(Nevada City, Calif., October 18, 2006) Telestream, the provider of award-winning Flip4Mac® digital media tools for the Mac, today announced immediate availability of its Flip4Mac Import and Export Components for Grass Valley Profile and K2 media servers. These components provide file compatibility and enable fast, efficient file transfer between Apple Final Cut Pro editing systems and Grass Valley servers.
"Telestream has been a key contributor to file-based media workflows, providing the critical link that enables seamless media exchange between systems," said Barbara DeHart, vice president of Telestream Flip4Mac products. "We are pleased to expand Flip4Mac support for these industry-leading server products from Grass Valley."
The Flip4Mac Profile|K2 Components Now Available from Telestream|K2 components provide file-based import and export of IMX D-10 and DV25/50 standard definition video and uncompressed audio between Grass Valley K2™, Profile®, Turbo and M-Series media servers and Final Cut Pro applications for Mac OS X users. With the new Flip4Mac components, editors can browse, import, edit and export content to and from devices not natively supported by Final Cut Pro. Transfers can occur faster than real time. They also provide additional functionality, like the ability to view keyframes and metadata support, enabling a faster, more efficient, all-digital workflow. These components eliminate the need to return to baseband video in order to move media files between systems.
"We're pleased that Telestream continues to expand its line of import tools for Final Cut Pro users to include Grass Valley servers," said Marc Valentin, president of the Grass Valley business within Thomson. "This tight integration is key to providing a faster, more convenient workflow for transferring media from our file-based Infinity products into Final Cut Pro editing environments."
Flip4Mac Profile|K2 Components Now Available from Telestream|K2 Import/Export Components are available for immediate online purchase from http://www.flip4mac.com