Snell Offers Free 15-Day Trial of the Unique Alchemist OD Media Transformation Tool


Emmy® award-winning, motion-compensated image quality now available in software

Last Updated: February 25, 2014 8:42 pm GMT
(Reading, United Kingdom--February 25, 2014) Snell today announced a free 15-day trial for its award-winning image processing solution, Alchemist OD. A scalable, file-based software product, it enables the next generation of unrivalled motion-compensated image transformation ‘On Demand’.

As well as a free trial the software is now available to buy online.

Engineered with content owners and post-production facilities, Alchemist OD combines Snell’s image processing expertise with commodity IT equipment, saving time and money while safeguarding quality. Its Service Oriented Architecture and floating license model provides the versatility to evolve and adapt with changing business requirements. Simplicity of integration via watch folders or with Media Asset Management systems, using the open FIMS API, allows seamless global program exchange and multi-device content delivery.

“Alchemist OD utilizes new technology, which addresses the challenges of the most complex content, including low temporal frame rates, making it the best Alchemist yet,” explains Jeremy Courtney, business leader, Snell On Demand. “Alchemist OD offers truly exceptional media transformation and by making the technology available as a downloadable and intuitive software application, we’re opening up its capabilities to many more users.”

Breaking free from the restrictions of specifically designed hardware, Alchemist OD is now available to buy at an affordable rate of $16,000 for a single license. Volume-based discounts are also available.

For more information about Snell’s Alchemist OD, visit

About Snell:
Snell creates unique and Emmy award-winning technologies to help broadcasters, content owners and content providers to process and manage their valuable media assets. Recognized as global leaders in image processing, Snell applies over 40 years of media expertise to help customers achieve greater efficiencies and increase revenue while delivering their content to multiple distribution platforms. The company continues to innovate and is at the forefront of technology enabling customers to transition to IT, cloud, 4K, IP and UHD workflows. Through its core divisions – TV Everywhere and Live TV – it brings tangible business benefits across the production value chain, whether a single or multi-channel facility, national broadcaster or OTT provider. Snell serves more than 2000 broadcasters, post facilities and global media companies in more than 100 countries. For more information visit


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