TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 with DivX Authoring is Now Optimized For Intel's New Quad Core Processor
Posted Nov 29, 2007

TMPG, Inc.), the company that makes digital video easy, is introducing an updated version of its popular TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 with DivX® Authoring software. The update provides optimization of the DVD authoring program for the Intel® CoreT 2 Extreme quad-core processor QX9650 and the Intel Xeon® 5400 Family of quad core Intel CPU's (code name Penryn). SSE4 optimization provides a speed increase for all MPEG-1/2 processes. The software upgrade is now available at www.tmpg-inc.com and is free for current TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 users. New users may purchase the updated software for $89.95 per license.

"We are pleased to announce another one of our software products is now optimized for Intel's new, fast, energy efficient CoreT 2 Extreme quad-core processor QX9650/Intel Xeon5400 Series processors and their new SSE4 instruction set. TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 with DivX Authoring now provides the power to easily author common DVD's and DivX projects in a very short amount of time," stated Kimi Matsuki, TMPG CEO. "We are celebrating this event with a free special edition menu template pack."

TMPGEnc will be giving away a "free gift" to all new and existing TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 users. The gift is a special edition menu template pack containing eight newly designed menu templates. Each template features a different theme/setting such as Science Fiction, Family, Independence Day, Snowboarding, Movie Theater, Autumn, and Presents.

The new template pack will not be available for download directly from www.tmpg-inc.com. During the promotional period, purchasers of TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 will be emailed a download link, and existing users will be able to download the themes from within the TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 application. This promotion ends December 27th. For more information on how to obtain the template pack, click here.

DVD Author3 Features
Due to the included DivX authoring capability, DivX projects can now feature DVD-like menus and navigation. DivX projects made with TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 with DivX Authoring enjoy the ultimate combination of DVD-like presentation with DivX technology. Finished products may be played with DivX Player software on a PC, or on any DivX Certified DVD player and a television or compatible home theater system.

Capturing video directly from a DV or HDV camcorder is easy with DVD Author 3 software. Plug a camcorder into a PC via an IEEE 1394 (i.LINK) interface. The software then views the contents, adding it as a source file. TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 improves format input, allowing inclusion of other types of source files. These include: DVD-VIDEO, DVD-VR, MPEG1/2, MPEG-4, AVI, Windows Media, DivX, and QuickTime (mov, mp4, 3gp, 3g2) file formats. Since the software can utilize up to two subtitle streams simultaneously, it's possible to create a DivX or DVD file with subtitles appearing in more than one language.

TMPGEnc DVD Author 3, allows users to utilize built-in menu templates or create quick and easy custom menus with the robust menu creation process. It is now easy to freely position and resize titles, thumbnail images, and text; creating dynamic motion menus that liven up any production; as well as change highlight colors and screen ratios. Special Smart Rendering technology makes encoding with TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 with DivX Authoring faster, allowing users to edit and output DivX and DVD projects much quicker than other authoring software.

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