|Supported Input Formats
||AVCHD file or volume14;
AVI1 file (*.avi), uncompressed or normally decodable content;
DivX encoded file (*.avi, *.divx);
DirectShow decodable video file10
DV/HDV file (*.avi);
DVD-Video file (VIDEO_TS, *.IFO, *.VOB)5
DVD-VR file (VRO)5
Everio movie file (*.mod);
FLV 1/4 file (*.flv);
FLV (H.264, *.flv);
HDV camcorder capture (Sony, Victor/JVC and Canon formats)8
Microsoft TV recording file (*.dvrms, *.wtv)7
MKV (video and audio only) file (*.mkv) importable through the MPEG file reader;
MOV file （H.264+Linear PCM, Canon and Nikon digital SLR camera generated data);
MPEG-1 System stream (*.mpg, *.mpv)2/3;
MPEG-1 video Elementary stream (*.m1v);
MPEG-2 Program stream (*.mpg, *.m2p)3;
MPEG-2 video Elementary stream (*.m2v);
MPEG-2 Transport stream (*.mpg, *.m2ts (HDV, AVCHD format included)3/4;
*MPEG in YUV 4:2:0 format only.
MPEG-4 H.264 (AVC) (*.mp4, *.m4v, *.m4a);
QuickTime movie3 file (*.mov, *.qt, *.mp4, *.m4v, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.amc)9;
VFAPI decodable video file;
WebM file (*.webm);
Windows Media file (*.asf, *.wmv)6
XAVC S (.mp4)* 64 bit OS recommended.
||Still picture （*.bmp, *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.psd, *.png, *.wmf, *.emf, *.jpe, *.rle, *.dib *.exif , *.jfif).
*If Windows Imaging Component is installed, also supports the *.gif, *.wdp, *.tiff, *.tif, *.ico, *.icon formats. (Windows Imaging Component may not be installed by default in Windows XP, download and install it from the Microsoft Website.)
||Advanced Audio Coding file (*.aac)12
AIFF file (*.aif)
AVI decodable audio part (*.avi)1
DirectShow decodable audio file10
Dolby Digital file (*.ac3)11
Dolby Digital Plus file (*.ec3)12
FLAC (*.fla, *.flac)
MPEG-1 Audio layer II file (*.mp2)11
MPEG-1 Audio layer III file (*.mp3)11
QuickTime file (*.mov, *.qt, *.mp4, *.m4a, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.amc)9
VFAPI decodable audio file
Wave file (*.wav) uncompressed, decodable through installed audio codec, and Extensible support
Windows Media file (*.wma)6
|MPEG Video Encoder
||MPEG-1 Video stream (ISO/IEC 11172-2 standard);
MPEG-2 Video stream (ISO/IEC 13818-2 standard);
MPEG-4 AVC (ISO/IEC 14496-10 standard).
||MPEG-1, MPEG-2: Original encoder;
MPEG-4 AVC: x264 encoder.
||Pixel aspect ratio 1:1;
Image aspect ratio 4:3 / 16:9 / 2.21:1.
||MPEG-1, MPEG-2: 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps;
MPEG-4 AVC: 1 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7.5 / 8/10 / 12 / 14.985 / 15 / 19.98 / 20 / 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps.
|Bitrate Control Mode
||CBR / VBR (2 pass average bitrate) / VBR (Constant quality).
|Profile & Level
||MPEG-2: MP@ML / MP@H-14 / MP@HL;
MPEG-4 AVC: Profile Baseline / Main / High, Level Automatic / 1 / 1b / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 4 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 5 / 5.1.
|VBV Buffer Size
||Automatic / Arbitrary (Depends on the Profile & level).
|Entropy Coding (MPEG-4 AVC only)
||CAVLC / CABAC.
||Interlace / Progressive / Playback 3:2 pulldown / Inverse 3:2 pulldown / Progressive (2:2 pulldown).
|Field Order (when in Interlace display mode)
||Top field first / Bottom field first.
