Cinegy’s Daniel2 codec is now also available for Linux and Mac OS

Realtime 4K, 8K & 16K production

Cinegy’s Daniel2 GPU accelerated codec has been available for Windows for some time. Especially the free Adobe CC plugin has been a very popular download, even more so since the addition of NVIDIA GPU accelerated 4K and 8K HEVC export. Introduced at NAB 2018 the Cinecoder SDK, which also contains the Daniel2 codec, has been now been published also for Linux and Mac OS on Nuget as well as cross platform sample application source code for developers has been put on Github – see the developer section of the website.


The also freely available Cinegy Player 3 will play 4K, 8K or even 16K video using the compute power NVIDIA graphics cards. The maximum supported resolution is 64K * 64K in RGBA 16bit.


The Daniel2 codec is a high-performance alternative to AVID’s DNxHR, Apple’s ProRes, Sony XAVC and other codecs – making 8K realtime editing possible today on an a laptop with NVIDIA graphics using Adobe Premiere.
Broadcast production quality 4K @ 60fps streaming with zero latency at around 1 Gbps or 8K at around 5 Gbps is another use of the Daniel2 codec.

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