Downloads & Manuals - Digital Rapids Transcode Manager

Transcode Manager 2 Licensing

The Transcode Manager 2 Server uses the Digital Rapids License Server for authorization. You must obtain a Digital Rapids HASP before you will be able to use the License Server.

Kayak Transcode Engines will also use the Digital Rapids License Server for authorization.

Stream Transcode Engines will continue to use system-based license files.


System Requirements

Operating system: Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server (64-bit version only for Transcode Manager 2.3; 32-bit or 64-bit versions for Transcode Manager 2.2 or older)

Operating system for a Mac (Transcode Engine only): Mac OSX 10.8 or 10.9.

For systems which will run Kayak Engines or the Kayak Workflow Designer:

  • A 64-bit OS with a minimum of 6 GB of RAM is required for the April 2014 plugins, and recommended for earlier releases.
  • For Windows 2008 Server the Desktop Experience must be installed on systems which will run the Kayak Workflow Designer.

Transcode Manager 2.3.0 Software and Manuals

NOTE: This release requires a 64-bit operating system.

Transcode Manager 2.3.0 Bundle -- This package includes all of the files listed below.

Individual files:


Transcode Manager 2.2.0 Software and Manuals

Transcode Manager 2.2.0 Bundle -- This package includes all of the files listed below.

Individual files:


Transcode Manager 2.1.0 Software and Manuals

Transcode Manager Win 2.1.0 Bundle -- This package includes all of the files listed below.

Individual files:

Note: In order to use Transcode Manager 2.1 with Kayak Engines you must also obtain the December 2013 Kayak Plugins. Please see the section below for information about obtaining the plugins.

Transcode Manager Mac 2.1.0 Bundle -- This package includes the Transcode Manager Engine installer for Mac, the Kayak Plugins required for Mac, and a Mac Transcode Engine Readme.


Transcode Engine Kayak Plugins

You can update your plugins by synchronizing to the Digital Rapids Public Repository or by downloading a plugin bundle.

Update using the Digital Rapids Public Repository:

When you install Transcode Manager a Kayak Plugin Repository is installed on your local system. You can use your local Repo to obtain plugins from the Digital Rapids Public Repository using your Repo's Synchronize function. The DR Public Repo's URL is https://drc-support.digital-rapids.com/kayakrepo, the User Name and Password can be obtained from the Transcode Manager 2.3.0 Readme.

Update using a Plugin Bundle:

The following Plugin zip files include all of the plugins used by the Core, Web and Studio bundles, and include the Kayak Workflow Designer.

Plugins released April 2014

NOTE: These plug-ins require a 64-bit operating system.

Plugins released February 2014

NOTE: Use the plugins in this release for encoding on a Mac.

Plugins released December 2013

Plugins released October 2013


Transcode Manager 1.6 Licensing

The Transcode Manager Server and each Transcode Engine requires a license to run. The Media Manager Console software does not require a license to run. Please refer to the Transcode Manager 1.6 Licensing guide for more information.

You will need to provide a Digital Rapids System ID or HASP ID to obtain a license. Please refer to the User's Guide and contact Digital Rapids Technical Support to register your product and obtain the required licenses.


Transcode Manager 1.6 Software and Manuals

Transcode Manager 1.6 Users Guide

Transcode Manager 1.6.b16 Readme

Transcode Manager 1.6.b16 Software - This version requires a NEW 1.6 license to run


Older Versions

For older versions of the Transcode Manager software please see this page.