Silverstack

Editing Keyboard Shortcuts in Silverstack

There are a variety of keyboard shortcuts available for commands in the main menu of Silverstack.

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Preparing Clips and Metadata for ARRI Webgate

Silverstack Lab can provide transcoded clips as well as metadata from its library in a compatible format for ARRI Webgate cloud services. In Silverstack Lab you can export an ALE file that accompanies the transcoded clips and provides extended metadata to be available on the ARRI Webgate platform.

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Create and Transfer Editing Proxies for Avid Media Composer with Silverstack Lab

Create Editing Proxies in Silverstack Lab Silverstack Lab allows to create DNxHD and DNxHR MXF clips (OP-Atom) that are optimized for editing in Avid Media Composer.

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Using Silverstack Custom Field Labels to Read Additional Metadata

To be able to easily introduce new metadata fields without an immediate need to add them to the official set of Silverstack metadata, this can be coped with a special functionality of the custom field labels in Silverstack.

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Exporting Clips and Metadata for the COPRA Dailies System

Silverstack Lab can provide transcoded clips as well as metadata from its library in a compatible format for the COPRA Dailies System. In Silverstack Lab you can export an XML file that accompanies the transcoded clips from Silverstack Lab and provides extended metadata.

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Incompatible Silverstack or Silverstack Lab Library Version

The Silverstack and Silverstack Lab library versions advance over time across software releases.

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Dynamic Metadata

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab come with a “Dynamic Metadata” panel that allows to extract dynamic metadata for supported clip formats.  Dynamic metadata refers to certain metadata information that changes over the time span of a clip (e.g.

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Verification States (for File Resources, Clips and Bins)

Since Silverstack 6.4 file resources (all registered file copies and the source) have a verification state that is displayed in the “File” tab of the right bar.

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The Copy and Verification Process in Silverstack: Verification Behavior

Silverstack 6.4 and later differentiates two basic types of verification behavior: Included in Copy Job: Verification executed file per file (One Job that copies and verifies [copying file 1, verifying file 1, copying file 2, verifying file 2]) Separate (per Job): Copy all files first in a distinct job and verify them afterwards in another […]

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Prepare Editing for Avid Media Composer working with Silverstack Lab

This article provides an overview of the single steps of preparing proxy clips and metadata for editing in Avid Media Composer.

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Crop Clips

Silverstack allows to crop clips to a custom aspect ratio.

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Extracting LTC from Internal Audio in Silverstack and Silverstack Lab

Linear (or Longitudinal) timecode (LTC) is an encoding of SMPTE timecode data in an audio signal.

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Custom Burn In Wildcard Keys for Silverstack Lab

The «Custom Text» burn in option (Silverstack Lab only) allows to add metadata wildcards into the custom text field.

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Reordering and Suspension of Jobs

Scheduled copy and transcoding jobs can be reordered and suspended since Silverstack version 6.2.

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Combined Clip Transcoding in Silverstack Lab

With Combined Clip transcoding, Silverstack Lab can transcode multiple source clips to one single combined transcoded clip.

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ZEISS CP.3 XD Lens Correction in Silverstack

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab allow to import, display and export dynamic lens correction data from ZEISS CP.3 XD lenses.

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Transfer of Project Settings

Silverstack allows to export and import project settings to transfer them to new projects or different machines.

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Transcoding in Silverstack Lab

Overview The transcoding functionalities of Silverstack have been updated with Silverstack Lab 6.

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Transcoding in Silverstack and Silverstack XT

Overview The transcoding functionalities of Silverstack have been updated with Silverstack 6.

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Silverstack Lab – Getting Started

Data Management and
Dailies Creation in One.

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Transferring Clips and Metadata to Adobe Premiere Pro

Silverstack can create an .xml file compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro to transfer clips and clip metadata to the editing tool.

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Second Display: Two Screen Working Environment in Silverstack

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab offer the possibility to extend the Silverstack user interface to two screens.

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Player Grid View for Multi Clip Selection

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab come with a Grid View mode of the playback view to show multiple clips side-by-side in the Silverstack Player and on the HD-SDI output: You can access the Grid View from the single view and grid view controls in the header bar of the player: Alternatively you can access it from the […]

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Transcoding in Silverstack

The different Silverstack products offer different transcoding functionalities: Silverstack Lab To learn more about transcoding in Silverstack Lab please take a look the article Transcoding in Silverstack Lab.

