Switch media playback, inspection and conversion tool
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Version 3.0


The only tool you need to play,
inspect and correct all your media files

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Switch Player


  • Play and inspect

  • Multiformat media player with deep inspection capabilities.

Switch Plus


  • Play, inspect and fix

  • Perfect for video editors and post-
    production professionals. Adds more playback support, embedded caption playback, audio meters, new publishing destinations, and single file transcoding.
  • *Includes 1st year of Premium Support
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Switch Pro


  • Play, QC, fix and deliver

  • Designed for broadcast & media QC professionals. Adds more playback support, loudness monitoring, advanced metadata display, compare media feature, preview to an external monitor, and iTunes package export.
  • *Includes 1st year of Premium Support
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Play It

Trust Switch for frame-accurate, smooth playback of all your media files, including captions and subtitles. Includes SDI out for external preview.

Play it with Switch media playback tool

Check It

Inspect video properties, audio properties, captions, and subtitles. Includes loudness monitoring,
compare media feature, and
Timeline view showing video GOP structure.
Check it with Switch media inspection tool

Fix It

Make changes: trim, scale or crop your media; rearrange audio tracks; change speaker assignments and rewrap or encode your media.

Switch it with Switch media conversion tool

Deliver It

Use the iTunes preset to create asset-only iTunes store packages, or New! publish your media directly to Vimeo, YouTube, or Facebook.

Create an asset-only iTunes store package with Switch media playback, inspection and conversion tool

Affordable high-quality QC

With features such as professional audio meters with loudness monitoring, HDMI/SDI Output to an
external monitor, easy media file comparison feature, and support for playback of captions, Switch Pro provides an affordable software solution for professional media Quality Control.
Broadcast & Cable

Caption playback and verification

Play CEA-608 & CEA-708 captions, as well as SCC, DVB, TTML (iTT and SMPTE-TT) and WebVTT, SRT and STL subtitle files to verify timing and accuracy. Switch is the only software player with full support for CEA-708 caption decoding, including advanced 708-only features like Unicode character support. See MacCaption/CaptionMaker for caption creation.
Delivery Networks

Deep file inspection

Switch gives you frame-accurate playback of all your media and lets you see detailed information about it in an intuitive, well-organized interface. See metadata (including DPP), bitrate, video essence and codec, audio channels, speaker assignments, and loudness levels. Also compare multiple files in a single window – great for ABR workflows.
Post Production


IABM Design & Innovation Award Nominee Multichannel News Innovator Award Broadcast Beat Product of the Year Award


Play It.  Check It.  Fix It.  Deliver It.

Professional media player, inspector and correction tool for Mac and Windows.