|Colorspace (MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC only)
- 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).
||MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (Standard encoder): 4 types with error correction;
MPEG-4 AVC (x264): 5 types.
|Editing and Processing Capabilities
|Video / Audio Timeline Project
||Up to 32 video or audio layers;
Up to 10 filter layers.
|Video Layer Rotation
||Possibility to rotate the video clip in each layer.
|Video Layer Opacity
||Possibility to set each video clip's opacity.
||Possibility to animate each video clip by setting keypoints in the timeline, controlling the picture width, height, position, rotation and opacity.
|Transition and Fade-in/out
||Possibility to set a transition effect between video clips within the same layer, or set a fade-in or fade-out effect.
||Possibility to set the target layer, active range, size, position, and type of a mosaic, blur, or color mask over a video clip. The mask can be positioned with the mouse cursor during playback.
|Fast Rendering Mode
||Accelerated video preview rendering. (Windows Vista and later versions only. Video overlay can be used in Windows XP to accelerate the preview rendering.17)
|Audio Volume Control
||Possibility to linearly control the audio volume of a layer through keypoints.
|Video Editing Functions
||Possibility to specify an arbitrary start and end frame within the source video.
||Possibility to use the fast navigation functions to rapidly cut-edit the source.
|Undo / Redo
||Up to 50 actions.
||Possibility to set a playback audio volume in the Cut-edit and Output preview windows, independently from the actual outputted audio volume.
||Possibility to arbitrarily cut segments of the source and output only what remains.
||Possibility to arbitrarily mark frames within the source as keyframes. Keyframes can be converted into split points.
||Possibility to arbitrarily set split points within the source, segmenting one clip into several new independent clips.
|Cut-edit Window XDVD Awareness
||Automatically sets the thumbnail display to XDVD mode when the source has been created in this format.
|Smart Scene Search
||Use the mouse's center button to trigger the smart scene search, moving the played to the nearest scene change.
|Audio Level Meter
||Display the clip's audio volume and channel structure.
|24 fps Converter
||Converts 480i, 1080i, etc. interlaced video (29.97 fps - 60 fields video) into 24 fps. (Motion prioritized or Comb denoise prioritized)
||Converts an interlaced video into progressive. (Possibility to limit the filter effect only to the necessary parts of the video)
||Crops the picture. (Possibility to add borders to keep the original picture size)
||Reduces the ghost picture artifacts found in analog TV recordings.
||Extracts and reduces the noise component of the video. (Possibility to analyse up to 6 frames around the base frame when in temporal mode)
|Precision Video Denoise
||Extracts and reduces the noise component of the video by using a high-precision algorithm. This filter has the specificity to lessen the generation of Mach bands in gradations.
*This filter requires a relatively high-performance computer. Use it with discernment.
||Enhances the picture's contours.
||Corrects or adjusts the picture's colors. (Functions in RGB, YUV, CMYK and HSV colorspaces)
||Changes the picture size. (Provides 5 types and 6 resize patterns)
||Fades-in and/or fades-out the video from or to a specified color.
|Color Phase Correction
||Corrects a shift between the Y and U or V components of the video.
||Reduces the flickering effect occurring in interlaced video when viewed on a TV.
||Blurs the entire picture.
||Improves the overall picture sharpness.
||Rotates the picture by 90 degree increments, or mirrors it vertically or horizontally.
||Increases the picture detail sharpness, improving the picture's resolution sensation.
||Transforms the entire picture into a mosaic of a specified tile size.
||Overlays on the video a mosaic, blur, or color mask in the specified active range, size and position. The mask can be positioned with the mouse cursor during playback.
||Transforms the picture to simulate degradation such as those found in old films or analog broadcast TV programs.
||Changes the video speed independently from the framerate. Can also reverse the source playback.
||Extracts and reduces the noise component of the audio.
||Corrects an audio shift between the video and audio. You can arbitrarily shift the audio with millisecond precision.
|Time Tone Reduction
||Reduces the hourly audio time tone some TV stations broadcast during a program.
