Sony Catalyst Production Suite 2018.1 (x64) | 380.1 MB
Catalyst Production Suite fuses powerful media preparation and fast, focused video editing to provide the backbone for your video productions. Catalyst Prepare paves your path from camera to post with robust organizational tools, precise first-pass color correction and monitoring, extensive metadata support, and more. Catalyst Edit provides a lean, focused video editing environment that makes your cutting process fast and fluent. With support for 4K, Sony RAW, and HD media, Catalyst Production Suite gives you the power to make the most of your camera's high dynamic range and wide color gamut as well as the stunning resolution of 4K from beginning to end.
The Catalyst Production Suite workflow With strong family support, you can accomplish amazing things. The Catalyst family provides powerful media prep and focused, fast editing that you can rely on to translate the vision in your head to an experience that moves your viewers.
Catalyst Prepare takes care of all of your media prep needs: - View your media directly from a camera, deck, or card reader - Make a full-volume backup with checksum verification - Organize clips into bins - Batch copy clips - Batch transcode clips - Make color adjustments and apply looks - Set in/out points - Establish multichannel audio assignments - Batch upload clips Ci, the Sony video cloud service - Assemble a rough cut with the Storyboard feature
Catalyst Edit In Catalyst Edit, turn your beautiful footage into a polished, finished product. To save time, access your Catalyst Prepare libraries directly and import existing storyboards to cut your project together quickly and creatively. The focused toolset gives you quick access to all the essential cutting tools as well as effects, titling, and other tools to bring your production from imagination to screen.
- Fixed a bug that could cause the application to crash or display distorted video when the Picture-in-Picture effect is applied to a track. - Fixed a bug that could cause excessive memory usage when playing some MP4 clips. - Fixed a bug that could cause poor video performance when scrubbing the timeline or using hover scrub in the Media Browser, especially with interlaced media. - Fixed a bug that could cause some H.264 .mov clips to play at an accelerated rate. - Fixed a bug that could prevent clips from being deleted from the timeline after adding multiple instances of a clip. - Fixed a bug that could cause a gap at the start of the timeline after dragging a clip. - Fixed a bug that could cause the incorrect aspect ratio to be applied when previewing SD MXF clips with the Video processing device set to CPU. - Fixed a bug that could cause color variations in MPEG2 clips when the Video processing device was set to CPU or a GPU. - Fixed a bug that could cause markers to disappear after dragging them.
- Added a Create Sony Professional Disc partitions check box in the Export pane to enable rendering XAVC Intra, XAVC Long, and XDCAM files with multiple body partitions. NOTE: Files created with multiple body partitions may not be recognized properly by some Sony camcorders, decks, or servers. - Improved color-management workflow for choosing color spaces, applying color adjustments, and transcoding clips with color adjustments: - In Options, Color management settings have been grouped together. Grade in has been changed to Working color space, and Display color space settings have been changed to Preview color space and External monitor color space. - In Adjust Color mode, the Inspector pane now displays the Preview and External monitor color space (if an external monitor is enabled). If the selected color space is not compatible with the source color space and cannot be exported, a warning is displayed to notify you. - When exporting a clip with color adjustments, the Output color space is now based on the Preview color space or External monitor color space to ensure the transcoded clip matches your preview. - When exporting a clip with color adjustments, the output format and transcoding presets are limited those supported by the selected Output color space. - The Transcode Tools menu in the Export pane now allows you to load, save, and delete transcoding presets. - Added support for mapping audio channels during transcoding. - Added support for adding a watermark image during transcoding. - Changed the Allow timecode in letterbox/pillarbox area check box to Allow burn in within letterbox/pillarbox area to allow the timecode and clip name to be burned into the letterbox/pillarbox area of transcoded files. When the check box is cleared, burned-in timecode and clip names will be limited to the source frame area. - Saved transcoding settings are now applied when transcoding clips, EDLs, and storyboards or repairing flashbands. - The Save settings switch in Transcode Tools is now on by default. - Added support for expanding and collapsing the Favorite Folders, Devices, Recent, Bins, and Storyboards headings in Organize mode and in file-browse dialogs. - Improved the accuracy of the remaining time estimate when copying clips. - Improved clip numbering when using the Rename files check box in the Copy and Export panes: the clip number is now reset when you choose a different output destination or choose a different setting from the Numbering drop-down list. - Improved performance when playing back some AVC clips (macOS only). - Combined the Username/Email and Domain login methods when uploading to Sony Ci. - Fixed a bug