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System Requirements 

Minimum System Requirements
PC IBM PC compatible
OS Windows 2000 (Recommending the use with administrator authority)
Windows XP (Home, Pro, Media Center)
Windows Vista / Vista SP1 / Vista SP2 (Ultimate, Home Premium, Home Basic, Business)
Windows 7 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
* 64-bit OS support for Windows 7 only.
CPU Pentium3 1 GHz, Athlon XP 2000 or better
(Providing SSE extension support)
(SSE extended instruction is necessary)
RAM 256 MB or more
HDD space 40 MB for the program
+ enough space for the input / output files
(*NTFS format, 5 GB at least recommended)
Screen resolution 1024 × 768 or more
HDD format NTFS file system recommendation
Others DirectX 9 or more
Recommended hardware specifications
OS Windows Vista
Windows XP (Home, Pro, Media Center)
CPU Pentium4 2.4 GHz HT technology correspondence or more Athlon 64 3000+ is more. Or CPU above equal efficiency
Memory 512 MB or more
Picture resolution 1280 x 1024 or more / Full-color output
Others DirectX 9 or more
Recommended system specifications for HDV editing
CPU Pentium4 3 GHz or Pentium D 820 or more / Athlon 64 X2 3800+ or more
*2 or more CPUs (logical / physical) is recommended.
Memory 1 GB or more
Picture resolution 1600 x 1200 or more

NOTE:

This software uses a license verification system (L.E.A.P.System) which requires Internet Connection.
After the first installation of the software, the license validation (activation) will be processed when starting the program. And it will also be processed periodically from time to time.
Therefore, the PC using this software must be connected to the Internet.

In environments like universities or companies using LAN, we cannot guarantee that the license verification will be correctly processed due to restrictions that might be set.
*Before purchasing the software, please run some test with the trial version (which also includes the verification system).

