Telestream (www.telestream.net) says version 6.5 of its Episode multiformat encoding software is now available. It requires Mac OS X 10.9 or higher; pricing starts at US$594.
Version 6.5 includes support for closed captions, the latest formats, multi-bitrate encoding, and multi-track audio. Episode provides transcoding for individuals and workgroups.
Its transcoding engine is designed for the entire production workflow – maintaining high quality files from the camera to edit and all the way to final delivery. Episode also provides built-in collaboration and clustering to join multiple Mac and PC machines together.