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Part # SWPLSMS00

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Perfect for video editors and post-production professionals. More
$39.00
MSRP: $39

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$39.00

Play, inspect and fix
Perfect for video editors and post-production professionals. Adds more playback support, embedded caption playback, audio meters, new publishing destinations, and single file transcoding.


Switch 4 adds improved performance, growing file support, OP-47/OP-42 Teletext caption playback and team collaboration.

Switch 4 is a free upgrade for Switch v2 and v3 customers who have Premium Support.
For customers without Premium Support, Switch 4 is a paid upgrade.

Improved Performance
Telestream continues to refine and improve our playback and indexing performance within Switch. Particular attention was given to the performance of caption decoding and making sure we are making efficient use of file system reads and writes, as well as only decoding the data that is actually needed.

Growing File Support
The ability to open files and play them back while they are still being written to disk enables live capture workflows that include previewing the quality of live video captures, extracting portions of the already written video for use in social media promotion of live productions, and the ability to confirm the media encoding of content coming from live capture systems.

OP-47/OP-42 Teletext Captions Plus Pro
Switch is now capable of decoding and displaying OP-47 and OP-42 Teletext captions. This support maintains format parity with Telestream’s caption authoring tools MacCaption and CaptionMaker, and will enable users to play back their captions and view them to confirm positioning, styling, and sync accuracy without the need for expensive hardware decoders.

Team Collaboration Plus Pro
New collaboration feature allows users to create and view flags on the timeline that contain comments, errors, or feedback. Share these flags between team members using a sidecar flags file to allow collaboration to occur without making any changes to the video. Simple to understand formatting of the flags document allows for automation systems to be able to create reports that can be reviewed and visualized on the timeline!.

Play It

Plays any file format professionals care about
Trust Switch for frame-accurate playback of all your professional media files, including embedded captions and subtitles.

Multi-format playback support includes MXF, IMF, GXF, MPEG-2 Program Streams and Transport Streams, and formats such as MOV, MP4, WMV, and more!

Switch can also play HEVC and 4K files, DNxHD, and JPEG2000 (requires Switch Plus or Pro).

All the playback controls you expect
Switch has all the playback control features you’d expect in a professional player such as JKL navigation, fast forward and rewind, slow motion, as well as single-frame forward and back.

“Jump To” allows you to jump to a specific timecode, frame or time in your video.

Full caption support Plus Pro
Switch will play back embedded CEA-608 & CEA-708 captions, as well SCC, DVB, TTML (iTT and SMPTE-TT captions) and WebVTT, SRT and STL subtitle files. Switch is the only software player with full support for CEA-708 caption decoding, including advanced 708-only features like Unicode character support.

Switch will also decode captions from virtually all wrappers and formats, so you can verify captions within your MXF or Transport Stream file.

Check It

Inspect all the properties of your media file
Check video and audio properties such as audio channels, speaker labels, aspect ratio, clean aperture, bitrate, frame rate, metadata, encoding formats and more.

Add secondary files
You can also load secondary audio or closed caption files to check sync.

Audio Meters Plus Pro
Use the Audio Meters to solo or mute audio channels, and inspect true peaks and momentarily loudness values. Switch Pro adds a loudness panel that calculates gated (BS.1770-3) or ungated (BS.1770-2) loudness levels.

Enough information but not too much
Switch displays all the relevant media information about your file in an intuitive, well organized interface. The inspector is deep enough to be meaningful, without giving users so much information that it becomes cumbersome.

Fix It

Make changes to your file and export Plus Pro
By switching to edit mode, users can modify settings and export a new file. Switch lets you specify a new file format; a new video or audio codec; trim, scale or crop the video; add metadata (Pro only), and much more. Export to Apple ProRes*, H264, MPEG-2 Video, MP4, MPEG-2 program streams and transport streams.

*Requires Switch Pro on Windows

Rewrap files Plus Pro
Switch includes the ability to pass-through audio and video on export, or omit the video and export as an audio only file.

Powerful audio editing Plus Pro
In the audio tab, you can split or join different audio tracks, rearrange audio tracks; change speaker assignments, then change the audio format and sample rate. Switch also supports downmixing: take a file with eight channels and mix it down to stereo.

