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The Detailed Overview.

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

Clip Library

Library Storage of all assets in one comprehensive library
Thumbnails for all assets
Access to all assets at all times, even when offline
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 Connect your local project with Pomfort ShotHub
Upload your local project to a new Pomfort ShotHub project or add it to an existing one
Manage multiple Pomfort ShotHub accounts
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
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
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

Offload & Backup

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
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 Monitoring 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

Quality check

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
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 & Export

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
Select still image export size and burn in overlays with still image transcoding preset
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)

User Interface

UI Layouts Quick configuration buttons for the user interface: Manage, QC and Color
Second Display Two screen working environment

Hardware Controls

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

Advanced Camera Support

ARRIRAW ARRI Alexa (.ari) **
ARRI Alexa LF (.ari) **
ARRI Alexa Mini (.mxf) **
ARRI Alexa Mini LF (.mxf) **
ARRI Amira (.mxf) **
ARRI Alexa 65 (.ari) **
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 **
Canon C700 and C700 FF **
Canon C200 **
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
Bolex D16 **
Generic Image Sequences JPEG
H.264 Quicktime Movies Canon DSLR **
GoPro Hero **
Nikon DSLR **
Kinefinity KineRAW (.krw) TERRA 4K/5K/6K
KineMAX 6K
Panasonic DNG RAW Panasonic Varicam LT (with Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+)
Phantom Cine Vision Research Phantom Flex/Flex4K/Miro
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

System Requirements

Computer Intel Mac
Operating System macOS 10.13.0 or newer

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