Elgato Intro Turbo.264 HD Video Converter

Elgato announced the immediate availability of its new Turbo.264 HD video converter on Thursday. The hardware-based converter can transform HD and AVCHD content into a wide range of standard and HD video formats.

Users can edit movies before copying them from a camera, splice movies together, and download movies to your Mac or YouTube account. Turbo.264 HD supports AVCHD Video, QuickTime, AVI, DV, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 Program/Transport Stream, MPEG-4, MP4, M4V, H.263, H.264 AVC, Xvid, VIDEO_TS and more. It also includes a QuickTime component that improves H.264 exporting for other applications including Apple's iMovie.

Turbo.264 HD is priced at US$149.99.