Windows Minimum* System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 7 SP1
  • CPU
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster.
    • Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Graphics
    • Any graphics adapter that supports Direct3D feature level 10.1 or better
    • 256 MB or more graphics memory
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

Mac Minimum* System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • macOS Sierra 10.12
    • OS X El Capitan 10.11
  • CPU
    • All Macs that support 10.11 and higher
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster
    • Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Graphics
    • 256 MB or more graphics memory
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster

*Note: Minimum specifications are the required hardware for playback of standard definition content.
Playback of demanding content such as 4K, HEVC, and high frame rate video may require more powerful hardware.

Playback Format Support

Containers:

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • AIFF
  • ASF1
  • AVC (AVC Elementary Stream)
  • AVI (OpenDML)
  • DV
  • GXF
  • HEVC2 (HEVC Elementary Stream)
  • IMF1
  • 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 (AS-113 with UK DPP metadata)
  • MXF (OP-1a; AS-02, AS-033, AS-113)
  • MXF (OP-1a Proxy)
  • MXF (OP-1b)
  • MXF (OP-Atom)
  • SCC4
  • WAV

Video Codecs (decode only):

  • Apple QuickTime Animation RLE5
  • Apple ProRes
  • DNxHD1
  • DNxHR1
  • DV 25
  • DVCPro 25
  • DVCPro 50
  • DVCPro 100
  • DVCPro HD
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • H.2651
  • JPEG
  • JPEG20001
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-26
  • MPEG-4
  • Uncompressed YUV
  • WMV

Audio Codecs (decode only):

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

Captions:

  • Extraction and playback:
    CEA-608, CEA-708
  • DVB files
  • SCC4 files
  • SRT files
  • STL files
  • TTML/iTT/SMPTE-TT files
  • WebVTT (HTML5) files

Encode Format Support7

Containers:

  • MOV
  • MPEG-2 TS/PS
  • MPEG-4
  • MXF (OP-1a, OP-Atom)

Video Codecs:

  • Apple ProRes8
  • MPEG-2 Video
  • x264

Audio Codecs:

  • AAC
  • MPEG Layer 2
  • PCM
1 Not supported in Switch Player.
2 HEVC support of 8-bit 4:2:0 profiles in Elementary Streams, MPEG-2 Transport Stream or MP4 files.
3 Advanced inspection of application-specific metadata included in Switch Pro.
4 Currently supports export of .scc files as part of an iTunes asset-only package.
5 Currently supports 24-bit and 32-bit only.
6 Not supported in Switch Player for Windows.
7 Switch export is available for Plus and Pro only.
8 ProRes export on Windows only possible in iTunes packages using Switch Pro.

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. iTunes packages can only be created using the ProRes 422 HQ profile.

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.

Telestream Software License Terms and Conditions

Please read the Telestream Software License Terms and Conditions carefully before installing this software.

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