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How to Manually Migrate Silverstack 6 Projects to Silverstack Lab 6

If you are a user of Silverstack 6 you might want to migrate your projects to Silverstack Lab 6.

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How to Manually Migrate Silverstack 5 Projects to Silverstack 6 or Silverstack Lab 6

If you are a user of Silverstack 5 you might want to migrate your projects to Silverstack 6 or Silverstack Lab 6.

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Change Log for Silverstack Lab

The (always latest) change log for the Silverstack Lab application can be found here: http://updates.pomfort.com/silverstack-6-lab/changelog.php

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UI Layouts: Quick Configurations for the Silverstack User Interface

Silverstack comes with 3 to 4 options * to automatically configure the user interface in a steadily defined way.

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Audio Clips in Silverstack

Silverstack offers advanced support for separately recorded audio files in the Broadcast Wave format (BWF, .wav).

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How to Manually Sync Audio in Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab offer functionality to manually sync audio clips to video clips.

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How to Automatically Sync Audio Based on Timecode in Silverstack Lab

Silverstack Lab comes with functionality to automatically sync Broadcast Wave (BWF) audio files to their corresponding video clips via timecode.

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Using the ACES CDL Grading Mode

  Silverstack XT has the capability of reproducing ACES workflows.

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Adding Clips to the Library (Ingest without Copy)

There is a fast solution to create references to video clips in the Project Library in Silverstack.

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Importing Sealed Library Archives in Silverstack XT

The import of sealed Library Archives enables you to populate a content complete Silverstack Library into a new Silverstack XT project that includes all assets of the sealed drive or folder.

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Sealing Drives in Silverstack

The sealing functionality allows Silverstack to make a full inventory list of a drive.

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Transfer Color Metadata to Assimilate Scratch

You can export an .ale from Silverstack to transfer ASC-CDL color metadata to Assimilate Scratch.

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Backup Data to SONY Optical Disk Archive

Silverstack offers the functionality of backing up data to SONY’s Optical Disk Archive technology. You can use the backup function of Silverstack to write assets to the SONY ODA (Optical Disk Archive).

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Professional Video Scopes for Silverstack with ScopeBox

You can use ScopeBox by Divergent Media for software-based waveform and video scopes for Silverstack’s player.

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How to Manually Migrate Silverstack 4 Projects to Silverstack 5

If you are a user of Silverstack 4 you might want to migrate your projects to Silverstack 5.

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Exporting Looks from Silverstack

It is possible to export CDLs and 3D LUTs from the Silverstack Look Library.

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Transfer Color Metadata to AVID Media Composer

To learn about the basic process of transferring metadata to AVID please refer to the article Transferring Metadata to Avid Media Composer.

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Frame Lines in the Playback View

It is usual to record footage with an aspect ratio different to the one used in the final product, which makes the quality checking of the clips a bit more challenging.

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Transfer Clips to DaVinci Resolve Including Clip and Color Metadata

Silverstack offers a solution to export clips to DaVinci Resolve including clip metadata as well as ASC-CDL color metadata.

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Look Matching

While using Silverstack together with LiveGrade on set to manage clip data and looks hand in hand, you surely want to combine the created information afterwards.

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Email notifications from Silverstack (using Growl)

Many workflows demand a high level of information sharing across the production team.

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HD-SDI Output in Silverstack

Silverstack XT and Silverstack Lab come with HD-SDI output to play out ingested clips in best quality for QC on an HD-SDI broadcast monitor.

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Transferring Looks from LiveGrade Pro to Silverstack

Silverstack’s Look Library and grading controls enable you to receive looks from LiveGrade.

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The Silverstack Look Library

Silverstack enables you to manage looks within Silverstack in a look library in order to keep a proper overview of all the looks in your project.

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Grading Controls in Silverstack

User Interface overview   The Grading Panel in Silverstack consists of all controls for manipulating the image filtering.

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Multichannel Audio in Silverstack

Silverstack offers audio playback of audio data embedded in video clips for preview and quality check.

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