User Interface Overview


figure 1: User Interface overview

figure 1: User Interface overview

1  Video Preview

2  Library Panel

3  Info Display: it provides the most important information of the selected clip and cannot be edited. It contains two different view parameters: one for the Digital Image Technician and another one with relevant information for the Data Wrangler.

4  Switch between View modes like Summary, Table, Collection, Playback.

  • Table view (figure 2 #1): useful for sorting and grouping clips by certain criteria. It is also a great way to get an overview of the various metadata of a set of clips. Some of the fields are editable and you can jump from field to field by pressing the TAB key. Here you can also load and save custom view presets which are the foundation of your clip reports
  • Collection view (figure 2 #2): it gives you a visual overview over the clips in your library.


figure 2: view modes in Silverstack SET

figure 2: view modes in Silverstack

5  Navigation through your Projects, Jobs, Volumes. Folders and Bins with bread crumbs. This feature is specially useful when you hide your library view and clip information view.

6  Action wizards in Toolbar are Offload, Seal, Media, Export, Import, Report, Transcode:

  • Offload: Choose a source to offload it in your library
  • Seal: seal drives for subsequent workflow steps.
  • Media: Backup or Relink files from your library
  • Export: export metadata files to use in editorial and post production.
  • Import: import metadata and match it to the clips from different sources.
  • Report: Create or print various report types in the Report Center
  • Transcode: create derivates from your clips in a more manageable format.

Clip information for supported advanced camera formats.

Jobs panel: Job or Copy Status, like successful or failed copy jobs, duration and file destination. More information in the article Managing Jobs.

9  Toggle View Controls to hide or show the Library panel, the Grading Controls, Audio Controls panel and the Clip Info panel to have more work space for example on small laptop screens.

10  Work spaces such as Manage, QC, Color and Config to speed up specific tasks.

11  Grading Controls.

12  Project Library selection switcher. It displays the name of the current project.

13  Toggle between Clip information, User Information, File Resources, Clip Header, Look Library and Transcoding configurations.

14  Successful/Failed jobs count.

15 Switch between the audio and the grading panel in the lower “Audio&Color” section.

Collection View – Icon explanations

figure 3: Clip icon

figure 3: Clip icon

1  Indicates the number of connected storage devices concerning this clip’s storage locations. The number colored in red shows the number of missing sources.

2  The clip name and duration. If the clip has been labeled, this part is colored.

3  Indicates that this clip is marked with a flag and can be searched and filtered for this criterion.

4  Description of the ingest date and time.



Related articles:

StepByStep-Tutorial – Manage