Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 Video Compression Software Now Available

SALT LAKE CITY (September 20, 2005) – Sorenson Media today announced the immediate availability of Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 Compression Suite for Windows and Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 for Macromedia Flash for Windows. Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 continues in the tradition of the company’s highly successful video encoding and compression applications for digital video professionals and enthusiasts, with all new support for Macromedia Flash Player 8 and the integration of the professional version of the VP6 video codec from On2 Technologies.
"Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 continues to be my preferred compression tool for Flash video," said Robert Reinhardt, Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 beta user and lead author of the Macromedia Flash Bible. "Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 gives complete control over the new On2 VP6 codec settings with a range of codec settings vastly superior to those offered by any other Flash video encoder. It’s hands down the best encoder to use for Flash 8 video."
"We are extremely pleased with the latest release of Sorenson Squeeze 4.2," said Matt Cupal, president and COO of Sorenson Media. "As the leader in the field of video encoding, we have been helping professional multimedia producers and video compressionists automate the tedious and repetitive tasks often involved in preparing video for mass distribution. With the release of 4.2, we are happy to once again provide the ability for anyone to accomplish large-scale video compression, and are especially delighted to now offer the On2 VP6 codec for Flash video alongside our many other encoding selections."
Pricing and Availability
Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 Compression Suite for Windows and Sorenson Squeeze 4.2 for Macromedia Flash are available now for free to current users of Sorenson Squeeze 4.0. The On2 VP6 professional video codec plug-in is available for US $199.00. Upgrade pricing is also available for current Sorenson Squeeze 3 users. For more information about purchasing a Sorenson Squeeze 4 product, or to find a reseller, visit Mac versions are expected to be available in Q4 2005.
About Sorenson Media
Sorenson Media ( is the global leader in video compression technology. The company’s innovative encoding applications and award-winning video delivery solutions enable users to quickly and affordably deliver quality digital video files over the Internet. Sorenson Media’s video streaming technology is used on more than 600 million PCs worldwide. The Sorenson Squeeze Compression Suite has garnered many major industry awards, including Macworld Best of Show and Video Systems 2004 Vanguard Award, and the firm’s compression codecs are licensed by a host of Fortune 500 companies.