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Switch
Switch
1.6

Media player lets you play, inspect, and correct your files.

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Switch overview

Switch is a media playback, inspection, and conversion tool for professionals that gives you everything you need to play, inspect, and correct your multiformat media in one easy-to-use application.

Switch is available in three editions: Player, Plus, and Pro. Compare the features and pricing.

What’s new in version 5.1

Updated on May 12 2022

Vector Scopes (Technical Preview)
  • Added several video scopes, including a luma scope for plotting histograms of brightness, a vector scope for plotting U-V brightness distribution, and a component parade for plotting RGB brightness distribution. Note that this is the initial implementation of video scopes, which is being considered a technical preview, not a completely finished feature set. Future releases of Switch will add more capability to the video scope features.
Index Advancement During Seek
  • Added the ability to advance the indexer during any seek operation, including flag navigation, chapter navigation, jump to mark in/out, 10 second skip, etc. Use the normal controls but hold down the option (Mac) or alt (Windows) keys. Once you do this, subtitle/caption playback will be disabled, as that requires indexing the entire file. Also, our support for advancing the indexer only exists in MPEG-2 TS and MPEG-2 PS containers. If the indexer cannot advance to the desired point within 30 seconds, the operation will be aborted.
Other New Features
  • Added the ability to play Microsoft ADPCM audio from a WAV file.
  • Added the ability to play AMR audio files.
  • Added the ability to play HEVC MPEG-2 PS files.
  • Added support for displaying timecode from SEI, MPEG-4 Sony Metadata, Seachange ANC & VBI.
Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused scrambled playback for non-standard resolutions, wherein widths were not a multiple of sixteen, on macOS.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the display of outlines of subtitles for SMPTE Timed Text files generated by EZ Titles.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause audio from ASF files to go out of sync with the video if the file specified a pre roll.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented playback of Broadcast Wave (BWF) files from Logic Pro X.
  • Fixed a bug in dark mode on macOS where the timecode source popup in the jump-to- time interface was obscured.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

143.7 MB

Downloads

1952

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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Macinman
Macinman
Nov 17 2021
5.0
0.0
Nov 17 2021
0.0
Version: 5.0
I was looking at Switch on the Telestream site. I had gotten a Black Friday deals email from them, as I own a license for ScreenFlow. What I was wondering is, the plus plan is $699, and the Pro Plan is $829. What exactly are you paying that much money for? On the surface, it doesn't look like it does anything one of the cheaper / free players doesn't do, or, maybe even Apple's Pro suite.
frazerrendell1
frazerrendell1
Nov 7 2019
4.5.6
1.0
Nov 7 2019
1.0
Version: 4.5.6
Downloaded this for Mac running Catalina. This was so that I could run an wmv file. Once downloaded the 171mb and it just said that Safari was not able to run this as there no application. Contacted the support email who said they could not help as they only manage the taking of the funds.
Fariborz
Fariborz
Dec 28 2018
4.5.2
0.5
Dec 28 2018
0.5
Version: 4.5.2
I paid €10,00 for this application when it was released to watch my videos with subtitles. This was all I needed and nothing more. To my astonishment I realized that in order to use subtitle functions I had to cough up a hefty €166,12 for an upgrade!!!!! I immediately deleted Switch and switched to another more convenient product and never looked back. Maybe, this is why it’s called “Switch”!!!!! Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
Morlo
Morlo
Oct 27 2016
3.0.2
3.0
Oct 27 2016
3.0
Version: 3.0.2
i agree on the overpricing. it is seriously slow compared to other apps. scrubbing is a pain, there is a big lag issue. i love telestream but switch is not the quicktime pro replacement it presumes to be.
Aargl
Aargl
Mar 7 2016
1.0.1.4
3.0
Mar 7 2016
3.0
Version: 1.0.1.4
It's clearly overpriced but it's the only app I've found that can play .ts files AND display their SMPTE time code. There's a free version on their site. ;-)
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Aug 16 2014
1.0.1.4
0.0
Aug 16 2014
0.0
Version: 1.0.1.4
Hmmm. There's another application called Switch by NCH Software that does audio conversion. http://www.nch.com.au/switch/index.html I have a feeling they have been around longer.
yofresh
yofresh
Aug 16 2014
1.0.1.4
0.5
Aug 16 2014
0.5
Version: 1.0.1.4
not enuff that they want money for the newest flip4mac, no! they have overpriced streaming and conversion apps too. almost 300 bucks for sumthin' you can do with open source or freeware. no need to test this, the price is ridiculous.
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