Elemental is pleased to announce the release of Elemental Accelerator 2.2.1 for Windows, an important update to its GPU-accelerated video processing plug-in for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS4. Release 2.2.1 contains bug fixes and updates as well as performance improvements that every Elemental Accelerator user will find essential.
For those who have not yet purchased Elemental Accelerator but who own a qualified NVIDIA Quadro FX card, a trial version of Elemental Accelerator is now available. You can download the trial version from either the Elemental or NVIDIA website and immediately test drive the performance gains available with GPU-accelerated video encoding.
If you are an existing Elemental Accelerator customer, be sure and visit the Elemental updates site to download and install release 2.2.1. Customers installing from a CD or web package for the first time can elect to update immediately after an initial install.
For users who already own Elemental Accelerator, you can easily upgrade to the newest version:
1. Launch Adobe Premiere Pro CS4
2. Navigate to the Export Settings dialog box
3. Select the More Info tab
4. Press the Check for updates button
This will automatically direct you to the Elemental Accelerator updates site.
Elemental Accelerator is made exclusively for NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. On the desktop, Elemental Accelerator works with the Quadro CX as well as the Quadro FX 5800, 4800, 3800, 3700 and 1800. On mobile platforms, Elemental Accelerator works with the Quadro FX 3800M, 2800M, 1800M, 3700M and 2700M. Elemental Accelerator is available for purchase as a standalone package from NVIDIA’s Adobe plug-in store or bundled with supported Quadro FX graphics cards from a variety of resellers.