Introducing Switch media playback, inspection and conversion tool

Technical Specifications

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Windows Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 7 64-bit SP1
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
  • CPU
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 2 GB or more
  • Graphics
    • Intel HD Graphics 3000 or higher
    • Any discrete graphics card with support for
      DirectX 10.1 or better
    • 256 MB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

Mac Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • OS X 10.9 Mavericks and higher
  • CPU
    • All Macs that support 10.9 and higher
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 2 GB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

Playback Format Support

Containers:

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • AIFF
  • AVC (AVC Elementary Stream)
  • AVI (open DML)
  • DV
  • GXF
  • HEVC2,3 (HEVC Elementary Stream)
  • IMF4
  • LXF
  • M1V (MPEG-1 Video Elementary Stream)
  • M2V (MPEG-2 Video Elementary Stream)
  • MOV
  • MP3 (MPEG Layer 1, 2, 3 Audio
    Elementary Stream)
  • MP4 (ISO Base Media Format)
  • MPG (MPEG-1 System Stream)
  • MPS (MPEG-2 Program Stream)
  • MTS (MPEG-2 Transport Stream)
  • MXF (AS115 with UK DPP metadata)
  • MXF (OP-1a; AS02, AS035, AS115)
  • MXF (OP-1a proxy)
  • MXF (OP-1b)
  • MXF (OP-Atom)
  • SCC6
  • WAV

Video Codecs (decode only):

  • Apple ProRes
  • DNxHD4
  • DNxHR4
  • DV 25
  • DVCPro 25
  • DVCPro 50
  • DVCPro 100
  • DVCPro HD
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • H.2651
  • JPEG
  • JPEG20004
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-22
  • MPEG-4
  • Uncompressed YUV

Audio Codecs (decode only):

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • G.711 aLaw
  • G.711 uLaw
  • G.726
  • Microsoft ADPCM
  • MPEG Audio Layer 1,2,3
  • PCM

Captions:

  • Extraction and playback:
    CEA-608, CEA-708
  • DVB files
  • SCC6 files
  • SRT files
  • STL files
  • TTML/iTT/SMPTE-TT files
  • WebVTT (HTML5) files

Encode Format Support7

Containers:

  • MOV
  • MPEG-2 TS/PS
  • MPEG-4

Video Codecs:

  • Apple ProRes8
  • MPEG-2 Video
  • x264

Audio Codecs:

  • AAC
  • MPEG Layer 2
  • PCM
1 Watermarked playback in Switch Player.
2 Watermarked playback in Switch Player for Windows.
3 HEVC support of 8-bit 4:2:0 profiles in Elementary Streams, MPEG-2 Transport Stream or MP4 files.
4 Watermarked playback in Switch Player and Switch Plus.
5 Advanced inspection of application-specific metadata included in Switch Pro.
6 Currently supports export of .scc files as part of an iTunes asset-only package.
7 Switch 1.6 export is available for Plus and Pro.
8 ProRes export on Windows is ProRes HQ 4:2:2 for iTunes only.

iTunes Package Export

Creates an asset-only iTunes package file (an .itmsp file) which includes media content, secondary
subtitle (.iTT or .scc files) or audio files, chapter information and an XML file.
DPPAMWA

DPP/AMWA Certified Player

Switch can visually QC DPP files on the desktop, playing back the files as well as displaying DPP AS-11 MXF metadata.
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