For Immediate Release
HEURIS Shipping MPEG Power Professional(tm) 1.4
Upgrade Delivers Access to CD Writing,
QuickTime 3 Export Support, Product Enhancements
MACWORLD Expo, San Francisco, CA, January 5,1999 – HEURIS, makers of
the most widely used professional MPEG encoder, today announced
version 1.4 of MPEG Power Professional(. This software upgrade offers
direct access to Adaptec Toast and Easy CD Creator, the most widely
used software for CD interactive and video CD authoring. In addition,
MPEG Transport multiplexing has more control and proven reliability
with MPEG decoders. And, for the first time, MPEG Power Professional
supports applications that utilize QuickTime 3 export on both Mac OS
systems and Win95 and WinNT systems.
“HEURIS is in close communication with its user base,” said Brian
Quandt, President of HEURIS. “They’ve asked for a powerful tool which
integrates tightly with the other products on their desks. As usual,
HEURIS has responded quickly and effectively with version 1.4 of MPEG
Users of Adaptec Toast and Easy CD Creator are now able to create
MPEG videos with MPEG Power Professional 1.4. Transport multiplexed
MPEG sequences created with MPEG Power Professional are ideal for
video server systems or broadcast integration. And now, the MPEG
Export Engine-Professional is included with MPEG Power Professional
to export directly to MPEG from other applications that utilize
QuickTime 3 export, including Apple’s MoviePlayer Pro and Media
Cleaner Pro 3.1. Media Cleaner Pro 3.1 from Terran Interactive has
additional built-in support for the MPEG Export Engine-Professional.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
MPEG Power Professional 1.4 will be available direct from HEURIS,
through dealers and distributors. Customers who have previously
purchased MPEG Power Professional may upgrade to 1.4 free of charge.
Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, HEURIS is the developer of the
most widely used professional MPEG encoder, MPEG Power
Professional(tm). This award-winning, cross-platform software product
is the first MPEG encoder to deliver the features and encoding
quality demanded by professionals, without the expensive hardware.
MPEG Power Professional is used by professional video editors and
other creators of digital content to convert video, film, animation,
special effects and graphics clips into MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 streams.
MPEG is used with CD-ROMs DVDs, video kiosks, and over the Internet.
HEURIS has been working with MPEG since 1991, and its customers
include: The Colorado Rockies, Sea World, The Mirage Hotel in Las
Vegas, Electronic Arts, IBM, Vanderbilt University, EDS and the U.S.
Military. HEURIS can be found on the World Wide Web at