Elgato have this brilliant device called the Turbo.264 HD, a hardware accelerator combined with software that speeded up video conversion operations. Well-received the device is a great asset to anyone hoping to swap video between formats. Today the company released a software edition of Turbo.264 HD.

The easy-to-use software gives users the ability to instantly edit HD camcorder clips without converting them first.

The software automatically detects USB camcorders and enables users to preview and edit video clips before importing them.

It supports nearly any kind of video source format, using advanced encoding technology to convert any video file to a very high-quality iPhone- and iPad-compatible format.

Turbo.264 HD can handle nearly any kind of video file, including formats that are non-native on the Mac such as MKV or wmv. Turbo.264 automatically adds converted videos into iTunes to sync with connected Apple devices

The software features pre-set output formats for iPad, iPhone, YouTube and more. The software edition of Turbo.264 HD is available for download today. (

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