Feature Specifications 

Input Formats
Video AVI *1
DV type 2 (avi) *1
MPEG-1 (mpg, m1v)
MPEG-2 PS (mpg, m2p) / ES (m2v) / TS (mpg, m2t, m2ts) *2
Windows Media (WMV) *3
Microsoft Recorded TV file (dvr-ms, wtv) *4
QuickTime Movie (mov, qt, mp4, m4a, m4v, 3gp, 3g2, amc) *5
DivX
H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (mp4)
FLV (flv1, flv4)
AVCHD (m2t, m2ts) *7
Sequential still images (bmp, jpg, png, psd, wmf)
Everio video files (.mod) MPEG-2+Dolby Digital
DVD-Video *6
DVD-VR *6
Audio AAC
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (mp2)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer III (mp3)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer
Linear PCM (wav)
Dolby Digital (ac3)
Windows Media (wma)
AIFF
Output Formats
Video DVD-Video NTSC / PAL (MP@ML)
XDVD NTSC / PAL (MP@ML)
MPEG-2 NTSC / PAL (MP@LL, MP@ML, MP@H-14, MP@HL) MPEG-1 NTSC(Film) / PAL
VCD (Video CD) NTSC(Film) / PAL
SVCD (Super Video CD) NTSC(Film) / PAL
HDV compatible MPEG file format (HDV-HD1, HDV-HD2)
Blu-ray compatible MPEG file (BDMV, BDAV)
AVI
Windows Media Video
QuickTime (mov)
H.264
MPEG-4 AVC / ISO MPEG-4
DivX
Sequential still images (bmp, jpg, png)
Audio MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2 (mp2)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer3 (mp3)
Dolby Digital (ac3)
Linear PCM (wav)
AIFF (aif)
Output templates
DVD-Video MPEG-1/2 file Setting wizard
XDVD MPEG-2 file Setting wizard
Video CD MPEG-1 file Setting wizard
Super Video CD MPEG-1/2 file Setting wizard
HDV compatible MPEG-2 Files (HD1, HD2) Setting wizard
Blu-ray BDMV, BDAV MPEG-2 files Setting wizard
MPEG-1 Manual setting
MPEG-2 Manual setting (MP@LL, MP@ML, MP@H-14, MP@HL can be set)
AVI Manual setting (Depends on available DirectShow video codec)
Windows Media Video Manual setting (Windows Media Player 9 or above is required )
QuickTime (mov) Manual setting (QuickTime 7 or above required)
MPEG-4 (ISO, H.264 AVC) Manual setting
Sequential pictures (BMP, PNG, JPEG) Manual setting
WAVE (Depends on Windows) Manual setting (Depends on available DirectShow audio codec)
MPEG Audio (mp2, mp3) Manual setting
Dolby Digital Manual setting
Windows Media Audio Manual setting
AIFF Manual setting
Output settings for - DVD / Video CD / SuperVideo CD / HDV / BD
Output format MPEG-1 Video (ISO / IEC 11172-2 compliant)
MPEG-2 Video (ISO / IEC 13818-2 compliant)
Output stream format MPEG-1 System Stream (ISO/IEC 11172-1 standard)
MPEG-2 Program Stream (ISO/IEC 13818-1 standard)
MPEG-2 Transport Stream (ISO/IEC 13818-1 standard) (HDV)
Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 16:9
Frame rate 23.976 / 25 / 29.97 / 50 / 59.94 fps
Encode Mode CBR / VBR (2Pass average bitrate)
Profile & Level MP@LL / MP@ML / MP@H-14 / MP@HL
Video System NTSC / PAL
VBV buffer size Fixed size
DC Component Precision 8 / 9 / 10 bit (optimum value selected automatically)
Interlace Method Progressive / Interlace / 3:2pulldown / reverse 3:2 pulldown / Progressive 2:2 pulldown (BD only)
Motion Search Precision 4 modes selectable ("with error correction" included)
HDV format HDV-HD1 / HDV-HD2
BD format BDMV / BDAV
MPEG-1/2 Video Encoder
Output format MPEG-1 Video (ISO/IEC 11172-2 compliant)
MPEG-2 Video (ISO/IEC 13818-2 compliant)
Aspect Ratio 1:1 / 4:3 / 16:9 / 2.21:1
Frame rate 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
Encode Mode CBR / VBR(2PASS) / VBR(CQ)
Profile & Level MP@LL / MP@ML / MP@H-14 / MP@HL *for MPEG-2 only
Video Format Component / PAL / NTSC / SECAM / MAC / Unspecified
VBV buffer size Automatic / Manual setting
DC Component Precision 8 / 9 / 10 bit
YUV Colorspace setting Color Primaries:
ITU-R BT.709 / ITU-R BT.470-2 System M / ITU-R BT.470-2 System B, G / SMPTE 170M /SMPTE 240M (1987)
Transfer Characteristics:
ITU-R BT.709 / ITU-R BT.470-2 System M / ITU-R BT.470-2 System B, G / SMPTE 170M / SMPTE 240M (1987)
Matrix Coefficients:
ITU-R BT.709 / FCC / ITU-R BT.470-2 System B, G / SMPTE 170M / SMPTE 240M (1987) *Only for MPEG-2
Motion Search Precision 4 modes selectable ("with error correction" included)

MPEG Option Setting
GOP (Group Of Picture) Structure Can be edited.
Bit stream output for editing Closed Prevent dependency with different GOP.
Scene change output I picture is inserted if scene change is found.
Quantize Matrix editing Quantize Matrix can be edited /Manual setting / Slide bar setting method.
Soften Block Noise Soften block noise parameter can be edited.
Insertion of Key frame Key frame can be inserted as I picture.

