Canadian developer Nattress on Wednesday made
Standards Converter 2.0
available for download from its Web site. This upgrade features a rewritten code base that promises better conversions between PAL, NTSC and 24p video in Final Cut Pro. It also offers 60p to 24p Varicam conversion, film source NTSC to PAL conversion, DV NTSC 4:1:1 to 4:2:2 conversion and more, including new tutorial movies. This is a free upgrade for existing users; the full version is US$100. Nattress does not include system requirements on its Web site.