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. Like this you will be able to switch to a certain UI configuration that is convenient for a particular task with one click.

Accessing the UI Layouts

The UI Layouts include the following configurations:

  • Manage
  • QC (Quality Control)
  • Color
  • Config (Transcoding Configurations) *

The UI Layouts can be configured from the shortcut buttons on the right side of the Silverstack toolbar:

Fig. 1: The UI Layout shortcut buttons in the toolbar

Fig. 1: The UI Layout shortcut buttons in the toolbar

Alternatively the UI Layouts can be accessed from the “Window” menu:

Fig. 2: The UI Layout shortcuts in the "Window" menu

Fig. 2: The UI Layout shortcuts in the “Window” menu

 UI Layouts with One Display

  • Manage: Configures the UI in a convenient way for all kinds of management tasks.
    • Left bar: Shown (Library)
    • Center: Collection View
    • Right bar: General Info
    • Audio & Color panel: Hidden
    • Mini Player: Open
Fig. 3: UI Layout: Manage

Fig. 3: UI Layout: Manage

  • QC (Quality Control): Configures the UI in a convenient way for all kinds of quality control tasks.
    • Left bar: Hidden
    • Center: Player
    • Right bar: User Info tab
    • Audio & Color Panel: Audio
Fig. 4: UI Layout: QC

Fig. 4: UI Layout: QC

  • Color: Configures the UI in a convenient way for color grading.
    • Left bar: Hidden
    • Center: Player
    • Right bar: Look Library
    • Audio & Color Panel: Color
Fig. 5: UI Layout: Color

Fig. 5: UI Layout: Color

  • Config (Transcoding Configurations)*: Configures the UI in a convenient way for adjusting transcoding configurations.
    • Left bar: Hidden
    • Center: Transcoding Preview
    • Right bar: Transcoding configurations
    • Audio & Color Panel: Hidden
Fig. 6: UI Layout: Config

Fig. 6: UI Layout: Config

UI Layouts with Two Displays

The UI Layouts establish different configurations of the user interface when the second display is activated.

Please refer to the article Second Display: Two Screen Working Environment for more information about using a second display for the Silverstack UI.

*UI Layout “Config” (Transcoding Configurations) only available in Silverstack Lab.