Terran Interactive, Inc.
(408) 356-7373 x227
Terran Interactive Ships Media Cleaner Pro 3.0
Major New Release Delivers Unrivaled Quality and Control for Webmasters,
Multimedia Developers and Video Professionals
Los Gatos, Calif., (July 8, 1998) -- Terran Interactive, Inc. is now
shipping Media Cleaner Pro 3.0 software, the newest and most powerful
version of the world's leading professional media optimization and
compression tool. Media Cleaner Pro allows content developers to compress
audio, video, and still images for CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, Kiosk and the Web.
Developers who purchase Media Cleaner 3.0 will receive a free license for
Media Cleaner Pro 3.0 offers exceptional gains in quality, productivity,
and control. Version 3.0 reads a wide range of formats and outputs
QuickTime, RealVideo, RealAudio, DV, AIFF, WAV, JPEG, GIF, and PICT files.
Major new features include QuickTime 3 support, still image processing and
an improved interface. Version 3.0 has claimed early praise from title
developers, webmasters and other multimedia and video professionals. "The
new features and improved interface design make Media Cleaner even more
intuitive and easier to use," says Jim Baker, Managing Director at
Studiosource-21st Century Media. "With the new data rate graphs, settings
management, manual key frame insertion and the ability to set in and out
points, I get a higher degree of control and better results in less time."
"Providing the highest quality video for the Web is critical to our
business," said Ben Waggoner, Chief Technologist at Journeyman Digital.
"New technologies are raising the quality bar. Media Cleaner 3.0 lets us
take full advantage of these new technologies as the easiest and most
powerful tool to compress video. It is yet another revolutionary upgrade of
an essential tool for our industry."
The release of QuickTime 3 is significantly enhancing the desktop video
experience for a broad range of content developers with features like
Alternate Movies and embedded URL tags. Additionally, new technologies
included in QuickTime 3 such as the QDesign Music Codec and the Sorenson
Video codec enable developers to encode high-quality, low bitrate audio and
video. "Media Cleaner Pro 3.0 is the best multimedia compression tool in
the industry," said Mandy Chan, VP Marketing at QDesign Corporation. "The
latest version not only features the ability to create optimal video but
also audio. Media Cleaner 3.0 has fully integrated the advanced features of
the QDesign Music Codec - Professional Edition so that when the Pro encoder
is installed, audio professionals and multimedia producers can very easily
generate the highest quality QDesign Music files for stand-alone Internet
audio streaming or for publishing with compressed images and video."
Pricing and Availability
Media Cleaner 3.0 is available for the Mac OS. The product can be purchased
for a street price of $359 (U.S.) directly from Terran Interactive or
through resellers and mail order catalogs. Registered owners of earlier
versions of Media Cleaner can upgrade for $129. Customers in the U.S. who
purchased Media Cleaner after April 1, 1998 are eligible to receive a free
upgrade to version 3.0 with proof of purchase. The Sorenson Video and
QDesign music codecs are also available through Terran Interactive. For
more information, customers can call Terran at 800-577-3443 / Int'l: 1+
(408) 356-7373 or visit our website at http://www.terran.com
Macintosh or compatible with 040 processor or better. PowerMac strongly
recommended and required for RealVideo support. A minimum of 8Mb of
application RAM and 4 Mb of hard disk space. Apple Computer Macintosh
System 7.0 and QuickTime 2.5 or better. QuickTime 3.0 strongly recommended
and included with Media Cleaner Pro. Single speed CD-ROM drive and a 256
About Terran Interactive Incorporated
Founded in 1995, Terran is a privately held company located in Los Gatos,
California. Terran's mission is to develop powerful and easy-to-use tools
that optimize and compress dynamic media enabling users to enrich their
CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and Internet projects. Media Cleaner Pro, Terran's flagship
product, is recognized as the industry standard for compressing digital
media. For more information, visit (http://www.terran.com).