MPEG-1 / Dolby Digital / LPCM Audio Encoder
Output Linear PCM
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (ISO / IEC 11172-3 compliant)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer III (ISO / IEC 11172-3 compliant)
Dolby* Digital audio
Bitrate Linear PCM: 1536 to 4608 kb/s (when 96 kHz, 24 bit)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II: 32 to 384 kb/s
MPEG-1 Audio Layer III: 32 to 320 kb/s
Dolby Digital: 64 to 448 kb/s
Sampling frequency Linear PCM: 16 / 22.05 / 24 / 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II: 32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II: 32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz
Dolby Digital: 32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz
Quantize bit value Linear PCM: 16 / 20 / 24 bit
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II: 16 bit
MPEG-1 Audio Layer II: 16 bit
Dolby Digital: 16 bit
Mode Monaural / Stereo / Joint-stereo (mp2, mp3) / Dual-channel (mp2, mp3, Dolby Digital)

Output settings for - Windows Media Files (Video) -
Video CODEC Windows Media Video V7
Windows Media Video V8
Windows Media Video 9
Windows Media Video 9 Advanced profile
Encode mode CBR / VBR (1 pass, 2 pass)
Data Rate selection 0 to 50000 kb/s
Bitrate selection 0 to 50000 kb/s
Output Resolution 16×16 to 2048×2048
Frame rate 1 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7.5 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14.985 / 15 / 19.98 / 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
Aspect Ratio 1:1 / 4:3 / 16:9 / 2.21:1
Others Marker output, Performance setting, Video Quality setting
Output settings for - Windows Media Files (Audio) -
Audio CODEC Windows Media Audio 9.1
Windows Media Audio 9.1 (Professional)
Windows Media Audio 9.1 (Lossless)
Encode mode CBR / VBR (1 pass, 2 pass)
Sampling frequency 8 to 96 kHz (Depends on the Codec)
Data rate 8 to 768 kb/s (Depends on the Codec)
Channel 1 to 7.1 ch (Depends on the Codec) * 3ch and more only for WindowsXP
Quantize bit value 16 / 24 bit

Output settings for - MPEG-4
Output format MPEG-4 Video (ISO / IEC 14496-2)
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Video (ISO / IEC 14496-10)
Aspect Ratio 1:1 / 4:3 / 16:9 / 2.21:1
Frame rate 1 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7.5 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14.985 / 15 / 19.98 / 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
Rate control mode Constant bitrate / Variable bitrate / Constant quantization / Constant quality (*Only for ISO MPEG-4)
Encode profile & level ISO MPEG-4: Simple / Advanced simple @ 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
MPEG-4 AVC: Baseline / Main / High @ 1 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 4 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 5 / 5.1
Entropy coding mode CABLC (Baseline, Main) / CABAC (Main, High) *Only for MPEG-4 AVC
Motion estimation subpel mode Pixel / Half Pixel / Quarter Pixel
Quantization H.263, MPEG (Advance Simple) *Only for MPEG-4 ISO
Video System Automatic / PAL / NTSC / SECAM / MAC / Undefined *Only for MPEG-4 AVC

Output settings for - AAC audio
Output format MPEG-4 (ISO / IEC 14496-3)
Sampling rate 8 to 96 kHz
Frame rate 1 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7.5 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14.985 / 15 / 19.98 / 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
Data rate 6 to 512 kb/s
Channel mode Stereo / Monaural
Object type Main / Low complexity
Output format Raw / with ADTS Headers
Output settings for - AVI / Quicktime Movie
The settings vary according to the codecs installed on your computer.

Video Editing
Source range Can encode only selected area.
Cut-editing It is possible to cut out parts of the video.
Clip split function Split one clip into two or more clips and output as separate video files.
Insert I picture / Keyframe I picture (MPEG output)/ Key Frame (AVI output) can be set to specified frame.
Invert telecine Converts movies such as 640×480, 720×480 with 30fps (60fields) to 24fps.
De-interlace De-interlaces line (horizontal line).
Picture crop Crops the borders of the picture (Border mask).
Ghost erase Erases ghosts made from TV reception.
Video Noise reduction Analyzes Noises elements, and reduce them
Sharpen edge Sharpens edges of the video.
Color correction Corrects color tones (by RGB, YUV, CMYK or HSV mode)
Picture resize Image size can be changed (4 modes and 5 patterns).
Video fade-in /
fade-out
Fade-in or fade-out from a specific color.
Color phase correction Corrects the color phase problem that can be caused during TV recording.
Anti-flickering Reduces the flickering effect that can be seen in interlaced video sources.
Gaussian blur Blurs the entire video.
Sharpness Sharpens the entire video.
Picture rotation Rotates and/or mirror the video.
Smart sharpness Detects the color variations, amplifies them, and by reducing color gradations, makes details appear clearer.
Audio edit Audio 32 bit floating process, noise reduction, noise gate, volume change, volume uniformization, volume normalization, fade in / fade out, time tone reduction, bilingual process (L & R).

