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XRE Transcoder 9

Multiformat/Multicodec Video File Transcoder

The XRE Transcoder 9 is a standalone conversion solution that enables broadcasters and media companies to automate the transcoding of media files, using watch folders that can be placed anywhere on a network. Transcoding is fully optimized to the host machine’s specifications and is faster than real-time in many cases.

Supplied as software or a full turnkey system and connected via Ethernet, XRE Transcoder 9 gives editors in a workgroup the freedom to spend their time editing, not transcoding, and supports the extensive list of formats and codecs that has made EDIUS such a force in broadcast news production. And the XRE Transcoder...

FEATURES

  • Purpose-built transcoding system leveraging powerful EDIUS NLE format support
  • Can be used with EDIUS and third-party NLEs
  • Watch folder functionality
  • Job monitor for creating watch folders, managing and monitoring jobs
  • Can process two jobs simultaneously
  • Multiple XRE Transcoders can be used as nodes to process multiple jobs in parallel
  • New "Effect Template" feature to apply effects to clips while transcoding
    • Customized effects such as graphics, filters and image manipulation can be applied automatically
  • Can also be used to conform/render EDIUS projects
  • Supported file formats:
    • Video formats: AVCHD, AVI, HDV, MOV, MP4 and MXF
    • Audio formats: AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Professional, Dolby Digital Plus, MPEG Audio Layer-3, MPEG Audio Stream, Ogg Vorbis Files, Wave and Windows Media Audio  
  • Supported codecs: H.264, H.265, MPEG-2, XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM (DV/HD/EX), P2, DVCPRO, AVC Ultra, Apple ProRes, Grass Valley HQ/HQX and DNxHD
  • SDK available to facilitate integration into third-party systems and workflows
  • Convert audio as source to other audio formats or to video
  • Audio normalization

SPECIFICATIONS

Supported file formats:
  • Video formats: AVCHD, AVI, HDV, MOV, MP4 and MXF
  • Audio formats: AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Professional, Dolby Digital Plus, MPEG Audio Layer-3, MPEG Audio Stream, Ogg Vorbis Files, Wave and Windows Media Audio  

Supported codecs: H.264, H.265, MPEG-2, XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM (DV/HD/EX), P2, DVCPRO, AVC Ultra, Apple ProRes, Grass Valley HQ/HQX and DNxHD

Simultaneous processing: Yes (can process two jobs simultaneously)

Parallel processing: Yes (multiple XRE Transcoders can be used as nodes to process multiple jobs in parallel)

Networking: Ethernet

Please note the following apply only to the XRE Transcoder, but can be managed on the system NLE:

  • Spanned clips not supported as source
  • Sources comprising multiple components (such as P2 files) not supported as source
  • Audio-only clips not supported as source

ORDERING INFORMATION

XRE9-TCODE*
XRE Transcoder 9 software. Includes XRE server software and transcoder application.

XRE9-TCODE-SYS
XRE Transcoder 9 software server. Deployed on Dell R630 server; includes XRE server software and XRE Transcoder 9 application.

EDIUS XRE 9
EDIUS 9 XRE software. Requires certified system.

XRE9-TCODE UPG
XRE Transcoder 9 Software. Upgrade. Includes XRE 9 Server software and Transcoder application.

XRE-TCODE-SL-1YR
XRE Transcoder software site license (1 year). One year site license to receive free upgrades during the contract period. Does not include hardware upgrades/support or software support.

*Certified for HP Z840 workstation or Dell R630 server only.

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XRE Transcoder 9

The XRE Transcoder 9 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is a standalone conversion solution that enables broadcasters and media companies to automate the transcoding of media files, using watch folders that can be placed anywhere on a network. Transcoding is fully optimized to the host machine's specifications and is faster than real-time in many cases.

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