||Reduces or amplifies the audio on all channels, within a 0 to 500% range.
||Reduces or amplifies the audio on all channels so the highest volume of the clip corresponds to the specified volume.
||Uniformizes the audio on all channels based on the peak or average volume.
||Extracts the left (Main), Right (Secondary), or both channels.
|Audio Converter Function
||When the source and output are different formats, first converts the audio in a high quality, internal format before sending it to the encoder.
|Audio Sampling Rate Converter
||Allows any source sampling rate to be converted into an arbitrary output sampling rate using high-precision 32 bit floating point processing.
|Proxy Editing File15
||Possibility to create a lighter, more manageable version of a high definition source file used for display purposes during the project editing. The original source file is used only at the encode processing stage. Provides 5 quality/size levels.
|Intel Media SDK 2.0 Integration
||Can use the Intel Media SDK to decode and encode MPEG-4 AVC.
*The Intel Media SDK can be used in hardware mode only on compatible processors. In case the processor does not support the Intel Media SDK hardware mode, the software mode is provided instead.
*Not supported in Windows XP environments.
*The Intel Media SDK hardware mode requires a CPU using the GPU with the Sandy Bridge core.
*The use the Intel Media SDK requires the MPEG decoder and Video encoder settings and a compatible Intel CPU.
|NVIDIA CUDA 2.3 /3.1
||Possibility to use NVIDIA CUDA 2.3 /3.1 to decode MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC content, or encode in MPEG-4 AVC format.
*Requires compatible video card drivers.
|Blu-ray (AVCHD, BDAV and BDMV) importation13
||Possibility to import AVCHD, BDAV or BDMV by using the Blu-ray standard playlist. Provides subtitle and audio selection.
*Supported codecs: Video MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio Dolby Digital / MPEG-2 AAC (BDAV only) / Linear PCM.
*Menus and unsupported video or audio codec content are not imported.
||Upon analysis, when a TS file contains several streams, provides the possibility to select specific video, audio, and subtitle (ISDB / DVB / Closed caption) source streams.
*Unsupported video or audio codec content are not imported.
|Batch Encode Tool
||Possibility to register several projects in a batch, and automatically process them.
||Possibility to multiplex or demultiplex MPEG compatible streams into or from an MPEG or MKV file.
||Possibility to add a transition effect between two clips of a project.
||Possibility to create a slideshow clip from still pictures, with transition and animation effects.
||Possibility to create a color matte, gradient, or pattern clip from a video generator using parameters or pictures.
||Possibility to create subtitles overlaid on the output.
||Possibility to copy the currently displayed frame from a preview to the clipboard (in BMP format) for use in a third party application.
||Numerous parts of the interface are now displayed in graphics instead of text.
|Timecode corrected MPEG file import19
||Possibility to import MPEG files with corrected timecode to avoid audio gaps.
|Keyframe File Importation
||Possibility to import and export the keyframe information.
Supports keyframe files (*.keyframe) generated by TMPGEnc 3.0 XPress, TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress, and TMPGEnc MPEG Editor 1.0/2.0/3.
|Capture video from DV or HDV device20
||Possibility to capture the content from a DV or HDV device through the IEEE1394 (i.LINK/Firewire) port.
|DVD-Video, DVD-VR content importation5
||Possibility to import the content of a DVD-Video or DVD-VR, including chapter information, etc.
|Microsoft TV recording importation7
||Possibility to import content from a Media Center generated Microsoft TV recording file (*.dvr-ms, *.wtv).
|TMPG Inc. Online News
||Possibility to receive news, update notification, and offers from TMPG, Inc. through the News Center application.
||Supports jog-shuttle shortkeys in the Clip editor window.
||Possibility to set the application priority toward the available CPU power. (Provides 5 priority levels, for when the application is in the front or background state, from Idle to Highest)
||Possibility to set a final task executed when the project output completes (Shut-down, Stand-by, Hibernate; availability depends on the machine and operating system)