Switch media playback, inspection and conversion tool is available for Mac OS 10.8 and later

Technical Specifications

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System Requirements

  • Operating System:  OS X 10.8 or later
  • Architecture:  64-Bit Intel x86 
  • Display:  Both standard and Retina displays are supported

Playback Format support

Containers:
  • AAC
  • AC31
  • AIFF
  • AVC (AVC Elementary Stream)
  • AVI (open DML)
  • DV
  • GXF
  • HEVC2 (HEVC Elementary Stream)
  • 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 (AS11 with UK DPP metadata)
  • MXF (OP-1a; AS02, AS03, AS11)
  • MXF (OP-Atom)
  • SCC3
  • WAV
Video Codecs (decode only):
  • Apple ProRes
  • DNxHD1
  • DV 25
  • DVCPro 25
  • DVCPro 50
  • DVCPro 100
  • DVCPro HD
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • H.2651
  • JPEG
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2
  • MPEG-4
Audio Codecs (decode only):
  • AAC
  • AC31
  • IMA ADPCM
  • G.711 aLaw
  • G.711 uLaw
  • G.726
  • Microsoft ADPCM
  • MPEG Audio Layer 1,2,3
  • PCM

Encode Format support

Containers:
  • MOV
Video Codecs:
  • Apple ProRes
Audio Codecs:
  • PCM

1 Watermarked playback in Switch Player.

2 HEVC support of 8-bit 4:2:0 profiles in Elementary Streams, MPEG-2 Transport Stream or MP4 files.

3 Currently supports export of .scc files as part of an iTunes asset-only package.

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