CORTEX 3.1 New Release

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  • COLOR: Full ACES support

  • EDIT: Able to handle subtitles (SMPTE Timed Text)

  • EDIT: Able to trim and move subtitles using the mouse in addition to keyboard shortcuts

  • EDIT: Able to do audio and video fades

  • QA: Added a QC tab to monitor video bit rate for formats that support it (J2K, DNx, ProRes) and audio levels

  • IMF validation tool

  • RENDER: Able to pickup renders for formats that support it (DPX, EXR, etc.)

  • COPY: Allow user to select folder when doing an archive job
  • COPY: Allow copy/archive jobs to go to the same destination if barcode is changed
  • COLOR: Include some predefined LUTs when creating a new project (ie Full to Legal)
  • COLOR: Optimize grabbing of stills
  • EDIT: Ability to generate tone in the slate tool
  • EDIT: Usability improvements working with supplemental IMFs
  • EDIT: Optimize editing with many events
  • GENERAL: Support for Panasonic Varicam files
  • GENERAL: Update RED SDK to 6.2.0
  • GENERAL: Update Sony SDK to 2.4.0 adding support for Sony XOCN format
  • GENERAL: Update DNx SDK to and AMT SDK to 2.13.1 which includes REC 2020 support
  • GENERAL: Update Mainconcept Codecs to 10.3
  • GENERAL: Update EVS SDK to 2.8.3 (click Install IMF button to update IMF license if applicable)
  • GENERAL: Update Adobe DNG SDK to 1.4 adding support for compression
  • GENERAL: Ability to use timecode control to navigate by frames (pressing ++ or -- gets you into that mode)
  • GENERAL: Faster decoding of TIFF files
  • GENERAL: Ability to reverse red and blue channels in DPX files
  • GENERAL: Add ability to read uncompressed OP-1A YUV 10 bit files
  • GENERAL: Add ability to read IMF packages that have packing lists with new 2016 XML namespace
  • GENERAL: Add ability to read WAV files bigger than 4 GB
  • GENERAL: Add option to use UTF-8 tables when creating a MySQL databases (required if working with subtitles that contain non-ASCII characters)
  • GENERAL: Speed up importing of long file per frame sequences (use Import -> File per Frame Sequence)
  • QA: Include timecode in dead pixel CSV report
  • QA: Integrate Photon IMF validation tool (requires Java)
  • RENDER: Improved readability of render bar tooltip
  • RENDER: Add EssenceDescriptor to CPL when creating an IMF package
  • RENDER: Multi-channel audio (> 2 channels) H.264/AAC renders now write each channel to a separate track
  • RENDER: Add some new bit rates to AAC audio encoder including 320 kbps
  • RENDER: Add ability to do Hulu MPEG-2 encoding
  • GENERAL: Fix issue reading timecodes in Alexa Mini MXF files
  • GENERAL: Fix issue opening Sony FS5 files
  • GENERAL: Fix occasional crashes when working with Sony F5 clips
  • RENDER: Empty audio tracks in a composition are replaced with silence when rendering
  • RENDER: Catch missing deliverable events before deliverable is marked complete
  • RENDER: Fix visible tc burn in issue when rendering a 23.98 clip to 29.97