TMPG’s Top-Notch Encoding Technology is the Base of New Video Compression-TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress
Filters, enhances and compresses digital video. Easy enough for beginners, robust enough for the advanced.
March 22, 2005

GARDENA, CA – March 22, 2005 – TMPG, Inc. (, the company that makes digital video easy, introduced today the launch of its newest application to the retail market—TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress™. Built on the strength of the well-respected TMPGEnc™ video encoder that is downloaded more than 3 million times annually, TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress helps users produce high-quality compressed video files via an easy-to-use wizard-based interface and video/audio filters. TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress will be available in retail stores in mid-April, at a manufacturer suggested retail price of $49.95. A free 30-day trial version is available for download from the company’s website at

TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress makes it easy to import, improve and compress video from a wide variety of sources, then output it for viewing on a desktop or notebook computer, a Personal Video Player, a PDA or a DVD player (separate authoring software required). Easy enough for a beginner, and robust enough for advanced users, the Video Encoder XPress Wizard guides users through the process to import from multiple video sources and formats, including DV/AVI, MPEG-1 and 2, Windows Media® Video, DVD-Video, DVD-VR and TV programs captured using Windows Media Center Edition.

Edit and improve the video with frame-level cut-edit capability, color correction, sharpening and ghost reduction and more; improve sound quality with noise reduction, auto-normalization and fade-in/out. Then, output to any of a number of formats, including the highly-efficient XDVD format, which allows up to 24 hours of video on one dual layered DVD disc. Use Video Encoder XPress in conjunction with TSUNAMI MPEG DVD Author™ to assemble and create professional quality movies and burn them to DVDs. Support for a wide variety of video formats and compatibility with DVD sound formats, including Dolby® Digital AC-3 (2ch) Input/Output and 5.1ch surround sound for WMV input/output, make it a good choice for any video task, from converting old home video to producing professional DVD material.

Easy to use, even for beginners, the new TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress overcomes complication with its smart navigation Wizard that guides users through every step of creating quality movies easily and intuitively. The application’s advanced features include:

  • Step-by-step creation wizard for ease of use
  • The best MPEG 1 & 2 encoding engine available
  • Advanced Acoustic Engine and Dolby Digital for high-quality audio
  • Dual CPU support for faster encoding
  • Video Mastering Engine (VME) for cut-editing and filtering
  • XDVD format support, enabling up to 24 hours of video on one-DVD+R Double Layer disc
  • Advanced audio features that include gap correction, volume change and fade-in/fade-out
  • Dolby Digital AC-3 (2ch) encode.decode support
  • Support for TV programs recorded using Windows Media Center Edition
TSUNAMI MPEG Video Encoder XPress runs on a Pentium® III 1GHz/Athlon XP or higher computer with 256MB of RAM (512MB + recommended) running Windows® 2000/XP. Available mid-April, 2005 at retail stores across North America, the newest and best encoding tool available today carries application to hit the market carries a MSRP of just $49.95, making it not only the most complete solution - best in its class for ease of use and features - but the best overall value, too.

About TMPG, Inc.
TMPG, Inc. makes digital video easy. Headquartered in Gardena, California, the company was established early in 2003, built on a solid foundation of technology developed by its parent company, Pegasys Inc. The company's two flagship products, the TMPGEnc video encoder series and the new TSUNAMI MPEG DVD AUTHOR, 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, TMPG Inc.'s encoding technology is also incorporated into numerous commercial and professional video editing and DVD-creation software products. Applications developed by its parent, PEGASYS, have been bundled with quality products from top manufacturers in worldwide, including Sony Japan and Pioneer Australia. For more information about TMPG, Inc. and its products, visit the company's Website at


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