App Streamlines Converting Video for Web, iPods, PSPs
From Podcasting news –
Unfortunatley it appears thatt his app is made for the mac and no PC / windows version is currently available…
Digigami today announced it is shipping MoviesForMyPod/PSP 1.0, a batch movie converter that is designed to make it easy to convert a collection of QuickTime videos for delivery to Web, Video iPod 5G and/or Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) devices.
“Most Podcasters and internet sites (including video.google.com) are currently offering two distinct downloadable movie types in order to serve both the Video iPod and Sony Playstation Portable (PSP). Yet both devices utilizes the MPEG-4 SP file format.” said Digigami CTO, Gen Kiyooka. “What we have done is taken the sheer simplicity of our program and added the necessary magic in order to create one output MPEG-4 movie file which plays perfectly on both devices. So you can offer a single movie file on your web site which syncs and plays flawlessly on both devices. We continue to use Apple’s MPEG-4 encoder because in our tests, the encoder produced superior audio quality.”
MoviesForMyPod/PSP a Universal Mac OS X binary, and is also designed from the ground up to be multi-core aware, to take advantage of single, dual and quad-core CPUs, Intel or PowerPC.
MoviesForMyPod/PSP is designed with the video prosumer or professional in mind. According to Digigami, “Podcasters will enjoy the fact that QuickTime metadata is preserved when making podcast movies. And internet webmasters will find their job simplified by the automatic creation of PSP thumbnail files.”
MoviesForMyPod/PSP requires QuickTime 7.0.3 (or higher) and iTunes 6.x (or higher).
Intel, PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 Macintosh Computer with OS X Tiger (10.4 or higher)
Pricing and Availability
MoviesForMyPod/PSP is free to individuals, podcasters, students, educational users and small “sole proprietor, less than three (<3) employee” business. Corporations pay just $89.00 under an honor license system. The free version is offered without technical support, and the paid version includes Digigami technical support services.