Deliver It
More Publishing Options: Plus Pro
Export your video directly to Vimeo, YouTube, or Facebook from within Switch. Select export, choose your destination, and Switch will publish directly to your destination and save a local copy on your computer. Switch will create the appropriate files for your destination, taking the guesswork out of encoding and submitting content.

System Requirements

Windows Minimum System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 7 64-bit SP1
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 10
  • CPU
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Graphics
    • Any graphics adapter that supports 
      Direct3D feature level 10.1 or better
    • 256 MB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

Mac Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • OS X 10.10 and higher
  • CPU
    • All Macs that support 10.10 and higher
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

*Note: Minimum specifications are the required hardware for playback of standard definition content.  Playback of demanding content such as 4K, HEVC, and high frame rate video may require more powerful hardware.

PLAYER FORMAT SUPPORT

Containers:

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • AIFF
  • ASF1
  • AVC (AVC Elementary Stream)
  • AVI (OpenDML)
  • DV
  • GXF
  • HEVC2,3 (HEVC Elementary Stream)
  • IMF4
  • LXF
  • M1V (MPEG-1 Video Elementary Stream)
  • M2V (MPEG-2 Video Elementary Stream)
  • MOV
  • MP3 (MPEG Layer 1, 2, 3 Audio 
    Elementary Stream)
  • MP4 (ISO Base Media Format)
  • MPG (MPEG-1 System Stream)
  • MPS (MPEG-2 Program Stream)
  • MTS (MPEG-2 Transport Stream)
  • MXF (AS-115 with UK DPP metadata)
  • MXF (OP-1a; AS-02, AS-035, AS-115)
  • MXF (OP-1a Proxy)
  • MXF (OP-1b)
  • MXF (OP-Atom)
  • SCC6
  • WAV

Video Codecs (decode only)

  • Apple QuickTime Animation RLE7
  • Apple ProRes
  • DNxHD4
  • DNxHR4
  • DV 25
  • DVCPro 25
  • DVCPro 50
  • DVCPro 100
  • DVCPro HD
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • H.2651
  • JPEG
  • JPEG20004
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-22
  • MPEG-4
  • Uncompressed YUV
  • WMV8

Audio Codecs (decode only)

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • G.711 aLaw
  • G.711 uLaw
  • G.726
  • Microsoft ADPCM
  • MPEG Audio Layer 1, 2, 3
  • PCM
  • WMA1

Captions:

  • Extraction and playback: CEA-608, CEA-708
  • DVB files
  • SCC6 files
  • SRT files
  • STL files
  • TTML/iTT/SMPTE-TT files
  • WebVTT (HTML5) files 

ENCODE FORMAT SUPPORT8

Containers

  • MOV
  • MPEG-2 TS/PS
  • MPEG-4
  • MXF (OP-1a, OP-Atom)

Video Codecs

  • Apple ProRes9
  • MPEG-2 Video
  • x264

Audio Codecs

  • AAC
  • MPEG Layer 2
  • PCM 

1 Not supported in Switch Player.
2 Not supported in Switch Player for Windows. 
3 HEVC support of 8-bit 4:2:0 profiles in Elementary Streams, MPEG-2 Transport Stream or MP4 files.
4 Not supported in Switch Player and Switch Plus. 
5 Advanced inspection of application-specific metadata included in Switch Pro. 
6 Currently supports export of .scc files as part of an iTunes asset-only package.
7 Currently supports 24-bit and 32-bit only.
8 WMV playback available in Switch Plus and Pro, and available in Switch Player for Mac with Flip4Mac installed.
9 Switch export is available for Plus and Pro.
10 ProRes export on Windows is ProRes HQ 4:2:2 for iTunes only. 

iTUNES PACKAGE EXPORT

Creates an asset-only iTunes package file (an itmsp file) which includes media content, secondary subtitle (.iTT or .scc files) or audio files, chapter information and an XML file. 

DPP/AMWA CERTIFIED PLAYER

Switch Pro can visually QC DPP files on the desktop, playing back the files as well as displaying DPP AS-11 MXF metadata.

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