RoadMovie
RoadMovie
2.7.4

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RoadMovie2.7.4

09 May 2015

Subtitle, batch-encode, and upload your movies.

Overview

RoadMovie helps get your videos subtitled, metadata tagged, chapterized, encoded and uploaded to your portable device or website. RoadMovie 2 brings you "video-encoding-super-powers" in a friendly and easy to use interface. Now you can finally create professionally encoded videos without using several apps for each task. All you need comes in this one app. Easy to use, yet super-powerful.

Main Features:
  • Powerful video encoding using FFMPEG or QuickTime.
  • 64-bit encoding whenever possible for optimal encoding speed.
  • Support for soft and hard-coded subtitles.
  • Subtitle support for SubRip (.srt), SubViewer 1 & 2 (.sub), SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.ass) and MicroDVD.
  • Full iTunes metadata editor and automatic metadata fetching from tagChimp.
  • Add/Edit Chapter markers.
  • Track inspector.
  • Batch encoding in a separate export queue.
  • Supports the Elgato Turbo.264 HD hardware encoder.
  • Built-in encoder Presets for popular devices.
  • Presets for iPad, Apple TV, iPhone (3G, 4G), iPod, PS3, PSP, Xbox, Wii, Web and more.
  • Customize your own set of Presets. Possibilities are endless.
  • Upload to FTP, SFTP, .Mac, WebDav, Amazon S3 or YouTube.
  • Automatically add to iTunes.
  • Create and manage Destinations.
  • Full AppleScript support to easily automate workflows.
  • Video Podcast support. Publish video podcasts with one click.

What's new in RoadMovie

Version 2.7.4:
  • Fixed a bug where RoadMovie could crash on malformed metadata.
  • Subtitle search templates for Podnapisi updated.
  • Italian localization by Paolo Navaretti. Thx!

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45 Reviews of RoadMovie

1.5
StrictlyBagel
31 January 2017
Version: 2.7.4

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Still is asking for Perian, which has become abandonware many years ago. Not updated since May 2015. Sadly, RoadMovie has gone the way of the Dodo.
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1.5
StrictlyBagel
31 January 2017
Version: 2.7.4
Still is asking for Perian, which has become abandonware many years ago. Not updated since May 2015. Sadly, RoadMovie has gone the way of the Dodo.
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4
GoldonyJohn
13 June 2016
Version: 2.7.4
Good but not always. It should be more stable.
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Mikael-B
23 November 2015
Version: 2.7.4
Unclear if this app can produce iOS-ready subtitles. Can it? Also unclear if it needs a pre-ripped source or not. Does it need this?
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TCalhau
13 January 2015
Version: 2.7.3.1
Updated! ^^
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TCalhau
10 January 2015
Version: 2.7.3
Updated! But the application is with the wrong year!

