Tomsk, Russian Federation (PressExposure) April 11, 2008 -- Elecard Devices CJSC, a leading developer of codecs and products for digital video, today announced the release of Elecard Converter Studio 2.1, a new version of a popular multimedia conversion program.
Elecard Converter Studio 2.1 allows users to easily convert video files to many popular formats, such as AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, DV and Uncompressed AVI at high-speed with high picture quality. The program can be used for preparing content for many modern devices, such as Apple iPod, Apple iPhone, Sony PSP, different types of smart phones. It also allows the user to convert footage of digital camcorders, including latest AVCHDÂ® models, for almost any popular STB.
"It's an ideal product for someone who just wants a solution that works, without having to cobble together a lot of open source tools or listen to excuses from commercial vendors as to why their product doesn't work as advertised." said Steve Springett in his review of Elecard Converter Studio <http://www.6000rpms.com/blog/index.php/2007/10/10/review-elecard-converter-studio-20/>.
"Today's multimedia market is facing an ever-increasing demand for conversion software that will let content providers insert their own commercial videos into the content," said Andrey Posdnyakov, the president of Elecard, "In this new version we have implemented that feature and I strongly believe that a lot of our customers will find it very useful."
The program includes the ability to schedule which commercials will be inserted at specified times. Another feature is task list filtering, enabling encoding of selected streams with special criteria. In addition, the target file size feature eliminates the need to calculate bitrates because the program will do it automatically.
Despite the complexity of video encoding, Converter Studio makes it easy. When a new task is added, the software will check the parameters and make suggestions for getting better quality, if necessary. The program offers a wide range of many other new and updated features, which vary depending on the edition.
The four available editions are: Elecard Converter Studio, Elecard Converter Studio Pro, Elecard Converter Studio ProHD and Elecard Converter Studio AVC HD. While all versions offer pro quality, the Pro and ProHD editions provide extra functionality required for certain professional and industrial applications. The AVC HD edition is a budget solution for the owners of AVCHDÂ® camcorders who don't want to pay for additional features that they don't need.
All editions make it easy for users to get the best quality videos possible. Elecard Converter Studio is fast, flexible and easy to use.
For additional information, visit the company's website at <http://www.elecard.com/>.