Net-X-Convert/Proxy - How To Buy


Try then buy!


Please check out a demo to confirm your workflow is supported. Once you are happy with the software, delivery is effected via licensing.

How to Try

Go to the product page, click the Download tab and click the download button for your OS.
Fill out the form.
We will send links to download the software.
Download and install the software.



You'll need a License. Here's how to get one:

Drastic software installs with a 10 second media duration, watermarks, nag screen, and length of run limitations. However, we are happy to provide temp licenses so you can remove these limitations and test the software. Here is how to obtain a temp key:

Run the license application installed with your software. It will look something like this:

licensing options

Click on the Request Trial Get Fully Functional Temporary License option. This opens the Trial Request window.

trial request
Enter your name and email address and press Send.
We will send back an email with a temp key. [Note: if the auto reply seems to be taking a long time you can use the Offline Registration to create a site code to send us. You may also want to check your spam folder.]
Run the license application again and click the Offline Registration option to open the licensing dialog.

licensing dialog

Paste the Site Key into the license app and click Register.

trial registered

A successful registration will provide a 7 day trial.

(More detailed instructions can be found here:



How to Buy:

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

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

Company Name:
Street address:
City, State/Province:
Code, Country:
The correct email recipient for the invoice:
...and whether you would like to add the support option:

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
Once we receive payment we can provide the permanent license. The license is single system, single instance.

Software Pricing

Net-X-Convert - $2,495.00 US
Command line network ingest to a wide range of supported files plus all codecs (MPEG-LA (MPEG-2, h264), Avid DNxHD/DNxHR, JPEG-2000). Included in Net-X-Code Server. Includes Net-X-Proxy. Available for Windows

Net-X-Proxy - $895.00 US
Command line network ingest to MP4, fragmented MP4, TS, M3U8/HLS and DASH formats, including multi bitrate outputs. Included in Net-X-Code Server and Net-X-Convert. Available for Windows.

Support Option
We also offer the Drastic Maintenance and Support Program for 15% of retail price, per year. This option provides priority technical support, bug fixes, and all version upgrades.
Drastic Catalog 2024
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All prices in US dollars


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For more than two decades, Drastic™ has been developing cutting edge digital video solutions for television, post production and sports broadcasting, from real time web delivery to 8K broadcast.

We offer standalone software for the end user or enterprise, integrated solutions for automated workflows, and OEM tools for custom applications or branded devices.

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