Introducing UMD™ Composer, Sony's professional toolkit for authoring movie titles to the Universal Media Disc video format which can be played on PlayStation® Portable. This comprehensive toolkit includes everything you need for high-quality stream encoding, playlist composition, previewing, compiling, and image generation.
UMD Composer components
- Stream Composer Audio/Video/Subtitle Encoder, Multiplexer, Clip Info Composer, with support for Multi-pass encoding and Bit reallocation
- Stream Viewer used to preview encoded stream file
- Playlist Composer generates PlayList file
- Script Compiler converts UMD Video Script into faster-executing UMD virtual machine instructions
- Resource Compiler creates a binary data resource file from XML, UMD virtual machine instructions, and placeholder PNG files
- Interactive System Viewer using resource files, provides a way to test and validate the Video Interactive System ("menus") within a PC environment
- PSMF Composer/AT3 Tool creates images and sounds for display on the PSP Xross Media Bar
- Image Generator compiles all created files into an UMD disc image
- Image Checker will verify compliance of created UMD disc image
- Extensive documentation
- A hardware emulator is also available as a separate purchase from Sony Computer Entertainment America or Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
How to Purchase
UMD Composer is available direct from Sony Creative Software. For more information or to order email us
or call 866-727-2578. Outside North America call 608.204.7709.
Japanese customers, please contact Sony Computer Entertainment Japan for details regarding purchase and support within the Japanese marketplace.
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XrossMediaBar is a trademark of Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.