DivX 6 for Mac was released and is available for download now. The package is a digital media software suite that lets Mac users easily create and play highly compressed, high-quality DivX video compatible with consumer electronics devices.
DivX 6 for Mac includes the new DivX Converter for Mac, a one-step video creation application that represents the first official stand-alone DivX encoding program for the Mac platform. DivX Converter is a lightweight, drag-and-drop application that enables users to create DivX videos from a variety of sources in one step. DivX videos created using the Converter can then be played back on DivX Certified consumer electronics devices from major manufacturers, including DVD players, portable media players, in-car devices and more.
The release also includes the DivX 6 codec for Mac, a Quicktime plug-in that lets Mac users playback and export to DivX video from any Quicktime-based application. With fast performance and advanced encoding options that enable DVD-quality video at file sizes 7-10 times smaller than MPEG-2/DVD, the DivX codec for Mac offers combination of speed, quality and compression on the market.
DivX 6 for Mac is compatible with Quicktime 6 and 7 and Mac OS X 10.3 or later. The full version of DivX 6 for Mac is available for download on DivX.com for US$19.99. There is also a free trial version available that includes a 15-day trial of the DivX Converter and a 6-month trial of DivX Codec for Mac with Pro features. The ability to play back DivX videos does not expire at any time.