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Green Hippo FlexRes Codec

Green Hippo FlexRes is a family of codecs built into every Hippotizer V4 & V4+.

FlexRes Tools is a free suite of plugins and utilities to streamline content creation workflows. Flexibility is key for a media server. One show may need 8K+ playback while the next may require perfect 4:4:4 colour and uncompressed playback.

FlexRes is a suite of codecs that features the flexibility to do both extremes and everything in between. FlexRes is more than just a few codecs, it is also an integral part of the content workflow.

From a single system production to a render farm, FlexRes saves precious time with a series of innovative tools to ensure the time from render to playout is as short as possible.

What are the features and benefits of FlexRes Codec?

A Family of codecs to match any requirement built into every Hippotizer V4 & V4+

  • FlexRes Performance (HAP based) for maximum playback with no QuickTime dependency.

  • FlexRes Quality for flexibility. Match quality and compression with the requirements.

  • FlexRes Lossless and Uncompressed. When only perfection will do.

FlexRes is designed for the demands of a real-time media server

  • Alpha support for perfect compositions.

  • Smooth scrubbing and instant seeking.

  • Smooth slow speed playback.

  • Easily handles differing framerates from 25 to 60FPS.

FlexRes Tools – A free workflow utility

  • Render from PC based Adobe products directly to FlexRes.

  • Thumbnail preview and standalone viewer.

  • Render Farm Support for distributed render.

  • Command Line encoder for automation and scripting.

FlexRes is made of three codecs:

FlexRes Performance

  • Playback 8K content and beyond on a single system.

  • Based on the popular HAP codec.

  • HAP-Q, HAP-Alpha and HAP are supported.

  • Directly import pre-rendered HAP files – no transcode.

FlexRes Quality

  • Choose the quality and colour space to match the requirement.

  • Up to 4:4:4 colour encoding for better colour gradients.

  • Up to visually lossless compression.

FlexRes Lossless and Uncompressed

  • Choose the colour space with up to 4:4:4 available.

  • Perfect reproduction of source content.

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