Review 1: Telestream?s Switch aims to overtake & surpass QuickTime Pro
PVC by Allan Tepper
In many ways, Switch has already surpassed QuickTime Pro?
Back in December 2013, I published my ?first look? article about the then just-announced Switch application for Mac OS from Telestream, which in many ways has already gone way beyond what the QuickTime Pro app ever did. Now that Switch is shipping, I was able to get a review license from the company and ahead you will see what I like, and what should be added to this promising audiovisual tool.
In this article
- Info from the ?first look? article
- Pro Player from Digital Heaven
- SimpleMovie X from Aero Quartet
- Enter Switch from Telestream
- Switch?s extended inspection capabilities
- Switch?s current inspection weakness
- Switch?s conversion and transcoding capabilities
- Switch?s current conversion weaknesses
- Switch?s iTunes Store asset preparation capabilities
- Conclusions about Switch
Info from the ?first look? article
On December 18, 2013, I published my first look article about Telestream?s Switch (which wasn?t yet available). There, I compared two other applications that had previously challenged the QuickTime players, both QuickTime X and QuickTime 7 Pro (quite old, but still available from Apple for US$29.99). Here is a quick review before we delve into Switch. read more...
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