Colorcast Alpha v0.3 Available

Dec 21, 2017

I am happy to make a new version of Colorcast available today.

I spent the last couple of months digging deep into Apple's video frameworks and its Metal graphics engine. And the result is quite nice. I was able to integrated 16bit graphics processing in preview and export for video footage with 10bit or higher color information. Right now ProRes and HEVC is automatically detected. High bitdepth support for other formats will be added over time. 16bit color transfer internally is done via Metal Performance Shaders and should be quite fast.

I also added support for basic and Apple Pro Apps metadata. Certain cameras like the Blackmagicdesign Cinema Cameras are able to write this metadata directly into the recorded footage. Colorcast can now import that metadata, make it available for editing in the info pane and can export the edited metadata, too. I have plans to improve metadata handling over time as well. Stay tuned.

The export has been improved as well. It now maintains audio quality and clean aperture settings. It uses Rec.709 colorspace for 8bit and Rec.2020 colorspace for high bitdepth footage. There are also a lot of smaller updates which can be checked out in great detail on the Version History page.

Apr 01, 2019
MacBook Pro (eGPU) vs Hackintosh GPU

Jan 12, 2019
My New Silent, Small Hackintosh for 600 EUR

Nov 22, 2018
Instacast is Now Free and Open Source

Sep 12, 2018
What makes a Mac Pro a Mac Pro

Jul 14, 2018
Why you Should Build a Hackintosh

Apr 16, 2018
Why the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Is Not a Good Vlogging Cam

Apr 09, 2018
ProRes RAW is Here

Apr 03, 2018
Is the Nokia Steel HR Smart Watch an Apple Watch Killer?

Mar 04, 2018
Workaround for Buggy DNG Handling in macOS

Mar 03, 2018
Colorcast 0.5 Adds Support for Cinema DNG, Anamorphic De-Squeeze and Slow Motion

Feb 06, 2018
Open-Source Objective-C API for Magic Lantern

Feb 06, 2018
Colorcast v0.4 Includes RAW Engine And Supports Magic Lantern

Jan 25, 2018
Thoughts on the DJI Mavic Air

Jan 24, 2018
Why I bought a Sony Alpha 7 Mark II in 2018

Jan 18, 2018
Using Metal Performance Shaders with Core Image

Jan 15, 2018
Night-Mode For Your iOS App

Jan 15, 2018
What’s Color Grading and Why You Want That

Jan 09, 2018
My Review of Gearo.de

Dec 27, 2017
Everything That's Wrong with Hackintosh

Dec 21, 2017
Colorcast Alpha v0.3 Available

Dec 19, 2017
RX Vega 64 Hackintosh for High-End Video Work

Sep 07, 2017
Colorcast Alpha v0.2 Available

Aug 31, 2017
First Alpha Version of Colorcast Available

Jun 01, 2015
Vemedio Product Development Has Been Discontinued

Apr 16, 2015
Audio Books vs. Podcasts

Mar 21, 2015
Rejected for Weak Linked Frameworks

Mar 19, 2015
Ideas for A Better App Store

Mar 05, 2015
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