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Telestream Switch 3 Pro

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The only tool you need to play, inspect, QC and correct all your media

Designed for broadcast & media QC professionals. Adds more playback support, loudness monitoring, advanced metadata display, compare media feature, preview to an external monitor, and iTunes package export.

Play It
Trust Switch for frame-accurate, smooth playback of all your media files, including captions and subtitles. Includes SDI out for external preview.

Check It

Inspect video properties, audio properties, captions, and subtitles. Includes loudness monitoring,
New! Compare media feature, and Timeline view showing video GOP structure.

Fix It

Make changes: trim, scale or crop your media; rearrange audio tracks; change speaker assignments and rewrap or encode your media.

Deliver It

Use the iTunes preset to create asset-only iTunes store packages, or New! publish your media directly to Vimeo, YouTube, or Facebook.

Windows Minimum* System Requirements

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 7 64-bit SP1
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 10
  • CPU
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Graphics
    • Any discrete graphics card with support for
      DirectX 10.1 or better
    • 256 MB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster
Mac Minimum* System Requirements
  • Operating Systems
    • OS X 10.10 Yosemite and higher
  • CPU
    • All Macs that support 10.10 and above
    • 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or faster. Any Core i3, i5, or i7
  • RAM
    • 4 GB or more
  • Display
    • 1280 x 768 or larger
    • 50 Hz or faster
*Note: Minimum specifications are the required hardware for playback of standard definition content.
Playback of demanding content such as 4K, HEVC, and high frame rate video may require more powerful hardware.

Playback Format Support

  • AAC
  • AC31
  • AIFF
  • ASF1
  • AVC (AVC Elementary Stream)
  • AVI (OpenDML)
  • DV
  • GXF
  • HEVC2,3 (HEVC Elementary Stream)
  • IMF4
  • LXF
  • M1V (MPEG-1 Video Elementary Stream)
  • M2V (MPEG-2 Video Elementary Stream)
  • MOV
  • MP3 (MPEG Layer 1, 2, 3 Audio
    Elementary Stream)
  • MP4 (ISO Base Media Format)
  • MPG (MPEG-1 System Stream)
  • MPS (MPEG-2 Program Stream)
  • MTS (MPEG-2 Transport Stream)
  • MXF (AS-115 with UK DPP metadata)
  • MXF (OP-1a; AS-02, AS-035, AS-115)
  • MXF (OP-1a Proxy)
  • MXF (OP-1b)
  • MXF (OP-Atom)
  • SCC6
  • WAV
Video Codecs (decode only):
  • Apple QuickTime Animation RLE7
  • Apple ProRes
  • DNxHD4
  • DNxHR4
  • DV 25
  • DVCPro 25
  • DVCPro 50
  • DVCPro 100
  • DVCPro HD
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • H.2651
  • JPEG
  • JPEG20004
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-22
  • MPEG-4
  • Uncompressed YUV
  • WMV8
Audio Codecs (decode only):
  • AAC
  • AC31
  • G.711 aLaw
  • G.711 uLaw
  • G.726
  • Microsoft ADPCM
  • MPEG Audio Layer 1, 2, 3
  • PCM
  • WMA1
  • Extraction and playback:
    CEA-608, CEA-708
  • DVB files
  • SCC6 files
  • SRT files
  • STL files
  • TTML/iTT/SMPTE-TT files
  • WebVTT (HTML5) files
Encode Format Support9

  • MOV
  • MPEG-2 TS/PS
  • MPEG-4
Video Codecs:
  • Apple ProRes10
  • MPEG-2 Video
  • x264
Audio Codecs:
  • AAC
  • MPEG Layer 2
  • PCM

1 Not supported in Switch Player.
2 Not supported in Switch Player for Windows.
3 HEVC support of 8-bit 4:2:0 profiles in Elementary Streams, MPEG-2 Transport Stream or MP4 files.
4 Not supported in Switch Player and Switch Plus.
5 Advanced inspection of application-specific metadata included in Switch Pro.
6 Currently supports export of .scc files as part of an iTunes asset-only package.
7 Currently supports 24-bit and 32-bit only.
8 WMV playback available in Switch Plus and Pro, and available in Switch Player for Mac with Flip4Mac installed.
9 Switch export is available for Plus and Pro.
10 ProRes export on Windows is ProRes HQ 4:2:2 for iTunes only.

iTunes Package Export

Creates an asset-only iTunes package file (an .itmsp file) which includes media content, secondary
subtitle (.iTT or .scc files) or audio files, chapter information and an XML file.

DPP/AMWA Certified Player

Switch can visually QC DPP files on the desktop, playing back the files as well as displaying DPP AS-11 MXF metadata.



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