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The wait is over...

ITS HERE!

After many long hours of work we have created what we believe is a great product for converting videos to H.264 for your portable devices. 

Badaboom's high quality baseline H.264 encoder and 2 channel stereo output are specifically targeted at portable media devices such as Apple iPod devices and the Sony Playstation Portable.

Customize your outputs

Badaboom includes the ability for users to create their own output files.  We are including a couple of examples of what is possible with a YouTube output and a Zune output example file.  Check it out in the support forums.

At the moment creating your own output file means opening a text editor but in the future we hope to create a WYSWYG graphic editor to make it even simpler.  In the mean time you can always edit the settings for any of the devices to match the device that you own.

Beta version updated and other Badaboom vs. Badaboom Pro details

Sorry for the long delay between posts.  As one beta ends another begins.

Brief Badaboom Product Information (UPDATED INFORMATION ON PRODUCT PAGE 8/29/08)

Here is a brief look at the Badaboom feature set and supported formats.  Hopefully, this helps to answer some of the questions about what will be supported and when the product will be available. 
Both products support very similar functions with the “Pro” version allowing you to open the hood and fine tune the transcoding while the basic version is designed for ease of use.  In both cases the products only support transcoding and do not support editing, cutting, splicing, etc…
 
Badaboom™
Elemental Technologies’ Badaboom™ Media Converter takes a fundamentally different approach to video format conversion from other solutions. Instead of performing format conversion on the CPU, it harnesses massively parallel GPUs from NVIDIA.  By using the power of the GPU, the time required for video conversion is reduced. As an added bonus, you can still use the CPU for normal everyday tasks such as email and internet browsing.  Anyone can now painlessly convert video between formats, leaving more time to enjoy the video and eliminating the frustration of video conversion delays.  The Badaboom™ Media Converter provides a simple to use tool for standard definition media conversion.
 
- Input video formats – MPEG1, MPEG2, H.264, WMV, VC-1, FLV, RAW
- Input audio formats – MP2, PCM
- Input file types – .m2v, .mpg, .vob, .avi, .TRP, .m2t, .mt2s, .mpeg, .264, .mkv
- Input resolutions supported – Standard definition (720×480p) and below
- Output video formats supported – H.264 (MP4) Baseline Profile
- Output audio formats – AAC
- Output resolutions supported – Standard definition(720×480p) and below, fixed GUI resolutions supported
- Availability – Badaboom will be available in August from the www.badaboomit.com website
- Hardware compatibility – Badaboom is compatible with all CUDA enabled NVIDIA GPUs which are described on the NVIDIA site here http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_learn_products.html
- Software compatibility – Badaboom supports Microsoft Windows software only.  Windows Vista 32, Windows Vista 64 and Windows XP 32 are supported
- Price – final pricing has not yet been determined
 
 
Badaboom™ Pro
 
Elemental Technologies’ Badaboom™ Pro Media Converter takes a fundamentally different approach to video format conversion from other solutions. Instead of performing format conversion on the CPU, it harnesses massively parallel GPUs from NVIDIA.  By using the power of the GPU, the time required for video conversion is reduced. As an added bonus, you can still use the CPU for normal everyday tasks such as email and internet browsing.  Anyone can now painlessly convert video between formats including AVCHD, leaving more time to enjoy the video and eliminating the frustration of video conversion delays.  The Badaboom™ Pro Media Converter allows full customization of the conversion process and is designed for advanced users or users converting HD content.
 
- Input video formats – MPEG1, MPEG2, H.264, WMV, VC-1, FLV, RAW, AVCHD
- Input audio formats – MP2, PCM
- Input file types – .m2v, .mpg, .vob, .avi, .TRP, .m2t, .mt2s, .mpeg, .264, .mkv
- Input resolutions supported – High definition(1920×1080p) and below
- Output video formats – H.264 (MP4) baseline profile
- Output audio formats – AAC
- Output resolutions supported – High definition(1920×1080p) and below, user definable resolutions supported
- Availability – Badaboom Pro will be available in August from the www.badaboomit.com website
- Hardware compatibility – Badaboom is compatible with all CUDA enabled NVIDIA GPUs which are described on the NVIDIA site here http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_learn_products.html
- Software compatibility – Badaboom supports Microsoft Windows software only.  Windows Vista 32, Windows Vista 64 and Windows XP 32 are supported
- Price – final pricing has not yet been determined
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