See: https://cl.ly/ZFGn/RoadMovie_2.7.3_With_Wrong_Year.png
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4
TCalhau
29 October 2014
Version: 2.7.1
I love to use this app! He is full of features and functions of legend are great! I am pleased with the purchase! One thing however. I think this application needs to be migrated to 64-bit since he is still 32-bit. See: http://cl.ly/YI4w/Editing_the_movie_Pumping_Iron.png
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StrictlyBagel
26 May 2014
Version: 2.6.2
Not sure whether this is still under active development. Version 2.62 crashes a lot and hasn’t been fixed since Nov-13. I also suggested many many months ago at version 1.x state the option to “stitch” files together, i.e. throw in a couple of smaller clips and have RoadMovie produce one file in the end. Alas, the feature is still missing. I’ve meanwhile moved on to iFFmpeg, which offer this functionality and much more.
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5
MarkH7922
19 May 2014
Version: 2.6.2
I use After Effects 9hrs a day, everyday. I work in Video Automation primarily and RoadMovie is by far the best product out there I have found for my purposes. The Applescript functionality is simply spectacular for completing my workflow. As an After Effects power user, I should be using Adobe Media Encoder right? Wrong. At this time Media Encoder is not scriptable and Roadmovie is! This allows me to update websites with background web video as well as the content videos for desktop and mobile responsive players all at once - via SFTP. I would recommend this program to anyone who uses After Effects and a Mac. As we all know AE will include the moov atom in the file, but until you re-render in Media Encoder the atom remains at the end of the file in the mp4 that AE creates. Just use RoadMovie with a little applescript, the perfect recipe for a quick result. I have found all the file sizes and video quality to be comparative with Media Encoder etc and the side by side tests show roughly the same time in render. For $29 why wouldn’t you? Great product, Great customer support and great results.
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Revco
06 November 2013
Version: 2.6
Very strange behaviour with the 2.6 update. Upon launch the app displays the standard crash dialogue but the app hasn't crashed and is still running. I can cancel this dialogue and a short while later I get a kernel panic and need to reboot. Just tried v2.5.5 and that works fine. Anyone else seeing this? Will have to contact dev to see what's going on.
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tot
23 December 2012
Version: 2.5.3
metadata reformation does not work, tryn several times with diferent movies and videos, no luck!! ..also wanna say, when i want send feedback to dev's why i can't remove personal info and data from tab section 'console' and 'preferences' ? this app is not ONLY and unic app what can convert and encode video files! evribody can find other and better apps and even free apps what does his job better than this ..... , what cost's 30,- bucks and finally collects lots of personal information of you and sends to somewhere,( haha) ''developers''
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pedrotaquelim
09 November 2012
Version: 2.5.2
I like What I see here. But can Roadmovie "mux" MKV to M4V (without re-encoding)? I use iFlicks and it's so simple. A no brainer and fast at muxing, integrating soft subtitles and tag all my MKV to M4V HD films. At the moment I muxed some 200 HD films with only one or two failures.The only thing missing is Chaperts.
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bykovina
23 June 2012
Version: 2.4.1
Hello, everyone! I need your help with RoadMovie app for Mac. I put a movie and add subtitle to it. After encoded no subtitles show in movie. Why? How can I solve this problem? Please help me. Thank you! :-)
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4.5
Ahm
21 June 2012
Version: 2.4.1
I'm a teacher who primarily uses RoadMovie to encode videos with subtitles for my students. I realize there are all sorts of free alternatives to RoadMovie, but the convenience of RoadMovie is well worth the price as I don't have to use several different tools to sync subtitles, add subtitles to a movie, and encode a movie. More importantly, RoadMovie's encoding presets consistently provide better results than what I can get using other tools. Of course, I could probably get even better results if I took the time to learn FFmpeg commands, which can be used in RoadMovie, but, as I said, I use RoadMovie because it saves me time so I can focus on other teaching duties. When I do have issues or specific encoding questions, the support has been terrific; I usually hear back within a day or two and get help until my concerns are resolved.
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Scotty-Beam-Me-Up-Again
01 May 2012
Version: 2.4.1
One of the few converters that creates well encoded results. No timestamps problems - playing smooth all the way. A bit expensive though.
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4.5
KRIS-SILON
11 October 2011
Version: 2.3
I have been long looking for one solution that does it all and that just works - Roadmovie is the one. As a non-english speaking person I very much appreciate the ability to include soft and hardcoded subtitles. And whenever there is a problem, the developer answers almost instantly. Definitely recommended !
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CatherineB
25 February 2011
Version: 2.1.1
