Certified® devices such as Blu-ray disc players, digital TVs or any computer," commented Tak EBINE, Pegasys CEO.
"We're pleased that Pegasys has added DivX HD 1080p support to the latest version TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress," said Eric Rodli, Executive Vice President, Licensing at DivX. "With this product, Pegasys is spurring creation of superb quality DivX HD video and generating demand for new DivX Certified HD devices on which to play it back."
TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress gives users the freedom to take almost any video file and encode it to a desired file format including DivX, AVI, QuickTime, MPEG 4-ISO, H.264, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, HDV camcorder, Blu-ray Disc and much more. The software provides users with functions and features ranging from a simple cut-editor tool to powerful video filters and effects. NVIDIA CUDA™ support helps make filter processing ultra fast. Optional support for the Toshiba® SpursEngine™, based on the "Cell Broadband Engine™", allows for blazing fast MPEG-2 and H.264 encoding.
About PEGASYS Inc.
PEGASYS Inc. makes digital video easy. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, PEGASYS was established in November 2001 with the release of TMPGEnc Plus -- probably the world's most popular MPEG-1/2 video encoding software and at the time, was the only freeware video encoder. The company's two flagship products, the TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress video encoder and the new TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4, anchor a strong line of retail and OEM digital video editing and encoding products for home and professional users.
The recognized leaders in developing quality video encoding tools for MPEG applications, PEGASYS Inc.'s encoding technology is also incorporated into numerous commercial and professional video editing and DVD-creation software products. PEGASYS have been bundled with quality products from top worldwide manufacturers, including Sony Japan and Pioneer. For information about PEGASYS Inc. and its products, visit the company's website at www.pegasys-inc.com.
About DivX, Inc.
DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span the "three screens" comprising today’s consumer media environment—the PC, the television and mobile devices. Over 200 million DivX® devices have shipped into the market from leading consumer electronics manufacturers. DivX also offers content providers and publishers a complete solution for the distribution of secure, high-quality digital video content. Driven by a globally recognized brand and a passionate community of hundreds of millions of consumers, DivX is simplifying the video experience to enable the digital home.
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