ATI Catalyst Media Center™ takes the concept of the multimedia PC to an entirely new level, taking over where other media center solutions leave off. Next generations of HD video are converging on H.264, a compression standard that retains incredible video quality while taming the enormous video file sizes that sap bandwidth and overwhelm hard drives. ATI Catalyst Media Center™ makes anyone a player in this bandwidth-friendly compression sweepstake or other advanced media formats, be it MPEG2, MPEG4, DivX or WMV9. ATI's Avivo™ Video Converter, the fastest PC video conversion tool on the planet, is embedded within ATI Catalyst Media Center™ so waiting is not in the equation. A step-by-step walkthrough on how to use ATI Avivo™ Video Converter within
ATI Catalyst Media Center™ can be found here.
The power of ATI Catalyst Media Center™ doesn't end at the PC. Today's digital lifestyle is about content on the go. Catalyst's versatile file conversion options take content programming to any of the popular portable media formats.
ATI TV Wonder® offers a superior performance to unleash the power of visual velocity with
ATI Catalyst Media Center™. It delivers superior performance to TV and video enthusiasts. Developed as a new solution for ATI, ATI Catalyst Media Center™ is the ultimate software control suite for ATI TV Wonder® users. Even casual ATI TV Wonder® users will find the modern interface as approachable as it is attractive.
ATI TV Wonder® users already understand the advantages of a PC-based multimedia center for uses like personal video recording. The complexity of software consoles can often turn casual users away, but ATI Catalyst Media Center™ puts a friendly face to it. Straightforward controls and free advanced electronic programming guide make basic PVR operations as easy as clicking buttons on the remote control or using simple mouse/keyboard commands. A layered interface design keeps things simple when simplicity is demanded, but opens to an arsenal of advanced options for anyone that wants to up the play. Higher-end functions are nested as advanced option menus or right mouse click fly-out menus instantly available to enthusiasts.
Simplify the power of visual velocity with ATI Catalyst Media Center™, the ultimate software control suite for ATI TV Wonder®. Today's digital scene is a complex cast but ATI Catalyst™ puts everyone in the director's chair, evaporating the boundaries of content, format, time and location. Whatever the input type, compression requirement, scheduling issue or playback device,
ATI Catalyst™ comes through. Software can be hard to use but ATI Catalyst Media Center™ puts a friendly face to it. Basic PVR operations are as easy as clicking buttons on the remote control or using simple mouse/keyboard commands but advanced options are just a right mouse click away.
The modern interface is approachable and attractive but the controls run to the core of what makes ATI TV Wonder® the natural choice for multimedia enthusiasts.
The layered interface design keeps things simple but higher-end functions are nested to be instantly available for harder play. Advanced options evaporate the boundaries of content, format, time and location. ATI Catalyst Media Center™ handles analog or digital, live, canned or time shifted and processes it to any advanced media format to stay or to go, be it H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, DivX or WMV9.
Turn your PC into an Advanced PVR
Personal Video Recording on the PC makes a giant leap into the future with
ATI Catalyst Media Center™, the software console that unleashes the hardware power of
ATI TV Wonder®.
Casual PVR is click-button simple with familiar mouse or keyboard strokes or using the
ATI TV Wonder® remote. But an arsenal of performance options is instantly available through advanced option menus or right mouse click fly-outs.
Today's home user lifestyle demands portability beyond the PC. ATI Catalyst™ comprehensive format support means programming can easily be encoding to fit any number of portable digital formats, be it Apple iPod Video, Windows Portable Media Center or Sony Playstation Portable.
Advanced Functionality for the Enthusiast
Newly engineered from a clean sheet, ATI Catalyst Media Center™ takes over where other media centers leave off, launching power users to new realms of functionality without the confusion often associated with software console solutions.
ATI Catalyst™ evaporates the boundaries of content, format location and time, giving enthusiasts admission to leading edge multimedia standards from H.264 to DivX. Input flexibility means analog and digital co-exist. MulTView allows picture-in-picture while ThruView offers play while you work. Today's media lifestyle means content portability, and Catalyst delivers there too - to iPod Video or other portable formats.
File Format Versatility
ATI Catalyst Media Center™ unleashes the multimedia power of ATI TV Wonder® by evaporating the boundaries of source, format, time and space. Today's digital lifestyle demands content anywhere, any time and ATI Catalyst™ delivers it to iPod Video or other portable formats. Rich video means advanced formats like H.264, which retain incredible video quality while taming file size. This application makes anyone a player in this bandwidth-friendly sweepstakes.
Media software can be intimidating, but ATI Catalyst Media Center™ is new and improved solution. Its layered interface provides a flexible and intuitive environment that will serve casual users and power enthusiasts alike.
Casual users turned off by software complexity will appreciate The ATI Catalyst™ simple functionality. For basic PVR tasks, familiar mouse clicks, keyboard strokes or the external remote, used with the advanced online programming guide mean click-button simplicity.
But the arsenal of advanced tools is never far away. High performance functions are layered into advanced option menus or right mouse click fly-outs readily understood by advanced users. With these advanced controls ATI Catalyst Media Center™ elevates the multimedia PC to an entirely new level, taking over where other media center solutions leave off.