The program claims to export to "popular devices", but exporting to MPEG-2 DVD (which is a very popular device) is UNsupported. The program claims "SSA/ASS subtitles support", but font styles and text positions (specified inside SSA/ASS subtitles) are UNsupported.
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Michael-Sebrecht
09 February 2011
Version: 2.1.1
It does what it suppose to do. Subtitling movies. And does a good job at it too. Recommended.
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Revco
04 February 2011
Version: 2.1
Should also mention that soft subtitled movies when viewed on my Touch (4th Gen) have weird line spacing. On a two line subtitle the top line is where you would expect it but the bottom line is right at the bottom edge of the screen.
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Revco
04 February 2011
Version: 2.1
I'm using RoadMovie 2.1 and soft subtitled movies just show up as black screens in Front Row. Audio works though. But I can't understand what they're saying.
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5
Sgt-Bob-IE
10 January 2011
Version: 2.0
This is a great update to RoadMovie. The ability to use ffmpeg and to create your own presets witht the ffmpeg command line is a real plus. Overall a great update to an already excellent application.
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Rmara
12 August 2010
Version: 1.9.3
I recently bought Roadmovie for mac. not only the app integrates really great in mac environment, but it's also great at what it is supposed to do : translate movie for macintosh devices like ipod, appletv, adding subs etc ... It really works like magic. And if like me you unfortunately have a problem with the app due to the configuration of your mac, the developer really does an amazing job at correcting the bugs, in a very short time, so you can keep going with the app with fun and ease... So in the end the bug correction is really personalized ... Frankly I didn't expect so much. Greta app ! great developer ! Great reactivity ! A must have !
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5
RasmusJ
31 July 2010
Version: 1.9.3
Wow... Already from the start and first versions of RoadMovie I have been using it with great pleasure. And now with iPad export it's just amazing. Grab your copy today, you won't regret it. 5 stars from here. - RasmusJ, Denmark
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4
Sgt-Bob-IE
09 December 2009
Version: 1.9.1
I really like roadmovie as it has everything all in one and support for the turbo.264. I love the auto tagging, awesome. But I can't seem to export to mp4 only mov, that seems a bit weird to me. If you could export to mp4, I would have given 5 stars.
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5
Diegutus
13 November 2009
Version: 1.9.1
For non-english speaking countries subtitles are essential. It's the only way to watch shows that will not ever be released here, so RoadMovie is great for me. I love the easy way to convert videos for my iPhone and the support for Elgato Turbo, which makes this process really fast!
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2
Pleids
13 November 2009
Version: 1.9.1
First time I took a shot at this. Always ignored this because of the not so nice screenshot. Roadmovie seems to use QT for doing all the hard work. Snow Leopard can do all this converting as a standard. So to be a useful extra converter tool it should offer some extras like functionality and above all support for extra codecs without the need to install optional codec libraries. Started to drag some vid files. Bugger, it doesn't recognize .flv (flash video) and .mkv (Matroska)?!? Really, this is not acceptable these days. Both are used a lot by many! If you want to be taken seriously as a converter tool both are a must have feature. At this point it already receives the tag 'Not for me'. Did some more tests with plain standard video files (mpg, mp4, divx and xvid). It could not play the xvid files. It just displays a black screen. Strange, because it accepts it nonetheless. Didn't try to convert these files but I am guessing it will not work either. Come to think of it: A handy real preview of the final movie quality would be very helpful. This makes so more sense then just adding a fancy video player. A stitching feature would be nice too. I convert a lot of video file to my PS3 so the next thing I tried was the PS3 presets. In short, the PS3 480p preset seems to work. the PS3 720p didn't play on my PS3 slim. I also noticed some graphics glitches here and there in the user interface and why the developer shows the progress in fps is a mystery to me. Speaking of the user interface. It was a bit confusing at times. Some windows are not user friendly to say the least. Though I like the way it displays the files dragged into the screen. Nuffsaid, this converter has some nice ideas but because it falls short on many aspects I cannot recommend Roadmovie all. A nice idea only isn't worth a whopping $25. Let alone its absence of some very important video formats (Again, FLV and MKV are must have these days !!!). In the end it doesn't do a lot more compared to QuickTimeX which is standard in Snow Leopard. Suggestion: Handbreak is free and supports most video formats and does the job nicely. If you really want to fork out $10 I can highly recommend iVideo Converter. Both are way better and above all .. useable.
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Percusso
12 November 2009
Version: 1.9.1
