Anonymous (not verified) - March 25th, 2002
Reprinted from a Canopus press release:
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25 -- Canopus Corporation, makers of award-winning, digital video editing systems, today announced ProCoder, the newest member to its growing line of software solutions for video professionals. Featuring Canopus's acclaimed DV codec and MPEG technologies and supporting all popular video formats, ProCoder is an ideal transcoding software tool for video professionals who encounter multiple video formats on a regular basis. Whether preparing video for DVD, streaming, digital archiving or a combination of applications, users will find that ProCoder is the fastest and most versatile transcoder on the market.
Versatility and Speed
Supporting all popular video formats, including Windows Media, Real Video, Apple QuickTime, Microsoft DirectShow, Microsoft Video for Windows, Microsoft DV, Canopus DV, Canopus Software MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 encoding, ProCoder makes it easy to convert video between formats at incredible speeds. ProCoder lets users convert single or multiple video files at one time and can output to multiple files in multiple formats simultaneously. For greater timesavings and flexibility, ProCoder's advanced stitching feature lets users combine multiple input files of different formats and frame rates into one output file, eliminating the need to combine them in a separate editing application. ProCoder also employs video and audio filters to enhance the quality of converted output.