TMPG is set to add its new DVD Source Creator 4 software to its
The product provides editing and enhancing of almost any video file, which
it then encodes to standard DVD compliant MPEG files. Multiple clips can
be encoded into one file, or separate files can be encoded for each clip.
Release date is scheduled for Wednesday, October 18.
"DVD Source Creator 4 utilizes the engine?s most important features, such
as an easy-cut editor, video filtering, and automatic scene-change
detection. Furthering its functionality, the TMPGEnc DVD Source Creator 4
is optimized for the latest Intel Core 2 Duo technology," commented Kimi
Matsuki, TMPG CEO.
DVD Source Creator 4 software incorporates the same interface as used in
the TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress. This ensures users of an easy, four-step encoding
process: start, source, format, and encode. A special template is embedded
for each output format to simplify selecting the correct spec settings.
The new TMPGEnc product works with virtually any existing video-file
format (e.g., DVD, HD MPEG, DV, AVI*, MPEG 1/2, WMV, and QT). It encodes
to both standard MPEG 1 or 2 specifications for DVD, SVCD, or VCD file
formats, that are then automatically prepared to be authored with
DVD-authoring software such as TMPGEnc DVD Author 2.0. Even DVD-Video and
Windows XP Media Center Edition PC files (DVR-MS) can be imported with the
DVD Source Creator 4 has an easy cut-editing system, which permits
cut-edit at the frame level. It even has the capability to split one clip
into multiple clips. To make editing clips easier, scene changes can be
found with a simple mouse click, and flagged as key frames. If using
TMPGEnc DVD Author 2.0, these frames carry over for continued use as
12 filters provide virtually limitless enhancement options. They include:
picture cropping and resizing; video and audio fade in/out, video noise
reduction, color and audio volume correction, picture contour enhancement
and bilingual audio. Filters may be registered one time as a group and
applied to multiple clips, saving time and eliminating possible error.
TMPGEnc DVD Source Creator 4 will be available for downloading at
www.tmpg-inc.com beginning October 18 at a cost of $39.95 (full version)
or $25.95 (DSC 2x upgrade).