The highest performance, most flexible virtual media encoderfor remote post-production workflows. Use as a SaaS plug-in for cloud-based virtual editors and color grading systems or as a plug-in for traditional desktop workstations.

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8-bit, 10-bit, 12-bit & HDR Support
HD, 2K, UHD & 4K Resolution
RGB 4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0 color space

Bitrates up to 100 Mbps
8-Ch 5.1 & PCM audio | 16 Ch option
Bonded transport via cell, SNG, Wi-Fi or Ethernet

Unique Architecture supports Multiple Application Scenarios

The diagram above shows Spectra as SaaS application connected to a Cloud version of Avid Media Composer. Currently, cloud-based editors are limited to providing a low resolution, proxy version of the actual video and audio in real time. Spectra allows the creative to see and hear a fully accurate representation of the project.  More importantly, Spectra can simultaneously deliver the same high-quality, low-latency stream that the creative person sees to multiple remote collaborators anywhere in the world.

Spectra as a Plug-in for Traditional Desktop Editors

This diagram above shows Spectra as software plug-in for Avid Media Composer. In this scenario Spectra converts your editor or other creative workstation into a device that is capable of conducting remote sessions without the need for an external hardware encoder or costly, dedicated fiber network connections.

In either case, Spectra provides no-compromise video and audio for every creative workflow – up to 4K resolution, HDR and 16 channels of audio.

Spectra is now available as a free trial.

For a limited time, you can download an HD-capable version of Spectra for Avid Media Composer and set up a complete, end-to-end solution to give Spectra a try in a real-world scenario.

Experience Spectra’s full capabilities in a real world scenario.  We provide the technology – you provide the creativity.

  • Get Spectra for Avid Media Composer | Cloud VM by completing the form below
  • We will provide free use of 100GB of cloud data on Streambox Cloud, so you can use Spectra to conduct actual remote reviews or collaborative workflows. That will give you about 28 hours of total use at 8 Mbit/s
  • We also provide free software media players for the receiving end, available for iOS and macOS

Please use the form below to get your free trial copy of Spectra, free Cloud account and support for getting started. Don’t forget to choose the version you prefer – Cloud or Desktop!

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