VASST announces GearShift 1.5
VASST announced at WEVA the release of GearShift 1.5, a utility for Sony Vegas. GearShift 1.5 is used for converting HDV to alternate formats for editing and for processing files.. GearShift 1.5 allows users to
- Convert .m2t files to 4:2:2 YUV;
- Create a DV proxy for portable editing;
- Create a 24p stream as a 4:2:2 YUV, 4:2:2 Cineform and/or DV proxy;
- Create a 25p stream as a 4:2:2 YUV and/or DV proxy;
- Convert a 1080i stream to a 720p stream;
- Have batch-based access to all formats, including CineForm encoding;
- Correctly replace proxies with HD media as either an .m2t or a 4:2:2 YUV file;
- Extract media from various locations, and remember those locations when shifting gears;
- Render regions and discard unused portions of video, saving disk space and render time; and
- Apply correct color processing for the HD color space to the DV proxies.
GearShift 1.5 is available via electronic download for US$49.99. For this week only, enter the discount code "WEVA" during the purchase and the price will be US$39.99. Existing GearShift users may download the new version for free. There is a 14 day trial version available.