Catalyst Production Suite is a set of tools for creating and editing video files. The solution includes two products: Catalyst Prepare and Catalyst Edit. They can be used to transfer content from the camera to post-processing and prepare for editing using organization tools, color adjustment and tracking features, and metadata management tools. In addition, you can take full advantage of the modern touch interface. Sony Catalyst Prepare is a fast, easy and reliable post-production workflow that allows business users to efficiently transfer it from their cameras, prepare it for editing and ensure secure data backup.
Catalyst Production Suite combines powerful media preparation with fast and focused video processing to create the backbone of your video production. Catalyst Prepare takes you from camera to publication with powerful organizing tools, accurate first-time color correction and monitoring, extensive metadata support, and more. Catalyst Edit provides a lightweight and focused video editing environment that makes your editing process fast and smooth.
Supporting 4K, Sony RAW and HD media, Catalyst Production Suite allows you to make the most of the camera’s high dynamic range and wide color gamut, as well as incredible 4K resolution from start to finish.
Quick preview of files on the user’s device – in thumbnail or list mode.
View and import clips from professional cameras, including Sony, Canon, GoPro and more.
Using the Storyboard Editor to organize and edit preprocessing, render the storyboard and export it to various non-linear video processing systems.
View detailed information about each clip, check focus, mark entry and exit points, non-destructive color adjustments, create a storyboard, and edit metadata.
Organize your multimedia content in different collections.
Copy all media clips, group clips, or individual clips.
Preview the color options recorded with the Sony S-Log or RAW camera.
Create, export, and import a list of professional disc clips.
Export files, groups of files, storyboard.
Plays MP4, DPX, OpenEXR, ACES, ProRes (Mac only) or XAVC with different resolution and frame rate.
Encode clips to popular video production formats.
Upload clips to the Sony Ci cloud to share directly with your colleagues.
Back up your multimedia content.
Supports working with the same color range as the camera.
Sony Catalyst Edit – an efficient and convenient editing environment that makes everything fast, clear and easy. With 4K and Sony RAW support, the user can take full advantage of the camera’s wide dynamic range, diverse color gamut and highest resolution. Flexible timeline makes editing 4K, XAVC and Sony RAW files as easy as editing HD files. Catalyst’s structured operating channel Multi-channel sound editing simplifies sound editing. Integration with Catalyst Prepare allows for fast and efficient editing with fast video downloads.
Catalyst production kit workflow
With strong family support, you can accomplish amazing things. The Catalyst family offers powerful multimedia preparation and fast focused editing to turn your visual audience into an experience of moving your head.
Catalyst Prepare supports everyoneyour media preparation needs:
– View your media directly from the camera, deck or card reader
– Make a full backup
– Organize clips in the Recycle Bin
– Batch copy staples
– Batch transcoding clips
– Adjust colors and apply appearance
– Set on / off points
– Create multi-channel audio tasks
– Batch upload clips to the cloud via Sony Media Cloud Services Ci
– Cut raw storyboard function
Post – production
Turn your Editis catalyst into a finished and refined product. To save time, open your Catalyst Prepare libraries directly and slice your project quickly and creatively. The focused toolbox gives you quick access to all the cutting tools, effects, titles, and other important tools that make your output visualize on the screen.
– Microsoft Windows 7, Windows or Windows 10 (64 bit) or Mac OS X (Yosemite) or (El Capitan)
– Mac OS X (Yosemite) or (El Capitan)
– 2 GHz processor (multi- or multi-processor recommended for HD; 8 cores recommended for 4K)
– 500 MB of hard disk space to install the program
-Solid disk drive (SSD) or high speed 4K RAID support
– 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended; 16 GB recommended for 4K)
– NVIDIA, AMD / ATI or Intel GPUs that support:
– OpenCL or later with at least 512 MB of memory (2 GB recommended for 4K) or SSE or higher processor