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VQ Probe 2.3 is released!

Today we’re happy to announce the newest release of VQ Probe. VQ Probe is a visual instrument for objective and subjective video quality comparison. Try VQ Probe 2.3 now!

VQ Probe 2.3 is released!

What's new in VQ Probe v2.3

New metrics: CAMBI, CIEDE2000, MS-SSIM

We have added the ability to use three new metrics in VQ Probe:

  • CAMBI (or Contrast Aware Multiscale Banding Index) is Netflix's detector for banding (aka contouring) artifacts. For an introduction to CAMBI, please refer to this article.
  • CIEDE2000 is a metric that is used for computing color differences.
  • MS-SSIM (or MultiScale SSIM) is a more advanced form of SSIM. It is performed over multiple scales through a process of multiple stages of sub-sampling. Read more.

New metrics: CAMBI, CIEDE2000, MS-SSIM

UX improvements

We have replaced spinboxes with visible buttons in the Start/End columns to make source files trimming easier to use. We have also added the ability to build Buffer View for every stream by pressing the Buffer View button for a particular stream.

UX improvements

Faster SSIM calculation

We have increased the speed of SSIM calculation: up to 4 times faster (measured on Windows 10, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10300H 2.50GHz, 16GB RAM).

Detachable Views

Project View and Metrics View can now be easily detached and placed wherever you like on your screen.

Detachable Views

Miscellaneous

VQ Probe is now updated to VMAF 2.3.0 and VVC VTM 14.1.

About ViCueSoft

ViCueSoft is a software company specializing in video quality analysis and independent objective and subjective grading, video codecs development, and optimization with Intel* Media SDK and OpenCL. ViCueSoft provides consulting, R&D, and outsourcing services to the companies operating in software-defined transcoding, OTT service, content contribution, distribution, and media servers. Established in 2017, the company's professional and vibrant team has been delivering custom solutions to more than 100 companies worldwide, including the USA, Canada, Europe, China, Japan, and Korea.