that could cause the application to crash when pressing ] to navigate clips immediately after opening a storyboard. - Fixed a bug that could cause the application to crash after editing a clip's metadata, opening another clip, and clicking OK in the "Metadata is being reloaded. Would you like to save your changes?" dialog. - Fixed a bug that could cause the application to crash when previewing clips with the secondary window enabled if Intel HD Graphics 4000 was selected in the Video processing device drop-down list. - Fixed a bug that could cause the application to hang when transcoding a storyboard multiple times. - Fixed a bug that could cause the application to export using the incorrect format after exporting a storyboard. - Fixed a bug that caused the Copy only between mark points setting to be ignored when copying XAVC Intra HD clips. - Fixed a bug that could cause files to be overwritten after clicking Keep Existing when prompted to replace existing files while exporting to DPX or OpenEXR format. - Fixed a bug that could cause the video preview to display black frames when switching the Preview setting between Before and After in the Adjust Color workspace. - Fixed a bug that could prevent the Convert to setting in the Adjust Color workspace from being applied correctly when changing the Source color space setting. - Fixed a bug that could cause incorrect video levels when displaying and rendering AVC 8-bit 4:2:0 clips on some macOS computers. - Fixed a bug that could cause playback to zoom unexpectedly after adjusting color correction controls if CPU was selected in the Video processing device drop-down list. - Fixed a bug that could cause poor video performance when scrubbing clips, especially with interlaced media. - Fixed a bug that could cause poor playback performance and excessive memory usage when playing some MOV clips on macOS. - Fixed a bug that caused relinking library clips to fail when selecting a folder (Windows only). - Fixed a bug that could cause the incorrect Exposure index value to be displayed for RAW clips in the Adjust Color workspace. - Fixed a bug that could case the Loop Playback and Playback Settings (Speed/Quality and Real Time/All Frames) controls to be ignored when the secondary window was visible. - Fixed a bug that could prevent the last-used render settings from being saved when exporting storyboards and selecting one of the Render clips as separate files, Render storyboard as single file, and Export storyboard as project radio buttons. - Fixed a bug that could cause the incorrect Output color space settings to be displayed in the Export pane if the clip selection changed. - Fixed a bug that could prevent the last-used render settings from being applied when transcoding and uploading to Sony Ci. - Fixed a bug that could cause the last-used render settings to be incorrectly applied when uploading to YouTube. - Fixed a bug that caused the Export button to be available when unsupported clips were selected. - Fixed a bug that caused the Share pane to incorrectly display the user's login status when uploading to Sony Ci. - Fixed a bug that could prevent clips from uploading to YouTube if characters were used in the Title, Description, or Tags. - Fixed a bug that could cause some H.264 .mov clips to play at double speed on macOS. - Fixed a bug that could cause some H.264 .mov clips to play at an accelerated rate. - Fixed a bug that caused the Export button to be unavailable when exporting an EDL or repairing flash bands and clicking a blank area in the center of the Transcode To dialog. - Fixed a bug that could cause clips to be numbered incorrectly when Rename files was selected in the Export pane and 2 digits or 3 digits was selected in the Numbering drop-down list. - Fixed a bug that could cause clips to be rendered using the last-used format (rather than the selected format) when Rename files was selected in the Export pane. - Fixed a bug that could cause clips to be displayed in the Import EDL dialog. - Fixed a bug that prevented the split location from resetting when double-clicking the split line in split-screen preview mode in the Adjust Color workspace. - Fixed a bug that could cause the Override start timecode setting to be ignored when exporting a clip to the same directory multiple times. - Fixed a bug that could result in incorrect burned-in timecode if Allow within letterbox/pillarbox area was selected during transcoding. - Fixed a bug that could cause the incorrect aspect ratio to be applied when previewing SD MXF clips with the Video processing device set to CPU. - Fixed a bug that could cause color variations in MPEG2 clips when the Video processing device was set to CPU or a GPU. - Fixed a bug that prevented the source color space of ProRes 422 clips from being identified correctly. - Fixed a bug that prevented the Verify mode drop-down list from functioning correctly when using the Back Up Source dialog.
System Requirements: - A 64-bit operating system: Microsoft® Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 - 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD; 8 cores recommended for 4K) - 500 MB hard-disk space for program installation - Solid-state disk (SSD) or high-speed RAID for 4K media - 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended; 16 GB recommended for 4K) - NVIDIA, AMD/ATI, or Intel GPU with support for OpenCL 1.1 or later with at least 512 MB of memory (2 GB recommended for 4K) or a CPU with SSE 4.2 or higher. OpenGL 2.1 is recommended for optimum performance.