MainConcept AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DivX, Inc., and one of the world's leading providers of video and audio codecs and software development kits (SDK) to the broadcast, film and consumer markets, today announced the release of the updated MainConcept™ MPEG Pro™ HD 3.2 Plug-In for Adobe ® Premiere ® Pro CS3, providing enhanced support for the editing of high-definition video.
MainConcept's renowned MPEG Pro HD 3 Plug-In allows the quick and easy editing of MPEG, H.264/AVC, and even native HDV content in the familiar Adobe Premiere Pro workflow without requiring transcoding. The newest MPEG Pro HD 3.2 Plug-In brings frame-accurate, native MPEG editing with smart rendering to Premiere Pro CS3 versions. It includes full support for Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, Dolby® Digital, AVC-HD and a wide variety of camcorders, including Sony's new XDCAM HD 422 series optical disc and XDCAM EX® series solid state camcorder.
"The release of MainConcept MPEG Pro HD 3.2 Plug-In is a significant technology leap for Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 users that adopt Sony's highly anticipated XDCAM EX and XDCAM HD 422 camcorder," said Muzaffer Beygirci, Managing Director and VP sales of MainConcept AG. "The new plug-in offers high-end features such as MPEG and Dolby® Digital support, and will be a must-have for video professionals to import, edit and produce high-quality work using Adobe Premiere Pro.”
"As a leader in video codec and editing technology, MainConcept is one of our top partners in bringing a streamlined production process that our customers rely on," said Takashi Honda, General Manager, Business & Professional System Business Division, B2B Solution Business Group of Sony Corporation. "With the MPEG Pro HD Plug-In, MainConcept has developed a leading edge and cost-effective software codec solution, which works seamlessly with SONY's widely adopted XDCAM HD and XDCAM EX products."
The newest release of the MPEG Pro HD 3.2 Plug-In supports Sony XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD 422, and 420 series camcorders. It also adds professional features such as H.264/AVC import and export, enhanced HD editing performance, significant speed improvements for MPEG-2 encoding and H.264/AVC decoding, and improvements to Adobe's flagship video editing application.
The MainConcept MPEG Pro HD 3 plug-in is available for online purchase and instant downloading at the MainConcept website. A free demo version is available for pre-purchase testing. For special upgrade pricing, please visit the MPEG Pro HD 3 website.