TotalCode Studio is an efficient and cost-effective transcoding solution, designed to meet the needs of almost any professional use case–from content producers, to broadcasters, OTT, consumer electronic manufacturers, and more. With many ready-to-use presets and advanced encoder settings, TotalCode Studio enables you to convert your video and audio into a variety of formats, including many of the latest standards – HEVC, Ultra HD 4K, AS-11UK DPP, MPEG-DASH, and popular distribution formats like Apple HLS. TotalCode Studio now offers powerful algorithms for PQ / HDR-10 to HLG HDR conversion, and vice versa, as well as full compliance with non-HDR devices by allowing PQ/HDR-10 and HLG to SDR conversion.

Many powerful features are included such as watch folder automation, batch list encoding, and audio and video filters (color correction, timecode insertion, and audio normalization). With a robust feature-set and the simplicity of a desktop application, TotalCode Studio is ideal for production environments requiring professional quality and performance.

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Support for Popular Delivery Formats

Export multiplexed files using a wide range of popular formats including MPEG-DASH (DASH-264 & DASH-265), Apple HLS (AVC & HEVC), QuickTime (for Apple iPad and iPhone), Silverlight, 3GP (H.263, H.264, MPEG-4), HTML5, DVB and ATSC.

Native Ingest for a Wide Range of Codecs & Formats

Ingest of professional camcorder formats such as Canon XF-HEVC, Sony XDCAM, Sony XAVC and XAVC HS, Panasonic P2 DVCPRO, P2 AVC Ultra, etc. Transcoding SDK also allows native import of Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD and DNxHR files for further processing. Also ingests numerous other codecs and formats for best quality encoding and transcoding.

Hardware Encoding powered by Intel and NVIDIA

Besides top quality software encoding, TotalCode Studio offers AVC & HEVC hardware encoding via IntelⓇ Quick Sync Video, and HEVC hardware encoding via NVIDIAⓇ NVENC. GPU-accelerated HEVC/H.265 encoding modes running on NVIDIA RTX, GTX and Quadro cards, provide highest speed while keeping quality similar to the MainConcept software encoder.

HDR / SDR Conversion

Extended High Dynamic Range feature set, signaling SMPTE 2084 based HDR-10 / PQ-10 including SMPTE 2086 mastering display metadata and MaxFALL, MaxCLL and support for HLG transfer characteristics signaling in accordance with ITU-R BT.2100-1, TotalCode Studio allows PQ / HDR-10 to HLG conversion and vice versa. In addition, the application provides PQ / HDR-10 and HLG to SDR conversion for compliance with non-HDR devices.

Built-in Video and Audio Processing

Adjust source files with color correction, timecode insertion, logo burn-in, image flipping, image cropping, audio normalization, video scaling, frame and sample rate conversion.

Pre-defined AS-11 UK DPP Presets

Ready-to-use profiles for AS-11 UK DPP SD (MPEG-2) and HD (AVC/H.264) for broadcast workflows, including the ability to load and process external XML metadata files for creating UK-shim compliant MXF files and optional generation of XML sidecar files.


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The demo version of TotalCode Studio includes the most important MainConcept codecs in demo mode.

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TotalCode Studio
Base Product (Required)

Professional encoding for multimedia producers and post-production studios. It supports HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, HTML5, DVB, ATSC, MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4 Part 2 and VC-1.


Broadcast Pack
(Optional Add-on)

Adds support for: AVC/H.264 10-bit, Intra Class 50, 100 & 200, HEVC/H.265 10-bit, 4:2:2, Sony XAVC, Panasonic P2 AVC Ultra, DVCPRO HD, JPEG 2000

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Audio Pack
(Optional Add-on)

Adds support for: DTS®, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

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Upgrade Discount: Upgrade to TotalCode Studio 5.2!

MainConcept is offering special upgrade pricing to owners of older versions of TotalCode Studio and MainConcept Reference who would like to upgrade to TotalCode Studio 5.2.

Euro USD
Base Product € 195 $ 225
Broadcast Add-on Pack € 306 $ 347
Audio Add-on Pack € 217 $ 247

For details on how to get your discount, please email your name, a copy of your invoice, and the TotalCode serial number to Take advantage of this offer today!


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