Available only in Silverstack XT     
* for selected camera formats     
** with audio support

Library

  • Storage of all assets in one comprehensive library
  • Thumbnails for all assets
  • Access to all assets at all times, even when offline
  • Syncing the clip library with other Silverstack applications (via ShotHub)

Management

  • Support for camera specific metadata*
  • Extraction of metadata from clips and sidecar files (XML, ALE, etc.)*
  • Management of source and transcoded clips in one library
  • Transcoding statistics

Pomfort ShotHub

  • Upload your local project to a new ShotHub project or merge it with an existing cloud project
  • Keep local projects of multiple Silverstack applications in sync through the same ShotHub project

File sequences

  • Automatic detection of file sequences
  • Treatment of entire file sequences as single clips for easier management
  • File sequence input for JPEG, TIFF and DPX files (e.g. for playback and transcoding of timelapse sequences)

Verification States

  • Inspect the verification status on file resource, clip and bin level

Color & Look

  • Typical grade controls
  • Node based CDL and LUT grading mode
  • ASC-CDL compatible interaction types: CDL/SOP, and simplified (contrast, stretch, warmer, greener controls)
  • Advanced grading modes (including ACES modes)
  • Basic grading nodes include ASC-CDL and 3D LUT
  • Advanced grading nodes include 1D LUT, RGB curves, HSL curves and HHS nodes
  • Load and save ASC-CDL (.cdl) directly to/from grading node
  • Amount slider for adjusting the intensity of individual grading nodes
  • Player grid view for side-by-side reference view of two clips
  • Look library
  • Copy and paste of looks with shortcuts
  • Combine clip and look information in one library
  • Manage and download latest ACES versions
  • Export ACES Metadata (AMF) files for looks from ACES version 1.2
  • RED IPP2 color processing for custom looks

Audio

  • Automatic detection of Broadcast Wave (BWF, .wav) audio files
  • Automatic assembly of audio tracks to audio clips/li>
  • Linear Timecode (LTC) extraction from internal audio tracks
  • Manual audio sync with video clips
  • Audible frame stepping

Dynamic Metadata

  • Extraction of dynamic lens and camera metadata to reference settings per frame and in playback
  • Export dynamic metadata per clip to a CSV file

Search

  • Search for keywords in specific metadata fields to filter clips list
  • Build search expressions for more complex searches to filter clips list
  • Smart-folders for complex and recurring searches

Library Sorting

  • Keep library assets automatically sorted by name or date

Import

  • Metadata import, merge different libraries with bins, folders, and projects.

Relink

  • Relinking of files which were moved/copied outside of Silverstack

Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Assigning custom keyboard shortcuts to all actions in the main menu

Backup

  • Multi-destination file copy
  • Checksum verified copy for maximum security (MD5, SHA1, xxhash, xxhash64 [compatible to Google’s xxhash])
  • Create standardized Media Hash List (.mhl) files with checksums
  • Support for backing up to LTO tapes via LTFS
  • Support for backing up to SONY ODA (Optical Disk Archive)

Offload

  • Offload of camera storage cards
  • Cascading copy, first to fast drives, from there to slower drives
  • Preservation of folder structures
  • Creation of custom folder structures with wildcards
  • Provide custom bin name on offload
  • Rename mov and mp4 files on offload* (* for selected cameras)
  • Offload wizard templates

Verification

  • Immediate verification file per file as part of copy job
  • Separate copy and verification jobs to complete copy first and verify afterwards

Ingest

  • Detection of duplicate clips for less confusion in post
  • Format-specific ingest preferences for look management, audio and format options
  • Easily register files in the library without copying

Volumes

  • Overview of all used volumes
  • Inspection of capacity, fill levels and stored files
  • Unmounting of volumes without going through Finder
  • Sealing of volumes to ensure completeness and consistency of media data
  • Seal management (seal info, delete, re-seal)

Wildcards

  • File name creation based on clip metadata

Job Queue

  • Queuing of jobs for consecutive and parallel execution of multiple jobs
  • Visualized job queues for copy and transcoding
  • Reordering of scheduled jobs via drag and drop
  • Schedule jobs on offload to be executed at earliest possibility

Job Suspension

  • Suspension of jobs after completion of subtasks
  • Optimized job order by combining suspension/resumption and reordering

