Introducing Discreet cleaner XL software – packed with all the tools you need to transform ordinary media into something electrifying. High quality filters and total control of the industry's leading encoders let you create stunning Windows Media® 9 and ® 6 video. Use MPEG-4 and Kinoma to master video for handheld PDAs and cell phones. Every part of the cleaner XL software delivers blinding performance and stunning quality. With optimizations for multiple processors and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology big encoding jobs complete faster than ever. There are over 180 professional pre-set output profiles included as a starting point. So whether you're a new user or a professional, it's never been easier to get the results you want. Looking for an automated workflow? The new Watch Folders in cleaner XL let you set up processing your media with drag and drop ease.

cleaner XL exceeds the stringent demands of media professionals for flexibility, quality, productivity and speed. Whether you're producing entertainment, corporate communications, e-learning, advertisements or proposals - you can rely on cleaner XL software to help your media look and sound its best.

Flexibility
To reach the widest audience, you need to be able to deliver your media in a variety of formats, sizes, and bit rates. No matter what your requirements, odds are cleaner XL software can meet your needs. With cleaner XL you're ready to create all the latest formats, including Windows Media 9, QuickTime 6, MPEG (1, 2 & 4), RealVideo, Kinoma for Palm® OS based PDAs and many others. Because cleaner XL software can accept almost any source format, your existing media creation tools will become even more valuable and flexible when coupled with cleaner XL.

Quality
With cleaner XL, an easy to use automated workflow doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality. Intelligent color space conversions, native YUV processing, a complete selection of editable filters and ready-to-use profiles let you optimize the quality for each output format. New in the cleaner XL software is a complete set of professional audio filters, including a 6-band parametric equalizer and compressor/limiter. Now your media can sound as good as it looks.

Productivity
Multiple output formats, sizes, and bit rates don't have to mean more work. cleaner XL software has a streamlined workflow so you can get more work done in less time. Each job can create multiple outputs and deliver each of those outputs to multiple destinations. Almost every part of a job, from output profiles to filter presets, can be re-used and easily shared. The new job queue lets cleaner XL process in the background while you're preparing other jobs.

Speed
cleaner XL is faster than any previous version of cleaner software thanks to optimization throughout the application. With multiple processors and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology you can go even faster.

Features

Support for the latest in-demand formats:
  • New: Support for Microsoft Windows Media 9, including multi-channel audio
  • New: Support for QuickTime 6, including MPEG-4 video and AAC audio
  • New: Kinoma format for Palm OS based PDAs.
  • New: Fast MPEG encoding speeds media preparation for DVD and Video CD creation
  • Improved: Robust support of the industry's 60 most compelling media formats including: RealVideo®, MPEG (1, 2 & 4), MP3, AVI, and WAV.

    Productivity and ease of use enhancements:
  • New: Watch Folders for automated encoding. Associate a job template to a folder and simply drag and drop files to begin encoding. Export directly from your editor or digital media application into a Watch Folder.
  • New: Includes over 180 customized and ready-to-use output profiles designed by encoding professionals.
  • New: Optimizations for multiple processors and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enables you to work faster than ever.
  • New: High performance media filters optimized for stunning quality with complete creative control.
  • New: Intelligent color space conversion preserves source fidelity and accelerates processing.
  • New: Re-useable job templates and filter presets decrease repetitive set-up tasks.
  • Improved: Stream Publishing makes it easy to automatically distribute your encoded media to multiple destinations such as a disk burning station, a web server or shared environments for review and approval.

    Discreet® cleaner XL for Microsoft® Windows® minimum system requirements:

  • Pentium® 3 or 4, 800Mhz or better
  • Windows 2000/XP
  • QuickTime 6 or later (included)
  • Windows Media 9 (included)
  • DirectX® 8.1 or greater (included)
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 200 MB available hard disk space
  • 1024 x 768 16-bit display

    In general, system performance parameters such as processor type, quantity, cache size, disk drive type and size and graphics card type and settings will affect overall system performance when using cleaner XL. Faster multiple CPU’s will increase encoding performance. Adequate RAM, disk performance and storage capacity should be considered for media type, size and workflow demands. In general, hardware that is faster with higher capacity is usually better.