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I would like to know the best (fast) software for video encoding and transcoding video into h.264 that makes use of Intel Quick Sync.

I looked at Media Espresso by Cyberlink but it does not have many features. I can't even put a logo on the video using this. Just that one feature would really help.

But nothing else even comes close to the speed of encoding with my i7 2600k.

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I have the same processor, but the last line of your question adds absolutely no value or merit whatsoever. Do you mean no other software comes close to the speed that Media Espresso does? Or are you just assuming that it will be slower without Intel Quick Sync? – Breakthrough Jul 27 '11 at 19:40
@Breakthrough For what it's worth, I didn't understand it as well. – slhck Jul 27 '11 at 19:46
I'm guessing Prakash means the speed with Quick Sync - benchmarks I've seen show it an order of magnitude faster than transcoding on a dedicated enthusiast GPU! – Shinrai Jul 27 '11 at 20:01
Sorry for not being clear. I meant the speed of other software which do not use quick sync but have additional features. I also tried cyberlinks power director which allows me to add logos and also has quick sync support but i'm just looking for an encoding application – Prakash Jul 27 '11 at 21:08

I hope I interpreted your question correctly. From Intel's Quick Sync page:

Many independent software vendors (ISVs) have begun optimizing their products for this new technology, including:

Still, if you consider adding a logo as a necessary feature, you're probably gonna have a hard time finding software.

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"Currently Intel’s Quick Sync transcode is only supported by two applications: Cyberlink’s Media Espresso 6 and Arcsoft’s Media Converter 7." [annadtech]
and both are not advanced in their options.

actually this data is not updated. many more are availble. but they do not support logo overlays.

you should demo ArcSoft MediaImpression® 3 , its a video editor of some sort so mybe...

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