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WMV HD

(Windows Media Video High Definition) The high-definition option in the VC-1 codec, which was originally Microsoft's Windows Media Video (WMV) Version 9 specification. VC-1 Main Profile @ High Level supports 720p and 1080p resolutions for viewing wide screen TV on a computer. See WMV and VC-1.
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Playing back of 1080p H.264 HD video with the BIS-6550HD uses less than 15% of the 2.5W Atom N270 CPU, 1080p WMV HD content uses even less.
This application provides a future-proof migration path for production professionals who have invested in the standard definition workflows of today; ensures a seamless transition to tomorrow's HD based formats; and offers support for a vast number of delivery and output options ranging from DVD to WMV HD.
1080i to 720-24p and 1080-24p WMV HD) * Next-generation DVI/VGA external monitoring tools * Project nesting * AAF import/export * System-wide media asset management * VST audio effect support * Broadcast WAV (BWF) import and arrange * Playhead timeline scrubbing * Editing enhancements
Fully supports the mainstream video formats including camcorder videos (MTS, M2TS), HD videos (MKV, WMV HD, VOB HD, QuickTime HD), and popular common videos (AVI, MPEG, MP4, RM, RMVB, FLV, DV, VOB, SWF, MPV, MOV, QT, H.261/H.264, DAT, ASF, WMV, 3GP, M4V).
(NASDAQ:MSFT) and Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ:SNIC) have unveiled DVD Producer - WMV HD Edition, a special version of Sonic's professional authoring application that supports the production of DVD titles using Microsoft Windows Media Video High-Definition (WMV HD).
Sonic has launched a beta program for DVD Producer - WMV HD Edition to provide high-end professional facilities with early access to this groundbreaking technology so they can build exciting high-definition experiences using WMV HD for playback on Windows XP PCs.
"Millions of consumers are using Windows Media Player 9 Series and Windows XP for video and DVD playback; WMV HD is a great way to deliver high-definition video content to a large audience today," said Rolf Hartley, senior vice president and general manager of the Professional Products Group at Sonic.
"We've been providing our clients like MGM and Lion's Gate with high-definition services for some time, and Microsoft's WMV HD provides us with a solid way to deliver content in HD," said Morgan Holly, managing director at Ascent Media DVD in Santa Monica, Calif.
Supported HD video formats include AVCHD (*.mts, *.m2ts), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-4 TS HD, MPEG-2 TS HD, Quick Time HD, WMV HD, AVI HD, etc.