Other Features
Input DVD-VR/VIDEO files *6 DVD-VR/VIDEO files created on a DVD recorder or self-authoring are supported as input files.
Subtitles : input manually / or
import from DVDs
Subtitles can be input manually or imported from DVDs
MPEG Tools TV programs recorded with Windows XP media Center Edition (.dvr-ms).
Sampling rate converter High quality sampling rate conversion . (8 kHz to 96 kHz and high precision 32 bit floating process) *for WMV output.
XDVD (eXtended DVD) mode High compression encode mode enhancing from DVD-Video standard. *Need to use a "TMPGEnc DVD Author" product to author and write to DVD-R.
Output sequential pictures Outputs the source as a sequence of sitll images (BMP / JPG / PNG).
Input of timecode corrected MPEG files Input of MPEG files with corrected timecode information is supported.
High-speed thumbnail viewing It allows a rapid and easy navigation through the clip when editing it.
Jog controllers Supports Jog controllers
Bitrate Calculator Calculate the bitrate to use when encoding for CD or DVD size.
Preview output movie Video and Audio output can be previewed.
CPU priority CPU priority can be set (Five priority level).
Process after encoding Shut down, Stand by, Hibernate (Depends on machine/OS environment)
MPEG Tools Multiplexing 1 Video stream & 1 Audio stream
De-multiplexing 1 Video stream & 1 Audio stream
Batch Encode 2 or more files can be encoded one after another.
News Center It allows you to automatically receive useful information such as updates, services, events and special offers.

*1 Only uncompressed AVI and MS-DV Type2 format AVI are supported. Since the ability to encode AVI files using other types of codec depends on the codec environment, we cannot guarantee that it works
For DV Type 1 format, please convert it to Type 2 using a DV converter. (Some companies distributes very good free DV converters. ) Type 1→2 conversion is generally a quick process.)

*2 Input: standard MPEG files and the ones made by the TMPGEnc series are supported, but files made from other sources might not be compatible. Please use your 14 days free trial to test whether your files are compatible.

*3 You must have Windows Media Technology installed. Copy-protected WMV (ASF) files and files without seekable attributes cannot be loaded.

*4 For .dvr-ms files, Windows XP Media Center SP1 or later is required for playback.
For .wtv files, copy-protected files cannot be imported.

*5 QuickTime Player 7 (or iTunes 6) or above is required.

*6 In order to use "Input DVD-VR/VIDEO files" function, it is necessary to have a PC system that includes a drive, device driver, such as UDF2.0 reader, etc... that corresponds to the object media. If the file cannot be copied in Windows, you cannot use this function. Whether or not your system will be able to read such files is determined by many different factors, and we are therefore unfortunately not able to answer any questions how to solve this. Notice also that copy-protected DVDs cannot be loaded.
The VRO files written below are different from the DVD-Video standard and cannot be used:
- VRO files with changing video bitrate such as Advanced VRO.
- Files with other resolutions than 720×480, 704×480, 352×480, or 352×240.
- Files where the audio format has not been standardized to LinearPCM, MPEG-1 Audio Layer2, or Dolby Digital (AC-3).

*7 Importation of AVCHD contents recorded from a DVD/BD camcorder requires Windows Vista or a UDF2.5 format reader.

* Sometimes if a part of the image has been damaged, the file cannot be recognized correctly.
* If the audio is a special format (VBR , ogg etc.), it will not be outputted.
* When using a CODEC which cannot simultaneously open 2 or more audio clips, the audio will not be output from the 2nd clip.
* Product specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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