ASUSTOR Upgrades LooksGood with Media Converter Support

ASUSTOR Upgrades LooksGood with Media Converter Support

ASUSTOR releases a new version of the LooksGood App with an added Media Converter function for its 5 and 7 series devices. Newly provided functions include multimedia conversions, ability to configure a Smart Conversion Folder, and exclusive Hyper-Transcoding technology. Balance system resource allocation for file conversions, allows users to enjoy smoother playback experiences along with a tenfold decrease in conversion times.

Taipei, Taiwan, April 7th, 2015 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced that it has released a new version of the LooksGood App with an added Media Converter function for its 5 and 7 series devices. The new Media Converter function allows users to configure a Smart Conversion Folder and utilize exclusive Hyper-Transcoding technology amongst other new features.



Media Converter: Utilizes background file conversions to overcome issues with non-supported codecs on mobile devices or videos that are unable to play smoothly. Via Media Converter, users can enjoy a smooth and stress-free playback experience on mobile devices.

Smart Conversion Folder: Users can configure a folder as their Smart Conversion Folder. For files placed in the Smart Conversion Folder, the system will automatically analyze current system resource conditions before automatically commencing or stopping file conversions. Additionally, Converting Task Scheduling allows the system to convert only during the specified time periods for better system resource allocation.

Hyper-Transcoding: Hyper-Transcoding is an exclusive technology developed exclusively by ASUSTOR. This technology utilizes the Intel CPU hardware acceleration function to make video file conversions faster and simpler than ever before. Using Hyper-Transcoding to convert video files can reduce the normal conversion time by at least 10 times.

About LooksGood

LooksGood is a powerful multimedia player application developed by ASUSTOR that allows users to stream their multimedia collections on their NAS from the convenience of a Web browser. LooksGood features three major functions: Media Explorer, TV Recordings and Media Converter. Media Explorer provides a folder browsing mode which allows users to view all the photos and videos stored on their NAS and gives them the ability to play them online. The TV Recordings function allows users to use supported USB digital TV dongles to directly receive DVB-T/ DTMB digital TV signals for high definition streaming and recording. Additionally, LooksGood provides a 7 day TV program guide, manual and repeat recording settings along with the ability to start recordings earlier or later for flexible scheduling. LooksGood can also be combined with the AiVideo mobile app that lets users take their digital TV and videos on the go. No matter if it is high definition 1080p streaming videos or favorite TV shows, users will have complete access in the palm of their hands.

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Founded in 2011, ASUSTOR Inc., a subsidiary of ASUSTeK Computer Inc., is a leading innovator and provider of private cloud storage (network attached storage) and video surveillance (network video recorder) solutions. ASUSTOR is devoted to providing the world with unparalleled user experiences and the most complete set of network storage solutions possible.

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