I've been using RoadMovie for a few months now and am loving it. I use it to convert to AppleTV format and it works well. I love the way it automatically finds and adds metadata for videos. It's replaced the veneral VisualHub (RIP) in my workflow.
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Nathancollings
11 November 2009
Version: 1.9.1
A converting for $25 has to be something special. Most converters are free or have a low price tag. Tried this but in fact it lacks in many aspects. The iPod preset certainly is not working on my iPod. This is for sure something todo with the moov being written to the end of the file and not at the start. OK, not all iPod needs this moov at the beginning but make sure before popping up a whopping $25. A hugh disappointment is the absence of settings. I mean, for $25 you would except some control. The user interface is not my likening but this is offcourse a personal touch. Some people would like this I guess. Conclusion: No, this converter does not convince me in any way and looking at the very (read: V E R Y) high price tag this is a waste of money. Avoid at all costs - well for about $5 it may well be suited for some.
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Rhaps
26 October 2009
Version: 1.9
Great software. Work perfectly and ofter updated to support new iTunes version. Would love to see Automator actions added to automate encoding.
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alex-haggins
25 October 2009
Version: 1.9
As usual I try almost evert available converter so RoadMovie was next. Didn't know of this one though. First, it didn't accept several video files I have (.mts, .ts, .flv, m2ts, .pgm, .qcp, .swf and some other). So I tried some .mpg and mp4 files to convert to iPod, PSP and X360. One mp4 didn't work although it works for QT and several other converters. Anyway, the converted files did not work on my iPod Video (iPod Video needs a moov header and this is not supported by RoadMovie). The PSP files also did not play on my PSP3000 and PSP slim. The X360 files did play but with black borders. Converting was slow in general and only used 1 CPU core of 4 available CPU cores on my Mac Pro. Asking $25 for this is just too much knowing there are other free, cheaper and better alternatives (Handbreak and the very powerfull iVideo Converter). If the asking price was a lot lower I would give it a 2 1/2 stars. But for being very expensive for something that doesn't cut it to today standards I give this a one star rating. Avoid.
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Exy
22 October 2009
Version: 1.9
converted videos still don't work on PSP (Unsupported data), my firmware is 5.50 definitively good to play videos, file is in the VIDEO folder on the memory stick, and the same video file converted using Visual Hub works flawlessly on the same PSP.
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Tekl
18 October 2009
Version: 1.9
Does it support soft subtitles?
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zx
12 October 2009
Version: 1.9
I want to love it but it's soooo slow...500mb .mkv to AppleTv took 51min! *Using: MacPro + Elgato Turbo.264 HD!
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Stephentgv20
08 October 2009
Version: 1.8.5
A must have application for movie collectors, iPod owners. This application is very fast simple to use I have been using it mainly for adding chapters, and embellisching English subtitles for many of my favorite Indian movies. I was terribly dissapointed when version 1.8.5 did not work with Leopard snow, as I was addicted to its use. Within 30 minutes, I got a reply from the company with the beta update upload, apparently still being fine tuned, that seems to work even faster than 1.8.5. This software company is very proud of its software, and takes very good care of its customers. I have received replies to previous inquiries within an hour in the past. Need I say more? I strongly recommend it. Buy it. S.P.
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Troybolo
23 June 2009
Version: 1.8.4
I stumbled on to Road Movie because Subler, essentially a great little free program was creating unreable video files. I got tired of troubleshooting it. Then found Road Movie. I've been very happy with it. Before Road Movie I was using 3 different applications in my workflow to convert, add meta data and add chapters. Now I'm down to one app and can do it in batches. I use it with and without the Turb.264 HD depending on what I need to do and it works well. Speed, even on my previous generation Core Duo 2.0ghz Mac Mini with 2GB ram is very good. The site/company is also very supportive, responding to questions quickly and with helpful answers. For a novice it seems very easy to use. For someone with more experience it has enough flexibility to be a very useful part of the video workflow toolkit. $25 is extremely reasonable for everything you get.
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Marc1970
25 May 2009
Version: 1.8.2
Simple but works ok. Although presets for psp and Wii doesn't work. They do not play at all. CPU usage peaks in such a way my Macbook Pro totally hogs the system. In the end there are other better, free and cheaper solutions for this.
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Existenz-78
05 May 2009
Version: 1.8.1
This is a great app, but what about multi core, multi processor support? old Visualhub vas a way faster. Also files created from roadmovie has audio track Before the video, also when the source had the video before. And the psp software don't recognize such made files. Someone kows a tip for this?
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Miniron
