Softron MovieRecorder Express

Softron MovieRecorder Express

Softron MovieRecorder Express

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Softron MovieRecorder Express

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  • Automatic File Deletion After Given Time
  • Ideal For FireWire Compliance Recording
  • Real-Time H.264 Encoding Upon Ingest
  • Record Up To 4 Channels On A Single Mac
  • Automatic Archiving For Backup
  • Record Compressed/ Native Simultaneously
  • For Mac Mini, MacPro, iMac, MacBook Pro
  • Compatible With Mac OS X 10.6.8 Or Later
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MovieRecorder Express from Softron is video recording software. It captures and saves video files permanently, or automatically deletes them after a designated time period of your choice. MovieRecorder is an ideal tool for compliance recording via FireWire (HDV / DV). If you have a legal obligation to keep a log of what videos your channel has broadcast, this software will prove a trusty aid to you. It performs real-time H.264 encoding upon ingest. To run MovieRecorder, you need a Mac mini, MacPro, iMac 2009 or MacBook Pro plus a FireWire converter, or a camera. You can add optional MultiChannel capability (not included), giving you the power to record up to 4 channels on a single Mac.

Record one or more video signals on your Mac. Multiple signals require optional MultiChannel capability (not included)
Choose to automatically create chunks of video every 1, 2, 4, 6 or 12 hours
Select automatic file deletion every hour, day, week or month, or choose to never have files removed
Manual switching to next video clip
An energy-efficient tool, it can run on a simple Mac mini
After recording, you can automatically archive video clips to a second destination for backup
Supports FireWire devices only (in DV, HDV or DVCPro HD)
Simultaneously record a compressed (H264) and native (DV, HDV or DVCPro HD) file
Up to 2 ingests on a single Mac without any extra hardware. Up to 4 ingests on a single Mac with an additional FireWire Bus with PCI FireWire card (not included)
In order to keep Open GL active, you must connect a monitor to the DVI or mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt port
Performance and possibilities depend on your Mac, storage, codec and format used
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Minimum System Requirements Mac Intel processor
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
RAM: 2.0 GB for single configuration; 4.0 GB for dual; 8.0 GB for quad
Supported video cards: Only FireWire devices (DV, HDV, DVCPro HD)
No Thunderbolt support
Additional hardware required: None for single / dual configuration; 1x PCI FireWire card required for quad configuration (not included)
Requires monitor connected to DVI or mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt port to keep Open GL active
To keep Open GL active without monitor: Use active KVM, a device such as "DVI-Detective" from Gefen, or DVI / mini DisplayPort to VGA converter plus device like Dr. Bott gHEAD / gHEAD II (not included); for Mini DisplayPort only, use active products such as those from Kanexlive
Compatibility Computer:
MacPro 2009 6 Core compatible with all configurations
iMac 2009 compatible with single or dual configuration; incompatible with quad due to limitation of FireWire bus
MacBook Pro compatible with single or dual configuration; incompatible with quad due to limitation of FireWire bus
MacBook Air incompatible
Mac mini 2009 compatible with single or dual configuration; incompatible with quad due to limitation of FireWire bus

Any device capable of sustaining required constant write speed (depending on number of streams, codec and format)

DV-PAL: With FireWire DV devices
DV / DVCPRO-NTSC: With FireWire DV devices
DVCPro HD Interlaced: With FireWire DVCPro HD devices
DVCPro HD Progressive: With FireWire DVCPro HD devices
H.264 (compressed format)
HDV 1080i / 1080p / 720p with FireWire HDV devices
AJA 8-bit, 10-bit, Animation, Apple Intermediate, Apple Pixlet Video, Apple ProRes 422 Family, Apple ProRes 444, AVC-Intra (50 and 100), AVCHD, Avid 1.1, Avid DNxHD, Avid Meridien, Avid Packed, Avid RGB Packed, Blackmagic 8-bit (2Vuy), Blackmagic RGB 10-bit, DVCPro-PAL, DVCPro 50, JPEG 2000, MPEG IMX (30 / 40 / 50), MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Video, None, Photo-JPEG, PNG, Uncompressed 10-bit or 8-bit, XDCAM EX 1080i / 1080p / 720p, XDCAM HD 1080i, 1080p, or XDCAM HD422 1080i / 1080p / 722p

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