videoQC - How To Buy

Try then buy!


videoQC is available as a full featured temporary demo, which allows you to confirm your workflow is supported. Once you are happy with videoQC, relicensing provides delivery of the permanent key.

How to Try:

Go to the product page and click the download (Windows or macOS) button.  Fill out the form, download and install the software. To remove the demo restrictions (10 second media duration, watermarks, and length of run limitations) request a trial key with the following steps:

  • Run the license application installed with your software (Detailed instructions can be found here: http://license.drastictech.com/)
  • Enter your name and email address and press generate
  • Email the site code created to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..and let us know which product you are trying
  • We will email you a temporary license.  Paste it into the license app and click register.

How to Buy:

For payment, we accept Visa or MasterCard, Company Cheque, or we can send you a PayPal invoice.

For a PayPal invoice please send us an email and confirm the following:

Company Name:
Contact:
Street address:
City, State/Province:
Code, Country:
...and the correct email recipient for the invoice: If you would like to pay using a Visa or MasterCard, you can fill in the Credit Card Form and either fax it back to (416) 255-8780, or scan and send a PDF to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Once we receive payment we can provide the permanent license. The license is single system, single instance.


Software Pricing

videoQC Workstation: $1,495.00 US

  • Automated video and audio metric generation, HTTP remote control and monitoring, Single ended analysis of metadata and audio/video, PSNR, SSIM, MS-SSIM analysis, and Full Reference Comparisons - original to source
  • File clipping and export, Audio routing, Automated metadata comparison to template, Video and audio metric charting, PDF of results, RS-422 serial control as a VTR.
  • R.128 Loudness audio meters, Closed caption display, CEA-608, CEA-708, OP-47, Subtitle formats, SDI HDMI output with AJA, Bluefish444 or Blackmagic card, Full set of audio and video scopes, Hex/decimal pixel display.
  • Player/View, most standard broadcast and post production files. Supports SD, HD, 2K, QHD, 4K. Provides Time code, metadata display, RMS/Peak Audio meters.

videoQC Inspect: $895.00 US

  • File clipping and export, Audio routing, Automated metadata comparison to template, Video and audio metric charting, PDF of results, RS-422 serial control as a VTR.
  • R.128 Loudness audio meters, Closed caption display, CEA-608, CEA-708, OP-47, Subtitle formats, SDI HDMI output with AJA, Bluefish444 or Blackmagic card, Full set of audio and video scopes, Hex/decimal pixel display.
  • Player/View, most standard broadcast and post production files. Supports SD, HD, 2K, QHD, 4K. Provides Time code, metadata display, RMS/Peak Audio meters.

videoQC Pro: $495.00 US

  • R.128 Loudness audio meters, Closed caption display, CEA-608, CEA-708, OP-47, Subtitle formats, SDI HDMI output with AJA, Bluefish444 or Blackmagic card, Full set of audio and video scopes, Hex/decimal pixel display.
  • Player/View, most standard broadcast and post production files. Supports SD, HD, 2K, QHD, 4K. Provides Time code, metadata display, RMS/Peak Audio meters.

videoQC View: $99.00 US

  • Player/View, most standard broadcast and post production files. Supports SD, HD, 2K, QHD, 4K. Provides Time code, metadata display, RMS/Peak Audio meters.

There is an option to add support for the Avid DNxHD codec - $50.00 US
There is an option to add support for JPEG2000 codec 1080p60 real time support - $250.00 US
For Pro level and above, there is an option to add support for Comprimato GPU codec for 4KP60 JPEG-2000 - $3,000.00 US

Licenses are single system, single instance.

We also offer the Drastic Maintenance and Support Program – Provides enhanced technical support, fixes, improvements and upgrades. Available for 10% of retail price, per year.

All prices are in US dollars


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We offer a pricing and a brief description for each of our products in the Drastic Catalog. You can click the image to the right to view a PDF.