Unleash the power of visual velocity with ATI Catalyst Media Center. ATI Catalyst gives enthusiasts the flexibility to use hybrid tuners for both analog and digital signals. MulTView allows picture-in-picture for systems with more than one TV tuner card, while ThruView plays translucent video over a spreadsheet, word processing or other window or over the whole desktop a true play while you work solution.
ATI Catalyst Media Center takes the concept of the multimedia PC to an entirely new level, taking over where other media center solutions leave off. Next generations of HD video are converging on H.264, a compression standard that retains incredible video quality while taming the enormous video file sizes that sap bandwidth and overwhelm hard drives. ATI Catalyst Media Center makes anyone a player in this bandwidth-friendly compression sweepstake or other advanced media formats, be it MPEG2, MPEG4, DivX or WMV9. ATIs Avivo Video Converter, the fastest PC video conversion tool on the planet, is embedded within ATI Catalyst Media Center so waiting is not in the equation. A step-by-step walkthrough on how to use Avivo Video Converter within Catalyst Media Center can be found here.
The power of ATI Catalyst Media Center doesnt end at the PC. Todays digital lifestyle is about content on the go. Catalysts versatile file conversion options take content programming to any of the popular portable media formats.
ATI TV Wonder offers a superior performance to Unleash the power of visual velocity with Catalyst Media Center. It delivers superior performance to TV and video enthusiasts. Developed as a new solution for ATI, Catalyst Media Center is the ultimate software control suite for ATI TV Wonder users. Even casual TV Wonder users will find the modern interface as approachable as it is attractive.
ATI TV Wonder users already understand the advantages of a PC-based multimedia center for uses like personal video recording. The complexity of software consoles can often turn casual users away, but ATI Catalyst Media Center puts a friendly face to it. Straightforward controls and free advanced electronic programming guide make basic PVR operations as easy as clicking buttons on the remote control or using simple mouse/keyboard commands. A layered interface design keeps things simple when simplicity is demanded, but opens to an arsenal of advanced options for anyone that wants to up the play. Higher-end functions are nested as advanced option menus or right mouse click fly-out menus instantly available to enthusiasts.