Canopus Video Software Products To Support
The AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
AMD Processors Deliver Commanding Performance Required To Run Powerful Video Production Applications
San Jose, Calif. --
Canopus, makers of award-winning, nonlinear video editing, 3D effects and video encoding solutions, today announced that it will support the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor. This line of AMD processors meets the stringent processing requirements for use with Canopus’s video production software products, including the award-winning ProCoder transcoding tool, Imaginate still-image animation and motion tool and Xplode Professional 3D digital video effects solution.
“AMD processors clearly have what it takes to handle the immense data loads required by realtime 3D effects creation and video encoding and transcoding,” said Hiro Yamada, Chairman of the Board at Canopus Corporation. “Our video production tools are already optimized for AMD Athlon XP processor technology. After observing the remarkable capabilities of the AMD Athlon 64 processor, we were eager to support it.”
“When combined with AMD64 technology, Canopus’s video production tools will give users the ability to achieve some of the most impressive digital effects through enhanced 32- and 64-bit computing capabilities,” said Tim Wright, director, desktop marketing, AMD’s Computation Products Group. “The AMD Athlon 64 processor is designed to complement video applications and to dramatically boost performance and processing power, opening a new world of possibilities for video production artists.”
About ProCoder, Imaginate and Xplode Professional
is a professional transcoding software tool that features Canopus’s acclaimed DV codec and MPEG technologies and supports all popular video formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Windows Media, RealVideo, QuickTime, Macromedia Flash, Microsoft DirectShow, Microsoft Video for Windows, Microsoft DV and Canopus DV. Whether preparing video for DVD, Web streaming, digital archiving or a combination of applications, users will find that ProCoder is a fast and versatile transcoder.
still-image animation software lets video professionals use high-resolution stills to create animated and keyframed pan, zoom, rotate, and tilt movements in 3D. Imaginate gives documentary filmmakers and broadcasters, as well as corporate and event videographers, the freedom and flexibility to bring new dimensions to their productions by transforming their still images and photographs into movies.
is an advanced 3D video effects package featuring hundreds of customizable effects and transitions and is compatible with all capture cards (including OHCI cards). Xplode Professional lets users of Adobe Premiere, Ulead MediaStudio Pro, Canopus EDIUS or Canopus Edit nonlinear editing applications execute multiple, complex, near-realtime transitions.
Canopus Corporation, based in San Jose, Calif., is the U.S. group member of Canopus Co., Ltd, headquartered in Kobe, Japan. Canopus designs and manufactures award-winning digital video and graphics solutions for video professionals and enthusiasts. The company combines innovative hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality and reliability. Canopus’s advanced DV and MPEG codec technologies are recognized by industry leaders worldwide and are featured in the company’s acclaimed realtime render-free, multi-track video editing solutions and transcoding products. Canopus also has offices in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Australia and China in addition to an extensive worldwide distribution network. For more information contact Canopus at (408) 954-4500 or visit their Web site at www.canopus.com
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