Software Development & Toolsets for Pristine Picture Quality
Member of the Blu-ray Disc Association
Member/Licensee of MPEG-LA
Sirius Pixels HDe AVC Encoder
Award Winning 5th Generation H.264 Core Encoding Engine
Unique Features
Advanced Motion DetectionExclusive unique motion detection algorithm
Automatic Scene DetectionPrecise scene change detection
Advanced Adaptive GOP StructureAutomatically optimizes for the best GOP structure for each GOP
Multi-Pass Encoding (Up to 99)Every time it adds a pass by referencing the past encoding history, the picture quality automatically improves
Virtual Multi-Pass EncodingPerforms multiple Quantization passes during a single pass
Encoding ModeCBR -- Single Pass / Multi-Pass (up to 99)

VBR -- Single Pass / Multi-Pass (up to 99)
Encoding Speed -- Quality / Normal / Fast2 times faster than real time
Control Window User InterfaceControl Window User Interface
Calling setting windows and encoding
[General Settings]    Screenshot
Stuffing Bits into VBR StreamEnabling this option for VBR streams instructs the Encoder to “insert bits” for scenes in which the bitrate is below the specified minimum bitrate
CodingPicture AFF and Macroblock AFF
Inverse 3:2 PulldownThis enables the Inverse 3:2 settings function
Video ES CheckNEW FEATURE: Video Elementary Stream (ES) check function can be used to identify and verify the data integrity of your created Video Elementary Stream
[Segment Settings]    ScreenshotAutomatically inserts an I-frame at the scene change
I-Frame InsertionAbility to change the frame you specify to an I-frame
Editing Quantize Matrix    ScreenshotAbility to edit Quantize Matrix
CodingAbility to encode for Multi-Angle
[Picture Settings]Multi-functional Filter Sets:
Proprietary Pre-filtering
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Dithering, Error Diffusion, Pixel Values, Black Level, Q. Characteristics, Luminance, Quantize, Grain, Texture, Spike, Blur, Low Pass, High Gain, Region
Pre-filtering with PreviewThe Preview function enables the user to apply a Filter while confirming the visual effect in real time
[Effect Settings]    ScreenshotSpecial Effects such as Monochrome, Black, Super Black,
Effect Windowand White. Also for applying a specified Matte
Effect Window With PreviewThe Preview function enables the user to apply a Special Effect while confirming the visual effect in real time.
[VBR Detail Settings]
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Segment Re-EncodingRe-Encodes just a segment you specify NEW FEATURES: Multiple pass Segment Re-Encoding and Batch Segment Re-Encoding.
Bitrate and Quantization Scale GraphAbility to see bitrate fluctuations or quantization scale on the graph and optimize the structure of each GOP
[Inverse 3:2 Settings]3:2 pulldown is a common method for the conversion of Film to NTSC video
Create Inverse (I.32) FileCreate an Inverse 3:2 pulldown list with Automatic Cadence Detection
RebuildRebuild the pulldown list after the Autmatic Cadence Detection
CorrectionManual Cadence Correction. Correct Cadence can result in 25% improvement of compression efficiency
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Setting Pictures' Temporal PositionSpecify and displays pictures' current temporal location. NEW FEATURE: A-B function allows the user to set the temporal range of A-B pictures and to handle the range efficiently.
Recoding Pictures' Temporal PositionTimecode or frame entry and chase scratch pad
Playback Functions and Jump ControlsExtensive variable picture review playback controls and speeds
Frame Finder    ScreenshotFrame Finder is used to find a frame by scanning pictures with a slider control (Scrubbing)
Listing Display for Setting Positions    ScreenshotA List that indicates timecodes of various types of settings that you have set, and can navigate to quickly
Magnification Window Tool
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NEW FEATURE: A new improved Magnification Window Tool, around the cursor point, for analyzing source and decoded streams with magnification up to 32x.
XY Axis Scope    ScreenshotNEW FEATURE: A new XY Axis Scope graphically displays the 64 pixels values of X and Y axes around the cursor point and their Y, Cb, Cr values.
Numeric Scope    ScreenshotNEW FEATURE: A new Numeric Scope numerically displays the 16 x 16 pixel values around the cursor point and their Y, Cb, Cr values.
Saving Displayed Image as a Bitmap FileIt saves the displayed image as a bitmap file
Picture Analysis Tools    ScreenshotMagnification: NEW FEATURE: Increased from 8x to 32x.
As is
Dark Mode
Bright Mode
Blue Only Mode
Picture Display SettingSource
Source : Decode
Source : Filter
Filter : Decode
Split Display    ScreenshotThe Screen can be split into two, Horizontally or Vertically, in order to display any two from source, filter output, and decoded output at the same time
A-B FunctionAllows the user to set the temporal range of A-B pictures and to handle the range efficiently
Pictures' Display Field SettingSpecifies whether to display pictures as frames or as fields
Batch Encoding    ScreenshotAbility to Batch Encode all of the entries in the list
Concatenation    ScreenshotAbility to concatenate multiple source files (same type) into one AVC Stream
Replace    ScreenshotFacilitates partial replacement of the existing source file --- down to one frame
Mark PositionWhile encoding, you can mark time codes that you can reference later
AVC Proprietary Software DecoderBuilt-in H.264/AVC Decoder:
Enables the user to evaluate picture quality by high performance software decoder
VPKVideo Playback Kit with HD-SDI or HDMI Output for External Monitor.
NEW FEATURE: Ability to Superimpose Time Code and Frame information to an external monitor.
Sirius Pixels High Definition Encoder Software Specifications
Compression: H.264/AVC - Video: ITU-T Rec.H264, ISO/IEC14496-10 High Profile Level 4.1/3.2 (CABAC only)
Input File Formats

AVIY/C 4:2:2 10-bit/8-bit Uncompressed
QuickTimeY/C 4:2:2 10-bit Uncompressed (V210)
HVDY/C 4:2:2 10-bit Uncompressed
Planar 420    Y/C 4:2:0 8-bit Uncompressed (No header)
DPXWith use of Sirius Pixels DPX to HVD Converter
ProRes4444, 422(HQ), 422, 422(LT), 422(Proxy)
Output File(s)

H.264/AVC    Video Elementary Stream
FilteredPlanar YUV 4:2:0
DecodedPlanar YUV 4:2:0
Frame Size
    Input1920x1080     1280x720     720x480     720x576
    OutputDepends on Input Format
Frame Rate
    1920x108024p / 60i / 50i
    720x48024p / 60i / 50i
    720x57624p / 60i / 50i
    1280x72024p / 60p / 50p
Bit Rate

Up to 40 Mbps
Sirius Pixels High Definition Encoder Hardware Specifications
CPU2x Sandy Bridge 2.40GHz Intel Xeon Processor E5-2695 V2
HDD for system2TB
HDD for storage16TB configured as 2x 8TB (RAID 0, 4x 2TB)
Sirius Pixels Video Playback KitHDMI/HD SDI video output to an external monitor using a Blackmagic Design Video Card
Network2x 1000 Base-T (On board)
OSWindows 7 Professional SP1