Cinema Craft Encoders

Cinema Craft® Ultra™ HEVC/H.265 encoder
Cinema Craft® CC-HDe AVC/H264 encoder
Cinema Craft® CC-3De MVC/H.264 encoder
Comparative features:

  • Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) [CC-Ultra]
  • 4K HEVC/H.265 encoding @ 90fps [CC-Ultra]
  • AVC/ MVC/ H.264 encoding @ 50fps
  • Most accurate H.265, H.264 & MVC encoding applications
  • Simultaneous AVC/ MVC multi-session capability [MX]
  • Optimized for Intel® Xeon® Broadwell, Haswell, Ivy Bridge & Sandy Bridge
  • Reference encoders used by Hollywood and leading studios worldwide
  • Multi-format input capability – ProRes, DNxHD, RAW, GV Lossless, HQX, YUV, HDV, MOV, AVI, DPX, MXF, PNG, TIFF, J2000, etc.
  • Sophisticated filtering & quality control features for exceptional results
  • Windows 7, 8.1, 10 Professional 64-Bit, Server 2012 R2 64-Bit, Linux CentOS [CC-Ultra]
  • Compatible with Jargon Indigo Ultra™ for Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™ & Ultra HD Blu-ray™

 

 Specifications:                       Ultra HD Lite 3D SP3 MPe
 Ultra-TX HDMX Lite MX 3DMX - -
 MPEG2  Elementary   - - -
 Input requirement - MVC  Base & Dependent  - - - -
 Output files - MVC  H.264/ AVC (Base & Dependent)   - - - -

 Input format

 

 AVI Y/C 4:2:2 10Bit 8Bit Uncompressed -
 QuickTime Y/C 4:2:2 10-bit/8Bit Uncompressed (v210, 2vuy)   √ 
 ProRes HQ/4:2:2 Y/C 4:2:2 10Bit   √ 
 ProRes 4:4:4 10 - 16Bit √  - - - - -
 YUV 10Bit/8Bit Uncomp. √ 
 DNxHD 10Bit Uncomp.  
 GV Lossless Y/C 4:2:2 10Bit -
 GV HQX Y/C 4:2:2 10Bit - - -
 RAW 10Bit Uncomp. √  - -
 XDCAM        - - -
 DPX Image sequence √  - -
 PNG Image sequence  √ √   √ - -
 TIFF Image sequence  √ √   √  - -
 MXF XDCAM, AVC Intra, MPEG2 DVCPRO JPEG 2000  √ - -
 HVD Y/C 4:2:2 10Bit Uncomp. Abekas W8D series   √ 
 Planar 420 Y/C 4:2:0 8Bit Unc. (no header) √ 
 Output file(s)  H.265/ HEVC Video ES √  - - - - -
 H.264 Video ES - - -
 Filtered Planar 420   - -
 Decoded Planar 420   √   √  √  -
 Frame size  Input (UHD)

4096x2176 3840x2160
320x240

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 Input 1920x1080 1280x720 720x576 720x480 √ 
 Output Based on input format    All
 Frame rate 4096x2160/ 3840x2160 23.97/ 24/ 25/ 50/ 59.94/ 60p  √  - - - - -
 1920x1080 23.97/ 24/ 25/ 29.97/ 30/ 50/ 59.94/ 60i    23.97/ 24p
 1280x720 59.94/ 50p    √ - -
 720x576  25p/50i   √  -
 720x480 23.97/ 24p 29.97/ 30p 59.94/ 60i   √  -
 Encoding mode  Constant Bitrate (CBR) 1-Pass/
Multi-pass
13 - 220fps
 Variable Bitrate (VBR)

1-Pass/
Multi-pass

13 - 220fps
 Multiple Bitrate (MBR) 1-Pass/ 2-Pass/ CBR/ VBR 5 x 7 - - - - -
 Encoding Speed  H.265/ HEVC Pristine/ High Quality/ Medium Speed/ High Speed/ Extreme Speed6   13 - 220fps - - - - -
 H.264/ AVC/ MVC Quality/ Normal/ Fast

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2.0-3.0x 2.0-3.0x 2.0-3.0x - -
 Bitrate  H.265/ HEVC/ UHD 109Mbps  √  - - - - -
 H.265/ HEVC/ HDR 127Mbps - - - - -
 H.264/ AVC 40Mbps  -   √  √    √ -  -
 H.264/ MVC 60Mbps Base + Dependent - - - - -
 MPEG2 15Mbps    - - - -
 Virtual Multi-Pass Encoding™ Performs multiple quantization passes during a single pass -
 Advanced Adaptive GOP Structure™ Automatically optimizes the best GOP structure for each GOP    √
 I-Frame insertion

Automatically inserts an I-frame at the scene change. Specify any frame as an   I-frame, plus change or remove one previously defined

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 Bit allocation in VBR Ability to see bitrate fluctuations or quantization scale on the graph and optimize the structure  of each GOP   √ 
 Segment Re-Encoding Re-encodes only the segment you specify   √  - - -
 Pre-filtering and Preview

Multi-function filters are available including Noise  Reduction, Banding Reduction, Texture/Spike, and Linear filters. Preview function enables setting of filters with instant visual confirmation of the effect

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 Split-Screen comparison Perform vertical or horizontal Source vs. Encoded file comparison in realtime  - - -
 Replace Insert or replace a section of source file     - - -
 Decoding

Decode H.264 file to evaluate image quality with our high performance software decoder in realtime

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 Batch Encoding Batch encode all of the entries in a list   

 Waveform monitor & Vectorscope

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