Streambox releases ACT-L2 Plug-in for Video Editors | Streambox Inc

Streambox releases ACT-L2 Plug-in for Video Editors

ACT-L2 encoding can now be done using your favorite video editor

March 1, 2002 Seattle , WA – Streambox Inc. recently released ACT-L2™ advanced compression video codec can now be used with many off-the-shelf video editing applications. The new ACT-L2 plug-in is compatible with Discreet Cleaner™, Adobe Premiere™, Apple QuickTime Pro™ and other applications.

ACT-L2 compresses video streams up to DVD resolution and frame rate, at rates that are sub-megabit. ACT-L2 now makes it possible to serve up movies and other high quality content over standard broadband connections such as dsl and cable modem.

“We have had great initial response to our ACT-L2 codec release a month ago.” said Bob Hildeman, Chairman and CEO of Streambox, “The abilty to incorporate ACT-L2 compression into popular editing and encoding applications will help our growing user base encode video streams in a manner they are accustomed to.”

ACT-L2 plug-in is a superior tool for compressing video-on-demand content but also other video materials including Internet gaming content, distance learning materials, and consumer home video. More information about ACT-L2 plug-in is available at

About Streambox 
Streambox provides a single platform for all live and file-based video acquisition over IP. The company develops industry-leading solutions for encoding, video management, and play-out for broadcast and broadband based on the innovative ACT-L3™ codec. Our software-based solutions provide unrivaled performance, reliability, and video quality over low data rate wired and wireless IP networks. Streambox solutions enable broadcasters, government agencies, and enterprises and other users to enhance content ownership, simplify operations, and increase operational efficiencies. More information is available at