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Sorenson Squeeze

Sorenson Squeeze 7 is a desktop encoding application, available for either PCs or Macs. Video files are transcoded using multiple codecs. Squeeze 1.0 was released in 2001; the current version of Squeeze is 7.

Video Input Formats include:

3GP, Apple ProRes (Mac only), Apple Intermediate Codec (Mac only), ASF (Windows only), AVCHD, AVC–Intra, AVI, DV, DVCPRO, Flash Video (On2 VP6, Sorenson Spark), HDV, Motion JPEG, MPEG–1, MPEG–2, MPEG–4 Part 2, MPEG–4 AVC (H.264), MPEG Program Streams, MPEG Transport Streams, MXF (XDCAM), QuickTime, VOB, WMV

Audio Input Formats include:

AAC, AC–3, AIFF, AU, Dolby Digital, M4A MP3 (MPEG–1 Layer 3), MPEG Layer 1, MPEG Layer 2, PCM, WMA, WAV

Video Output Formats include:

3GP, Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), AVI Blu–Ray (H.264, MPEG–2, VC–1), DV, DVB DVD (NTSC, PAL), Flash Video (On2 VP6, Sorenson Spark), HDV, Matroska, Motion JPEG, MPEG–1, MPEG–2, MPEG–4 Part 2 MPEG–4 AVC (H.264), MPEG Elementary Streams, MPEG Program Streams MPEG Transport Streams, QuickTime QuickTime Exporter Components, WebM WMV

Audio Output Formats include:

AAC, AC–3, AIFF, Dolby Digital, M4A, MP3 (MPEG Layer 3), MPEG Layer 1, MPEG Layer 2, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA

Squeeze 7 includes a number of technologies to improve video & audio quality. H.264 video can now be encoded up to 3x faster using NVIDIA CUDA GPUs. Parallel processing speeds have increased as well. Create Blu–ray in H.264, VC–1 or MPEG–2. Easily prepare, segment and deliver Adaptive Bitrate encodes for mobile device streaming, including iPhone and iPad. Squeeze 7 has the widest possible array of encoding options for web video. Formats include: WebM, Flash, QuickTime, Silverlight & WMV. Each copy of Squeeze 7 includes the Dolby Certified AC3 Consumer encoder.

Sorenson Squeeze 7 embraces the long-time Squeeze tradition that uncomplicated workflow is essential for users. Only Squeeze 7 offers native plugins to Avid, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere (CS4, CS5) NLEs. The review and approval process allows the user to automatically send secure, password protected videos for immediate review. Instant feedback is received via Web or mobile.

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Above: Sorenson Squeeze UI
Uploaded: 8/5/09



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