Job History

  • Overview of all finished copy jobs

Job Status

  • Constant access to the status of all jobs through a pervasive status display
  • Instant and notable indication of success or errors for faster turnaround times
  • Job status notifications on macOS and possibility to send to Slack

Job Status

  • Monitor in the library which bins have running offload/backup jobs
  • Select a job to mark its dependant jobs in the jobs panel

Jobs Summary

  • Purified jobs summary to get overview about finished jobs from the main window
  • Warnings and reminders for failed unread jobs

Native Playback*

  • Real-time playback of camera-native media
  • Comprehensive clip timeline for quick navigation
  • Audio clip playback with metering and channel mixer
  • Playback of single audio tracks
  • "Absolute time" and "every frame" playback mode
  • Playback, jog, and shuttle with JKL controls

Processing*

  • Live processing with per-clip settings for playback and transcoding
  • Anamorphic de-squeeze for correcting images from anamorphic lenses
  • Flip horizontally (mirror), vertically (upside down) or both (180° rotation)
  • Rotate clips left or right to work with video in portrait mode
  • Look processing (e.g. log-to-video from file, preset or custom 3D LUT)

Frame lines

  • Framing assistance with custom aspect ratios

HD-SDI output

  • Full quality (10-bit) clip review on HD-SDI monitors

External video supported devices

  • AJA KONA series, AJA Io series, AJA T-TAP
  • Blackmagic Design Ultrastudio series, Mini Recorder and Decklink cards

Native Video Scopes

  • Waveform, histogram, vectorscope with settings

External Video Scopes

  • Integration with "ScopeBox" (via ScopeLink)

Playback via Quick Look

  • Media Files: QuickTime, AVI, MPEG4, MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV, JPEG, JPEG 2000, Adobe PhotoShop, TIFF, BMP
  • Additional Formats: XDCAM HD, DPX and others with 3rd party Quick Look plugins
  • Production Documents: PDF, HTML, RTF, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TXT, CSV

Display options*

  • Separate color channels
  • Black and white clipping indicator
  • Focus assist for inspecting focus on small screens

User Information*

  • Support for comments, labels, ratings and flags
  • Support for different slating systems
  • Cue points for commenting on specific frames
  • In- and Out-Points for marking relevant clip segments
  • Cue points are fully integrated into the library search

Transcoding

  • Comprehensive transcoding tab to manage transcoding settings
  • Path wildcards for custom folder structures of transcoding destinations
  • Transcoding preview player mode to preview the transcoding configuration
  • Automatic ingest of transcoded clips to the library

Destination Formats

  • QuickTime ProRes
  • Quicktime H.264
  • Quicktime H.265/HEVC (macOS 10.13 or higher)
  • MP4 H.264
  • MP4 H.265/HEVC (macOS 10.13 or higher)

Transcoding Options

  • One custom transcoding configuration and multiple preinstalled transcoding presets
  • Multiple custom transcoding configurations
  • Multi format and multi destination transcoding to different resolutions
  • Custom bitrate options for transcoding to H.264 and H.265
  • Output resolutions larger than Full HD (1920 x 1080)
  • Basic burn-in options (video TC, clip name) and watermarking
  • Embedded audio (stereo mixdown with Linear PCM and AAC codecs)
  • Automatic pause of transcoding during copy and playback

Compositing

  • De-squeeze and flip conversion
  • Crop clips to a custom aspect ratio or custom resolutions
  • Transcoding with look from file or as in library
  • Configurable resolution and cropping

Export

  • Distribute well structured information to others on and beyond set
  • Export multiple report types simultaneously

Formats

  • Export reports including thumbnails and all metadata from the library
  • Choose from formats PDF and HTML
  • Choose from multiple report types
  • Customize metadata content of reports and include general report note

Clips Thumbnails

  • Provide three thumbnails per clip (thumbnails and clips reports)
  • Adjustable thumbnail quality to keep report file size small

Import

  • Matching of QTAKE XMLs for metadata import
  • Matching of MovieSlate XMLs for metadata import
  • Conforming EDLs for consolidating referenced clips in a new bin
  • Importing of sealed library archives

