Media 100 has released Media Cleaner Power Suite 4.0.2, an upgrade to its video compression software.

The new version has increased speeds for preparing streaming media. It now accelerates the reading, decoding, processing, filtering and encoding of video files. Media Cleaner Power Suite is hardware-accelerated to compress Sorenson video - the increased compression speeds mean that digital video or Web producers can encode QuickTime content 5 to 10 times faster on a single system, according to Media 100.

The upgrade, which is free to registered users, is now compatible with all G4 Macintoshes, and the company is working on a Windows version.