27 April 2009
Version: 1.8.1
The batch option is great. If you dont want a .mov file leave out the "add metadata" option. Great graphic and really user friendly!
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Leppe
26 April 2009
Version: 1.8.1
Ignore my previous comment please. I've solved the problem. Here is some feedback (if someone else should have the same issues) -First of all, I had the latest version for the Elgato Turbo.264. Version 1.3 is the most recent one (today)! -Since I own this stick for some time I updated the Elgate software via the build in software update function. I was always up to date this way. -But it seems there is a "small" problem when you used the build in auto update function from Elgato's software regarding RoadMovie. -The solution is to manual download the most recent version (today version 1.3) from the Elgato Web site. -Quit & Trash your current version from the Elgato software, even when it's up to date and version 1.3! -Install the latest version (today version 1.3). That's simply drag & drop from the image into the Programs folder. -Launch the new downloaded version from the Elgato software (make sure your Elgato USB stick is attach to your Mac). -Depending your hardware the Elgato software will launch as before. Or you will guided to the process. -You can Quit the Elgato software now and you will see that the Elgato Turbo.264 will work again with RoadMovie. It seems that RoadMovie was the only program that did not worked (on my hardware) with the Elgato software (version 1.3) which was updated with Elgato's build in software update! The solution is plain simple ;). Dowload the most recent version from the Elgato Web site for your hardware (Turbo.264 & Turbo.264 HD)! Trash the Elgato software you use & install the version you just downloaded. That's it ;). Many thanks to the 'Support Team" from RoadMovie! They are, as written before, great & very helpful! I give 5 stars "+" now :-D.
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Leppe
26 April 2009
Version: 1.8.1
Great program! But... When they updated to version 1.8.x I lost support for my Elgato Turbo.264!!! The Turbo.264 works fine in all other programs so there is nothing wrong with the stick. It seems that the new Elgato Turbo.264 HD works fine with the latest RoadMovie Releases. It just to bad this issue is not solved yet. This software is so much better then the one from Elgato but now I'm forced to use older RoadMovie releases :(. I hope this issue will be solved soon. And my Turbo.264 is recogniced again like in Quicktime, Toast, EyeTV,etc. Never the less my issue, this is a 5 star program! With regards.
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5
Jordi-Llonch
08 November 2008
Version: 1.4.5
This is a big application, simple with a great "mac" style. Also, support from developer it's a must!
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Soulslave
14 July 2008
Version: 1.4.2
subtitles wont appear on my ipod after rendering on roadmovie. they do on itunes though. and everytime i set on keep current format it comes out .mov other than that, works great
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5
Ridmaur
18 April 2008
Version: 1.2
Fabulous tool. I had downloaded all seasons of Boston Legal, found subtitles for it and RoadMovie just easily converted all the AVI's to my AppleTV. Elgato's Turbo.264 is definitely a must with this tool but that is valid for any conversion to Apple's video format.
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Doug-S-
14 April 2008
Version: 1.2
I can't find this on the website. Does anyone know if the subs are hard encoded and the video is re-encoded with the subs on top or if it exports a video that can enable and disable subtitles?
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Fardilha
11 April 2008
Version: 1.1
RoadMovie is SubMerge big brother. I don't care that much about the ftp/remote send of the processed movies, but the batch ability is really useful. That alone made me buy RoadMovie instead of SubMerge. So far I'm quite happy with it. It does what its supposed to do without any kind of complications. For me it's the best tool for this kind of job on a Mac. Thank you Bitfield for making this great tool. If I could make a suggestion: The addition of meta tags editing is good, but a direct connection to MetaX would be even better. Pedro Fardilha
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Gideon-De-Kok
24 March 2008
Version: 1.0.1
Wow... Every now and then an application appears which makes you wonder how you could do without. RoadMovie is one of those programs. Before RoadMovie my typical workflow for encoding movies (for my AppleTV) consisted of a complex combination of VisualHub and custom subbing scripts. With of course no way of automatization in case of multiple encodes. Another problem was that I couldn't explain my workflow to for instance my gf. RoadMovie simplifies the same workflow with a drop-dead gorgeous interface and simplicity. Batch-encoding multiple movies works like a charm (and works for my girlfriend! ;) ). One negative point though; Without a fast processor or the Elgato Turbo.264 stick, encoding is dog-slow using Quicktime in comparison with FFMPEG. But maybe we will see FFMPEG integration in a future version? ;) Nevertheless, I can't recommend this application more to everyone who has problems with their current encode & subbing workflow.
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3.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
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