Roxio Popcorn 4, a Mac software application that lets Mac owners capture, convert and burn video software was released today.

New features include a new users interface, Streaming video capture, improved encoding features, support for Elgato's Turbo.264 HD hardware accelearator and support for AVCHD and AVCHD-Lite files.

The ability to transfer videos to handheld devices as also been improved with support for the Palm Pre and new iPod nano, as well as game consoles such as the Nintendo Wii and Sony PSP go. Users can now select their device from the Profile list, and Popcorn will automatically create a file that's optimized for playback on that device.

Popcorn 4 is available now from the Roxio website for $50 USD and is fully Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) compatible.

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