Export

  • Export of FCP XML and FCP X FCPXML file with extended metadata
  • Export of ALE file
  • Export of CSV file
  • Export to DaVinci Resolve including clip (.csv) and color (.ccc, ColorTrace) metadata
  • Export to Assimilate Scratch including color metadata (via .ale)
  • Export to AVID Media Composer including color metadata (via .ale)
  • Export of clip metadata to Adobe Premiere Pro (via .xml)
  • Export of audio synced clips to synced sequences for Adobe Premiere Pro (via .xml)

Still Image Export

  • Export of still images (JPG, TIFF) from player
  • Still image export presets: Select still image export size, burn in overlays and multiple still exports in parallel

Looks

  • Import and automatic matching of Looks from Livegrade Pro including transfer of clip metadata
  • Import looks from ShotHub (Livegrade cloud project) for Look Matching
  • Import of custom 3D-LUT files
  • Export of Looks to multiple formats

Project Settings

  • Export and import of project settings
  • Default project settings template for new projects
  • Enables easy exchange of offload templates, library folder structure, smart folders, etc.

ZEISS Lens Correction

  • Import of lens data from ZEISS xD lenses via Ambient MasterLockit Plus
  • Review of dynamic shading and distortion correction in the player
  • Export of lens correction data to ZEISS lens correction files (.zlcf)

UI Layouts

  • Quick configuration buttons for the user interface: Manage, QC and Color

Second Display

  • Two screen working environment

Grading Panel Devices

  • Tangent Element (all modules), Ripple, Wave, Wave2 with custom mappings via "Tangent Mapper"

ARRIRAW

  • ARRI Alexa (.ari) **
  • ARRI Alexa LF (.ari) **
  • ARRI Alexa Mini (.mxf) **
  • ARRI Alexa Mini LF (.mxf) **
  • ARRI Amira (.mxf) **
  • ARRI Alexa 65 (.ari) **

CODEX HDE ARRIRAW (.arx)

  • ARRI Alexa **
  • ARRI Alexa LF **
  • ARRI Alexa Mini LF **
  • ARRI Alexa 65 **

Blackmagic RAW

  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

AVC-Intra

  • Panasonic Varicam **

Canon XF Movies

  • Canon C300 Mk. I & II **
  • Canon C500 Mk. I & II **
  • Canon C700 and C700 FF **
  • Canon C200 **
  • Canon C70 **

Canon XF-HEVC

  • Canon XF705 **

Canon MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.mts)

  • Canon C100 **

Canon Cinema Raw Light (.crm)

  • Canon C200 and C200B

Canon Uncompressed RAW (.rmf)

  • Canon C700 and C700 FF
  • Canon C300 Mk II

CinemaDNG

  • BMCC
  • Bolex D16 **
  • Ikonoskop
  • IndieCam

Generic Image Sequences

  • JPEG
  • TIFF
  • DPX

H.264 Quicktime Movies

  • Canon DSLR **
  • GoPro Hero **
  • Nikon DSLR **

Kinefinity KineRAW (.krw)

  • TERRA 4K/5K/6K
  • KineMINI 4K
  • KineMAX 6K

Panasonic DNG RAW

  • Panasonic Varicam LT (with Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+)

Phantom Cine

  • Vision Research Phantom Flex/Flex4K/Miro/v2640 Onyx

ProRes Quicktime Movies

  • AJA KiPro
  • ARRI Alexa / Alexa LF **
  • ARRI Alexa Mini **
  • ARRI Amira **
  • RED cameras **
  • Panasonic Varicam **
  • Sony Venice **
  • Atomos Ninja and Samurai
  • Codex Action Cam
  • Convergent Design Odyssey

ProRes (.mxf)

  • ARRI Alexa Mini LF **

REDCODE

  • RED Weapon Dragon 6K, Weapon Helium 8K S35, Weapon Monstro 8K VV **
  • RED Raven 4.5K **
  • RED Komodo
  • RED Scarlet-X, Scarlet Dragon, Scarlet-W 5K **
  • RED Epic-X, Epic Dragon, Epic-W 8K **
  • RED One, RED One MX **

Sony RAW

  • Sony F5/F55/F65, Venice

V-RAW

  • Panasonic Varicam

X-OCN LT, ST and XT

  • Sony F5/F55, Venice (with AXS-R7 recorder)

XAVC

  • Sony F5/F55, Venice **

XAVC S

  • Sony a7S **

User Interface

  • English
  • Japanese

Operating System

  • macOS 10.15.0 or newer

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