updated 04:25 pm EST, Mon February 23, 2009
Treasured 1.5 launched
Aero Quartet has released Treasured 1.5, updating its diagnosis tool for corrupt movie files. The software allows users to preview a bad file, and determine if footage needed is still available and repairable. The app also works with Aero Quartet's movie repair service, sending damaged files to it with all relevant information; the service is claimed to take only hours to deliver repaired video.
The update adds compatibility with ProRes422, XDCAM, DVCPRO50, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, and improves diagnostics for MPEG-4, H.264, JPEG and HDV, with previews available in more cases. Version 1.5 also adds encryption for all data transfers, and an Absolute Privacy option for sensitive videos. An inexpensive automated repair option has been made available for certain circumstances.
Treasured requires a minimum of Mac OS X 10.4 and QuickTime 7.6, and works with MPEG-4, DV, DVC Pro HD and Intermediate, in addition to other formats mentioned above. The diagnosis software is free, but repairs typically run between $90 and $150.