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Matrox Releases Mountain Lion Support for Entire Line of I/O and H.264 Encoding Products

MONTREAL — Aug. 1, 2012 — Matrox(R) Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of Mac(R) OS X(R) 10.8 (Mountain Lion) support for Apple(R) Final Cut Pro(R) X and Apple Compressor with the Matrox MXO2(TM), Matrox MXO2 MAX families of I/O devices, and the Matrox Mojito(TM) MAX card.

“The timely release of this new Matrox driver underscores our commitment to providing the support our users need to get the most from their creative tools,” said Wayne Andrews, product manager at Matrox. “Our customers can take immediate advantage of Mountain Lion’s great new features while continuing to reap all the productivity benefits of their Matrox devices with FCP X and Compressor.”

Matrox support for other applications such as Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) 6 Production Premium, Avid(R) Media Composer(R) 6, and Avid Symphony(TM) 10 will be validated as Mountain Lion versions of those applications are released.

Availability
Matrox products are available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. The new Matrox version 3.0.1 software includes support for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), as well as Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion). The software is available now to registered users as a free download from the Matrox website.

About Matrox I/O solutions for Mac
Matrox MXO2 and Mojito MAX products are ideal for professional video capture, monitoring, and delivery with industry-leading editing and content creation applications. Matrox MXO2 devices are the only solutions that connect anywhere, to laptop and desktop systems including all of the new Mac models — 13-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch MacBook(R) Pro, Mac Mini, iMac(R), and MacBook Air(R) systems — with the same versatile unit. Connectivity is provided via Thunderbolt(TM), PCIe(R), or ExpressCard/34. Even customers who purchased MXO2 devices years ago can simply purchase a Matrox MXO2 Thunderbolt Adapter to future-proof their editing systems. Along with the new Matrox Mojito MAX card, MXO2 devices are also the only I/O solutions on the market that integrate directly with Apple Compressor to deliver H.264 files up to five times faster than software alone, without sacrificing quality.

About Matrox CompressHD for Mac
Matrox CompressHD implements Matrox MAX H.264 encoding acceleration technology in an amazingly affordable half-length PCIe x1 card for Mac Pro. The ideal companion to Apple Compressor software, it works in systems with or without a video I/O device and gives users the power to deliver H.264 content for the web, mobile devices, and Blu-ray(TM) up to five times faster than software alone, without sacrificing quality.

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About Matrox
Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, DVD/Blu-ray authoring, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores and CGs. Matrox’s Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators and videographers worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.

Matrox is a registered trademark and Matrox MXO, Matrox MAX, and Matrox Mojito are trademarks of Matrox Electronic Systems Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.

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